Where to stay around Durango?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 680 holiday lettings near Durango. From 247 houses to 233 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Durango for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Durango?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Durango:

  • Columbine Lake (Purgatory Lake Drive): 108 holiday homes
  • Purgatory Resort: 175 holiday homes
  • Dalton Ranch: 24 holiday homes
  • Rockwood Estates: 30 holiday homes
  • Trimble Crossing: 23 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Durango?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Durango. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Durango Narrow Gauge Railroad Station: 322 holiday lettings
  • Animas Museum: 346 holiday lettings
  • Cliffs at Tamarron: 604 holiday lettings
  • St. Columba Catholic Church: 331 holiday lettings
  • Mercy Regional Medical Center: 325 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent houses in Durango?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 247 houses in Durango. Our other popular types of Durango holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 233 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 16 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Durango?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 214 holiday homes with pool available in Durango. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering log cabin or holiday rental in Durango, Colorado, USA your home away from home

    The pleasant city of Durango is in central Colorado, nestled in the Animas River Valley in the San Juan Mountains. The centre of the town has plenty of local amenities yet it is minutes away from beautiful scenery and outdoor pursuits making Durango holiday rentals the ideal base for exploring the area.

    Things to Do in Durango, Colorado

    The name Durango means "town of water" and the Animas River which runs through the downtown area is noted for its gold medal fly fishing. It also provides opportunities for exciting activities such as whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing. The surrounding mountains are perfect for hiking and mountain biking, off-roading on quad vehicles, nature spotting, rock climbing and hunting. In fact Durango hosted the first ever Mountain Bike World Championships on its excellent terrain. Those who prefer golf will find several golf courses close to their Durango holiday rental such as Hillcrest Golf Club, just three miles away. In winter this area is popular for skiing, snowboarding, dog sledding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing with five major ski areas nearby.

    Places to Visit Around Durango, Colorado

    Stroll down the historic downtown area of Durango and browse the old architecture which houses boutiques, restaurants and pretty gift shops. More modern shops can be found nearby at the nearby regional shopping centre. The Mesa Verde National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site about 47 miles west of your Durango log cabin rental. It is particularly famous for its ancient Pueblo cliff dwellings. A fun day out for families can be enjoyed on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railway which takes visitors to the historic mining town of Silverton on steam trains dating back to the 1920s. Four Corners is where the four states of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado meet.

    Weather in Durango, Colorado

    Durango holiday rentals offer warm summers and cold winters with plenty of snow. Average daily high temperatures in summer reach 85°F (29°C) and drop to around 40°F (4°C) from November to March with below freezing temperatures overnight from October to May. There is deep snow from December to April with an average seven inches in January. Early summer is dry with more showers from August onwards.

    Travel to Durango, Colorado

    The nearest airport to Durango holiday rentals is Durango-La Plata County (DRO) Airport. It has domestic flights only with Continental, United, US Airways, Frontier Airlines, and in the summer with American Airlines too. The airport is 11 miles from the centre of Durango. For international visitors the closest international airports are Denver International (DEN) Airport which is 251 miles away and Salt Lake City Airport, 331 miles away. From there you can pick up a hire car and drive to Durango, or get a local connecting flight to the area. However, a car is recommended for your holiday in Durango.

    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)

    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)