Destination guide

Head to the secluded city of Hesperus

The lake, wildlife and gardens are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Hesperus. This relaxing and romantic city entices travellers with its skiing and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Hesperus

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Hesperus a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ski Hesperus (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Soda Canyon Overlook Trail (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Hillcrest Golf Club (18.7 mi / 30 km)
  • Dalton Ranch Golf Club (24.2 mi / 39 km)
  • San Juan Country Club (25 mi / 40.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Hesperus

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Hesperus is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Prater Ridge Trail (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Point Lookout Trail (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Farming Terrace Trail (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Knife Edge Trail (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Spruce Canyon Trail (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Petroglyph Point Trail (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Hesperus

The nearest airport is in Durango, CO (AMK-Animas Air Park), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Durango, CO (DRO-La Plata County), which is 22 mi (35.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Hesperus?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 321 holiday rentals near Hesperus. From 175 Houses to 73 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hesperus for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hesperus?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hesperus:

  • Purgatory Resort: 165 holiday homes
  • Columbine Lake (Purgatory Lake Drive): 193 holiday homes
  • Dalton Ranch: 39 holiday homes
  • Rockwood Estates: 32 holiday homes
  • Trimble Crossing: 26 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hesperus?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Hesperus. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Long House: 70 holiday rentals
  • Crow Canyon Archaeological Center: 83 holiday rentals
  • Animas Valley Mall: 19 holiday rentals
  • Cortez Cultural Center: 89 holiday rentals
  • Balcony House: 58 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hesperus listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hesperus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 175 Houses in Hesperus. Our other popular types of Hesperus holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 73 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 25 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 25 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hesperus?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 58 holiday homes with pool available in Hesperus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.