Sometimes you just need to take a guys trip to unwind and have some fun. Friends are important and they keep you sane when life gets stressful, so quit waiting and plan your guy’s trip to Durango, Colorado. Durango is a great place for a guy’s getaway, as the beautiful mountain scenery makes the ultimate outdoor playground.
Ride The Million Dollar Highway
The Million Dollar Highway is the ride of a lifetime, and you have to experience it to really appreciate the thrill. It was voted the fourth best ride in the country by the American Motorcycle Association because of the winding curves, high mountain passes, gorgeous vistas and mining towns. Allow at least a half day for the 96 mile round trip adventure with your boys.
Go Whitewater Rafting
Experience the thrill of zooming down the Animas River and hold on tight as you are tossed around by the current. Whitewater rafting is an exhilarating experience that you and the guys will love during your trip to Durango. Just don’t be the one to fall in! Never been rafting before? Check out our blog on tips for rafting in Durango.
Conquer Some Colorado Terrain
Durango ATV rentals give thrill seekers an electrifying new way to see and experience the outdoors. These rugged RZR vehicles were made to climb and let you race through the rough Durango terrain with ease and excitement. Perfect for a groups of 2-4, a Durango RZR rental will let you chase adventure like never before.
Hike In The San Juans
The San Juan National Forest contains thousands of acres of beautiful green wilderness perfect for fishing, biking, hiking, backpacking, camping—you name it! There are even campgrounds where you can spend the night sharing stories around the fire after a long hike. There is nothing more manly about a guy’s trip to Durango than living in the wilderness.
Cast A Line & Catch Some Fish
Durango is a prime fly fishing destination. The cool clear waters of this Southwest Colorado town offer opportunities to reel in a big one. Duranglers is a local fishing guide company that offers fishing trips on many local waterways, including the Animas River, Rio Grande, the Pine River and the San Juan Tailwaters.
Face Your Fear Of Heights
Are you and your guy friends brave enough to soar over the San Juan Mountains on 27 different zip lines, ranging from 56 to 1,400 feet in length? You’ll go flying through the old growth pine forest canopy and get to see the world from a bird’s eye view. Ziplining makes for the perfect adventure and adrenaline rush, and Soaring Tree Top Adventures has the largest zipline in the world.
Embrace Your Inner Cowboy
Colorado Trails Ranch is a real working dude ranch where you and your best guy friends can experience what life was like in the wild west. Go horseback riding, herd cattle or try trap shooting and archery – then relax in the swimming pool. Now’s your chance to live like a real cowboy!
Rent An RV In Durango
A great way to spend time with a group of friends is to hit the open road in a Durango RV rental and explore the southwest Colorado region. There are campgrounds close to downtown yet far out enough that you can kick back and enjoy the mountain and river views. Do a day trip out to the San Juans or Mesa Verde, or make plans to park it at a campsite overnight.
Try Out Durango Breweries
Sample some of the best craft beers in Durango with your buddies. A guy’s trip to Durango is not complete without visiting Durango’s breweries like Steamworks Brewing Company, Ska Brewing Company, Durango Brewing Company, Carver Brewing Company and Animas Brewing Company. Cheers!