Enjoy Durango's Lesser-Known Fall Activities

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

Sustainability Activity
How to Give Back to These Special Places

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

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Activity
Purgatory Resort Inferno Mountain Coaster

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

2nd Deli & Spirits in Durango Photo
Lunch
2nd Deli & Spirits
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…
Activity
Appreciate Fall Colors

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
Eolus Bar & Dining

Majestic Mt. Eolus is the namesake of our dining establishment.  We offer rooftop dining year round on our warm heated patio or an interior dining…

Activity
Animas Brewing Company

Animas Brewing Company offers a variety of flavorful craft beer and compliments it with a spin on comfort food. All in a relaxed family friendly…

Lodging
Apple Orchard Inn

Luxury rooms and cottages with fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, feather beds, hot tubs. On 5 acres, 8 miles north of Durango, close to skiing, golf…

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Breakfast
CJ's Diner
Yes! We serve breakfast all day! Veggie skillets, French toast, omelets, biscuits and gravy, breakfast burritos and more.
Activity
Durango Mountain Bike Tours

Durango Mountain Bike Tours specializes in guided mtb tours on the 100-plus miles of singletrack in and around Durango. We operate March through…

Lunch
Burger Theory
Our lunch and dinner menu features specialty burgers and Colorado Craft beers, while our Start Fresh breakfast menu focuses on the morning classics…
Activity
Durango Dog Ranch

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…

Dinner
Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen

Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen is a modern American bistro. We specialize in from-scratch Southwestern and Mediterranean cuisine, featuring fresh…

Activity
Enjoy the Art Gallery Scene

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

Welcome to Holiday Inn & Suites Durango Central ... Durango's newest full service hotel! Located near the Animas River and minutes from downtown! …

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

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

Lunch
Homeslice Pizza

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

Activity
Hike for Fall Views

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

Dinner
Serious Texas BBQ North Durango
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…
Activity
Paddleboard the Animas River

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

Named one of the coolest small towns in America, Durango sits in sunny, Southwestern Colorado. A gateway for all your itineraries.  Enjoy Mesa…