8 days in Ouray & Telluride Itinerary

8 days in Ouray & Telluride Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Colorado attractions planner

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Ouray
— 2 nights
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Telluride
— 5 nights

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Ouray

— 2 nights
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. On the 4th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Yankee Boy Basin, contemplate the long history of Yankee Girl Mine, then walk around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ouray trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Ouray. In June, daily temperatures in Ouray can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Telluride.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Telluride

— 5 nights
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. state of Colorado. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolores (Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum. & The Anasazi Heritage Center), Mesa Verde National Park (Petroglyph Point Hike & Prater Ridge Trail) and Cortez Cultural Center (in Cortez). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls, take an in-depth tour of Telluride Historical Museum, get outside with Telluride Outside, and make a trip to New Sheridan Hotel.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Telluride online journey planner.

You can drive from Ouray to Telluride in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Telluride are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips