A trip to Pine River Lodge in beautiful Durango, Colorado, is an ideal vacation for the whole family. Both you and your kids will love the plethora of fun things to do in this gorgeous Rocky Mountain locale. Experience the beauty of Vallecito Lake just outside of your cabin door. Along with the breathtaking natural Colorado beauty, many kid-friendly Durango activities are waiting for you to enjoy. Book one of our cozy Pine River Lodge cabins, and head out to the Rockies to make some lasting family memories. Here are three of the best Durango activities that both kids and adults will enjoy!

durango activitiesDurango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Train

Visit the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum and travel through the Colorado countryside as people did in the 1800s. This incredible experience pays homage to the history of the town, as Durango was founded by the railway in 1880. The route has been used to haul tons of precious metals and countless passengers throughout its existence. Choose from a wide variety of riding options and take advantage of the railroad’s many packages and events, such as the famed Polar Express Train Ride. There is no doubt that this is one of the best kid-favorite Durango activities offered!

Durango Power House Science Center

Another great experience to bring the family to is the Durango Power House Science Center. This interactive science museum is perfect for curious kids who enjoy hands-on learning and activities. Let the little ones discover new concepts and connect the dots in this friendly and entertaining science center. Watch their faces light up as they understand various processes of everyday life. Power House is one of the most engaging Durango activities.

Mesa Verde National Park

For even more discovery, let the kids explore Durango’s incredible Mesa Verde National Park. Exploring these Native American ruins is an eye-opening and exciting glimpse into the history of beautiful Colorado. Embark on a guided tour with one of the park rangers, and let the kids ask every question that comes to mind. A walk through the beautifully carved rock caves will inspire the whole family and is one just one of the incredible experiences waiting for you in Durango.

Cabins in Durango, CO

Book your family vacation with Pine River Lodge and take advantage of the fantastic variety of kid-friendly Durango activities. Our cabins fill up fast, so make sure to call or visit our website today to book your stay on beautiful Vallecito Lake. Bring the kids to the Rockies and discover your new peaceful family getaway!