Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Upcoming Events in Ouray and Ridgway, Colorado: March 2012

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sat, Feb 25, 2012 @09:11 AM

Believe it or not, the best time to visit Southwest Colorado for a quiet escape filled with snow is in March!

When considering a winter getaway with snow covering the ground in a pristine blanket of fresh powder ripe for snow angels and ski trails, the image of Christmas trees and New Year’s resolutions may come to mind. 

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Nordic Ski Race in the San Juan Mountains this March!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, Feb 22, 2012 @09:39 PM

The Sneffels Half Loop Backcountry Nordic Ski Race on the Northern flanks of the Sneffels Range.

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Box Canyon Falls In Ouray is Wonderful in Winter

Posted by Karen Avery on Sun, Feb 19, 2012 @10:04 AM

Ouray is a great Spring Break Destination with Kids in Southwest Colorado

Even though it seems like Spring Break is nearly upon us in Southwest Colorado, many beautiful winter photos of Box Canyon Falls (Box Cañon Falls) in Ouray remain.

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5th Annual Wine & Whiskers Carnival in the Uncompahgre Mountains!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, Feb 15, 2012 @08:37 AM

Dancing, fashion, food and fun for a great cause in Southwest Colorado! 


Saturday, March 10, 2012, spend the evening Mardi Gras style with fantastic food, a live and silent auction filled with spectacular finds while dancing the night away all in support of our furry friends in Southwest Colorado!

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Hot Spring Break Ouray Colorado Style

Posted by Karen Avery on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 @08:18 AM

Ouray, Colo. — Spring break doesn’t have to be all about sand in unmentionable places, girls gone wild and sweaty bars. This spring break do something really hot – book the Hot Springs Break Special at Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs in Ouray, Colo. (a.k.a. Switzerland of America).

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Raise your spirits with great food, drinks and friends in Ouray!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Feb 07, 2012 @11:59 AM

O'Brien's Pub & Grill in Ouray, Colorado serves up awesome entertainment to heat up the winter!

It's Saturday night. You have had a great day enjoying all of the winter activities the San Juans have to offer; ice climbing, skiing, sledding, soaking in the mineral hot springs, finished off with a fantastic dinner at one of our many great restaurants, but the night is young and there is still fun to be had!

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2012 Race Series in Ouray County

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sat, Feb 04, 2012 @03:36 PM

This year, join your fellow runners in the Ouray County Race Series!

John Ferguson, track and field coach for Ouray School, and president of the Mount Sneffels Education Foundation, has been working with the community to create a race series beginning in May, which will comprise of six seperate races which will be held in Ouray County from May through October this year. Mr. Ferguson and his fellow Board Members believe that by linking the races, a broader awareness of Southwest Colorado and the varied terrain will reach more fitness enthusiasts to the area, making each race a more competitive experience.

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Romantic Weekend Getaway in Ouray : Things to do for Valentine's Day

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, Feb 01, 2012 @05:14 PM

The best restaurants in Ouray, Colorado make this a special Valentines Day for all!

There will be several dining options in town on Valentines Day, from simple and easy to decadent romantic feasts:

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