Destination guide

Mountain fun in Purgatory Resort vacation home rentals

Purgatory Resort in Colorado is a boundless landscape for exploration, relaxation, and excitement. Whether you want to hit the slopes, hike on trails through the wilderness, or take a relaxing stroll through nature, vacation home rentals in Purgatory Resort put you in the center of this quintessential mountain town.


Heritage near Purgatory Resort vacation homes

Purgatory Resort vacation homes are near some interesting historic sites and museums that celebrate the fascinating roots of Durango. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum, a historic rail line and museum with seasonal rides and train equipment exhibits, and the Animas Museum, a local history location with a research library and town exhibits, are fascinating and educational. The Chimney Rock National Monument, a sprawling site with ruins of a native Pueblo settlement over 1,000 years old, and the Main Avenue Historic District, an area that gives you a look into life at the turn of the century, are also interesting sites for history buffs.

Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Purgatory Resort cabin rentals

The Purgatory Resort is a premier destination for winter sports. Visitors to the area enjoy snow tubing, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, romantic sleigh rides, and dog sledding through the picturesque, snow-capped mountains. In other seasons, the Purgatory Resort becomes a natural playground for a variety of outdoor sports and recreation, such as hiking, rafting, climbing, horseback riding, off-roading, backpacking, zip-lining, and watersports. If you prefer to take it a little slower, nature walks, fishing, golfing, and guided tours are available to explore the environment. No matter the season, cabin rentals in Purgatory Resort put you in the center of the landscape for a variety of outdoor sports and recreation.

Getting around

Getting to and from Purgatory Resort vacation homes

Though flying and driving are the most popular ways to get to the Purgatory Resort, a car isn’t necessary once you arrive in the area. Plenty of restaurants, bars, shops, and attractions are within walking distance of vacation rentals, and shuttles or car services are available for farther destinations. Transportation to the Durango area and popular attractions is available through buses, shuttles, rideshare, and rental cars.

Restaurants and bars

Best dining near Purgatory Resort vacation homes

From convenient, hearty breakfast options to gourmet lunch and dinner, the Purgatory Resort restaurants offer a range of delicious cuisine for every taste. Elegant fine dining, authentic pizzerias, artisan ice cream shops, fresh bakeries, and more can be found near Purgatory Resort vacation homes, ensuring you’re within reach of the perfect restaurant to satisfy your cravings.

Where to stay around Purgatory Resort, Durango?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 169 vacation rentals near Purgatory Resort. From 107 Condos/Apartments to 20 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Purgatory Resort for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay near Purgatory Resort?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend near Purgatory Resort:

  • Telluride Ski Resort: 1,052 vacation rentals
  • Columbine Lake (Purgatory Lake Drive): 197 vacation rentals
  • Dalton Ranch: 38 vacation rentals
  • The Ranch: 16 vacation rentals
  • Trimble Crossing: 24 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments near Purgatory Resort?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 107 Condos/Apartments near Purgatory Resort. Our other popular types of vacation rentals near Purgatory Resort include:

  • Houses: 20 rentals available
  • Lodges: 5 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 31 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool near Purgatory Resort?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 104 vacation rentals with pool available near Purgatory Resort. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Can I book a vacation rental directly online or instantly near Purgatory Resort?

    Yes, Vrbo offers a selection of 169 vacation rentals to book directly online and 118 with instant booking available near Purgatory Resort. Don't wait, have a look at our vacation rentals via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Purgatory Resort!