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Participate in the 14th Annual Ridgway River Festival

Ridgway River Festival (RiverFest) is a family-friendly celebration of the Uncompahgre River and surrounding community, featuring river races of all ages, live music, local food and drink, children’s activities, and watershed educational and cultural programs. “Junk of the Unc” is the day’s highlight, a race in which a boat built of scrap materials is steered…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

All Aboard! Visit the Ridgway Railroad Museum

Ridgway, Colorado, is home to the Ridgway Railroad Museum, which is dedicated to preserving the history of railroading in Ouray County and the surrounding areas. The museum offers a 16-acre facility with a half-mile loop to operate narrow gauge equipment. The Ridgway Railroad Museum, which opened in 1999, is dedicated to the history of Ouray…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

Take a Journey Through Time in Ouray

Ouray’s natural beauty and spectacular mountain views spurred its rise in popularity. Visiting a hot springs, going skiing or ice climbing all have become popular tourist attractions in recent years. Even so, Ouray has never lost its history, as evidenced by the numerous museum and historic site visits available. Due to its enormous collection of…Continued

Take a Bite Out of the Best Food in Town at Mineshaft

The picturesque mountain retreat of your dreams awaits you in Ouray, Colorado. Snow-capped mountains and stunning views of the Colorado Rockies surround Ouray. At the cozy Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs, you’ll find the seasonal Mineshaft Restaurant, providing an ideal and delicious meal to round out your day of exploring Ouray’s rich history.  Whether…Continued

Tips for Beginning Hikers in Ouray

Hiking has numerous mental and physical health benefits. It can assist you in getting in better shape, reducing stress and even enhancing your mental abilities. Here are some ideas for hiking beginners as the weather heats up and you consider trading in your skis for hiking boots: Hike with a Friend It’s crucial to hike…Continued

6 Ghost Towns Anyone Can Explore Around Ouray, Silverton and Telluride

The Ouray, Silverton and Telluride areas are full of ghost towns. Due to the unforgiving elements of winter, most ghost towns in the area are now bare, with only a few buildings remaining. However, all these ruins contain echoes of the past. Though many of these ghost towns are in rural terrain only accessible by…Continued

5 Ways to Keep Yourself Motivated until the Spring

The holidays are long gone and still winter appears to be dragging on forever, making it difficult to find something to look forward to. However, soon spring will be here with warmer weather and longer days. But until then, here are some tips for remaining motivated throughout these last few cold weeks:  1. Pull out…Continued

Pet-Friendly Adventures in Ouray

At Ouray Colorado Lodging, we know that there is no greater adventure than ones spent with your four-legged best friend. Luckily, Ouray is known for being pet-friendly and full of plenty of opportunities to spend some quality time with your dog. Our Ouray Colorado lodging location even offers pet-friendly rooms, so you and your pal…Continued

Ouray is One of America’s Best Mountain Towns

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, it isn’t hard to see why Ouray is among America’s best mountain towns. Called the “Switzerland of America,” our town is full of beautiful views, recreational activities, friendly locals, history, and plenty of places to sit back and take it easy.   There may not be any ski…Continued

Relax in the Colorado Mountains at Twin Peaks Lodging & Hot Springs

Twin Peaks Lodging Hot Springs, Ouray lodging, offers you one of a kind relation experience. Our amenities will help you find your zen and explore new adventures. Catch up with friends at the seasonal Tiki Bar or relax by the natural gas fire pit in the winter, all while taking in gorgeous views. We also…Continued