Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Make Yule Fest a weekend of fun in Ouray, Colorado!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sun, Nov 27, 2011 @08:04 PM

December 9, 10 and 11, 2011, celebrate the season with Ourays own unique version of Yule Fest.

Originally celebrated on the longest night of the year, the traditional lighting of the Yule log was begun to light the night sky. Now, we light the Christmas tree, and decorate our shops and homes with bright lights to keep the long dark nights of winter aglow.

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Winter Packages & Savings in Ouray, CO

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, Nov 23, 2011 @07:38 PM

Ouray Colorado is the perfect place for an amazing winter getaway!

Of the many places to visit in southwest Colorado, Ouray, is at the top of the list. Weighing in at a mere 8 blocks long by 8 blocks wide, it is "tiny but mighty." With natural hot springs onsite, the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs offers a great place to enjoy a Colorado vacation or a simple weekend getaway in Ouray. The Box Canyon Lodge is a premier "hot spot" for those who love Colorado natural hot springs. They offer discount hotel rooms, especially during the winter. Here is a listing of current vacation deals available.

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Welcome winter at the 3rd Annual Wine & Chocolate Fest in Ouray!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sun, Nov 20, 2011 @06:52 PM

End a great Yule Night with a sampling of decadent goodies and live music at the Ouray Community Center!

Once the parade is over, and the christmas lights on Main Streets are lit, head on down to the Ouray Community Center this December 10, 2011 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm for a fun filled evening enjoying local wines, chocolates and other decadent delights! The change of venue can now accomodate live music and dancing, as well as being handicap accessible! For the first time, the event will feature live music from local quartet, the Chameleon Ensemble who will be paying Celtic and Chamber music.

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Ouray, Colorado's Box Canyon Lodge & Ice Climbing – A Perfect Match

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Mon, Nov 14, 2011 @07:43 PM


-Book Box Canyon Lodge’s Ice Climbing Getaway for just $450-


There are many benefits to getting away with friends.  Expenses are split, enjoyment is shared and memories are made.  If you and your buddies are ready for a getaway as unique as your friendship is, head to Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs in beautiful Ouray, Colo., (a.k.a. ‘Switzerland of America’) to try your hand – or pick! – at the sport of ice climbing. 

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Local Restaurant and Brewpub in Ouray Colorado - don't miss it!

Posted by Guest Blogger on Sat, Nov 12, 2011 @10:14 AM

The Ouray Brewery is busy enough to make anyone thirsty for a growler!

Aug 9, 2010 was a big day for the Ouray Brewery when they opened their doors and became the only brewpub in the City of Ouray. Not only were they the only brew pub, they were also the only spot in town where one can enjoy roof top dining. Centrally located in the heart of Ouray's main street,the Ouray Brewer is open all winter, almost every day, and is working to make your visit with them memorable regardless of the time of year.

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Ouray Hotel offers Best Thankgiving Day experience!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, Nov 02, 2011 @03:46 PM

Thanksgiving in Ouray, the Gem of the Rockies- a perfect holiday escape!

November is here, ushering out the last leaves of fall, and welcoming the winter season with open arms. The holidays are fast approaching, even as the busy summer has ended and school just begun. What better time to take a break, and prepare for the months to come?

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