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Visit the Ouray Alchemist Museum

Aside from its hot springs at Ouray lodging and beautiful trails, Ouray is perhaps most well known for its wide array of interesting museums. One of the most popular ones you can visit by appointment is the Ouray Alchemist Museum, filled with a collection of medical and pharmaceutical products that go as far back as…Continued

The Wright Opera House

The Wright Opera House is an Ouray staple, celebrating 132 years of entertainment. Built in 1888 by the Wright family, its original intention was to balance the town’s mining culture with performance art, designed to be the center of entertainment for the entire county. In 1983, the building was put on the National Register of…Continued

More Ghost Towns Near Ouray

Ghost towns are some of the most popular attractions across the Rocky Mountains and the Western United States. After decades of a booming mining industry, entire towns were just left to collect dust. Their history preserved in run-down and abandoned buildings is a gold mine for the modern-day history buff and ghost town aficionado. There…Continued

Ghost Towns Near Ouray Colorado

Who doesn’t love the thrill of a ghost story? Colorado is crawling with ghost towns, much like the rest of the southwest region of the United States. In and around Ouray, you’ll find old mining roads along the hills and old towns abandoned with them. Most of them are accessible by four-wheel-drive vehicles, but some…Continued

5 Road Trip Tips For a Fun Drive

Hitting the open road soon? When heading for Ouray Colorado Hot Springs by car, make sure you adequately plan to ensure you have a safe and comfortable drive. No matter how far you will be traveling, make sure you prepare for the highway. It can be easy to fall into a daze while driving, so…Continued