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.
Set in the San Juan Mountains, Ouray Colorado has lots to offer visitors. Visiting Ouray is a delight for the senses, with fresh mountain air, hot springs, the sound of the Uncompahgre River, and beautiful scenery all around.
When it comes to things to do, the Ouray Ice Park is a must-see if you're visiting in winter. The human-made ice climbing park is a fantastic day out for the whole family, and unlike anything else in the world.
Find your perfect Ouray cabin rental -- the choice is wide and there are vacation rentals to suit all types of traveler. Rentals based in the town center are best for easy access to all the attractions. From pet-friendly rentals in Ouray, to ones with hot tubs, mountain views, full kitchens, a variety of rooms, and a washer dryer, you're sure to find your new home away from home.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ouray. The warmest months in Ouray are April and June, when temperatures reach 81 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Ouray is October with 8.41 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.17 inches of rain.
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At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and more. Ouray has 704 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. When traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Ouray is available at $12 per night. A typical accommodation in Ouray costs on average $241 per night.
If you have to have an internet connection during your stay in Ouray, then you can choose from over 130 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 10 accommodations that include a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 5 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Ouray, you'll want to pick from 121 places to stay that provide parking. We have 11 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 80 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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