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Highlights Ouray

  • Ice climbing
  • Mine tour
  • Hot springs
  • Scenic drive
  • Alchemy museum

Best Vacation Rentals in Ouray

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Ouray, Ouray County
Vacation Rental • 1798 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
(20 reviews)
The Hill House is a beautiful mountain style home in located about 2 miles north of Ouray, CO. The location is very quiet and private but still close to town. The Hill House is over 2000 SF, sleeps 12 people and has plenty of parking, making it an ideal vacation rental home for families and large groups.Our house has everything you need from high quality linens to a fully equipped kitchen. Our family has worked hard to make everything just perfect for your stay. We think we have succeeded in creating an atmosphere that was relaxing and homey, yet elegant and beautiful.Ouray has an abundance...
from $323 / night
Ouray, Ouray County
Vacation Rental • 1066 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(38 reviews)
Come home after a fun-filled day of adventure in the San Juan Mountains to this charming, Victorian-style home conveniently located in Ouray. Complete with a front porch, a perfect place to take in the breathtaking views, sip your morning coffee, and relax.This home is located in Ouray's National Historic District and one block from Main St. Originally built in 1875, this home offer the best of both worlds: a piece of Ouray's Victorian history and all the modern conveniences you could wish for after an extensive remodel.There are two bedrooms on the main floor, one of the bedrooms has a ful...
from $252 / night
Ouray, Ouray County
Vacation Rental • 366 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(8 reviews)
Everyone loves the cabin! The cabin has a brand new king mattress! We have a new Air conditioner in the cabin now!San Juan Chalet Cabin is located just 1.5 blocks from main street. So you can walk to everything in Ouray even the Hot Springs! San Juan Chalet Cabin has wonderful mountain views and a nice private yard surrounded by Lilac and Aspen trees. The Lilacs bloom in late May and early June. Our 'Cabin' is a favorite among return guests. It has an open field to the south and The Secret Garden B&B is directly to the west. We have a picnic table and grill so you can enjoy your meals o...
from $240 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Ouray

$418for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$531 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Ouray

26%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
45% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Ouray

A slice of Switzerland in Colorado

Ouray is a small Colorado mountain town just a 6-hour drive southwest of Denver. It is home to breathtakingly beautiful mountain landscapes, hot springs, endless hiking trails, a quaint downtown, and more. Ouray is the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers, mountain enthusiasts, hikers, bikers, families on vacation, and couples wanting to spend some quality time in nature.

Finding your perfect Ouray vacation rental

Ouray is the ideal vacation destination for anyone wanting to unwind in a tranquil, natural environment. The vacation rentals here reflect the cozy-chic mountain feeling of the town with wooden design features, plush furnishings, jacuzzis, and fireplaces. Relax in a luxurious, oversized rental, with plenty of space to sleep large groups and families. Couples can go for cozy, smaller rentals. Opt for a garden with a balcony to enjoy spectacular mountain views throughout your stay. Book a vacation rental with plenty of yard space to walk around and enjoy the summer sun. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

Vacations in Ouray

The area and getting around

Arriving in Ouray

If you’ll be arriving in Ouray by plane, the closest airport is Montrose Regional Airport, which has domestic flights and is 40 miles, or a 1-hour drive away from Ouray. Ouray is around a 6-hour drive from Denver International Airport. If you’ll be coming from Denver, car rental companies are available at the airport and in the city.

Getting around Ouray

Although the downtown district of Ouray is quite small and walkable, it is still advised to have a car during your time in Ouray. Many of the points of interest in Ouray require a car to get around, especially if you intend to spend a lot of time in the nearby mountains. Downtown Ouray is filled with plenty of shops and restaurants which can be reached on foot.

Travelers and activities

Ouray for ice climbers

Even if you’re not already an experienced ice climber, Ouray is the place to learn! Ouray Ice Park is a great place for beginners to try their hand at ice climbing, where you can ice-pick your way up an icy mountain while suspended to a rope. Don’t worry, the tours are completely safe and done with guided professionals who will be with you every step of the way! If you’re a more experienced ice climber, try a slightly more advanced ice climb with San Juan Mountain Guides.

Ouray for families

Enjoy the outdoor family destination of a lifetime with an array of family-friendly offerings in Ouray. Do the Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour, where you can walk 1,500 feet inside a hill called Gold Hill, which is known for its abundance of precious metals like gold and silver. A professional guide will lead you through the mine and will tell you about the fascinating history, legend, and lore of the mine. Kids can even pan for gold at the end!

Ouray is known as the “Switzerland of America” because the mountains here resemble the mountains in Switzerland.

Top 5 travel tips in Ouray

1. Soak in the Oaray Hot Springs

Relax in some of the largest thermal pools in the United States at Ouray Hot Springs. The clear, warm waters of the springs were first constructed into a swimmable pool in the 1920s and are still popular among visitors today. The pool is fed by seven different springs and is surrounded by scenic mountains and forests. Head here for a day of family fun.

2. Walk through Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

At Box Canyon Waterfall & Park you can walk along a bridge that is suspended to the walls of a canyon. The bridge leads through many crevices throughout the canyon and passes by cascading waterfalls. Be sure not to miss out on this unique and memorable experience!

3. Take a scenic drive through Red Mountain Pass

Also called the “Million Dollar Highway,” the Red Mountain Pass is an 11,000-foot high, 25-mile-long stretch of highway in the San Juan Mountains. Take a leisurely drive here and soak up the breathtaking views of the scenic surroundings. There are many stop off points where you can park and get out of your car to take photos and see the views.

4. Visit the Ouray Alchemist Museum

The Ouray Alchemist Museum is located in the building behind the Aspen Drug Store Wall. Take a fascinating tour with the expert owner to learn all about herbalism, alchemy, the history of pharmaceuticals, and more! If you’re a history lover, this tour is a must!

5. See why Ouray is called “Switzerland of America” at Yankee Boy Basin

This stunningly scenic Alpine basin is a vibrant shade of green in the summertime and snow-covered in the wintertime. There are several mountain peaks which surround the basin, as well as many hiking trails and four-wheeling paths. Bring your cameras, this is one of the most photogenic places in all of Colorado!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Ouray

How much did it cost for a vacation rental in Ouray last year?

Our data shows that Ouray had an average price of $351 per night, a relatively high one for a city in the USA.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Ouray?

Travelers who want to be budget-friendly should visit Ouray in May, April, or March, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $235, $288, and $290 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Ouray go up the most?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Ouray, the highest prices are found in the month of July (with an average of $550 per night), followed by October ($392), and then January ($381).

Do I need to plan a trip to Ouray well in advance?

So you don't run out of accommodation options in Ouray, it is necessary to be proactive as 91% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

Last year, the months with the most vacation rentals available of the year in Ouray were December, November and April, with average availabilities of 21%, 21%, and 20%, respectively.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Ouray?

In Ouray we offer you an extensive catalog of around 110 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 2 local and international providers.

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