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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

Soar Through The Skies On A Zipline Tour

Take in Durango's breathtaking scenery from a whole new perspective with a zipline tour! A thrilling adventure filled with fast speeds and beautiful views is bound to bring you closer together. So, browse through our different zipline packages and secure your spot for an unforgettable adventure soaring above the Ponderosa Pines in the San Juan Mountains.

Zipline Tours

Listen To Some Live Music

Durango is packed with spots to enjoy live music, from concert halls to outdoor spaces in hip restaurants around town. So, grab your dancing shoes and dancing partner and get set for an awesome night out as we guide you through the coolest music venues in Durango!

Live Music Guide

Fly Fishing

Durango is home to some of the best waters in the world for fly fishing. That's exactly why you and your special someone should try your hands at casting a line. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, Durango's rivers and lakes offer the perfect setting to try to catch a trophy-sized trout. Book your day of fly fishing through one of our trusted guided fly fishing tours.

Fly Fishing

Soak In Durango Hot Springs

What could be more romantic than taking a dip in Durango Hot Springs? Not much else comes to mind. Enjoy the relaxing ambiance of the property and try out the 40 unique water features, including hot springs mineral pools, cold plunges, and more. Plus, the views of the mountains around you are to die for!

Durango Hot Springs

Horseback Riding At Colorado Trails

Throw on some cowboy boots and saddle up for one of the best ways to take in the gorgeous scenery that Durango has to offer: horseback riding. Colorado Trails Ranch is now offering 1-hour, 2-hour, half-day, and full-day horseback riding tours in Durango. If you and your partner are brand new to the riding scene, don't worry, no experience is necessary—everyone will be taught the basics of riding before you set out to explore Durango.

Horseback Riding

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.

Event Calendar

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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