Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Holiday Dining Options in Ouray

Posted by Karen Avery on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 @08:01 AM

Southwest Colorado is a Winter Wonderland!

The end of the year is fast approaching. We will soon bid 2014 goodbye, and journey into a New Year of adventures.

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Holiday Traditions Live on In Southwest Colorado

Posted by Guest Blogger on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 @07:24 AM

Ouray Hotel Honors the Tradition of Mistletoe at Christmas and where it came from.

 

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Best Five Snowshoeing Areas Around Ouray, Colorado

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Mon, Dec 08, 2014 @09:39 AM

Snowshoeing in the San Juan Mountains - An Adventure Not to be Missed!

So often when one thinks on winter activities, the mind travels to downhill skiing, ice climbing and snow mobiling. Speed and adrenaline rule the day! Snow shoeing and cross country skiing are often overlooked by many a winter enthusiast.

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Winterfest in Ouray!

Posted by Guest Blogger on Fri, Nov 28, 2014 @10:06 AM

A Season of Wintery Fun is Upon us in Ouray County! 


Winterfest
 is a season of wintery holiday events from Thanksgiving to the Ice Fest in January. We kick off the season with Small Business Saturday November 29th. Start the day with a delicious breakfast at Cavallo’s Restaurant  and then shop till you drop in Ouray’s fantastic and one-of-a-kind shops. End the day on 7th Ave and Main at 7 pm with a Christmas tree lighting, caroling , hot drinks and s’mores. Don’t forget to sign up on Amex’s website to qualify for their $10 rebates for shopping local.

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19th Annual Ouray Ice Fest in Switzerland of America This January

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Jan 07, 2014 @08:35 AM

Intense Competition, Outstanding Events and Extraordinary Good Times Await at the 19th Annual Ouray Ice Fest January 9 - 13, 2014!

For close to two decades, the Ouray Ice Park has welcomed climbers from all over the world. As the years have passed, the number of climbs in the park have grown, as has its popularity as a World Class park, drawing climbers from near and far to traverse the ice in the Uncompahgre Gorge. 
With a viewing station set up for specators, that feels as if you are right beside the climbers, the Ouray Ice Festival is truly a sport enthusiasts dream location.
The Ouray Ice Festival has grown along with the park, encompassing not only the awe inspiring competitive climbs, but also embrasing the desire to share knowledge and of course, have a good time.
Don't miss a moment of this weekend; whether you are a seasoned climber here to win a piece of the prize, or new to the sport, Ouray will feed your passion for adventure this Ice Fest!

Thursday January 9, 2014

Presentation by Kristen Kelliher 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm at The Main Street Theater (630 Main Street)

Kristen Kelliher has won national acclaim as the youngest person to summit the top peak in all 50 states in the country. She will be joining the festivities in Ouray immediately after completing the second of the Seven Summits, Aconcague in the Andes. Somewhat new to the sport of ice climbing, this young lady has already accumulated an impressive resume as a top athelete.

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Dining and Entertainment over the Holidays in Ouray!

Posted by Guest Blogger on Sat, Dec 21, 2013 @10:50 AM

Ouray’s very First Christmas with a dash of Vinegar

 

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The Ouray Victorian Yule Fest Weekend December, 2013

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Dec 10, 2013 @05:39 PM

Shopping, Live Music, Wine, Chocolate and Cheese and Santa - All in Ouray This Yule Fest!

Winter is upon us. We have survived Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday with flying colors. The holidays are in full swing, and Ouray is ready for Yule Fest.

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Ouray and Ridgway Events in December, 2013

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Tue, Nov 19, 2013 @09:35 AM

Ouray County is Your Holiday Headquarters this December!

As the Holiday season gets into full swing, our thoughts are often awash in a whirlwind of wish lists and party preparations. As we struggle through crowded stores searching for that special something, it is easy to become overwhelmed, eventually resorting to the ever popular gift basket filled with the same goodies we bought last year.

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Ouray Ice Park - Best Ice Climbing in Colorado

Posted by Guest Blogger on Mon, Nov 04, 2013 @09:16 AM

The Sun Rises on Another Season at the Ouray Ice Park

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Events this February in Ouray and Ridgway, Colorado

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Mon, Jan 21, 2013 @09:25 PM

Enjoy a New Adventure in Southwest Colorado this February!

February. The shortest month of the year. With only 28 days in the month, the activities are filling the calendar for Ouray and Ridgway. At the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, every day is Valentines Day, what with our awesome cedar tubs on the hillside, and our fantastic location, The Box Canyon is a perfect romantic escape, and this year, the month offers plenty of entertainment for couples and family alike!
From exciting performances at the Wright Opera House, to figure skating workshops at Rotary Park just outside of town, to karaoke, there is something for everyone in Ouray County this month!

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