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Top 3 Reasons To Rent A Jeep During Your Durango Vacation

If you’re planning a family trip to Durango for your summer vacation, there are endless amounts of activities worth looking into. From whitewater rafting down the Dolores river to touring the scenic Mesa Verde National Park, there are a plethora of outdoor adventures to partake in for a memorable trip. Whether you’re flying into Durango from out of state, or you’re looking for a better set of wheels to cruise with on your trip, consider renting a jeep from Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours. As a leading provider of adventure tours in Durango, we offer a highly maintained fleet of jeeps so you can create your own adventure worry-free. If you’re still on the fence about renting a jeep during your trip to Durango, consider the top three benefits below.

Explore Colorado Like Never Before With A Jeep Rental

When you rent a jeep during your visit to Durango, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the wonderful beauty of scenic Southwest Colorado on your own terms. Jeeps were specifically designed with adventure in mind and they can handle navigating any terrain with ease and safety, not to mention they give you a greater visibility of the roads and mountains ahead. Instead of opting for a rental sedan, treat your family to a jeep rental from Durango Rivertrippers.

Drive Through Durango’s Popular Jeep Trails

Durango offers visitors hundreds of miles of 4×4 trails that provide scenic routes and a look into some of Durango’s most famous historic landmarks. If you’re looking for a fun day excursion with the family, consider renting a jeep and taking in the breathtaking panoramic views of Colorado where you’ll see waterfalls, mountains, rivers, and wildflowers. A popular jeep trail worth looking into is the Kennebec Pass which features a 100-foot waterfall and incredible descends. Many Durango newcomers also love to drive to the San Juan Mountains to view some of the most beautiful mountains in America. Keep in mind that when you start looking into Durango jeep trails, each trail will have its own rating in terms of driving difficulty and you should choose the tour you feel most comfortable driving on.

  • Easy Jeep Trails In Durango – Easy jeep trails are basically rough dirt roads that are just slightly above the capabilities of what a normal car can navigate. You can expect only small to moderate climbs with no large obstacles or water-crossings.
  • Moderate Jeep Trails In Durango – Moderate jeep trails often have medium steep to steep climbs with larger drop-offs, trees, and even water crossings. A very popular type of jeep trail for families with preteens and teenagers, this kind of trail offers fun challenges that will have everyone on the edge of their seat.
  • Difficult Jeep Trails In Durango – Difficult jeep trails should only be attempted by experienced drivers who have properly equipped vehicles. During this kind of trail, you’ll experience very steep climbs and large drop-offs.
  • Extreme Jeep Trails In Durango – Extreme jeep trails should only be reserved for professionals drivers with preparatory vehicles that are capable of climbing steep rocks and terrain.

At Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours, we’re proud to offer a highly maintained fleet of jeeps for residents and visitors alike. If you’re interested in renting a Jeep Wrangler JK or a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon (AEV Edition) for your upcoming Durango trip, contact us today!

Take Your Jeep To Mesa Verde National Park

Sneak in a history lesson for the kids during your trip to Durango by taking your jeep to Mesa Verde National Park. Mostly known for the Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings and beautiful scenery, the Mesa Verde National Park is an affordable and fun day trip for the whole family. If you’re interested in driving your jeep to the park to take a guided tour of the Mesa Verde National Park, you can do that as well.

With an untarnished safety record, Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours has been providing Durango visitors with the best adventures in town for more than 33 years. From our popular rafting trips to our 4×4 tours and zipline course, you’re sure to find a fun activity for the whole family. Rent your jeep for your upcoming trip to Durango today or give us a call to learn more about our adventure packages!

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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.