Destination guide

Travel to scenic Ouray

The area's festivals and architecture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Ouray. This scenic city is known for its mountain views, hiking and waterfalls. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Ouray

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Ouray a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Silverton Mountain Ski Resort (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Trail Town Still (9.8 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Mountain Village Gondola (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Bear Creek Falls (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Telluride Ski Resort (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Kendall Mountain Recreation Area (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Ouray

Travellers love Ouray for its beautiful waterfalls and relaxing hot springs. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ouray is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cascade Falls (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Uncompahgre Gorge (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Ouray Ice Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Box Canyon Falls Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Ouray Hot Springs Pool (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Bear Creek Falls (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ouray

The nearest airport is in Telluride, CO (TEX-Telluride Regional), located 13.4 mi (21.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Ouray?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,368 holiday rentals near Ouray. From 37 Cabins to 611 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ouray for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ouray?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ouray:

  • Telluride Ski Resort: 1,048 holiday homes
  • Purgatory Resort: 164 holiday homes
  • Idlewild Estates: 16 holiday homes
  • Solar Ranch: 21 holiday homes
  • Timber Ridge: 30 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ouray?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ouray. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ouray Alchemist Museum: 1,383 holiday rentals
  • Box Canyon Falls Park: 1,383 holiday rentals
  • Imogene Pass: 1,385 holiday rentals
  • Ouray Hot Springs Pool: 1,383 holiday rentals
  • Bear Creek National Recreation Trail: 1,386 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ouray listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Ouray?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 37 Cabins in Ouray. Our other popular types of Ouray holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 611 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 37 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 578 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ouray?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 271 holiday homes with pool available in Ouray. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.