The underground world of the hard rock miner is rarely seen by “outsiders.” Now you, too, can go “on shift” and see the earth from the inside out. A one hour guided tour through Old Hundred Gold Mine takes you 1/3 mile into Galena Mountain where you follow the vein and learn how mining was done. You’ll get to see and experience actual operating mining equipment in a real mine setting. Outside, the awesome scenery is worth the visit alone. At Durango, you can’t go wrong with exploring old gold mines. This attraction is easily one of the best things to do in Durango, CO.
One of the best things to do in Durango, Colorado, is to see it from another perspective, and you can do so with a helicopter tour. There are several different types of helicopter tours with varying times and locations. If you love sightseeing, this is an activity you don’t want to miss!
Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Get a taste of the Old West on the Durango Silverton Train. It’s one of the most unique things to do in Silverton, CO, and Durango. You can take a step back 100 years in the past while aboard the train. Today, the trail is still operated as a tourist train line called the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (D&SNG). View More Details