Suggested Itineraries

Durango is an ideal Colorado vacation destination for groups of all sizes, ages, and interests. From world-class attractions and outdoor recreation, to a rich arts and culture scene with year-round special events, there is so much to do, see, and experience in Durango. So, for those seeking a little insight, a little guidance about what not to miss in this authentic Colorado town, the following are suggested itineraries to get you started (and inspired)!

Adventure Travel

Located at the southern end of the San Juan National Forest, Durango is an adventurer’s travel paradise. Durango offers both winter vacation and summer travel options and after consulting the top mountain vacation experts, Colorado adventurers and guides, we developed the Durango Adventure Itinerary. Take a deep breath and immerse yourself into the dreamscape of a Colorado vacation and discover the adventure.

Couples Weekend 

Durango, Colorado is the perfect setting for a couple’s retreat or romantic getaway. Find out about all of the things to do in Durango including horseback riding and shopping as well as endless Durango restaurant and cuisine options. End your day by relaxing at one of Durango bed and breakfasts or historic hotels.

Family Travel

Durango, Colorado offers the ideal family vacation. Choose from over 30 state and national parks, recreation areas, and campgrounds. In the summer, hike or bike along mountain trails or take a rafting excursion. In the winter, spend the day skiing and snowboarding or take a snowmobile through the wilderness. At night, sit by a fireplace or an open fire at one of Durango’s campgrounds. In Durango, you’ll find things to do year-round for the entire family.

Hub & Spoke Travel

Durango is centrally located in the Southwest Corner of Colorado, dramatic in both scope and landscape. You’ll find dozens of celebrated travel destinations near for your next Colorado vacation.

Mature Travel

Mountain climbing is one of the most thrilling things to do in Colorado. You’ll find over a dozen 14ers (peaks of more than 14,000 feet in elevation) in the San Juan Mountain Range. Hike to the summit and look below to assess your accomplishments. Fly fish the Animas and San Juan rivers. When your muscles ache, stop by Trimble Spa and Natural Hot Springs, the only naturally heated waters available publicly in the Animas Valley. See the itinerary for complete details.