Destination guide

The historic area of Silverton awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Silverton. This city's skiing, mountain views and local tours draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Silverton

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Silverton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kendall Mountain Recreation Area (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Silverton Mountain Ski Resort (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Purgatory Resort (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Bear Creek Falls (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Mountain Village Gondola (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Telluride Ski Resort (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Silverton

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Silverton is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Molas Pass (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Ice Lakes Trail (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Island Lake (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Imogene Pass (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Town Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Bear Creek Trail (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Silverton

The nearest airport is in Telluride, CO (TEX-Telluride Regional), located 18 mi (28.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Durango, CO (AMK-Animas Air Park), which is 40.1 mi (64.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Station.

Where to stay around Silverton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,631 holiday lettings near Silverton. From 37 Cabins to 670 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Silverton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kendall Mountain Recreation Area: 42 holiday homes
  • Telluride Ski Resort: 1,107 holiday homes
  • Purgatory Resort: 177 holiday homes
  • Columbine Lake: 207 holiday homes
  • Dalton Ranch: 41 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Island Lake: 1,641 holiday lettings
  • Silverton Chamber of Commerce: 1,614 holiday lettings
  • Silverton Historical Society: 1,616 holiday lettings
  • Animas Forks: 1,441 holiday lettings
  • Molas Pass: 1,543 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Silverton 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 Cabins in Silverton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 37 Cabins in Silverton. Our other popular types of Silverton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 670 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 742 self catering accommodations

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 Silverton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 520 holiday homes with pool available in Silverton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.