The real fun begins as temperature drop in Pagosa Springs. With Christmas around the corner, High Country Lodge invites you to step back into history, and enjoy family time with Santa visits, train rides, and many more Christmas festivities. Find the perfect gifts at our local shops and holiday markets. You’ll love discovering all the whimsical things to do in Pagosa Springs in winter!
The Santa Express offers a winter wonderland where the whole family can enjoy wearing cozy pajamas and relax with loved ones as they gather for a train ride with Santa. Enjoy a cookie and hot cocoa as you explore this North Pole wonderland. Santa gets lots of visitors, so planning helps to make sure you get to see him.
Festival of Lights
Festival of Lights features a series of events throughout December to celebrate the holiday season, highlighted by the Festival of Lights Parade. The activities include cultural and artistic programs, performances and other festivities for the enjoyment and education of the general public. After the light show, make sure to check out all the other fun things to do in Pagosa Springs in winter.
Christmas in Durango
Christmas in Durango extends throughout December. This little mountain town comes alive with fun for all, from the adventure seeker to the holiday traditionalist. Downtown Holiday Shopping offers a collection of handmade treasures and gifts as well as local art and food. Check out the Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar for some traditional arts and crafts, food and fun entertainment.
Old Colorado City Holiday Market
Walk the holiday streets on Small Business Saturday with the best Victorian Christmas Celebration. Enjoy entertainment and treats as you shop specials and deals to support local small business. Santa’s Workshop is open until 8 pm every weekend until Christmas day. Don’t forget, there will be entertainment strolling the streets too!
Cozy Rooms and Fun Things to do in Pagosa Springs in Winter
When you stay at High Country Lodge you’ll experience Western hospitality in our premier lodging, from casual rooms to comfortable cabins, we have it all to make this the best winter getaway yet. When it comes to Colorado winter vacations for non-skiers, we have a wide range of other fun activities for our guests to enjoy. With beautiful scenery and a roaring fireplace, you’ll never want to leave your cabin, and that’s ok. However, there are various things to do in Pagosa Springs in winter too. So, feel free to layer up and explore our beautiful area. Book your rooms today!