Durango to Silverton Layover Train Package

Combine your choice of select lodging in two of Southwest Colorado’s distinctive and historical towns with a scenic roundtrip excursion on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Customize this layover package by choosing the lodging and train service to suit your tastes and budget. Add additional nights or other activities for additional package savings and a memorable Colorado getaway!




Your first night, you’ll stay at your choice of Durango lodging options.  Take in the cool summer evenings and the historic charm of Durango and enjoy one of our world-class restaurants or even a fun and entertaining evening at the Bar D Chuckwagon dinner and live musical/comedy show.

The next morning you’ll ride the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, which winds through the spectacular and breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of the two million acre San Juan National Forest. You will relive history with the sights and sounds of yesteryear on this 1882 adventure from Durango to Silverton, Colorado. The coal-fired, steam-operated locomotives are maintained in their original 1923-1925 vintage condition.

In Silverton, you will enjoy one night in one of the historic properties there. During your special layover, consider adding a tour of the Old 100 Mine, a UTV rental, or a high country Jeep tour. The historic mining town of Silverton offers breathtaking mountain scenery, many restaurants, and quaint shops to browse.

The following afternoon, board the train again and return to Durango in early evening, for time to enjoy a fabulous dinner and nightlife in town for your final night in historic Durango!

Package includes:

  • 3 nights lodging (1st night in Durango, 2nd night in Silverton, 3rd night in Durango
  • Train tickets for the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Free admission to the Durango and Silverton Railroad Museum

What to wear and bring:

  • An overnight bag for your stay in Silverton
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses

Optional Discounted Package Ad-ons:

  • Extra nights lodging
  • Train upgrade to Deluxe, First-Class, or Presidential seating
  • Silverton Activities: Old Hundred Mine Tour, Jeep Tours, ATV Tours, UTV Rentals
  • Durango activities: Bar D Chuckwagon, Rafting, Mesa Verde National Park, Horseback riding, Zip Lining, Jeep Tours, Massage

Items to note:

Train tickets for children under 5 are free if seated on an adult’s lap, but if you need a seat for them, you must purchase an additional child’s ticket.


Have questions? Call 866.675.6900 to speak with a local travel consultant.

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Layover Packages CANNOT be reserved online. Please note that other lodging and activities options are available with this package. Please call our office for other options and assistance.



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