3 Days
Spend Fall With the Locals in Durango

If watching snow and leaves fall together upon the San Juan Mountains sounds like magic to you, it’s time to head off the beaten path with Colorado locals.

Sustainability Activity

Mountain Studies Institute

Volunteer with Mountain Studies Institute, a local nonprofit working to empower communities, managers and scientists to innovate solutions through mountain research, education and practice.

Insider's Tip

Know When to Go

November is one of the best months to experience the real Durango. For visitors, it’s a chance to unplug, share in the company of locals and enjoy a quiet retreat to the mountains, sans crowds.

Day 1


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 November…


Rice Monkeys

At Rice Monkeys we have a fresh approach to Asian cuisine by providing healthy, creative and delicious Asian food in a fast, friendly environment.


Experience Durango’s Art & Culture Scene

Your next stop should be downtown to stroll Durango’s 10 must-visit art galleries. Without the summer crowds or winter cold, fall offers the best time… logo placeholder image.

Ore House Restaurant

Tradition, history, rustic elegance.


Roll ebike

Roll is a solar powered electric bike rental company. We deliver door-to-door within 10 miles of Durango, Colorado. We deliver (for free) to your hotel,…


O-Bar-O Cabins

The Very Best Cabins In Durango, Colorado

"Far from rustic, O-Bar-O provides the "Ritz Carlton" of cabins to their guests."

Winter, Spring,…

Day 2


Jean Pierre Bakery, Cafe & Wine Bar

Quaint, long-running locale for traditional French breads, pastries & meals amid antique decor.


Animas Chocolate Company

Award-winning Animas Chocolate & Coffee Company handcrafts a variety of chocolate confections in the heart of Durango. Visit us for a taste of our…


11th Street Station

Seven small, but robust food truck options encircle the original service station now turned Ernie’s Bar, which pours craft brews, libations, coffee…


Ghost Walk Durango

Take a walk through 140 years of haunted history in the heart of the Rocky Mountains on this guided walking tour through the historic district of Durango…


Steamworks Brewing Co.

Steamworks Brewing Co. offers much more than just award-winning craft beer. Our "gastropub" fare includes regional meats and sustainable seafood. Healthy…


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 atmosphere…


Historic Strater Hotel

THE OFFICE SPIRITORIUM, with its lavish and comfortable décor, can't really be called a bar, saloon, tavern, or lounge but a delightful office away…

Day 3


Durango Bagel

Breakfast and Lunch Sandwiches Bagels right next to where main meets the train.


Durango Train Museum

Throw in some antique trucks, tractors, a covered wagon, an American Indian motorcycle, full-size steam locomotives, vintage coaches and an extensive…


Michel's Corner Crepes

Whether you're headed to the slopes, the trails or just running around town, stop by to grab some light and unique fare to go, make quickly and fresh…


Hike for Views of Durango

Choose from one of the five best hikes in Durango for stunning views of the diverse landscapes.


Fired Up Pizzeria

Fired Up Pizzeria is dedicated to the ingredients, quality and traditional methods of producing authentic Neapolitan pizza. Our pizzas are created with… logo placeholder image.

Animas City Theatre

See what's playing at the Animas City Theatre! From concerts and movies to performing arts, the playbook is full year-round.


Rochester Hotel

The Rochester Hotel provides unique historic accommodations in the heart of downtown Durango, walking distance to shops, restaurants, activities and…