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Things To Do & See In Durango

The Best Attractions & Activities In Durango, Colorado

Looking for fun attractions in Durango? Things to do in Durango include whitewater rafting, skiing, biking, horseback riding, fishing, snowmobile and the Durango train. Visit Durango, Co and you will never be bored! There's nearby things to do in Mesa Verde. There are plenty of things to do in this outdoorsy town and every season has its highlights! Summertime in Durango, CO has amazing whitewater rafting down the Animas River and if you visit during winter you'll have to ski at Purgatory Resort.

Other fun spring and summer activities include biking, horseback riding, fishing, rafting and many more great outdoor activities. You will definitely want to take on the Durango mountains in the wintertime. They are perfect for skiing and snowboarding and Durango has some great snowmobile package options. The Durango train also is a very popular activity you can enjoy any time of the year. Spending unscripted time in nature is a wonderful Durango thing to do. Visitors also enjoy many other activities... from museums to snow skiing, Durango has it all! Are you convinced? Start planning your trip today and book a Durango hotel!

Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours: Visit Website

Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours

Great for all Ages! With an untarnished safety record and our 30 years in Durango, Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours offers the safest, fine... [Business Info]

360 South Camino Del Rio Suite #200, Durango, CO 81301
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The Strater Hotel: Visit Website

The Strater Hotel

Built in 1887, the historic Strater Hotel in Durango is one of the West’s iconic hotels and a prominent downtown Durango, Colorado landmark located ... [Business Info]

699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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Purgatory Resort: Visit Website

Purgatory Resort

Fresh mountain air and stunning views await. Whether you're here for a relaxing summer escape or you're seeking some high-alpine thrills Purgatory Res... [Business Info]

1 Skier Pl, Durango, CO 81301
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Horsefly History Walking Tours: Visit Website

Horsefly History Walking Tours

Learn about Durango's Wild West history and the characters and events that have shaped this town since it was founded in 1880 by the Denver & Rio Gran... [Business Info]

Durango, CO 81301
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Durango Arts Center: Visit Website

Durango Arts Center

Look no further, for you have found the Durango Arts Center and it is here to feed your inner artist! Across from Steamworks Brewing Company on E. 2nd... [Business Info]

802 E 2nd Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
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Soaring Tree Top Adventures: Visit Website

Soaring Tree Top Adventures

Soaring Tree Top Adventures is the largest, longest zip line tour in the world, with 27 zip line spans. Soaring has been rated the best zip line in th... [Business Info]

964 County Road 200, Durango, CO 81301
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Duranglers: Visit Website

Duranglers

Since 1983 Duranglers has been the region's source for custom guided fly fishing trips, equipment, flies and information. Our fly shop is located in b... [Business Info]

923 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
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4Corners Riversports: Visit Website

4Corners Riversports

Welcome to 4Corners Riversports. Located on the banks of the Animas River, we've been helping folks enjoy their local waterways for over 40 years. We ... [Business Info]

360 S. Camino Del Rio, Ste. 100, Durango, CO 81301
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Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour: Visit Website

Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour

Experience mining in action at the Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour in Silverton. Ride the mine train 1/3 mile underground. See mining demonstrations using ... [Business Info]

721 County Rd 4A, Silverton, CO 81433
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Durango Hot Springs Resort + Spa: Visit Website

Durango Hot Springs Resort + Spa

Durango Hot Springs Resort + Spa is in the final stages of a redesign and expansion of the historic Trimble Hot Springs, located 8 miles north of down... [Business Info]

6475 Co Rd 203, Durango, CO 81301
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Guided Horseback Riding & Fly Fishing: Visit Website

Guided Horseback Riding & Fly Fishing

Colorado Trails Ranch is now offering guided horseback riding and fly fishing for day guests. Both adventures offer visitors a unique way to experienc... [Business Info]

12161 County Road 240, Durango, CO 81301
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Ancient Ruins Tours: Visit Website

Ancient Ruins Tours

Explore the ruins of Mesa Verde National Park and Canyons of the Ancients on a guided tour. These are some of the most notable and best-preserved clif...

724 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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Silverton ATV Rentals: Visit Website

Silverton ATV Rentals

There is nothing like getting out and exploring the rugged terrain of the Colorado mountains in your own Jeep rental or RZR. Explore the San Juan Moun...

1219 Greene St, Silverton, CO 81301
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Discover Things to Do in Durango

You'll always find fun and excitement in Durango, Colorado. This lively mountain town is a true destination for active adventurers. There are many things to do in Durango, from exploring ancient ruins to enjoying delectable downtown dining. There's truly something for everyone in Durango! Take a step back in time with a guided tour of Mesa Verde National Park and the Canyons of the Ancients. Planning a road trip? Check out our guide to the top 100 things to do in the Four Corners.

Durango Events

Celebrate every season with special events in Durango! Snowdown brings the party to make the long Colorado winter more fun. The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic challenges elite athletes while the hills ring with sweet music during the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown. Fall is best known for the Durango Autumn Arts Festival and Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

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Durango Restaurants

Culture and cuisine meet in Downtown Durango. From quick casual eats to elegant gourmet experiences, there's something for everyone to historic Main Avenue. You'll find delicious takeout options, some great kid friendly and pet friendly restaurants, and so much more downtown. While you're at it, browse the many galleries and shops you'll also find just off the banks of the Animas River.

Durango Restaurants

Durango Outdoors

Lace up your hiking boots. Cast off into our Gold Medal waters. Take on the river with a whitewater adventure. No matter how you want to experience the outdoors, you'll find it in Durango. Ready to make the most of your time in Southwest Colorado? The attractions here are nearly endless. Explore things to do in Durango and start planning your next adventure!

Durango Outdoors

Find New Ways to Unwind

Looking to kick back and cut loose? Durango is home to a number of breweries with plenty of local craft beer on tap. Additionally, Durango dispensaries offer both recreational and medical marijuana to help you relax and feel good. Check out edibles and other forms to enjoy. Learn more about Colorado's marijuana laws before your trip and read our FAQ.

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