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There are plenty of Durango pumpkin patches, but the PEANUTS The Great Pumpkin Patch Express on the Durango train is an annual favorite for kids of all ages — including the adult versions.

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Actually, kids will be saying, “I found a great pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” during the Durango train’s annual Peanuts The Great Pumpkin Patch Express that is set to depart Oct. 11 (and Oct. 12, 18 and 19). The Durango train ride is perfect for even the littlest travelers because it’s only half an hour to the pumpkin patch. Once there, passengers disembark and can spend the next 1 1/2… Read More

Sure, picking out costumes and trick-or-treating are huge parts of Halloween fun, but nothing beats the spooky glow of a front porch filled with jack-o’-lanterns. Grabbing a pumpkin in front of the grocery store or from of one of those parking-lot pumpkin patches will do in a pinch, but there’s nothing quite like going to an actual pumpkin patch to roam the rows in search of your perfect jack-o’-lantern match — and… Read More

Poor Charlie Brown. Always waiting for the Great Pumpkin to arrive and always disappointed. No, wait. That was Linus. Anyway, maybe you will see the Great Pumpkin during the Durango & Silverton railroad Peanuts™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express train that departs Durango on Oct. 12 and 13 and Oct. 19 and 20. Even if you don’t spot THE Great Pumpkin, you’ll definitely find Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy and, yes, pumpkins. The half-hour train ride… Read More