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This itinerary is infinitely customizable and will be tailored to suit your personal interests and schedule!

We come to the Rocky’s when we need renewal and wonder. Denver is a good jumping-off place and a perfect combination of the New West and Western lore.  Stretch out from here, and you’ll reenergize at the world’s largest hot springs—the mineral waters are a balm. (Meet a burro on the way.)

Explore the Canyon of the Ancients, and check out a few wineries nearby, producing organic wines. Raft a clear river, take a steam-train through the canyons and mountains of a National Forest, treat yourself to local arts and jewelry. Stay in a century-old resort spa, and historic hotels.  Adventure into the wilds, and savor authentic western cooking. Be well, and feel exuberant... 

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Included Unique Activities

  • Private Interactive Mine Tour
  • Soak in the World’s Largest Hot Springs
  • Rafting the Animus River
  • Steam Train on Ridge of the Rocky’s
  • Gourmet Tasting Menu with a View


  • 1-night Luxury Historic Denver Hotel
  • 1 night World Famous Hot Springs Resort
  • 3 nights Victorian-era Hotel, Durango
  • 1 night Hot Springs Resort with a View
  • 2 nights 5 Star Legendary Colorado Resort


  • Self Drive - Car Rental Reserved in Advance (not included in cost)

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