About Ouray

Sur­round­ed by the majes­tic peaks of the San Juan Moun­tains, Ouray, Col­orado, also known as “Lit­tle Switzer­land” is a won­der­ful vaca­tion get­away des­ti­na­tion. In the late 1800’s, trea­sure seek­ers came to this min­ing town in the hopes of find­ing gold and sil­ver. Rem­nants of the past are still evi­dent through­out the nation­al his­toric dis­trict of Ouray, evi­denced by its lov­ing­ly restored Vic­to­ri­an homes and build­ings.

Today vis­i­tors trav­el­ing to Ouray are seek­ing a dif­fer­ent kind of trea­sure from those ear­ly days of gold and sil­ver min­ers – pre­cious peace and relax­ation. We invite you to come soothe away your stress in Ouray’s abun­dant nat­ur­al hot springs. Reju­ve­nate your spir­it on a hike in the sur­round­ing San Juan Moun­tains, and recon­nect with loved ones over a deli­cious meal served in the Bon Ton Restau­rant. Spend delight­ful, fun-filled days expe­ri­enc­ing all that our area has to offer, and spend rest­ful nights in the lux­u­ry and com­fort of the St. Elmo Hotel Bed and Break­fast. We have a room wait­ing just for you!