Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

A Weekend of Festivities in Ouray!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Mon, Nov 30, 2015 @12:51 PM

Yule Weekend in Ouray, Colorado- Festive fun for all!

Celebrated for generations, the Yule Night marks several current traditions celebrated during the winter months. Originally known as 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 shop windows to keep winters dark and long nights aglow.

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Winterfest in Ouray - a Month of Joyful Fun!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Thu, Nov 26, 2015 @05:42 PM

The tiny, yet mighty town of Ouray yet again plans on outdoing itself this holiday season.

Holiday lights, winter festivals, games and fireworks - all make up the next month, as the people of Ouray celebrate the season. Regardless of the festivities you share with your family, an escape in the winter wonderland that is Ouray is beyond compare. A day exploring the serene area surrounding town, or wandering through the shops on Main Street is an excellent way to enjoy the winter holidays.

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Get excited for the 7th annual Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Festival in Ouray!

Posted by Faith Parry on Mon, Nov 23, 2015 @08:13 PM
When thinking about Southwest Colorado, the image of a 4x4 traversing high mountain passes, or hardy athletes as they brave the ice in the Uncompahgre Gorge. It is easy at time to overlook the wide variety of agricultural treasures the rich land provides.
For the past seven years, the Wine Chocolate and Cheese Festival has opened our eyes to the variety of amazing goodies right in our back yard! Focusing primarily on wine with a touch of everything else, the Festival is an awesome opportunity to sample a number of healthy, local gift ideas.
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A Quiet, Peaceful Holiday in Ouray

Posted by Sarah Martin on Mon, Nov 02, 2015 @09:27 AM

November is time for giving thanks. Few destinations offer the same festive appeal as Ouray for Thanksgiving. There is no easier place to feel grateful in your surroundings than this beautiful, cozy mountain town.

Experience Ouray in a quieter, intimate setting. November is the perfect time to see the town in a new light as the summer season comes to a close. Enjoy a quiet getaway in Ouray this year for Thanksgiving. Let yourself be pampered, as you are served dinner, then return to the hotel for a soothing soak in the all natural mineral hot springs.

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