Here are some family-friendly activities to do in the area:
Mesa Verde National Park: Located near Durango, this park is known for its well-preserved cliff dwellings and offers guided tours, hiking trails, and educational programs.
Aztec Ruins National Monument: Located in Aztec, this monument is home to ancient ruins and offers tours, a museum, and a picnic area.
Farmington Museum at Gateway Park: This museum located in Farmington, showcases the history, art, and culture of the area through exhibits, events, and educational programs.
E3 Children's Museum & Science Center: A children's science museum in Farmington featuring hands on and interactive exhibits as well as a toddler room for kids to romp around.
Fly High: A trampoline park in Farmington accommodating littles to bigs and beginners to seasoned jumpers.
Powerhouse Science Center: Located in Durango, this interactive museum offers hands-on exhibits and educational programs for kids and adults alike.
Animas River Trail: This 7-mile trail in Durango offers a scenic path for walking, biking, and fishing along the Animas River.
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad: Take a train ride through the scenic San Juan Mountains on this historic railway, located in Durango.
Three Rivers Brewery: This family-friendly brewery located in Farmington, NM, offers craft beers and pub fare in a casual atmosphere.
Durango Arts Center: This nonprofit arts center located in Durango showcases the work of local artists through exhibits, performances, and workshops.
Farmington Civic Center: Located in Farmington, NM, this center hosts a variety of performances, concerts, and events throughout the year.