Durango Historic Train & Lodging Package

View the majestic San Juan National Forest while riding on the historic Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Combine your train ride with lodging accommodations and save with this popular package. Choose from Standard Coach to Presidential Class on the train, along with lodging options ranging from economical to deluxe, plus optional discounted activities to create the perfect vacation.

Includes:

  • Tickets to ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (train seating options:  Standard, Deluxe, First Class, Presidential, Motor Coach Bus/Train Combo)
  • One or more nights lodging in Durango at your choice of select lodging properties
  • Entrance into the Durango railroad museum

Options:

  • Mesa Verde National Park – half and full day tours
  • Healthy Hounds & Fat Cats – doggie day care
  • Bar D Chuckwagon – Old West supper & live music show

Itinerary:

  • Begin the first night of your trip with a great hotel in Durango, ranging from budget motels, cabins, condos and rental homes, to historic elegance. There is something for everyone’s taste and budget.
  • The next morning you’ll ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, which winds through the spectacular and breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of the two-million acre San Juan National Forest. You will relive history with the sights and sounds of yesteryear on this 1882 adventure from Durango to Silverton, Colorado. The coal-fired, steam-operated locomotives are maintained in their original 1923-1925 vintage condition.
  • After a 2-hour stop in Silverton for lunch, shopping and exploring, you will return to Durango early evening to enjoy some leisure time, a fabulous dinner in town, and even one more night’s lodging!
  • While in Durango, take time to enjoy the free Railroad Museum, located in the rail yard roundhouse, featuring full-size locomotives, maps, photos, artwork, memorabilia, and authentic collectibles.

Items to Note: Train tickets for children under 4 are free if seated on an adult’s lap. If a seat is required, you must purchase a child’s ticket.

There are many other optional things to do that you can add on for more package discounts.

If you have questions or need assistance putting together the perfect package, speak with one of our local travel consultants at 800.828.4228.
We’re happy to help!

 

Includes

• Ticket(s) on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
• One or more nights lodging in Durango at your choice of select properties
• Entrance into both the Durango and Silverton railroad museums

Options

• Mesa Verde – half and full day tours
• Fat Cats & Healthy Hounds – doggie day care
Henry Strater Theatre – dinner and live shows
Bar D Chuckwagon – Old West supper & stageshow
• Train Seating: Standard, Deluxe, First Class, Presidential, Motor Coach Bus/Train Combo

Start with one of Durango’s great lodging options, from Victorian historic elegance to budget oriented value and from hotels to cabins, condos and vacation homes, there is something for every family. Options include the Best Western Rio Grande Inn & Suites, Cascade Village Hotel, Durango Downtown Inn, Iron Horse Inn, General Palmer Hotel, The Strater Hotel, and many more.

The next morning you’ll ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, which winds through the spectacular and breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of the two-million acre San Juan National Forest. You will relive history with the sights and sounds of yesteryear on this 1882 adventure from Durango to Silverton, Colorado.

The coal-fired, steam-operated locomotives are maintained in their original 1923-1925 vintage condition. In Durango, take time to enjoy the Railroad Museum, located in the rail yard roundhouse featuring full-size locomotives, maps, photos, artwork, memorabilia, and authentic collectibles. While in Silverton, visit the Freight Yard Museum at the depot to learn about the history of the Rio Grande Railway as a freight line.

You will return to Durango late afternoon to enjoy some leisure time and a fabulous dinner in town.

Note: Train tickets for children under 5 are free if seated on an adult’s lap. If a seat is required, you must purchase a child’s ticket.

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