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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

Grab Some Grub at Mineshaft

The Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs strives to make your Ouray experience a memorable and relaxing one. While you’re busy admiring the mountain views and exploring the various sights, you probably don’t want to spend too much time figuring out where to have a fulfilling meal. Thanks to the Mineshaft restaurant, you can dine…Continued

Warm up With Some Weekend Sketch Comedy

The workday stress combined with the frigid winter temperatures means most of us could probably go for unwinding once the day is close to over. If you like to laugh and enjoy watching sketch comedy, you may want to head over to the Sherbino this weekend to check out the “It’s All Fun and Games…Continued

Ride the Rockies Returns

Are you a fan of cycling? If so, now is the time to start training for the 35th edition of the popular Ride the Rockies bicycle tour. The event is returning to the southwest Colorado area for the first time since 2017 and will see riders travel from Durango through several towns, including our own…Continued

Thrillist Recommends Visiting Ouray

You may be familiar with the online media website Thrillist which has focused on sharing some of the best entertainment, drinks, food, and travel for years. Recently, the website published a story on The Best Places to Visit on a Trip to Colorado. Making the list was our neighbor Telluride but if you continue to…Continued

Colorado Ghost Towns Are a Glimpse of the Past

To fully appreciate the richly fascinating history of Ouray, it’s worth visiting some of the ghost towns that still stand, providing a glimpse into the past. Though the majority of them are easily reachable, some of them are hidden away high above the mountains and may require some experience with off-roading to reach. Before Denver…Continued

It’s All Systems Go for the Ouray Jeep Raffle

After some facing some hurdles, there is some positive news to report about the 2019 Ouray Jeep Raffle: it will be returning for its 55th year! The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office recently gave the Ouray Tourism Office the final OK to proceed with the sale of the raffle tickets online and in-person to raffle…Continued

Support Locally at the Ridgway Farmers Market

Have you been to the Ridgway Farmers Market yet? If you haven’t checked out this great opportunity to support farmers, local agriculture, and small businesses, the market is returning this Friday, September 6. Why not take the opportunity to spruce up your next meal with some fresh ingredients. For those unfamiliar with Ridgway Farmers Market,…Continued

Explore the Historic Hot Springs Loop

Hot springs during the summer may not seem like the ideal way to cool off, but they’re a different experience than going to a public pool or the beach. Hot springs are known for their possible health benefits, from the minerals that help the skin to the muscle ache and pain-relieving effects. Colorado is famous…Continued

Explore the Ouray Sights During the Summer

Where will you be driving to this summer? Maybe you want to take the family some place where everyone can appreciate the beauty of nature. Summer in Colorado may likely be unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before thanks to its stunning natural beauty. The website Out There Orlando recently took a look at some of…Continued

Improvement in Store for the Ouray County Courthouse

Ouray, Colorado is packed with historic sights, and the Ouray County Courthouse one of its most historic and iconic. This building has been around since the late 1800s and it even made an appearance in the classic 1969 western True Grit, starring John Wayne. If you’ve passed by the Ouray County Courthouse lately, you may…Continued

Run a 1K for a Good Cause

Lace up your running shoes. Next month, our neighbor Ridgway will debut the first ever Ridgway 1K Rally Through the Alley! This unique spin on the popular running events will allow participants—or should we say “art-letes”—to run as they discover various sculptures and hidden poems. The event concludes at the town park. There are many…Continued