Durango Area

The Durango Area of Colorado offers an abundance of activities and attractions. Our homes are centrally located throughout the area and provide a great base camp for all your daily adventures. Settle into one of our homes, then get out there and explore Colorado~!

Bar D Chuckwagon

Bar D Chuckwagon

Famous western stage show with delicious BBQ super. The Bar D Wranglers perform their famous stage show after supper with songs of cowboys and the old west, comedy and live insturmentals to please the whole family.
Location: 8080 Conty Rd 250 Durango, CO 81301
Phone: 970-247-5753
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

This historic train has been in continuous operation for 130 years, carrying passengers behind vintage steam locomotives and rolling stock indigenous to the line. Relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a spectacular journey on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
Location: 479 Main Ave Durango, CO 81301
Phone: 970-247-2733
Toll Free: 1-877-872-4607
Durango Arts Center

Durango Arts Center

At the Durango Arts Center, you can enjoy the visual arts, theater, dance, live music, education programs for children and adults, and many other activities for all ages. Located in downtown Durango, the DAC has become the hub for cultural innovation in southwest Colorado.
Location: 802 East 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301
Phone: 970-259-2606
Powerhouse Science Center

Powerhouse Science Center

Located on the banks of the Animas River in an historic coal-fired steam-power AC generating plant, the Powerhouse Science Center presents a wide range of programs, exhibits, and activities designed to provide an entertaining and inspiring look at science, past, present, and future. The Powerhouse Science Center is Southwest Colorado premier hands-on, interactive science center for all ages. Open year-round, the science center is a dynamic place for family adventures, school field trips, early childhood learning, special events, hanging around by the river, messing around with amazing technology, and just plain geeking out.
Location: 1333 Camino del Rio, Durango, Colorado 81301
Phone: (970) 259-9234
Durango Melodrama

Durango Melodrama

Melodrama began in this theater in the summer of 1962 under the direction of Orvis Grout and the Diamond Circle Melodrama Company which included my Grandmother, Marion Jarvis; Father Earl Barker; Mother, Jentra Barker; with local and regional business pioneers: Mahlon T. "Butch" White, Robert Beers and Mort McGinley. It was a big gamble to produce such a show in a town that was only beginning its entry in to the world of tourism. It ran uninterrupted, for a span of 45 years, including a period under the direction of my sister, Jeannie Wheeldon.
Location: 699 Main Avenue Durango, Colorado
Phone: 970-375-7160
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde, Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for over 700 years, from A.D. 600 to 1300. Today the park protects nearly 5,000 known archeological sites, including 600 cliff dwellings. These sites are some of the most notable and best preserved in the United States.
Location: Mesa Verde National Park
Phone: 970-529-4465
Sky Ute Casino

Sky Ute Casino

Try your luck on one of the Casinos hundreds of slot machines, in the poker room, at the blackjack tables, at roulette or craps, or in the Seven Rivers Bingo Hall! The Casino is open 24 hours a day, so there is always time for a little fun, no matter your schedule. The Casino is built in conjunction with a 140-room hotel, a 24-lane bowling center, 5 dining options, an indoor pool, (seasonal) mini golf, and banquets and event space. Check out more information on the Sky Ute Casino Resort and enjoy yet another way to play in the Durango area!
Location: 14324 Hwy 172 North Ignacio, Colorado 81137
Phone: 970-563-7777
Toll Free: 888.842.4180
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe

A short drive southeast of Durango you will find the city of Ignacio, CO, home of one of the most lauded features of the Durango art scene, the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum (SUCCM). This architectural masterpiece, completed in 2011, is the culmination of nearly a quarter-century of planning and construction, and is home to the largest native-owned collection of Southern Ute artifacts
Location: 503 Ouray Drive Ignacio, CO 81137
Phone: (970) 563-0100
Trimble Spa and Natural Hot Springs

Trimble Spa and Natural Hot Springs

Trimble Spa offers holistic massage therapy, and face and body treatment that not only pampers, but heals and tones the body for total well-being. Hot springs massage therapy and beauty treatments include all day access to pools and saunas, plus exclusive to spa clients, the Red Rock Spa Pool for pretreatment hydrotherapy infusion.
Location: 6475 CR 203, Durango, CO 81301
Phone: 970-247-0111
Flexible Flyers Rafting

Flexible Flyers Rafting

Our mission is to provide fun, friendly, family oriented rafting adventures in and around Durango, CO. Customers become our friends and they return year after year to raft the Animas River with us. Flexible Flyers Rafting is the longest family owned and operated whitewater raft company in Southwest Colorado.
Location: 890 Roosa Ave, Durango, CO 81301
Phone: 970-247-4628
Full Blast Adventure Center

Full Blast Adventure Center

Come visit the Full Blast Adventure Center, Durango`s Premier ZIP LINE Canopy Tour, Commercial PAINTBALL Facility, and our brand new SLACKLINE Park! Get ready for an adventure... You`re gonna have a BLAST!
Phone: 970-759-9880
Buck`s Livery

Buck`s Livery

Whether you are wanting an extended wilderness retreat, a weekend pack trip or just a day ride, our experienced guides will provide you with a great equestrian adventure.
Location: 49786 Highway 550 North. Durango, CO 81301
Phone: 970-385-2110
La Plata Canyon Jeep Tours from Durango

La Plata Canyon Jeep Tours from Durango

Explore a rugged mountain landscape on a half-day Jeep tour to La Plata Canyon, and discover high-alpine meadows, avalanche gullies, and Colorado wildflowers with an experienced guide at the wheel. Both morning and afternoon departures are available for this 4-hour La Plata Canyon tour, which departs from an office in Durango. 4-hour Jeep tour of La Plata Canyon Travel through a glacier-carved canyon in an open vehicle Take Jeep tracks to a high mountain pass Watch for wildlife and wildflowers See an abandoned 19th-century mining encampment Choose between morning and afternoon departures
Location: La Plata Canyon, Co Rd 124, Hesperus, CO 81326
Toll Free: (888) 651-9785
Colorado Trail

Colorado Trail

The Colorado Trail is Colorados premier long distance trail. Stretching almost 500 miles from Denver to Durango, it travels through the spectacular Colorado Rocky Mountains among peaks with lakes, creeks and diverse ecosystems. Trail users experience six wilderness areas and eight mountain ranges topping out at 13,271 feet, just below Coney Summit at 13,334 feet. The average elevation is over 10,300 feet and it rises and falls dramatically. Users traveling from Denver to Durango will climb 89,354 feet. Trail enthusiasts include hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers, many of whom report that they love the Trail.
Location: Durango, CO 81301
Phone: None