Located in the scenic San Juan Mountains, Ridgway is a small, modernized municipality that’s known for its vacation rentals and outdoor recreation. In its past, Ridgway was a prevalent railroad stop, but today, is a charming vacation destination.
Visitors who enjoy the outdoors can spend their weekend camping at Ridgway State Park, where, in addition to sleeping under the stars, they can go fishing, swimming, and hiking on any of the parks trails before returning to their campsite which features an on-site laundromat and showers. Alternatively, visitors can create their own rock prayer stack in Dennis Weaver Memorial Park, or experience Ridgway’s wilderness by car by taking a drive up Owl Creek Pass.
Moving into the center of town, guests can take a skateboarding lesson at Ridgway State Park, play a game of golf at Divide Golf Club, catch a movie or concert at Sherbino Theater, admire local works of art at Cimarron Art Glass, or have a glass of beer and homemade pizza at Colorado Boy Pub & Brewery, which serves a variety of locally brewed beers. History lovers can satisfy their thirst for knowledge with a tour of the Ridgway Railroad Museum or scout the area for props from Western movies that have been shot in the Ridgway area.
The best time to visit the small town of Ridgway is July and August, when the weather is warmest and the sun is shining majority of the time. For the cheapest prices on rentals, however, spring and fall are the best times to visit.
Ridgway is home to a vast number of eateries and restaurants. Thai Paradise is the go-to spot for authentic Thai, while Eatery 66 is popular for its cocktails and handmade pies, and Cafe Ridgway a La Mode is the best place in town for a cold ice cream treat.
To keep its residents’ spirits up, Ridgway offers a variety of annual events which include the Love Your Valley Festival, Ridgway River Fest, Ridgway Spirit Fest, Ridgway Creative District Film Festival, and Noel Night. Ridgway Spirit Fest is a celebration and recognition ceremony of the various religions, faiths, and beliefs that live in the Ridgway community by way of art, music, lectures, and question and answer sessions.
Families visiting Ridgway can spend the day horseback riding with Deb’s Livery -- which offers guided tours for families with members of all ages, or enjoying a variety of water sports with RIGS Adventure Co. RIGS Adventure Co gives families the opportunity to go kayaking, white water rafting, tubing, and a number of other fun activities.
Pick the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, RedAwning, Priceline and many more. Ridgway has 383 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in Ridgway is just $29 a night. In general, a place to stay in Ridgway will cost you $214 per night.
If you would like to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 192 accommodations in Ridgway that have WiFi. 14 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 10 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Ridgway? Then choose one of the 182 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 78 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
237 accommodations in Ridgway have been reviewed; 69% are rated highly. 176 accommodations allow instant booking.