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Travel Tips for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

The greater likelihood of inclement weather for travel is one of the major concerns with Thanksgiving. Traveling during the holidays can be stressful enough, but if you’re driving a long distance and snow is expected, the stress increases twofold. However, you can be ready for anything by following these guidelines. Consider Traffic The day before…Continued

Come Check Out These Shops in Ouray!

Ouray is fortunate to be home to a large number of exceptional artists, craftsmen, and creative store owners. Shops in Ouray offer unique and special gifts, as opposed to the uniformity of goods offered at your local mall chain stores. Below are just a few shops where you can discover high-quality things that are unique…Continued

Visit One of These Ouray Restaurants

If you plan on spending the day hiking in the mountains, visiting the many historic sites around Ouray, or exploring the various ghost towns in the area, you’re going to work up an appetite. Ouray is not only rich in history, but it also has a ton of fantastic restaurants, and we have a couple…Continued

Spooktacular Halloween Events Near Ouray

There are only a few days left until Halloween! Several fun and spooky events have popped up across Colorado, including right here around gorgeous Ouray. Prepare to have a spooky good time close to Twins Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs if you live in or plan to visit Ouray this Halloween with these spooktacular events: …Continued

Visit These Ghost Towns This Halloween Season

Who does not enjoy a chilling ghost story? Like the rest of the southwestern United States, Colorado is rife with abandoned settlements. In the mountains around Ouray, you can find remnants of abandoned mining towns and the roads that once connected them. Most require four-wheel drive, but a few can be navigated by 2-wheel drive…Continued

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