Independence Day Events at The Wright Opera House

For those of you fortunate to have today off, the Independence Day festivities are already happening in and around Ouray. If you’re anywhere near The Wright Opera House, we have a few suggestions to check out for the holiday. The first of four Gunfight at High Noon or Dancin’ the Six Shooter Two Step performances…Continued

Discover the Incredible Uncompahgre Gorge

Formed partially by the Uncompahgre River, Uncompahgre Gorge is a deep canyon that’s also formed by Red Mountain Creek and it is located just south of Ouray. On its northern end, the gorge flows into a box canyon which also serves as the home of the popular Ouray Ice Park. To get to Uncompahgre Gorge,…Continued

What to Do Near Ouray

During your relaxing stay in our Alpenglow vacation rentals, chances are you’ll feel inclined to get out and explore what’s around, especially if it’s your first time in Ouray. The neighboring area is rife with historic sights to explore and it is also packed with activities that perfectly complement your vacation experience. Let’s start with…Continued

Discover Mesa Verde National Park

Have you visited Mesa Verde National Park in Montezuma County yet? If not, you should definitely add it to your itinerary when you stay at one of the Alpenglow Vacation Rentals. This massive park was created by President Theodore Roosevelt way back in the early 1900s and today, it is a World Heritage Site with…Continued

Fun Facts About Colorado

A fun thing to do in conversation with close friends and family is sharing random facts. With so many places across the United States, there is a colossal wealth of trivia waiting to be discovered. For today’s blog, we would like to share some interesting facts about the state of Colorado. Just about anyone who…Continued