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 features

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Durango?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 833 vacation rentals near Durango. From 275 flats & apartments to 96 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Durango for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Durango?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Durango. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Durango Community Recreation Center: 430 vacation rentals
  • Hillcrest Golf Club: 426 vacation rentals
  • Mercy Regional Medical Center: 411 vacation rentals
  • Fort Lewis College: 415 vacation rentals
  • Durango Fish Hatchery and Education and Nature Center: 417 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Flats in Durango?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 275 Flats in Durango. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Durango include:

  • Cabins: 96 rentals available
  • Resorts: 5 rentals available
  • Houses: 462 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Durango?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 285 vacation rentals with pool available in Durango. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.