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Adventures To Take On Your Durango Vacation

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If you’re planning a trip to Durango, there are a variety of fun and exciting outdoor activities to partake in. Located in southwestern Colorado, Durango is an ideal destination for your next family vacation, business trip or romantic getaway. At Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours, our adventure enthusiasts have been bringing excitement to Durango visitors for more than 33 years. If you’re not sure what activities to plan on your trip to Durango, consider the adventures below.

Take A Ride on The Durango Train

The beautiful city of Durango was founded in 1880 by the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. While the city itself has grown in many ways since then, it still continues to honor its Old West heritage by offering visitors a ride on the historic Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. A perfect day trip for the whole family, this unique 45 mile train ride will take you through Colorado high country along the majestic San Juan Mountains. When you arrive in Silverton, you can enjoy a stroll through downtown Durango which is lined with local shops, eateries and hotels.

Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours is proud to be an authorized train ticket reseller for the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. If you’re interested in purchasing tickets for your upcoming trip, order them online today!

Rent An Adventure Jeep

If you’re looking for a way to bring out your inner explorer, consider renting a jeep during your Durango vacation. A great way to sightsee with the whole family, book your jeep rental with Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours so you can hit the trails whenever you like! The Durango landscape offers diverse and dramatic scenes, spanning from the red sandstone bluffs to the jagged peaks of the San Juan Mountains. Durango is also a short drive from Four Corner Monument, which is the spot where New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado meet.

Book A Whitewater Rafting Trip

A trip to Durango would be almost wasted without a whitewater rafting trip along the Animas River. A perfect outing for thrill seekers, you can view some of Durango’s historic and beautiful sights from the water! Whether you’re looking for a whitewater rafting trip that will last all afternoon, or a short two hour rafting excursion, Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours can help. Learn more about our whitewater rafting trips online today!

Tour the Mesa Verde National Park

If you’re planning your first trip to Durango, we highly recommend taking a tour of The Mesa Verde National Park. The Mesa Verde National Park offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for more than 700 years. The trip of a lifetime for all ages, you can explore some of the most notable cliff dwelling ruins in the United States. Book your tour online today!

Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours has been providing Durango guests and visitors with safe and exciting adventure tours for more than 33 years. Book your whitewater rafting trip, zip line excursion or jeep rental with us today!

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Join us on a raft trip down the San Miguel River in Telluride, CO. In the spring and early summer this snowmelt-fed river plunges from the high peaks of the San Juan Mountains. NOTE: This river flows typically during the end of May and stops at the end of June. The dates we have loaded are the dates we are running this river. If you are looking for rafting in July and August check out our Durango River Rafting page.