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A Little History on Chief Ouray

Depending on your familiarity with Ouray, Colorado, you may know that the city as well as the county were named after the Native American chief Ouray of the Ute tribe. Born in New Mexico during the 1800s, details such as his spouse Chipeta and the disappearance of his son Queashegut. Other details regarding his life…Continued

Last Chance to Save and Stay With the Autumn Adventure Package

There is arguably nothing quite like experiencing the fall in beautiful Ouray, Colorado. With the rich assortment of natural colors, sights, history, and distinct flora and fauna, it’s an escape from the hubbub of larger cities tucked away near the majestic San Juan Mountains. If you haven’t already, there is still time to book your…Continued

Can You Tell a Moose from an Elk?

Moose were introduced to Colorado once again over three decades ago. However, they are often mistaken for elk despite the considerable differences between the two. Failure to spot the difference between elk and moose may result in fines for those seeking to hunt elk. Moose belong to the deer family and are the largest in…Continued

Enjoy a Day on the Water

The Ouray Hot Springs Pool is one of the options you may have available when looking for some outdoor fun this fall season. Another option you may not be quite as familiar with is Montrose Water Sports Park (WSP), one of Colorado’s largest water parks aimed at people seeking something as simple as wading in…Continued

Experience Europe in Ouray

Were you thinking about doing any international fall traveling to somewhere like Europe, you may be out of luck as Europe is currently preferring that American visitors stay away due to the pandemic. While it’s not Europe, Colorado is one of the places you may wish to consider visiting. The Know Outdoors recently talked about…Continued

The Broad-Tailed Hummingbird Is an Aerial Acrobat

Among the different types of birds dwelling within or close to Ouray, Colorado, the broad-tailed hummingbird is among the most fascinating. Its length is about four feet and the colorful green backs and crowns plus the white breast, visible on both males and females, make it hard to miss. Despite their similarity, males are marked…Continued

More People Are Safely Enjoying the Outdoors in Ouray

Are you exploring Ouray’s outdoors? You may have noticed that more people are camping out in the campgrounds and renting vehicles designed for the off-road. These people are trying to stave off the loneliness by exploring some of Colorado’s more remote and not so dense areas where they can still feel secure, socially distant and…Continued

Ouray, Colorado Receives Another Shout Out

When people think of Colorado, they often think of major cities like Denver or Aspen but if you’ve been reading this blog long enough, you know Ouray remains something of an undiscovered gem. A website we’ve mentioned a few times in the past is OutThere Colorado which often highlights some of the best outdoor experiences.…Continued

The Benefits of a Deep Tissue Massage

Often times massages and spa treatments are categorized as “something you do for pleasure”. Most people can’t take time out of their day to visit a spa or get a massage. Though these treatments can leave you feeling luxurious and brand new, many don’t know that these treatments are extremely beneficial to the body. A…Continued

The World’s Original Spa

Hot springs have been around for centuries and have become a popular attraction over the years. Ouray, Colorado is home to some of the most popular hot springs. Natural hot springs are formed by the geothermally heated water that surfaces the earth’s crust. These naturally heated pools provide many health benefits, it is no wonder…Continued

Try Taking on a “14er”

Colorado features over forty different mountains soaring over 14,000 feet into the skyline. These summits are commonly referred to as “fourteeners” and they are especially popular spots to visit during the summer and fall season. If you’re thinking about taking on a “14er” sometime during your Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs stay, there are…Continued

Enjoy a Getaway with Our Summer Fun Promotion

Summer is here and we are eager to see you at Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs! As a way of encouraging you to spend some of the season in beautiful Ouray, Colorado, we’re excited to announce our Summer Fun getaway promotion packed with fun, relaxation, and great dining. Book two nights in a single…Continued