Travel Blogs from Ouray, United States

Durango - Ouray - Montrose - Gunnison, Ouray, United States travel blog

Durango - Ouray - Montrose - Gunnison

A travel blog entry by bengygi

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... named after Native American (Indian) Chief Ouray who was a peacemaker. It is also the site of 'Galt's Gulch' in Atlas Shrugged. Ouray is completely surrounded by mountains around 10,000 ft high. It has a real old mining town feel and lots of character. ...

The Switzerland of America, Ouray, United States travel blog

The Switzerland of America

A travel blog entry by stuffthejubilee

A stop over in the lovely Alpine town of Ouray in Colorado. A retro motel with piped Frank Sinatra playing into the rooms added to the feel of the ...

Fottur til Blue Lakes - Lower and Upper (3540 moh), Ouray, United States travel blog

Fottur til Blue Lakes - Lower and Upper (3540 moh)

A travel blog entry by familienvogt

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Etter en heller treg start med to slitne gutter kom vi oss av gårde. Det tok ca. 1 time å kjøre til "trailhead" for turen til Blue Lakes. Bildene taler for seg når det gjelder denne turen - helt utrolig flotte fjell og blomsterenger i alle farger. ...

Brew time in Colorado, Ouray, United States travel blog

Brew time in Colorado

A travel blog entry by mkuncio

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As I mentioned in my last post I was leaving Denver to head to Ouray where I would more than likely be spending a lot of time in Montrose where Dan's new brewery is. Dan started up the brewery with his mate Brandon who I had the pleasure to work with and ...

A Hike Down Memory Lane, Ouray, United States travel blog

A Hike Down Memory Lane

A travel blog entry by mexidane

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When Nevada and I get together we got a lot to talk about.   We reminisce a bit, talk about our recent past and the new additions to the family - some more than others, and of course discuss politics and guns.  2 things that we just can't ever ...

Officially my favorite mountain town.., Ouray, United States travel blog

Officially my favorite mountain town..

A travel blog entry by techhobo

.. maybe town period. And why have I only vaguely heard of it before now??? I've been through quite a few towns over the last year and a half (but actually not many in Colorado yet including Telluride.. so we'll see if this changes).. and this one is by ...

Spousal Reclamation, Ouray, United States travel blog

Spousal Reclamation

A travel blog entry by ronniebrown713

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... headed to the Durango airport to drop Olivia off for her flights to Denver and then to Atlanta. Ronnie had made a reservation at a Ouray hotel during his drive through yesterday, and had also bought tickets to a concert in a local playhouse in the middle ...

The Million Dollar Highway, Ouray, United States travel blog

The Million Dollar Highway

A travel blog entry by incajac

... of yellow, red, orange, and purple. We did the hike in the morning, then drove on the Million Dollar Highway to Ouray, a little town in the mountains that calls itself the "Switzerland of America." Later in the afternoon we drove west across the ...

Getting ready, Ouray, United States travel blog

Getting ready

A travel blog entry by bergerhof

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Hi all - isn't this a hoot!? Here we are at home, FRANTICALLY getting ready for our trip.  We hope we can figure out how to do this so those who wish can follow along with us on our adventures, and perhaps we'll send a few pictures here and ...

Ouray hiking part 2, Ouray, United States travel blog

Ouray hiking part 2

A travel blog entry by clarkyreno

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... , a few workouts, a fire by the river, and a lot of time at the hot springs.  (oh yeah,  alot of beer from Ouray brewery)  YUMMY!  Enjoy the second half of pictures. Hike 5-  Bridge of Heaven-  Total Length was 6 miles and a ...

Keep Calm and Go Jeeping, Ouray, United States travel blog

Keep Calm and Go Jeeping

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe

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... we could look out and see the stream winding through the edge of town at the base of the mountains surrounding the town of Ouray. While we unpacked everything, my parents and aunt went out to pick up the two rental jeeps.We weren't sure our grandparents ...

Glass Baubles...you must have been to Ouray!, Ouray, United States travel blog

Glass Baubles...you must have been to Ouray!

A travel blog entry by georgestrick

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... but we soon got her into the shoot and enjoying having us there! Then, we went for a quick walk up to the waterfall in Ouray before it started raining. We took our trademark "scared" photo on the top of the ridge before coming back down and heading off to ...

Box Canyon, Ouray, United States travel blog

Box Canyon

A travel blog entry by crossroadtrip

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Fifteen years ago I traveled from Portand, OR, to Ouray, CO, to ice climb in the box canyon.  The city of Ouray holds an annual ice climbing festival for a week in January.  I traveled with a dear friend and climbing partner Martin, and we met ...

Gunnison to Ouray, Ouray, United States travel blog

Gunnison to Ouray

A travel blog entry by hejomi57

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... and did not have time. Lunch at one of the overlooks then back on the road again to Montrose where we visited the Ute/Ouray Museum. Then to Ouray, checked into Hot Springs Inn just north of town and quick cruise of Ouray before dinner and ...

How do I do it?, Ouray, United States travel blog

How do I do it?

A travel blog entry by ocotillostb

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... the old mining remains.  They are plentiful here.  The weather is splendid.   Sat. night now...I went to the Ouray Octoberfest.  I met no less, than a woman who did the est training in 1973 with Werner...probably one of the first. ...

Lots goin on..., Ouray, United States travel blog

Lots goin on...

A travel blog entry by crossroadtrip

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O.K. so I have it on my heart to share some glimpses into life on the road.  Shower:  we have a solar bag shower that we hang up at the campsite and use from time to time.  We have had to go days without a shower due to the weather.  ...

Switzerland (of America), Ouray, United States travel blog

Switzerland (of America)

A travel blog entry by coyote81

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... of the snow capped San Juan mountains make for an unforgettable drive.  When we finally got down (whew!) we arrived in Ouray - another historic mining district. Ouray sits at 7,700 feet and is surrounded by 13,000 foot snow capped peaks on ...

Big news and an offer i couldn't refuse, Ouray, United States travel blog

Big news and an offer i couldn't refuse

A travel blog entry by pandd

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Arrived in colorado....ouray is much cooler, a mini switzerland....and very quaint. Went out for tea to 'the outlaw' a real darn tootin saloon... Had an offer i couldn't refuse..... It's the first time i've been asked 'do i want it dirty?'...... I said no ...

You Don't Have to be Crazy, But it Helps!, Ouray, United States travel blog

You Don't Have to be Crazy, But it Helps!

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe

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... to have dessert! Our dessert was pound cake with whipped cream, along with delicious strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries! It was wonderful, and we all loved it! It was great eating it with family in Ouray, Colorado. A perfect end to tonight! ...

The American Switzerland, Ouray, United States travel blog

The American Switzerland

A travel blog entry by clarkyreno

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... on trails that are not usually open this early in the season. I am very luck weather-wise.  Its just insane scenery in Ouray.  They call this area of Colorado, the American Switzerland.  I can see this.  the mountains are so unique and ...

jeep tour, Ouray, United States travel blog

jeep tour

A travel blog entry by hejomi57

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... checked out and checked in to Ouray Hotel (Hot Springs Inn had no space Sat night otherwise we would have stayed there).  Ouray Hotel cheap and basic but okay. Off to Switzerland of America Jeep tours at 1:30 for an excellent trip to Corkscrew ...

Fell in love with Ouray, Ouray, United States travel blog

Fell in love with Ouray

A travel blog entry by loupsvoyagent

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... cu Materhorn - coktailul e de-a dreptul charmant! Am o stare de euforie, nu mai vorbesc de hotsprings…luna, stele.   Ouray est absolument superbe, une sorte de combinaison de Vama Veche ou Nouvelle Orléans (atmosphère, monde relaxe, bars et ...

Ouray Walk & Million Dollar Highway, Ouray, United States travel blog

Ouray Walk & Million Dollar Highway

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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Scott did most of the photography today on the Durango & Silverton train, but here are a few shots from our Ouray walk research - spectacular little mountain ...

Driving back toward AZ, Ouray CO, United States travel blog

Driving back toward AZ

A travel blog entry by graciabarr

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... camping 2 nights (tho pampered, as I said). Next day, we took the very scenic, high (13k) route through Silverton and Ouray, down to Durango, then down thru Navajoland to Gallop, and over to Flagstaff. Stopped in Flagstaff for sushi, then on to the big ...

On Top of the World, Ouray/ Moab, United States travel blog

On Top of the World

A travel blog entry by karenmargulis

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Today was amazing! We decided at the last minute to take a jeep tour to Yankee Boy Basin to see the wildflowers. I had read about how spectacular they are and we weren't disappointed! We went with San Juan Jeep tours based in the Great Western Hotel. Our ...

54ym leryu9oe8rt, Ouray, United States travel blog

54ym leryu9oe8rt

A travel blog entry by cariverga

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... ;инул по San Juan Skyway в сторону Ouray, где планировал ...

Durango to Ouray, Ouray, United States travel blog

Durango to Ouray

A travel blog entry by mlparker27

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... or sprinkles route- Salida west to Gunnison on 50, 149 south to Lake City to South Fork to 160 west to Durango to 550 North to Ouray Throughout the day I saw evidence of at least 3 wildfires. This is that time of year in CO. One sign said Wild Fires in so ...

God Done Good When He Built This, Ouray, United States travel blog

God Done Good When He Built This

A travel blog entry by rmwright

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Today we traveled from Cortez up to Ouray and I do mean traveled up. We started at about 5000 ft and when we hit Lizard Pass we were at 10,222 feet. But the coach doesn't seem to mind climbing at all. Can usually maintain the speed limit. I was concerned ...

6 timers biltur fra Boulder til Ouray (2375 moh.), Ouray, United States travel blog

6 timers biltur fra Boulder til Ouray (2375 moh.)

A travel blog entry by familienvogt

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... www.beaumonthotel.com/) - etablert i 1886 og restaurert til opprinnelig stil i 2003. Helt fantastisk flott! Og veldig god mat også! Ouray er en nær autentisk gruveby fra 1890-1910. Det var sølv og gull det gikk i. Utrolig sjarmerende liten by med ...

Just another day in Paradise, Ouray, United States travel blog

Just another day in Paradise

A travel blog entry by ocotillostb

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... stove and bedsteads.   We made it back to the rv about 2:00 after completing 9 miles and 3000 ft. elevation.   Ouray, has a hot spring park, so I gave myself that treat this afternoon.  Sleep will probably come about sundown, which is ...