Valentine's Day comes just once a year and while Durango is always the perfect spot for a couple's getaway, the town is always full of unique romantic things to do for this special occasion. Plan in some of these things to do for Valentine's Day in Durango for the ultimate trip with your sweetheart.
Romance on the Rails
Ride the rails with a romantic twist this Valentine's Day. The Durango Train is hosting a Valentine's train excursion on February 14th for couples looking to experience the history of the train combined with an atmosphere of love. Each seat in the premium class on this excursion will come with a complimentary flower, a visit from a strolling musician, beautiful views of southwest Colorado and a designated attendant for the coach.
Enjoy Dinner As A Couple
Sit back, relax and leave the cooking to someone else for the evening. Enjoy a romantic dinner at the Kennebec Cafe for Valentine's Day in Durango. The Kennebec Cafe is just a short drive from downtown and offers a warm, elegant atmosphere. Choose a bottle of red to sip on as you enjoy a Mediterranean inspired meal made from local and seasonal ingredients.
Get Cozy & Relax
Book a stay with Blue Lake Ranch this Valentine's Day for a secluded, romantic and restful weekend. Choose between cabins, casitas, suites and more. What better way to spend a weekend with the one you love than cozied up by a fireplace? To make the experience perfect, Blue Lake Ranch is offering a complimentary bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries to anyone who books a 2 night stay between the Feb. 13th and 17th, 2020.
Watch A Unique Event
Switch things up and attend an exciting event as a couple while you visit for Valentine's Day. Silverton Skijoring lines up with the holiday this year, taking place on February 15th and 16th. Silverton is just a short drive from Durango, making it easy to attend this unique event with your sweetheart. What is Skijoring, you ask? Think water skiing, except instead of water there is ice and instead of a boat, riders are pulled by horse! You'll definitely want to look into this fun event.
Get Outdoors Together
Experience an adrenaline rush as a couple by taking on an outdoor adventure in Durango. The most popular winter activity for couples is skiing and you can do it on a budget with discount lift tickets. If you're looking for something different to try out, rent a pair of snowmobiles and explore the backcountry in a new way. The options for winter activities in Durango are endless.
Catch A Show
Head to the Community Concert Hall throughout the holiday weekend and catch one of the shows that Fort Lewis College is hosting. On the 13th, Mystery Science Theater 3000 LIVE with Joel Hodgson will bring the Netflix and TV series to the stage. On the 15th, catch The High Kings on stage and rock out to traditional Irish music with a contemporary twist. Shows are a great way to get out of the cold and spend time with your sweetheart.