Located in Southwestern Colorado, Durango is a vibrant city that offers endless recreational activities and cultural entertainment. An outdoor lover's wonderland, Durango features many natural attractions to enjoy. Whether you are in town for business, a relaxing vacation or high adventure, Choice Hotels in Durango, CO have the perfect rooms for you.
While visiting Durango, check out these fascinating attractions:
The San Juan National Forest boasts almost 1.9 million acres with thousands of miles of roads and hundreds of miles of trails. It was created by Theodore Roosevelt more than 100 years ago for visitors to enjoy hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, skiing, horseback riding and many other activities. The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad passes through the National Forest.
The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is home to a restored 1880s coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive, and it is a National Historic Landmark. Relive history as the train winds through 45 miles of canyons and waterfalls while crossing the Animas River five times before returning home to Durango. The D&SNG Museum features a movie coach that was used in the filming of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Outdoor enthusiasts will be awestruck with the 486-mile Colorado Trail. No matter how far you hike it, the Colorado Trail is sure to be the high point of your Durango vacation.
Take a walking tour through Historic Downtown Durango, where you will find unique stores, tourist shops, restaurants, bars and cultural attractions. Many are located along Main Avenue. Enjoy the town's style and beauty.
Take in family-friendly entertainment with The Wranglers at the Bar D Chuckwagon Supper Show as you chow down on steak and roast beef with all the fixins'. The Wranglers put on a comedy stage show with cowboy songs of the Old West, guaranteed to keep everyone in high spirits.
Located on the banks of the Animas River, the Durango Discovery Museum is housed in the 1892 Durango Light and Power Company building. The hands-on, kid-friendly museum is an interactive science center featuring energy-related exhibits.
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