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What to Do Near Ouray

May 8, 2017 | Uncategorized

durangoRailroadDuring 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 the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. If you’ve never experienced the old school feel of traveling on a classic coal fired, steam-powered locomotive, listen up. This train makes its way through the railroads that at one point in history were used by miners, cowboys and settlers from the old west, it’s an amazingly classic experience! As the train chugs along you’re going to see some captivating and breathtaking canyons located within the serenely remote San Juan National Forest wilderness.

Nature lovers should also visit Mesa Verde National Park, a designated United Nations World Heritage Site acclaimed for its stunning cliff dwellings and its 600+ years worth of intriguing mesa occupation.

If you visit during the winter, definitely take some time to visit Telluride where you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding on the mountains. Anyone can enjoy a lesson regardless of age so you can ride down the side of the mountains and marvel at the beautiful scenery.

This update is provided by Alpenglow vacation rentals located in Ouray, Colorado and presented by Twin Peaks Lodge and Hot Springs. We provide unique Ouray Colorado condos and townhouses located near some of the best restaurants, shops, and activities in the city. Call 866.739.4917 or 970.919.0380 for more information or to make your reservation.

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