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This Weekend’s Events: Ridgway 1K and San Juan Barrel Festival

The San Juan Barrel Fest, taking place from 2:30 to 5:30 on October 1 at Hartwell Park in downtown Ridgway, is an excellent way to support the Sherbino while having fun.  At this event, barrel brewers and vintners from the Western Colorado region share a cask or barrel of something special. Each brewer or winemaker…Continued

The 8th Annual Sneffels Fiber Art Festival is Coming Up!

The 8th annual Sneffels Fiber Art Festival will take place on September 24 and 25 of this year at the Ouray County 4-H Event Center & Fairgrounds in Ridgway. The festival will be jam-packed with opportunities and activities covering all things fiber-related. Everybody who enjoys making their own fiber and wearable art will love this…Continued

Explore the Fall Colors of Ouray Today!

While September is bringing some warm weather, Colorado’s upcoming fall season will soon bring a rainbow of stunning leaf colors to the state. The best part is that the fall season is expected to have a profound, long-lasting impact. The combination of enticing winter snow, a wet spring, and frequent summer downpours has produced a…Continued

The Best Attractions In and Around Ouray

With top-notch lodging, dining options, and year-round activities, Ouray has been a popular mountain destination for tourists for more than 100 years. In addition to the world-famous Ouray Ice Park, Ouray is home to hundreds of miles of old Jeep roads, sulfur-free natural hot springs with breathtaking views, and fantastic backcountry and cross-country skiing. Continue…Continued

4 Reasons Why You Should Soak in a Hot Spring

Every morning, our Ouray Colorado hot springs welcome guests and residents with the warmest and most breathtaking vistas. The San Juan Mountains rise and fall like those on a book’s cover, allowing you to sit back and unwind. But besides the views, here are four other reasons you should take a soak in our natural…Continued

Seeking Adventure? Try These Summer Activities in and Around Ouray

There are a ton of things to do in Ouray no matter what time of year you decide to travel here. The high peaks that tower over Ouray at 13,000 feet are dotted with outdoor adventures. With these adventurous activities, you can take your summer to new heights. Hike the Ouray Perimeter Trail Consider taking…Continued

What Is the Best Time of Year to Visit Ouray?

Even in the winter, Ouray is a wonderful destination to visit. In fact, you’d be astonished at how much there is to do in Ouray year-round, regardless of the season. This “Little Switzerland” is best visited between mid-July and September. The 4th of July is a big deal, and the snow usually lasts until the…Continued

Ouray’s Best Trails to Hike This Summer

You won’t find any other hiking trails like the ones in Ouray. These trails are more scenic, exciting, and historically significant as most of the trails around Ouray were built in the 1870s by miners heading to the mines. If you’re planning a hike this summer, here are several trails to consider. The Perimeter Trail…Continued

Check Out These Stunning Upcoming Hot Air Balloon Events

You’re missing out if you’ve never been to one of Colorado’s hot air balloon events. The high altitude of Colorado makes it ideal for sending hot air balloons into the sky. Here are four fantastic hot air balloon events taking place across the state this summer:  Erie Hot Air Balloon Launch Dates: May 21-22 Location:…Continued

Hiking in Ouray: Silvershield Trail

The nature and origins of trails in the Ouray area vary greatly depending on where they are located. The southern half of the county is characterized by steep, strongly mined terrain. Early miners in this area began building trails in the mid-1870s and continued for several decades after that. Above Ouray, the Silvershield trail connects…Continued

Where to Go for a Cup of Joe

For some people, coffee is more than a beverage, it’s a way of life. There is nothing like walking into a coffee shop and being greeted by the aroma of freshly brewed coffee. If you’re in Ouray or the nearby area, there are a number of places where you can go to grab a cup…Continued

Hike the Perimeter Trail Around Ouray

Ouray’s Perimeter Trail is a fascinating six-mile hiking trip that boasts remarkably diversified landscapes. Hiking it involves approximately 350 feet of elevation gain and will typically take 4-5 hours to complete.  Perimeter Trail has remained a scenically, yet challenging route for locals as well as tourists. The route begins at the visitors center which also…Continued