"Ouray" Top 5 Page for this destination Ouray by Martinewezel
Ouray Travel Guide: 66 reviews and 100 photos
Located on the way from Telluride to Silverton, along the scenic San Juan Skyway, Ouray is a small community which apparently is referred to as the "Switzerland of America".
Wel, having been to Switzerland several times, I can say that nothing is further from truth.
Ouray has it's own charm and beauty. The Mountains in Switzerland are sharp and frivolous , the ones in Ouray are majestical and spacious.
And what is more... in contrary to some places in Switzerland, the people in Ouray are nice and friendly, unpretentious and honest.
The prices are not exorbitant. We are glad we visited this town last year. Who knows, in a few years it will maybe turn into a second Telluride.
- Pros:The authentic houses, the charming museum
- In a nutshell:A little town to fall in love with.
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