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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

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

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

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