Experience the Best of Durango, Colorado This Year!

As we gear up for reopening our fantastic Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO this spring, we’re excited to welcome guests back to this fabulous outdoors-oriented destination. The small, western Colorado town of Durango is perhaps best known for the popular Durango to Silverton train that passes through gorgeous mountains and canyons on its journey, but this rugged town offers so much more than a scenic train ride.

Step outside your door in Durango, and you’ll find over two million acres of wilderness to explore. Whether that means epic hikes or mountain biking adventures, fly fishing on one of Colorado’s famed rivers, rock climbing, skiing our rugged mountain resorts, and more, you’ll find something for every outdoor enthusiast here.

But Durango is equally a place for history, art, and food lovers. With four National Monuments nearby, 13 historic sites, 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and one National Park within easy reach, it’s easy to see why so many people flock to this rugged mountain town. That’s especially true when you add the incredible hospitality of our Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO into the mix.

At Antlers on the Creek, you’ll find a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere that perfectly complements your fabulous adventure. Our year-round hideaway is the perfect antidote to our fast-paced world. This year, we invite you to experience all the best things to do in Durango, Colorado with us. Book your room today!

Exterior view of our beautiful Bed and Breakfast in Durango CO nestled in the trees.

Why We’re the Best Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO

Our Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO is a nature lover’s paradise. We’re situated on the outskirts of downtown, on beautiful acreage directly across the street from the portions of the San Juan National Forest and the Perins Peak State Wildlife Area – home to some of the best hiking trails in Durango. It won’t take long to fall in love with our stunning paradise and understand why we’re still the best Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO.

As lovers of travel, we understand the importance of tending to the small details of your stay, creating in our Inn a relaxing home away from home that feels as comfortable as it is elevated. Each guest room at our Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO is outfitted with comfortable beds and plenty of luxurious touches, including cozy linens, plush towels and robes, and lavender-scented toiletries.

Just like home, our cozy Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO will also have plenty of delicious homemade snacks and treats for you to enjoy throughout your stay. Each morning, we’ll treat you to one of life’s simplest pleasures: a homemade breakfast. Our chef, Brittany, creates a delectable feast each morning. It’s not only delicious and satisfying but sure to be the perfect fuel for a day full of enjoying all the best things to do in Durango.

When you’ve all but exhausted your muscles in the vast wilderness surrounding us, head back to our Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO, and take a soothing dip in our hot tub, which overlooks our scenic grounds. There’s truly nothing else like it in town.

The Durango to Silverton Train is one of the best things to do in Durango Colorado, and it's easy to enjoy when you stay at the best Bed and Breakfast in Durango CO

The Best Things to Do in Durango, Colorado

Durango, Colorado is a quintessential Old West Town. It’s perhaps best known for the Narrow Gauge Durango to Silverton Train, but that’s just one of the many great things to do in Durango, Colorado. As mentioned, there’s something here for everyone – from outdoor enthusiasts and foodies to avid art and history lovers.

We highly encourage you to grab tickets for a seasonal ride aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Guage Railroad. Once you’ve done that, it’s time to explore everything else the exciting Four Corners has to offer. Below, we’ve curated a list of ten more fantastic things to do in the area.

  1. Given that Perins Peak State Wildlife Area is just across the street from our Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO, it’s a great place to start your adventures. Here, you can find some of the top things to do in Durango, Colorado in one accessible location! Perins Peak is perfect for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and more, but it’s just one of many fantastic places for these popular outdoor activities!
  2. About 30 minutes west of our Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO is Mesa Verde National Park – a journey that’s more than worth your time. Mesa Verde National Park protects the rich cultural heritage of 26 Pueblos and Tribes and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s also an International Dark Sky Park, making it a fantastic place for stargazing.
  3. Don’t miss the incredible Canyon of the Ancients National Monument, one of the top-rated things to do in Durango for history lovers. This area is the country’s most archaeologically dense swath of land, with at least 8,300 recorded sites that preserve valuable evidence of Native American cultures.
  4. Fly fishing, especially on the Animus and San Juan Rivers, is one of the most popular things to do. Fly fishing is a year-round activity here, with the most popular seasons being spring and fall.
  5. If you’re here in the winter, head to Purgatory Resort for exceptional downhill skiing and snowboarding, or visit the Durango Nordic Center for a more relaxed winter afternoon.
  6. Get a feel for the Old West and take a walking tour through historic downtown Durango. There are plenty of historic buildings to admire and stories to learn.
  7. While you’re exploring downtown Durango, take some time to visit local art galleries. There are several art galleries in downtown Durango, with art representing a range of influences from our Southwest and mountain cultures.
  8. While it may surprise you, Durango is a surprising foodie town with more restaurants per capita than food-famous San Francisco. Durango restaurants are diverse and sure to satisfy everyone’s taste & style. A few of our favorites include Mamma Silvia’s Italian Restaurant, East By Southwest, and Carver Brewing Company.
  9. Scenic rides on the Durango to Silverton Train aren’t the only way to experience the majestic beauty of the Four Corners. One of our favorite things to do in Durango, Colorado, is to head out for a scenic drive full of untold adventures. There are several in the area, but one of the best is the San Juan Skyway Scenic and Historic Byway. It’s a 235-mile loop that takes you through charming mountain towns and breathtaking natural scenery.
  10. Visiting local hot springs is one of the most relaxing things to do in Durango, Colorado, and a great way to soothe your tired muscles after many days’ of epic adventures in the rugged wilderness. The most popular is Durango Hot Springs Resort and Spa, home to 26 outdoor pools, but others include The Springs Resort and Spa and Overlook Hot Springs in Pagosa, or Wiesbaden Hot Springs and Orvis Hot Springs in Ouray.


With so many fantastic things to do in Durango, it’s easy to see why guests keep coming back to stay with us at our top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO. Are you ready for a new adventure this year? Don’t wait until we’re booked up – book your room at our Bed and Breakfast in Durango, CO today!