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Get Ready for the Fall Season

While September is bringing with it some toasty temperatures, the upcoming fall season in Colorado will soon bring a kaleidoscope of beautiful leaf colors throughout the state. Best of all, the show is poised to be one that will leave a huge, lasting impression. The fusion of encouraging winter snow, the wet spring and frequent…Continued

Animas Forks: A Fascinating Colorado Ghost Town

Exploring deep into the San Juan Mountains and the surrounding areas beyond Ouray will eventually reveal several ghost towns. At one point in time, these ghost towns were active with miners seeking to achieve fame and fortune while mining for gold. After the mining boom died down, the people left yet the many structures they…Continued

Enjoy Some Sherbino Sketch Comedy

The stresses of the workday coupled with the blazing heat of the summer season mean most of us could use a bit of unwinding after the day is almost over. If you have a good sense of humor and are a fan of sketch comedy, take some time to visit the Sherbino next Monday, Tuesday,…Continued

The Beauty of Perimeter Trail

To understand why Ouray, Colorado is referred to as the “Switzerland of America”, all you need to do is take a trip up the scenic Red Mountain Pass which provides a stunning view of Ouray. However, to get another glimpse that you may find even more captivating, you may wish to consider visiting the Perimeter…Continued

Start Making Your Summer Plans

With the start of the summer season on the horizon, you may be wondering how you’d like to spend the sultry season. Ouray is packed with things to do, but in case you need some reinforcement, you can check out The Gazette, which published an article last Sunday discussing “10 adventures for 2019 summer in…Continued

Restoring Red Mountain Pass

By now you’re likely very well aware of the notoriety attached to Red Mountain Pass. This treacherous roadway has earned a reputation for its excitement and danger during the summer, and it’s even more challenging during the winter season. The pass connects Ouray to its neighbor Silverton and can be found at more than 10,500…Continued

Take a Load Off in One of Our Hot Springs

The temperatures in Ouray, Colorado can tumble to some extremely low digits. Depending on your tolerance for cold weather, this may or may not be a good thing. Thankfully, at the Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs, our facilities are open 24 hours a day and the temperatures can reach 156 degrees to ensure you…Continued

Ice Climbing Practically Saves a Woman’s Life

Doing exercise or any kind of physical activity is often used as a way to cope with the stresses of life. Exercise is effective in getting rid of worries, managing anxiety, and keeping the body in tip-top shape. A recent CNN article highlights the story of a woman who also used a certain type of…Continued

Famous Colorado Mountain Pass Receives an Accolade

Hello and happy New Year! We are excited to welcome you as a guest of Twins Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs in 2019 and show you the incredible experience Ouray has in store for you. In the meantime, there is some intriguing news regarding one of Colorado’s most infamous mountain passes. Have you been off-roading…Continued

Enjoy the Musical Stylings of Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles

There is nothing quite like some smooth jazz to put you into a certain mood. Whether it’s the light tunes that evoke feelings of a certain time in your life or just the musicianship, some jazz is good for the soul. The vintage jazz band Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles has remained steadfast in…Continued

Colorado Sights and History

The town of Ouray, Colorado was named after a Ute Indian chief, Chief Ouray. Chief Ouray was raised in the Taos valley but moved to Colorado when he was 17 and became chief of the Uncompahgre Ute tribe when he was 35. While he was chief the white people were fighting for gold,silver, and land.…Continued

The Ouray Hot Springs Pool Gets Name Checked

What steps do you take when trying to find the best hot springs in Colorado? Do you fire up Google and search for something like “best hot springs in Colorado”? Perhaps you’ve come to rely on the numerous reviews featured in apps like TripAdvisor to help you make your decision. On the other hand, you…Continued