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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ouray?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,327 holiday lettings around Ouray. From 591 flats & apartments to 29 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Ouray?

What an incredible view! That's what you'll find yourself saying when you travel out to the hills and treat yourself to a dreamy high-altitude escape. HomeAway has 971 mountain rental options available. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has loads more options, including:

  • 442 ski-in holiday accommodation options.
  • 399 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 363 ski-out holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Ouray?

Instead of booking a cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could rent an entire house. You'll be a part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 655 options listed on HomeAway. Prices begin at £72 a night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's style, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Condo: 566 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £91 per night.
  • Townhome: 69 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £84 per night.
  • Apartment: 38 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £104 per night.

Can I stay in Ouray in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to unwind with close friends and family. A group trip is a great way to come together. If you were hoping to stay together, HomeAway has options for you. Condo holiday rentals are the top option here for large groups of travellers. Our extensive database currently has 179 available. The holiday properties that can cater to large numbers in the area include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 320 rental properties ideal for that size. Spend a night from just £92.
  • After a holiday rental for 8 guests? We have 250 that will work well. You can book one for as little as £58 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 10 guests? We have 137 rental properties that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £96 a night.

You and all your mates will be well looked after when you plan your Ouray getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Ouray?

HomeAway offers an array of wonderful economical rental options. Treat your squad to a fancy meal out or extend your stay with the pennies you'll have leftover. Solar Ranch is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 17 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £134 a night, it's not difficult to see why. Elk Meadows is another place worth considering. HomeAway has holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £166 a night.