Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Ridgway Event - Love Your Valley Festival May 16, 2015 from 1pm -6pm

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Fri, May 08, 2015 @10:17 AM

Music and brews in Ridgway Hartwell Park next weekend!

With 18 Colorado Micro Breweries in attendance the $20 tasting fee will get you a lot of tastings and a souvenir glass. If you don’t want to drink the event is free. There will also be food vendors serving BBQ or Thai.

Read More

Tags: things to do in ridgway, ouray music, ouray, Love Your Valley Festival, ouray event, things to do in ouray, ridgway event

Whine & Whiskers Weekend in Ouray County

Posted by Guest Blogger on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 @02:19 PM

Since 1994, the Second Chance Humane Society has worked in Ouray, Montrose and San Miguel Counties to provide a safe refuge for lost and displaced pets.

With strong community support, they have grown from a small group of volunteers offering foster services, to a new facility able to provide shelter to a large number of pets as they wait to find their forever homes.

Read More

Tags: things to do in ridgway, ouray music, ouray, ouray event, things to do in ouray, ridgway event

Weehawken Offers a Variety of Activities in Ouray County

Posted by Guest Blogger on Sat, Jan 24, 2015 @09:01 AM

Weehawken Creative Arts is a non-profit organization serving Ouray, Ridgway, Montrose and Silverton. 

Weehawken offers classes and programs for all ages that include: visual arts/fine arts, fiber arts, movement, music, photography, craftsman arts, creative writing, culinary arts, horticulture, miscellaneous topics tied to the creative process, and performing arts – including a full dance program.

Read More

Tags: things to do in ridgway, ouray, ouray event, things to do in ouray

Southwest Colorado Town Offers Many Services for the Holidays!

Posted by Guest Blogger on Tue, Dec 23, 2014 @12:14 PM
Read More

Tags: christmas holiday, things to do in ridgway, southwest colorado, ouray, fall colors, box canyon lodge & hot springs, things to do in ouray

Seven reasons to visit Ouray

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sat, Oct 25, 2014 @10:27 AM

Nestled in the San Juan Mountains, Ouray County is a Natural Treasure.

Once central to a booming mining industry, Ouray County now relies mainly on tourism, recreation, ranching, construction and still some mining. Its two towns, Ouray and Ridgway, remain true to the best of the Western Colorado tradition - a relaxed, meaningful quality of life that many only dream about.

Read More

Tags: things to do in ridgway, things to do in southwest colorado, colorado vacation, ouray, 4WD, box canyon lodge & hot springs, things to do in ouray

Second Annual Sneffels Fiber Festival in Ouray County

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sat, Sep 13, 2014 @09:32 AM

Food, Fun and Fiber in Ridgway Colorado September 2014.

Read More

Tags: things to do in ridgway, box canyon lodge & hot springs, ouray event, things to do in ouray, ridgway event

San Juan Chamber Music Fest - Four Great Concerts all Around Ouray

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Wed, Aug 06, 2014 @11:16 AM

The San Juan Mountains Sing August 20 through the 24, 2014!

Ouray County Performing Arts Guild works year round to provide Ouray County with quality events in music, dance, theater and other genres. A non-profit organization, OCPAG sponsors presentations and performers of the highest caliber in the performing arts for the enjoyment of Ouray County’s residents and visitors.

Read More

Tags: things to do in ouray colorado, things to do in ridgway, ouray music, san juan mountains, ouray event, ridgway event

Free Fun for the Whole Family in Southwest Colorado August, 2014!

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Mon, Jul 28, 2014 @01:48 PM

Weehawken Creative Arts Invites All to Attend the 30th Annual Ridgway Rendezvous Arts & Crafts Festival This August 9 and 10, 2014 in Ouray County!

Yet again, Weehawken has outdone itself with the upcoming Ridgway Rendezvous. Artists from all over Colorado and beyond will gather to share their creativity at the event in Ridgways Hartwell Park.

Read More

Tags: things to do in ridgway, things to do in southwest colorado, southwest colorado, box canyon lodge & hot springs, ouray event, ridgway event

Whats Happening in Ouray and Ridgway this August 2014

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Sat, Jul 19, 2014 @01:13 PM

Southwest Colorado is Bursting with Excitement this August!

Summer is here in the high country! Flowers are still blooming, and the grass is green and inviting. Hiking trails are abundant with life and energy as four wheel drive enthusiasts play in the Jeeping Capital of the World.

Restaurants and shops on Main Street offer a variety of interesting and original gift ideas and meals that are second to none. The museums are a perfect place to cool off and enjoy a moment travelling abck in time to a Ouray unlike the one before you, and yet similar enough to take your breath away.

Live music and plays at the Wright Opera House draw visitors to one of the most spectacular historic venues around, and the staff at the Box canyon Lodge & Hot Springs are here to make every moment exciting and memorable.

Thursday, April 17 through Saturday, November 15, 2014 - "How the Local Mountains Got their Names" exhibit at the Ouray Museum from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Have you ever wondered how the peaks around Ouray got their Names? Our special exhibit answers these questions and more. See photos of the local peaks with detailed descriptions of where the names came from.

Read More

Tags: things to do in ouray colorado, things to do in ridgway, things to do in southwest colorado, colorado vacation, southwest colorado, ouray, 4WD, box canyon lodge & hot springs, ouray event

Ouray and Ridgway Events this July 2014

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Thu, Jun 19, 2014 @01:23 PM

Ouray and Ridgway are Bound to be a Blast this July!

Every year, once the sun has melted all of the snow from the high regions, folks travel to Ouray County, where they can escape the heat and enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures. From concerts in the park, to jeeping in the high country, hiking and shopping and enjoying great food with interesting people, there is an air of camaraderie that permeates the area, a oneness with nature that is profound and freeing.

Read More

Tags: things to do in ridgway, ouray music, southwest colorado, ouray, ouray event, things to do in ouray, ridgway event