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 best suited to your taste and budget.

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 and full-day tours
  • 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:

  • 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.

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!