Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Four Seasons in Southwest Colorado

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, May 17, 2017 @05:35 PM

Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, the majesty of the San Juan Mountains is Second to None!


When the last of the snow has melted from the highest peaks, the rivers run high, and the reds blues and yellows of a world of flowers create a rainbow accross the land.

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Ouray Hot Spring Pool Renovations Almost Complete!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, Apr 12, 2017 @05:20 PM

Anticipation is growing for the opening of the Ouray Hot Springs Pool. 

Built in 1927, the Ouray Hot Spring Pool has been an attraction for people all over the world eager to experience natural hot springs without the strong odor of sulfur found in other areas.  The million gallon pool boasted different soaking areas, as well as a lap section and later a fun obstacle course in addition to the slide, making it a wonderful place for family fun.

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Budget Friendly Family Fun Abounds in Southwest Colorado this Winter!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 @12:55 PM

A Winter Wonderland of Adventure awaits in beautiful Ouray, Colorado!

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Earth Day is Every day at this Ouray Hotel!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sun, Apr 05, 2015 @02:15 PM

It's Easy to be Green at the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs!

With our all natural mineral hot spring tubs tiered on the hillside in the courtyard, The Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs is like an oasis from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Local Hotel Invites You to Relax and Play in Ouray!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Mar 03, 2015 @10:33 AM

All the Comforts of Home and More at the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs!

Recently, while picking up some supplies for the hotel, the cashier realized where I was from, and began gushing about the Box Canyon Lodge.

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Four Reasons to put Ouray, Colorado on Your Bucket List

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Mon, Jan 19, 2015 @12:45 PM

From soaking in the sulfer free hot springs to adrenaline pumping adventures, Ouray invites you to share the magic!


The area surrounding Ouray is a haven for the adventurer. The mountains seem to call out, begging to be explored. Every season holds a lifetime of experiences, the biggest question is where to begin?

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Indian Summer Continues in Ouray County

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sat, Nov 01, 2014 @02:06 PM

Warm Weather continues into Daylight Savings in the San Juan Mountains!


October in Ouray was amazing. Every day, we watched with bated breath for the snow to fall, covering the earth with a blanket of white for Trick or Treaters to trudge through on a quest for the best candy in town.

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Ouray Hotel Offers Great Incentive to Off Season Visitors!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Sep 09, 2014 @10:54 AM

The Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs is the Perfect Winter Escape!


At the Box Canyon Lodge, we love our guests. Whether you have been visiting us for years, or this is your first time to the property, every guest becomes a part of what makes us great.

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Historical Ouray County

Posted by Karen Avery on Wed, May 28, 2014 @03:35 PM

From Mining to Ranching to Soaking in Natural Hot Springs; The Beauty of Ouray County is Everlasting!


The Ute Indians arrived in what is today known as Ouray County about 1300 AD to find a land formed some 35 million years ago by firs and ice. Immense volcanic eruptions resulted in deep, lava formed craters. The most recent Ice Age scoured the mountain valleys, carving great amphiteatres, cliffs and peaks. the Utes valued the Uncompahgres based on abundant wildlife, plentiful streams, and of course the natural hot springs. For ages, the Ute tribe lived in harmony with the land.

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Ouray Lodge Offers Hot New Spring Break Special!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, Feb 12, 2014 @06:41 AM

Take A Break In The San Juan Mountains This Spring!

It is never too early to start planning the next adventure for you and your family and friends. Often, Spring Breakers imagine beaches and parties and throngs of people bustling all around, but it doesn't have to be that way. Why not plan a getaway that has something for everyone in a place where time seems to stop?

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