Referred to as the Switzerland of America, Ouray is a stunning Alpine city that vacationers will find in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. This city is on the way to the Million Dollar Highway but it is home to fun recreational activities through the year. This includes everything from hiking and biking to off-roading and ice climbing; there is so much outdoor fun. The Main Street in Ouray is peaceful to walk around, with historic buildings and quaint shops. There are also cafés and restaurants, as well as breweries, for relaxing after a long day exploring the mountains.
Hikers will love Ouray, with all its scenic trails around the area. This includes Yankee Boy Basin, which has some beautiful hikes surrounded by mountain peaks. A popular trail for hikers is the journey up to Box Canyon Falls, where there are beautiful waterfalls to admire. To see the surrounding area, visitors can jump in a jeep and explore the San Juan Scenic and History Byway. In the winter, the main attraction in Ouray is the famous Ouray Ice Park. This is where visitors come to enjoy ice climbing. For some relaxation after recreational activities, there are the Ouray Hot Springs Pool.
For winter activities in Ouray, the best time to visit is between December and March.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ouray is in January, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ouray is in the high season in July. Ouray has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Ouray tends to be Friday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Ouray tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ouray. The hottest month in Ouray is July, when temperatures peak at 83 ˚F. The coolest month is April, when temperatures drop to -7 ˚F. The wettest month in Ouray is April with 4.34 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.26 inches of rain.
At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - VRBO, Airbnb, redawning and more. Ouray has 634 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Ouray comes in at $36 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $289 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Ouray can pick from 226 places to stay that provide WiFi. 14 places to stay include a breakfast. If you are driving to Ouray, you'll want to pick from 187 places to stay that provide parking. We have 3 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 72 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Ouray AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 8 providers, including 104 places to stay from VRBO, 41 accommodations from Airbnb and 41 places to stay from redawning.
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