- TripBuzz found 56 things to do with kids in or near Ouray, Colorado, including 39 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Telluride, Silverton and Ridgway.
- From Bach'lers Stable to Yankee Boy Basin, the Ouray area offers 34 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Hot Springs & Geysers, National & State Parks and Other Adventures.
- A former mining community of silver and gold, Ouray, CO was built upon the men and women who sacrificed everything they had for the chance of finding these elusive metals. There are many opportunities for guests to relive the history of the area and discover the life of a miner with various works of art, museums, and abandoned mines.
Durango Mountain Resort, locally known as Purgatory, is a ski resort which operates on the San Juan mountains and offers a wide range of both summer and winter activities such as sleigh rides, zipline tours, mountain biking, snowboarding and more.
Ute Indian Museum showcases the cultural heritage of the Ute tribe of Native Indians who are the indigenous inhabitants of the area with the help of multiple dioramas and exhibits. The Museum also encompasses the Chief Ouray Memorial Park and Chipeta's Crypt.
At Russel Stover Candy Factory, one can choose from a wide range of chocolates, jelly beans and other handmade confections which include caramel apples and cookies, with a separate category of sugar-free candies.