5 days in Montrose & Ouray Itinerary

5 days in Montrose & Ouray Itinerary

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Montrose
— 2 nights
2
Ouray
— 2 nights

2
nights
Montrose

Montrose ©
The City of Montrose is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Montrose County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Painted Wall and then cruise along South Rim Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Montrose County Historical Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Museum of the Mountain West, thenget engrossed in the history at Ute Indian Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Montrose Water Sports Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Montrose trip itinerary builder.

Gering to Montrose is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Montrose are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Montrose

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
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Museum of the Mountain West ©
Museum of the Mountain West
Ute Indian Museum ©
Ute Indian Museum
Montrose Water Sports Park ©
Montrose Water Sports Park

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nights
Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ride-N ATV Adventures as well as Ouray Hot Springs Pool. Attractions like Box Canyon Waterfall & Park and Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Yankee Boy Basin, contemplate the long history of Yankee Girl Mine, take an in-depth tour of Ridgway Visitors Center and Railroad Museum, and admire the sheer force of Bear Creek Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ouray trip planner.

Getting from Montrose to Ouray by car takes about an hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Montrose in June, with highs in Ouray at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bear Creek Falls, Ridgway Visitors Center and Railroad Museum
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Box Canyon Waterfall & Park ©
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park
Ouray Hot Springs Pool ©
Ouray Hot Springs Pool
Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin