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Where Your Dreams of the American West Come Alive

Located in the “Four Corners” region where Colorado meets Utah, Arizona and New Mexico, Durango is the perfect gateway to experience the history of the American West. Durango offers "a dozen vacations in one destination." From old west experiences, ancient ruins, and arts & culture to adventure sports, agritourism and special events, Durango has something to offer all travelers.

Discover the West Like a Pioneer

Durango is home of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, known around the world as one of the most scenic North American train journeys. Relive the sights and sounds of yesterday with a spectacular journey on board a historic, coal-fired, steam-powered train that has been in operation since 1882. As the train winds through spectacular and breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of the two million acre San Juan National Forest, you will have the opportunity to experience Colorado at its best.

Native American Heritage

Situated in the hills just 56 kilometres west of Durango, Mesa Verde Country is the archaeological centre of America. Mesa Verde Country is home to Mesa Verde National Park, the Ute Mountain Tribal Park, Hovenweep National Monument, the Anasazi Heritage Center and Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. Mesa Verde National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers visitors an unforgettable opportunity to visit some of the most well preserved cliff dwellings of the ancient pueblo people.

Shopping, Art and Entertainment

Downtown Durango is a Nationally Registered Historic District boasting historic hotels, award-winning restaurants, fabulous art galleries and boutique shopping. With more than a dozen art galleries showcasing treasures of contemporary and Native American artists, Durango is quickly becoming a hub for fine art in the Southwest. Celebrations, festivals and special events are held year round and add a festive vibe to the downtown scene. Don’t forget to stop at the Diamond Belle Saloon, revered as one of the most famous original ragtime piano bars in the Wild West.

Adventure Travel

Durango is a wonderland for the outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy world-class mountain biking and hiking on hundreds of miles of trails, white-water rafting, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, jeep tours, mountain climbing, zip-lining, skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding and so much more.

The Local Experience

Farm agri-tours, craft breweries, over 100 restaurants and local culinary products highlight a visit to Durango. Experience and enjoy the flavours of the Southwest in a variety of unique and diverse atmospheres.

How to Get Here

Durango is easily accessible by air. The Durango-La Plata County Airport is served by major airlines with non-stop flights from Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas/Fort Worth. For visitors who prefer traveling by car, Durango is well connected with several major U.S. and state highways from every direction. The scenic San Juan Skyway that surrounds Durango is considered one of the most scenic drives in America! Durango offers a multitude of accommodation choices. Please contact the Durango Tourism Office for lodging assistance.

For more information, please visit:

Official Durango Travel Information

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