Durango Historic Train & Lodging Package

Relive history with the sights and sounds of yesteryear on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. View the majestic San Juan National Forest while riding the historic train from Durango to Silverton. Combine your train ride with lodging accommodations in the "Old West" town of Durango and save with this popular package.

Highlights:

  • Tickets to ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • One or more nights lodging in Durango at your choice of select lodging properties
  • Entrance into the Durango railroad museum

Options:

  • Train Seating: Standard, Deluxe, First Class, Presidential, Motor Coach Bus/Train Combo
  • Mesa Verde National Park – half-day and full-day tours
  • Walking history tour in Durango
  • 4×4 Tours and Rentals
  • Healthy Hounds & Fat Cats – doggy day care
  • Bar D Chuckwagon – Old West supper & live music show (speak with one of our agents – cannot be booked online)

Itinerary:

  • Day One – Arrive Durango and check into your choice of select lodging accommodations in Durango, ranging from budget-friendly motels, modern hotels, cabins, condos, rental homes, and elegant Victorian hotels.  There is something for everyone’s taste and budget.
  • Day Two – 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 steam-operated locomotives are maintained in their original 1923-1925 vintage condition.
  • During your layover  in Silverton (typically two hours), you’ll have time for lunch, shopping and exploring. The return train leaves Silverton in the afternoon, getting you back to Durango early evening to enjoy some leisure time – a fabulous dinner in town, local entertainment, and one more night’s lodging.
  • Day Three – While in Durango, take time to enjoy the Durango Railroad Museum, located in the rail yard roundhouse, featuring full-size locomotives, maps, photos, artwork, memorabilia, and authentic collectibles (included with your ticket purchase).

What to Wear/Bring?

  • Sturdy, closed-toe shoes, and preferably long pants
  • Sunglasses (to protect from possible cinders)
  • Hat and sunscreen (high elevation means you’re closer to the sun!)
  • Layers of clothing/outwear (mountain weather is unpredictable)

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.

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!