Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

The Easter Bunny visits Ouray and Ridgway, Colorado!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sat, Mar 31, 2012 @09:31 AM

Celebrate Easter with a lovely Brunch and the Elks 45th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in the San Juans!

Since 1899, the Ouray Elks Lodge has operated in the community providing events and activities in addition to scholraships and financial assistance through it's charitable fundraising.

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Upcoming Events in Ouray Colorado: April 2012

Posted by Karen Avery on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 @11:09 AM

Ouray Colorado Calendar of Events: April 2012

While it is true that April is quiet in Ouray, we continue to serve visitors at our hotel in southwest Colorado all year long.  And, although it can be nearly buttoned up, a closer look reveals many gems.  The weather in the San Juan Mountains tends to be a little unpredictable, but it is a wonderful time of year for rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation.  The hot springs are just as warm, the daffodils grace the hillside and the first migratory birds start to arrive for the season.

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Evenings in History in Ouray County Colorado - Summer 2012

Posted by Karen Avery on Wed, Mar 14, 2012 @09:41 AM

Southwest Colorado History Comes Alive During the Summer in Ouray

Just because it is summer doesn't mean you can't be learning!  Throughout southwest Colorado and especially in Ouray and Ridgway, Colorado history buffs as well as Western Heritage neophytes revel in a treasure trove of historic sites, museums, educational programs, and guided tours throughout the region.  

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St. Patty’s Day in Ouray!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Fri, Mar 09, 2012 @06:36 PM

Who would have thought - St. Patrick's Day in the Switzerland of America!?!

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Photography in Ouray Colorado Excites Year Round

Posted by Karen Avery on Fri, Mar 09, 2012 @04:03 PM

Picturesque Ouray Colorado Provides Dramatic Photo Ops

Winter in Ouray is quiet, peaceful and offers hotel guests a wonderful respite away from their busy and hectic lives at home.  It also offers photographers a wonderful backdrop for a night on the town!

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The Wright Opera House Welcomes James McMurtry to Ouray in March

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Thu, Mar 01, 2012 @09:10 PM

Stay in Ouray for a weekend of music and fun!

Spend the day enjoying the beauty of the San Juans. With plenty of ice for climbing, snow for sledding, and water for soaking, what better way to end the evening than a concert in one of the most historic venues in Southern Colorado? Since the grand opening in 1888, the Wright Opera House has served the city of Ouray as a venue for art and culture, as well as a distinct addition to the Ouray Historic District.

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