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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

Sights to Explore on a Biking Trip

With the wealth of natural sights to explore, Ouray and the surrounding areas provide an abundance of excitement for anyone looking to immerse themselves in its many vistas. A bike trip reveals many sights, and we’re here to highlight a few. The San Juan Scenic Skyway extends over 200 miles and comprises a portion of…Continued

Return to the Hot Springs of Ouray

Several of the hot springs in Colorado have begun reopening following COVID-19 closures, though this year’s experience of a relaxing soak might not be quite the same experience as in the past. Let’s briefly look at a few of the already open hot springs and/or resorts for dipping in Ouray and the nearby area. We’ll…Continued

New Executive Order Allows Recreational Activities Again

For those wishing to enjoy the outdoors again, the Colorado governor recently announced a new executive order somewhat loosening restrictions on outdoor activities. Families with young children, for example, will be able to able to visit playgrounds again. Those that like to go swimming can also take a dip again. However, restrictions are in place.…Continued

Staying in Our Ouray, Colorado Hotel

We can’t wait to have you as a guest of Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs. We’re also very well aware of the factors that affect travel, though. If you wish to experience while staying with us, several new measures have come into effect regarding COVID-19 that you may want to become acquainted with. As…Continued

The Tuneful Song Sparrow

Depending on how long you’ve been reading our blog posts, you may have noticed and enjoyed some of the ones we did focusing on the wildlife. Today we’re focusing on another one of the animals that roams the landscapes, one that you may have come across before stay at home orders became a thing. Of…Continued

All Eyes Are on the Ouray Via Ferrata

Barring unforeseen circumstances, the highly anticipated Ouray Via Ferrata is setting its sights on opening to the public this Memorial Day weekend. This opening will add yet another alfresco recreational experience to Ouray’s already expansive list of activities. The Friends of the Ouray Via Ferrata nonprofit will be kicking things off by offering early access…Continued

Enjoy Delicious Food from Mineshaft Today

Because of the coronavirus, just about every restaurant is taking preventative measures by offering delivery and takeout only options. We completely understand that there may be days when you don’t want to cook and want a quick meal. Thanks to the Mineshaft restaurant, we will be happy to deliver a meal to your door. Mineshaft…Continued

Keep the Body Hydrated With Mineral Water

Have you discovered the great taste of Smart AZ Minerals yet? We invite you to check out the collection of ionic mineral water, packed with great benefits for the body. The Smart AZ Minerals website has a richly distinct assortment of water enriched with important minerals such as calcium, iodine, magnesium, zinc, and more. These…Continued

Ouray’s Ties to True Grit

Even if you have only a limited knowledge of the Western film genre, you probably know the name John Wayne. The actor, producer, director, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom became synonymous with the genre. Despite his many films and acting talents, however, there was only one that would earn him an Academy…Continued

A Little Ouray, Colorado Trivia

Because of a certain virus, the stunning landscapes and rich history of Ouray may require waiting until social distancing is no longer a thing. In the meantime, some interesting if perhaps not entirely useful facts about Ouray can help you learn a little more about it once the time comes to see it in person.…Continued