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Enjoy Durango's Lesser-Known Fall Activities

Enjoy Durango's Lesser-Known Fall Activities
3 days

Attend fun events and discover one-of-a-kind things to do during fall in Durango.

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Trails 2000 builds and maintains trails, as well as educates area trail users. Help build trails as a volunteer.

Day 1
Activity

Purgatory Resort Inferno Mountain Coaster

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Enjoy mountain views while you zip along a thrilling mountain coaster.
Lunch

2nd Deli & Spirits

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With delicious and affordable cocktails, wine by the glass, and a lengthy list of canned and draft beers the bar has something for everyone. Come on down and join us for a sandwich and if you feel... Read More
Activity

Appreciate Fall Colors

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Enjoy this transformative and colorful time of year by heading out of town by car. Witness Durango's autumn transformation at seven beautiful vistas.
Dinner

The Boathouse at Electra

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The historic building that houses the restaurant sits on a tiny island (accessible by bridge) in Electra Lake and is open to the public for dinner from June–October. Read More
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Rapp Corral

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We do our best to make each ride special here in the San Juans.  Great guides, wonderful horses and scenery!

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Lodging

Apple Orchard Inn

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Luxury rooms and cottages with fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, feather beds, hot tubs. On 5 acres, 8 miles north of Durango, close to skiing, golf. Full breakfast. AAA Four-diamond Award.

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Day 2
Breakfast

CJ's Diner

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Yes! We serve breakfast all day! Veggie skillets, French toast, omelets, biscuits and gravy, breakfast burritos and more. Read More
Activity

Durango Mountain Bike Tours

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Durango Mountain Bike Tours specializes in guided mtb tours on the 100-plus miles of singletrack in and around Durango. We operate March through November and offer 2, 3, 4 or more hour... Read More

Lunch

Burger Theory

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Our lunch and dinner menu features specialty burgers and Colorado Craft beers, while our Start Fresh breakfast menu focuses on the morning classics. Thirteen high definition TV's promise no bad... Read More
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Durango Dog Ranch

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We offer a summery take on dogsledding with scooters and overland tours from June-October. Once the snow falls, we offer two hour and half day sled dog adventures in the San Juan Mountains.... Read More

Dinner

Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen

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Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen is a modern American bistro. We specialize in from-scratch Southwestern and Mediterranean cuisine, featuring fresh salads, small plates, artisanal pizzas, fire... Read More

Activity

Enjoy the Art Gallery Scene

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Durango serves as a hub for some of the best art in the country and from around the world. Check out work from photographers, painters, weavers, jewelers, sculptors and more.
Lodging

Holiday Inn & Suites Durango Central

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Welcome to Holiday Inn & Suites Durango Central ... Durango's newest full service hotel! Located near the Animas River and minutes from downtown!  Make yourself at home in one of our many... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

College Drive Cafe

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Fresh and local food doesn't have to be expensive. Breakfast, lunch coffee, Wi-Fi, freindly staff and relaxing atmosphere. Read More
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Shop downtown

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Browse among artisan goodies at speciality shops up and down historic Main Avenue and beyond.
Lunch

Home Slice Pizza

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What's our deal? Good question... Homeslice, like all the best things, is a homegrown pizza joint, bringing NY and Chicago styles together to create our very own Colorado Style!

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Activity

Hike for Fall Views

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Hike Durango's best ridgeline views, tackle 14ers and seek out trails to secret meadows.
Dinner

Serious Texas BBQ North Durango

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We know how to heat up a kitchen with a variety of smoked meats and sausage. We are known for the must-have smoked turkey which pairs nicely with the homemade cranberry habanero salsa. Read More
Activity

Paddleboard the Animas River

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Rent a board from Mild to Wild and have fun in the sun as you paddle down the scenic Animas River.
Lodging

Hampton Inn - Durango

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Named one of the coolest small towns in America, Durango sits in sunny, Southwestern Colorado. A gateway for all your itineraries.  Enjoy Mesa Verde National Park, Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge... Read More