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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

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

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

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

Christmas in Ouray

There’s no better way to spend the holidays than in a small mountain town covered in a blanket of snow. If you are staying at Ouray lodging, you’re in luck. The town happens to be called “the Switzerland of America,” and if you can believe it, it’s even more beautiful at Christmas time. It’s truly…Continued

Here’s the Top Thanksgiving Traditions in the United States

As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, many Americans will partake in these long-time traditions – whether you choose to stay home or vacation at Ouray Colorado hot springs. The truth is, no matter where we choose to celebrate, we can still reflect on all the things we are thankful for and look forward to in the new…Continued

Halloween in Ouray

Halloween will be taking place in just a few days, so we’ve compiled a list of some of the fun things you can do in the Ouray area when staying at Ouray lodging this Halloween! Enjoy the crisp fall air, beautiful scenery with changing colors, and fun for multiple age groups. Don’t forget to take…Continued

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