7 days in Durango & Pagosa Springs Itinerary

7 days in Durango & Pagosa Springs Itinerary

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Durango
— 2 nights
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Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
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Durango
— 3 nights

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Durango

Durango
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Durango trip itinerary tool.

Houston to Durango is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Houston, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Durango, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 32°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Treasure Falls and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pagosa Springs itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Durango to Pagosa Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Pagosa Springs can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for Durango.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

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Durango

Durango ©
Family-friendly places like Historic Downtown Durango and Animas River Trail will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Durango: Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum (in Cortez) and Mesa Verde National Park (Balcony House & Cliff Palace). See some other sides of Durango: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get a taste of the local shopping with Scenic Aperture Gallery, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Durango day trip website.

You can drive from Pagosa Springs to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline

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