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Get Ready for the 49th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival!

The 49th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival is a fantastic way to start the summer season in Colorado.  Attendees will have a memorable 4-day camping experience under the stars, with a diverse range of performers from all genres. This year’s music-filled festival will take place in the historic mountain town of Telluride from June 16th to…Continued

The Ouray Mountain Air Series Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

The Ouray Mountain Air Series presents its 10th annual concert series. These free events, held in Ouray’s lovely Fellin Park on Thursdays in June, are well-received by the entire community as families of all ages prepare for sun-filled afternoons, pleasant evenings, and picnics at Ouray’s favorite outdoor event!  There will be food, beer, wine, spirits,…Continued

Check Out These Stunning Upcoming Hot Air Balloon Events

You’re missing out if you’ve never been to one of Colorado’s hot air balloon events. The high altitude of Colorado makes it ideal for sending hot air balloons into the sky. Here are four fantastic hot air balloon events taking place across the state this summer:  Erie Hot Air Balloon Launch Dates: May 21-22 Location:…Continued

Hiking in Ouray: Silvershield Trail

The nature and origins of trails in the Ouray area vary greatly depending on where they are located. The southern half of the county is characterized by steep, strongly mined terrain. Early miners in this area began building trails in the mid-1870s and continued for several decades after that. Above Ouray, the Silvershield trail connects…Continued

All Aboard! Visit the Ridgway Railroad Museum

Ridgway, Colorado, is home to the Ridgway Railroad Museum, which is dedicated to preserving the history of railroading in Ouray County and the surrounding areas. The museum offers a 16-acre facility with a half-mile loop to operate narrow gauge equipment. The Ridgway Railroad Museum, which opened in 1999, is dedicated to the history of Ouray…Continued

Sledding in Ouray

Winter is in full swing here in Ouray. With a Colorado winter comes plenty of fun winter sports – something our state is known best for! With the mountains and hills surrounding our Ouray Colorado lodging location, you won’t be hard-pressed to find something to do during your stay.   One of Ouray’s favorite pastimes?…Continued

New Hot Springs Open at Twin Peaks Lodging

Our new hot springs’ grand opening is just around the corner, and to celebrate, we’ve put together a special package for vacations in May 2022! The two-day package runs for $499.99 (including taxes and fees) and will feature a variety of benefits, including:   A two night stay in either a single, king, or two…Continued

How Much Does It Actually Snow in Colorado?

When you think of Colorado, snow-capped peaks may be what comes to mind. While Colorado does see much more snow than many regions in the United States, especially in elevated areas (like where Ouray Colorado lodging is), it isn’t quite an arctic wonderland.   Colorado experiences roughly 300 days of sun in a given year…Continued

How the Cold Can Affect Your Skin

Cold weather is particularly tough on skin, and while Colorado isn’t one of the coldest places in the United States, temperatures can still get pretty low, not to mention the wind. This is especially true for areas with higher altitudes since the wind picks up and the temperatures drop the higher you go. Our Ouray…Continued

What to Wear in Colorado During Winter

There really is no bad time to visit Colorado. For one, the views from up high are always amazing – beautiful wildflowers in the spring and summer, changing leaves in the fall, and snowy cliffs in the winter. Each season brings its own array of outdoor activities. You may have heard that dressing in layers…Continued

National Parks to Visit in Colorado

It’s no secret that Colorado is full of natural phenomena from border to border. In the warmer months, you can explore the beauty of the water with white water rafting and hiking, and when it turns cold, skiing, sledding, snowboarding, and tubing are a popular pastime and a great way to take in the scenery.…Continued

How Ouray Got its Name: Chief Ouray

The town where our Ouray Colorado lodging location sits translates to arrow in the Ute Language. The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe is one of the three federally recognized tribes in the Ute nation, spanning from southwestern Colorado, northwestern New Mexico, and a small portion of Utah. The town was named after Chief Ouray, the son…Continued


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