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Train Around Southern Colorado

Tracks Across Borders Scenic Byway not only provides you with breathtaking vistas of southern Colorado but with the ability to ride on not one but two scenic railroads.

Sustainability Activity

How to Give Back to These Special Places

There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.

Day 1

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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum

Experience the adventure of traveling by a historic steam-powered or diesel locomotive on the same tracks miners, cowboys and settlers of the Old West…

lunch

Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen

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

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Powerhouse Science Center

The Powerhouse Science Center is Southwest Colorado's hands-on, interactive science center for all ages. Open year-round, the center is a dynamic place…

dinner

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…

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Diamond Belle Saloon

If you're standing in the Diamond Belle Saloon, located in Durango, Colorado, you just may have stepped back in time. Revered as one of the most famous…

lodging

General Palmer Hotel

The General Palmer Hotel is a prestigious, Victorian-style hotel. The Historic General Palmer Hotel will pamper you with, luxury, service, and first-class…

Day 2

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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.

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Southern Ute Museum

The Southern Ute Museum celebrates the living history of Colorado's longest continuous residents with multi-sensory exhibitions, rare artifact collections…

lunch

The Rose Cafe

One of the best places to eat in Ignacio, The Rose Cafe is great for families to experience American food, like our tacos.

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Chimney Rock National Monument

Chimney Rock Interruptive Association in partnership with the Forest Service would like to share with this amazing preserved archaeological site iss…

dinner

Sky Ute Casino Resort

Seven Rivers Steaks Seafood Spirits

Join us where Seven Rivers meet to create an amazing authentic steakhouse experience. Deep wood tones…

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Sky Ute Casino Resort

Seven Rivers Steaks Seafood Spirits

Join us where Seven Rivers meet to create an amazing authentic steakhouse experience. Deep wood tones…

Insider's Tip

Stay the Night

Stick around and have sweet dreams of your winnings in the resort.

lodging

Sky Ute Casino Resort

Seven Rivers Steaks Seafood Spirits

Join us where Seven Rivers meet to create an amazing authentic steakhouse experience. Deep wood tones…

Day 3

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breakfast

Dutch Mill Restaurant

A favorite for breakfast burritos, as well as other Mexican specialties.

activity

Navajo State Park

Located in beautiful southwest Colorado on the New Mexico state line, Navajo State Park is one of 41 State parks in Colorado.  

lunch

Dos Hermanas Restaurant

For two delicious decades, Dos Hermanas Restaurant has been a destination for Antonito’s best homemade recipes and margaritas.

activity

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

All Aboard the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad for a Train Ride of a Lifetime! 

The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TSRR…

dinner

Dine at Osier Station

Enjoy a complete turkey dinner or savory classic meatloaf before riding the rails back home.

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Stroll Around Downtown Antonito

Work off your dinner by strolling Antonito's main street. Snap a picture a with the murals, and don't miss Cano's Castle — a one-man, beer-can architectural…

lodging

Indiana Jones Bed & Breakfast

This unique bed and breakfast was a movie set home for the movie 'Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade.'