Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Five Must Haves to Drive The Million Dollar Highway Any Time of Year

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 @10:04 AM

Driving the Scenic Highways of Southwest Colorado is not as scary as you think.

The 76 miles of US Highway 550 between Durango and Ouray, Colorado, often referred to as the Million Dollar Highway, is a combination of three (3) mountain passes accross some of the most breathtaking scenery the country has to offer. One of the most frequently asked questions we get from our guests is whether the road will be open when they are planning to visit.

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Tags: scenic drives, san juan skyway, southwest colorado, colorado, box canyon falls, motorcycles, ouray colorado, san juan mountains, million dollar highway

Kyle Petty Charity Ride to travel through Ouray May 2, 2012

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 @09:52 PM

Scenic Southwest Charity Tour travels the Million Dollar Highway!

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 27, 2012) – The Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America announced today the course for its April 28 – May 4 cross-country motorcycle trek. More than 175 riders will join the 18th anniversary ride beginning in Napa, Cal., and travel over 2,500 miles before finishing at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Founded by former NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Petty, the Charity Ride raises funds and awareness for Victory Junction, a camp created to benefit children with chronic or life threatening illnesses.

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Tags: scenic drives, san juan skyway, motorcycles, million dollar highway

Ouray County Roads 2 & 4: Oft Overlooked 4WD & Scenic Drive Gems

Posted by Guest Blogger on Sun, Jun 26, 2011 @10:59 AM

Off the Beaten Path 4WD and Motorcycle Roads in Ouray County Colorado for Wildflower Viewing and Fall Foliage


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Tags: scenic drives, 4WD, jeeping, motorcycles, dirt bikes