The Magic of Million Dollar Highway

Have you experienced a trip through the famous Million Dollar Highway? If you have yet to travel through Million Dollar Highway, the trip isn’t necessarily that long. At a mere 25 miles, its length is fairly short. However, it more than makes up for its somewhat brief length with lots of things to see and…Continued

Ouray’s Famous Attraction Welcomes You Once Again

If you have yet to experience a winter in Ouray, Colorado, definitely add it to your bucket list. From the snowcapped San Juan Mountains to the vivid kaleidoscope of nature, classic sights, and the wealth of different things to do, winter is an ideal reason to spend the chilly season in scenic Ouray. In case…Continued

Discover Alpenglow in 2019

We’ll be saying goodbye to 2019 in a matter of weeks, which means an entire year to start thinking about where you would like to go and what new experiences you’re in the mood for. Have you thought about one of the Alpenglow vacation rentals? It’s a great option if you’re in the mood for…Continued

Celebrate Independent Film This Weekend

Ouray, Colorado is no stranger to film. In fact, the Ouray County Courthouse was famously used in the classic 1969 Western film True Grit starring the legendary late actor John Wayne. With its ghost towns, mountains, and abandoned mines, it’s a frequent favorite for anyone scouting for a scenic location to shoot a film. Speaking…Continued

Celebrate Halloween at the Sherbino Theater

Have you made any plans for All Hallows’ Eve yet? Perhaps you already have a brilliant costume idea for this year but you don’t know where to go to celebrate Halloween and show off your creativity. If that’s the case, you may wish to head over to the Sherbino Theater over in neighboring Ridgway on…Continued

All About the San Juan Mountains

The mountainous backdrop you see whenever you happen to glimpse pictures of Ouray is the rugged mountain range better known as the San Juan Mountains, considered part of the Rocky Mountains. As part of the Colorado Mineral Belt, the mountains are known for being heavily mineralized and they played a significant role during Colorado’s silver…Continued

Ouray’s Incredible Waterfalls

The common adage “a picture says a thousand words” applies quite appropriately to nature. Waterfalls, in particular, evoke plenty of emotions and are so picturesque that they’re among the most common sights in nature photography. Ouray is full of scenic sights and sure enough, there are beautiful waterfalls to explore and admire. Let’s take a…Continued

Winter in Ouray, Colorado

The winter is beautiful in Ouray, Colorado with ice, snow, and the impressive scenery to enjoy as well. People go ice climbing, skiing, and enjoy all the winter activities there are to experience, then afterward they go to the hot springs to thaw out. Winter in Ouray is great. Besides the snow and hot springs,…Continued

Rocky Adventures in Ouray

Ouray is situated in the perfect spot for the exhilarating activity of rock climbing! The San Juan mountains are right next to Ouray, and they have some of the best mountaineering and rock climbing routes around. If you’re a rock climber, then you’ll like this place! Part of what makes rock climbing here so fun…Continued

Experience the Thrill of Perimeter Trail

With its location nestled in the San Juan Mountains, Ouray’s hiking appeal makes perfect sense. With so many different trails offering picturesque vistas of the landscape and a hearty walk, how do you go about choosing the best trail if time is limited? Allow us to introduce the incredible Perimeter Trail. In terms of vistas,…Continued