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Couples Getaway Weekend Guide

Take A Durango Vacation With Your Sweetheart

Durango is a great location for a romantic getaway with your sweetheart. With plenty of things to do, a wide array of events, and ample outdoor activities, every couple is bound to find something they will enjoy. Take advantage of this romantic getaway guide and plan the perfect trip to whisk your special someone away for the weekend.

Things To Do

You'll never be bored on your romantic getaway. There is something for every couple who visits. Feeling outdoorsy? Take advantage of the many outdoor adventures and activities in the area. Excited to explore? Learn about the history of Durango, visit the 5 local micro-breweries or just spend the day wandering downtown.

Go Hiking

Hiking is a great way to get out in nature and connect with one another. Enjoy an outdoorsy excursion with no distractions, beautiful views and plenty of peace & quiet. Throughout the year, take advantage of different types of hikes. Durango has unique trails great for seeing the fall colors, and in the spring you can explore some great trails with wildflowers.

Durango Hiking

Hop on the Train

The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will take you back in time to experience the best of Durango. Spend the day on an excursion to Silverton, watching the beautiful views from your seat on an authentic coal-fired steam locomotive. Throughout the year, the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad also has many events that are perfect for couples, such as beer & wine trains.

Durango Train

Head to a Local Event

Depending on when you come to Durango, there will be various exciting events taking place. From farmers markets, to the annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering, to the Summer Concert Series in the Rochester Secret Garden, you'll never be bored. There are dozens of events taking place around Durango throughout the year to choose from.

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Where To Eat

Take a break from your couples excursions to grab a bite to eat in the heart of Downtown Durango. There are many local restaurants that set the perfect mood for your romantic getaway.

The Mahogany Grille

In the center of Downtown Durango, you'll find the historic Strater Hotel. The Strater is also home to an award winning restaurant with fine wine and carefully selected cuisine. Enjoy hand-cut steaks and exravagant coctails with your loved one on you romantic getaway.

Kennebec Café

Take a short drive to the nearby town of Hesperus and visit the Kennebec Cafe. This restaurant boasts casual elegance, serving Mediterranean inspired cuisine. Ingredients are locally sourced, and an extensive wine list, vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available. Artwork from Susan Reed is on didsplay, and patios offer amazing views of the La Platas.

Kennebec Café

Whether you and your love are an adventurous duo or just like to relax together in the mountains, Durango is your perfect destination. Enjoy your romantic getaway and be sure to share your pictures with us on instagram. Tag durangocom for a chance to be featured!

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