Durango Attractions

Looking for Durango attractions? Things to do in Durango, Colorado include whitewater rafting, skiing, biking, horseback riding, fishing, snowmobile and the Durango train.  Visit Durango, Co and you will never be bored! 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 Durango Mountain 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!



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 beautiful Durango Colorado within easy access of some of the best and most diverse fishing in the nation.

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The Strater Hotel

Built in 1887, the Strater is just 2 blocks north of Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Downtown Durango and 1 hour east of Mesa Verde National Park. We offer fine dining, 2 old west saloons, daily happy hours with live music, live theatre. Create Your Memories from Our Corner of the World.

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Colorado Trails Ranch

Family fun abounds at Colorado Trails Ranch located in the beautiful San Juan mountains just north of Durango, Colorado. With its comprehensive western riding and children’s program plus some of the best fly-fishing in the nation, the ranch offers an array of activity choices for everyone in the family. Colorado Trails Ranch offers two very unique vacation packages. Horseman’s Week, a very special week for horseback riding vacations with personalized riding instructions and Art Week where art lovers will fall for this special Art & Color Clinic week. Traveling in a group? Colorado Trails can also customize special vacation packages to fit your needs. And families travelling together, or larger reunions, can benefit from special discounts.

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The Springs Resort

Terracing along the banks of the beautiful San Juan River in the heart of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, The Springs Resort offers 18 soaking pools of “Naturally Hot Therapeutic Mineral Water” plus standard, deluxe, and grande hotel accommodations. The source of these mineral-rich waters is the famous Great Pagosa Aquifer, the world’s largest and deepest hot mineral spring.

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Outlaw Tours

Get the most out of your Durango vacation with any one of our white water and jeep tour packages. Our family-friendly excursions are led by experienced, friendly guides who will bring adventure to everyone in your group! We have tours for every skill level. Experience Durango and the beautiful Animas River by making your reservations today! Book now and receive 10% off any adventure activity.

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Henry Strater Theatre

The world-renowned Henry Strater Theatre (located inside the Strater Hotel) is one of the oldest and most prestigious theatres in Colorado, offering more than 50 years of live performances. Durango Melodrama & Vaudeville: The Dame of Durango, June 27 – August 30, 2014.

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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

In continuous operation since 1882, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is one of the most unique ways to take in the spectacular views offered by the San Juan Mountains and the Animas River. Choose from standard-class coach or gondola, or premium class which include family or adults only and choices of coach, gondola, parlor and glass roofed cars. Enjoy beverages and snacks from the concession car or have them served to you from full bars offered in many of the premium cars. Relax and watch the mountain peaks and river-cut canyons pass alongside the train.

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Animas Museum

Within the walls of the historic 1904 Animas City School lies the exciting world of La Plata County History. Through our exhibits, programs, photo archives, and research library we will transport you back to Durango’s early days. Make the Animas Museum one of your first stops in town and your visit to Durango is guaranteed to be a more enjoyable and colorful experience.

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Soaring Tree Top Adventures

Soaring® Tree Top Adventures, located in Durango, Colorado, is the largest, safest zip line canopy tour course in the world. 34 platforms, over 27 spans ranging from 56 to 1,400 feet and several unique elements to get into and out of the trees make up the zipline course. Soaring® lasts for an exhilarating 5.5 hours. During your adventure you will soar over a mile and a half of zipline spans, stop for a water/snack break, and have time to enjoy a four-course gourmet lunch in the trees. Eco Ranger specialists are in the trees and on the course to talk to guests about the unique old-growth forest and its inhabitants. Guests ride the Durango & Silverton Railroad to access our remote property, offering two unique adventures in one day. Guests ages 5-91 have experienced this family-friendly zipline adventure. Soaring® has been rated the #1 Attraction in the United States, #1 in Colorado and #1 in Durango on TripAdvisor.com. Advance reservations required.

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