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Month: December 2018

Adventure Awaits: Fun Things to Do in Ouray, Colorado

Adventure Awaits: Fun Things to Do in Ouray, Colorado

Are you planning a trip to Ouray but need clarification on what awaits you? Fear not! Ouray is a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Colorado, offering attractions that cater to every traveler's interests. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, adventure seeker, or simply...

7 Reasons To NOT Use Airbnb For Your Next Vacation Rental

7 Reasons To NOT Use Airbnb For Your Next Vacation Rental

Airbnb has become a terrible platform for people who want to find a good vacation rental during their trips to other states, and it is even worse for people who are planning to travel to other countries with their family or friends. That is why you should understand...

Soak in the Springs of Colorado

Soak in the Springs of Colorado

The Ouray Hot Springs Pool is absolutely one of the places you should consider visiting Ouray, providing some great for family members of all ages. Do keep in mind that there may be restrictions in place, however. You may also try to venture outside and discover other...

Big Changes for the 2021 Ouray Ice Fest

Big Changes for the 2021 Ouray Ice Fest

Since December, the popular Ouray Ice Park has been welcoming recreational climbers, with mask-wearing and social distancing requirements in place. Its opening usually marks the arrival of the Ouray Ice Fest. Ouray Ice Fest has been a highly frequented event for...

Experience a Real World Hallmark Film in Ouray

Experience a Real World Hallmark Film in Ouray

A major reason why the holiday season creates such an enchanting ambiance is how it transforms homes, businesses, and even nature in illuminated, beautifully festive decorations. Along with the chilly climate of the winter season, it’s easy to be fooled into thinking...

Consider Colorado for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Consider Colorado for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Due to the pandemic, many people have had to remain indoors. This could lead to unpleasantness like cabin fever, driving a need to spend some time outdoors. The Straits Times recently shared a story written by a woman who was dealing with a similar scenario and...

Ouray Ice Park Is Returning in 2020

Ouray Ice Park Is Returning in 2020

As the temperatures in Ouray drop, it usually means the Ouray Ice Park is getting ready to open its doors once again. You may have some degree of familiarity with this longtime, free attraction that draws amateur and professional ice climbers from various parts of the...

Experience the Thrill of a Via Ferrata

Experience the Thrill of a Via Ferrata

A website we’ve frequently highlighted in past blogs is OutThere Colorado. It often publishes lists of several notable outdoor places and experiences worth checking out while living or visiting Colorado, and Ouray—or places near Ouray—tend to be common among these...

Visit Ouray During Your Fall Road Trip

Visit Ouray During Your Fall Road Trip

Now that the fall is here, you may be thinking about some of the activities to enjoy safely outdoors while soaking in the cooler weather and admiring the lush fall colors. The website 5280 recently shared a post talking about a few of the “Perfect Fall Road Trips” and...

Colorado Man Achieves Incredible San Juan Mountains Feat

Colorado Man Achieves Incredible San Juan Mountains Feat

The San Juan Mountains are a rugged mountain range found in the southwestern area of Colorado, known for being highly mineralized. The range was highly active during the age of gold and silver mining, with numerous camps and long since abandoned ghost towns, remnants...

Animas Forks Provides a Glimpse into the Past

Animas Forks Provides a Glimpse into the Past

Among the many notable sights found in the San Juan Mountains and beyond Ouray are the remnants of the once-thriving Colorado ghost towns. Such ghost towns were at one point in history rife with miners looking to try their hand at achieving fame and wealth while...

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