1. Relax with a ride on the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and take pictures of the golden fall colors. You can take the full trip to Silverton until October 26.


  1. For a fun day of fall activities, ride the PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express to a pumpkin patch. Fun for all ages: live music, costume contest, maze, putt-putt, face painting, food, wine, beer, and treats.  And, lots more!


  1. Soar on a Colorado eco tour over the San Juan Mountains and the Animas River on 27 different zip lines and save! This unforgettable, full-day adventure starts with a first-class train ride on the Durango & Silverton train. The last day to experience Soaring Tree Top Adventures for the season is October 16, 2019.
  1. Take an impressive drive around all or part of the beautiful San Juan Skyway, one of eleven America’s Byways® designated in Colorado. Stop in one or more Old West towns along the way: Durango, Silverton, Ouray, Ridgway, Telluride, and Dolores.
    Durango Train in Fall

    Durango Train in Fall


  1. Mesa Verde National Park is less than one-hour west of Durango. Learn about the ancient people of the Southwest, hike around their cliff dwellings, or take a professionally guided motor coach bus tour of the Park.


  1. Explore the historic downtown Durango area where you can shop for souvenirs, trendy clothes, and high end Native American jewelry and art. Durango offers more restaurants per capita than San Francisco, so come hungry! Of course, there are lots of breweries, pubs, and live music venues, too.Mesa Verde National Park Cliff Dwellings


  1. Check out the amazing fall colors with a hike in the San Juan Mountains. Durango has lots of trails right around town, or you can venture out to a nearby alpine trail, where some of the most spectacular mountain scenery awaits you.