12 days in Silverton & Ridgway Itinerary

12 days in Silverton & Ridgway Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Silverton
— 1 night
2
Silverton
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Ridgway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Silverton
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Houston

1
night
Silverton

Silverton ©
The town of Silverton is a Statutory Town that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the activities along Island Lake and then explore the activities along Ice Lakes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Route 550 Gifts and then hit the slopes at Silverton Mountain.

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Houston to Silverton is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Houston to Silverton, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Houston in August, with highs in Silverton at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Silverton.

Things to do in Silverton

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Island Lake ©
Island Lake
Silverton Mountain ©
Silverton Mountain
Ice Lakes ©
Ice Lakes

4
nights
Silverton

Silverton ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Silverton: San Juan Outdoor Adventures (in Telluride), Rare Things Gallery (in Creede) and Yankee Girl Mine (in Ouray). See some other sides of Silverton: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ice Lakes Trailhead, make a trip to Idarado Mine, and get outside with Molas Pass.

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On the 7th (Wed), you'll travel to Ridgway.

Things to do in Silverton

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

San Juan Outdoor Adventures, Rare Things Gallery, Yankee Girl Mine
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Ice Lakes Trailhead ©
Ice Lakes Trailhead
Molas Pass ©
Molas Pass
San Juan Outdoor Adventures ©
San Juan Outdoor Adventures

3
nights
Ridgway

The Town of Ridgway, coined Gateway to the San Juans, is a Home Rule Municipality in Ouray County, in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Ridgway is known for spas, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Dennis Weaver Memorial Park, stroll through Last Dollar Road, and admire the majestic nature at Ridgway State Park.

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Traveling by car from Silverton to Ridgway takes an hour. In August in Ridgway, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Silverton.

Things to do in Ridgway

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Spas
Ridgway State Park ©
Ridgway State Park
Dennis Weaver Memorial Park ©
Dennis Weaver Memorial Park

3
nights
Silverton

Silverton ©
Enjoy Silverton some more: stroll through Ice Lakes Trailhead, contemplate the long history of Mayflower Gold Mill, make a trip to Silverton Historic Downtown, and head outdoors with Middleton Motorsports.

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Traveling by car from Ridgway to Silverton takes an hour. On the 13th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Silverton

Outdoors Scenic Drive Trails
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Million Dollar Highway ©
Million Dollar Highway
Ice Lakes Trailhead ©
Ice Lakes Trailhead
Mayflower Gold Mill ©
Mayflower Gold Mill

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