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6-day adventure

Dinos & Dunes in the Colorado Desert

6-day adventure

Dinos & Dunes in the Colorado Desert

Venture into the Colorado desert to unearth mysteries of the past.
Duration
6 days
Group size
Up to 10 people
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English
6-day adventure

Dinos & Dunes in the Colorado Desert

6-day adventure

Dinos & Dunes in the Colorado Desert

Venture into the Colorado desert to unearth mysteries of the past.
Duration
6 days
Group size
Up to 10 people
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Venture with us into the Colorado desert to unearth the mysteries of the enormous beasts that once roamed these grounds. On this six-day road-trip adventure, we’ll dig into the prehistoric past of this wild and rugged terrain, traversing canyons, mountains, deserts, and dunes as we go. This trip is offered by Atlas Obscura. Once you've reserved your spot, our team will be in touch to help you prepare for the trip. Please note that flights to and from Denver are not included in the trip cost. This trip is limited to 10 travelers.

Airbnb Adventures

Airbnb Adventures

  • Meals and stays included

    Every adventure is fully planned, from activities to accommodations.

  • Led by locals

    Adventures are hosted by local insiders who immerse you in their culture.

  • One-of-a-kind access

    Explore places and communities you can't easily access on your own.

What's included

Food
5 lunches, 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners, snacks
Drinks
Water, tea, coffee, wine, beer
Accommodations
5 nights in a hotel, 2 nights in a resort, 2 nights in a yurt
Transportation
1 bus ride

Your itinerary

Where you'll be

The trip begins and ends in Denver, but in between we'll be road-tripping across CO's deserts, dunes, and dinosaur dig sites. We'll visit the Black Canyon, Crestone, Great Sand Dunes National Park, and some gorgeous hot springs.

Your host

Learn more about Rachel At Atlas Obscura

Rachel At Atlas Obscura

I'm your Atlas Obscura Program Manager. Since 2016, Atlas Obscura has been offering unusual trips to the world’s most extraordinary places. Our itineraries are developed in close collaboration with the locals and insiders who host them—our global community of explorers, artists, researchers, and experts who grant us access to unique places and amazing experiences. Your trip will be led by Dustin Growick. Dustin is the author of two dinosaur encyclopedias, the host of the YouTube channel The Dinosaur Show, and has worked in science education at the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Hall of Science, and as a traditional classroom teacher. Now, with museum colleagues around the world, Dustin specializes in creating unique, engaging, and educational experiences for people like you.

In partnership with Atlas Obscura

An Atlas Obscura Adventure

This trip is hosted by Atlas Obscura, the definitive guide to the world’s hidden wonders.

Atlas Obscura’s mission is to inspire wonder and curiosity about the world we all share. Atlas Obscura chronicles hidden places, incredible histories, scientific marvels, and gastronomical wonders. It also creates and curates unusual trips and experiences across the globe.

Guest safety

Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.

Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. The activity level for this adventure is moderate. We’ll be staying at several different hotels and resorts on our journey and there are a variety of rooming configurations available. Single travelers should…

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Rachel At Atlas Obscura
6-day adventure
Dinos & Dunes in the Colorado Desert
$3,178/person
$3,178/person