- Our list of the best things to do in Ouray, Colorado, features the top 78 nearby activities — including 63 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Ouray, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Tours.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Ouray, CO , followed by 54 popular activities in nearby cities, including Telluride, Ridgway and Silverton
Rugged outdoor scenery is the focus of Colorado West Jeeps Day Tours. Choose from full day tours, half day tours, and special seasonal and group tours. They also offer Jeep and UTV rentals and Outlaw Mountain Cookouts at Khedive Mine.
Switzerland of America Tours is a local company which organizes guided scenic tours of a number of local attractions such as Black Bear Pass, Governor Basin, Red Mountain and multiple ghost towns. It also offers outdoor activities like horseback riding, fly fishing, rafting and more.
Lead by an expert on the local area, Alpine Scenic Tours is a service where guests have the opportunity to view the local environment and wildlife. During the tours, guests learn about the local history, geology, and wildlife.
When you visit Ouray Alchemist Museum, you are transported back in time to learn about the history of alchemy and the pharmaceutical industry in the old west. The highlight is a personalized tour of the museum to see the artifacts that have been collected for a lifetime.
San Juan Scenic Jeep tours offer tours through the Black Bear Pass, Como and Poughkeepsie Gulch as well as private mountain top and wildlife photography tours. Their range of tour vehicles include both modern and vintage jeeps which can be used for custom tours.
Animus Forks is an old and abandoned mining town which serves as a tourist attraction today owing to the fact that most of its original structures are still intact and open for exploration by the visitors. The site also offers panoramic views of the surrounding Rockies.