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Durango: Your Family Adventure Destination

Looking for an exciting family vacation? Consider Colorado. Home to exhilarating whitewater rapids and mountain trails, southwestern Colorado offers adventure and exploration for all ages. The idyllic town of Durango offers a challenging whitewater park, easy access to Jeep and hiking trails, and a historic downtown with culinary hotspots and fun shopping. The Animas River…

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June 22, 2021

Whitewater Rafting with Children: Top 5 Tips

Whitewater rafting can be an adventure for the entire family with a bit of planning. Here are the top 5 things to consider when planning a whitewater trip with children. Age Follow the age and size guidelines recommended by your guide. Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours allows children as young as 4 to adventure with…

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June 17, 2019

Leave No Trace – Adventure Responsibly

There is no denying that Colorado is beautiful. Its snow-capped peaks, rushing whitewater, and outback terrain draw in thousands of tourists and locals alike to connect with nature. Whether you are a native or a visitor, it’s everyone’s responsibility to protect the land. The Leave No Trace – Care for Colorado campaign hopes to preserve…

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June 5, 2019

Durango Area Hot Springs

After an invigorating day of hiking, paddling through rapids, or tackling the outback terrain in an RZR, nothing soothes your tired muscles quite like a good hot soak. Fortunately, Colorado has an abundance of natural hot springs, including the Durango area. What exactly are hot springs? Hot springs are geothermally heated groundwater. Individual hot springs…

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May 23, 2019

Exploring Colorado Ghost Towns

The Durango area is beloved for its rafting, hiking, and off-roading adventures, but its rich history and rugged terrain offer you another type of adventure – exploration. If you’ve ever romanticized Old West history or wanted to unleash your inner Indiana Jones, Durango’s ghost towns are for you. Hundreds of former mining and mill towns…

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May 9, 2019

Durango Jeep Trails

  Jeeps and Colorado go together like peanut butter and jelly. Want to go off the beaten path and experience the exhilaration of conquering rugged country and enjoy scenery inaccessible by car? Jeeps are the answer. We offer you two great options for off-road. Take a Jeep tour with our experienced outback drivers or rent…

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August 14, 2018

Durango – Get Outside!

Outdoor Adventure Nestled in southwest Colorado not far from the San Juan National Forest, Durango is well-known for its winter sports and summer adventures. Experiencing the outdoors is a way of life in Durango. From skiing and snowboarding during the winter to whitewater rafting and zip-lining in the summer, Durango offers outdoor adventure at its…

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August 6, 2018

Things to Do in Silverton

No trip to southwest Colorado would be complete without a visit to the historic mining town of Silverton. Part of the scenic San Juan Skyway, Silverton is a national historic landmark. As a destination of the steam-powered Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, the town offers a fun and unique glimpse into the past. In…

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July 31, 2018

Stand Up Paddleboards and Inflatable Kayaks

Whitewater rafting in Durango is fantastic, but there’s more than one way to experience the refreshing mountain waters. Stand Up Paddleboards Rent a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) to experience the calmer lakes in the Durango area. Paddleboards are a fun way to play on the water and get a full body workout without waves. Our…

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July 26, 2018

TripAdvisor: Reaching a Milestone

Durango is one of the best places in Colorado to go adventuring, and we’re proud to announce that Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours achieved the #1 ranking on TripAdvisor. We’d like to share our gratitude with all of you – our guests and our hard-working team – for helping us achieve this elusive milestone. We…

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July 22, 2018