Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Durango

Enjoy the history and other features of Durango. This scenic city is known for its mountain views, cycling and riverfront. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Durango

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like cycling, hiking and horse riding. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Durango a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Hillcrest Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Dalton Ranch Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Ski Hesperus (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Purgatory Resort (25 mi / 40.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Durango

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Durango is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Animas Mountain Trailhead (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Ute Park (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center (29.5 mi / 47.5 km)
  • Prater Ridge Trail (29.6 mi / 47.6 km)
  • Mesa Verde National Park Entrance (29.7 mi / 47.8 km)
  • Louis M. Jones Memorial Park (29.7 mi / 47.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Durango

Fly into Durango, CO (AMK-Animas Air Park), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Durango, CO (DRO-La Plata County), which is 10.6 mi (17.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Durango Narrow Gauge Railroad Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Durango?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 760 holiday rentals around Durango. From 80 Cabins to 317 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Durango is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Durango?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Durango:

  • Purgatory Resort: 175 holiday homes
  • Columbine Lake: 198 holiday homes
  • Rockwood Estates: 30 holiday homes
  • Sky Ridge: 27 holiday homes
  • Hillcrest Estates: 23 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Durango?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Durango. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fort Lewis College: 368 holiday rentals
  • Cliffs at Tamarron: 664 holiday rentals
  • Animas Museum: 380 holiday rentals
  • Durango Fish Hatchery and Education and Nature Center: 368 holiday rentals
  • Mercy Regional Medical Center: 357 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Durango listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Durango?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 80 Cabins in Durango. Our other popular types of Durango holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 317 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 80 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 245 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Durango?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 238 holiday homes with pool available in Durango. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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