The Ultimate Guide to a Trip from Phoenix, AZ, to Durango, CO

Do you need a break from the Phoenix heat? Then hop in a plane and head north to Durango, CO! Our gorgeous ski town is the perfect place to visit if you need a change of scenery. Phoenix winters rarely get below 40 degrees but we’ve got snow to spare. And when you rent a home from Durango Colorado Vacations, you can feel confident that you’re getting a gorgeous property to stay in during your visit. Discover all the best things to do in town during your trip from Phoenix, AZ, to Durango, CO.
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Come Fly Away: From Phoenix, AZ, to Durango, CO

A Phoenix to Durango road trip would last almost eight hours in total. When calculating the cost of gas and the time it would take, a flight seems like the obvious choice. It’s easy to find Phoenix to Durango, CO, flights for less than $200. Best of all, the flights are under two hours. No need to spend hours on the road.

What to do in Durango

You’ve made it from Phoenix, AZ, to Durango, CO! Now there’s nothing your way between you and a great vacation. There are so many fun things to do while you’re in town. Here are a few of our favorites:

Go on a Guided Tour

There are plenty of great tour companies in the Durango area. If you’re in the mood for an adventure, we can help! We have partnered with Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours, which is the town’s premier adventure boutique. They have 34 years of experience in town and offer the safest and most fun whitewater rafting and adventures. Booking is simple: visit our website to get a look at all the available tours. You can book your vacation home and your tour on one easy website!

Take a Hike

If you’d rather explore Durango on your own, that’s easy. There are some truly gorgeous Durango hiking trails just waiting for you to explore them! The Animas Mountain Trail is a popular option. Many locals believe this trail offers the best views in all of Durango. The Falls Creek Trail is another good option. It’s conveniently located just off of downtown Durango. This hike is dog-friendly and considered pretty easy. In the winter, grab your skis to experience some of the best cross-country skiing in Colorado.

Stay with Durango Colorado Vacations

No matter what you decide to do on your trip from Phoenix, AZ, to Durango, CO, make sure you stay in the best accommodations available. Durango Colorado Vacations has an incredible selection of homes, ranging from modest cabins to spectacular estates. No matter the size of your group, there is a home that’s perfect for your needs. Take a look at our selection of homes and book today! We look forward to having you.