5 days in Ouray, Durango & Pagosa Springs Itinerary

5 days in Ouray, Durango & Pagosa Springs Itinerary

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Ouray
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Durango
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Pagosa Springs
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Ouray

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Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. On the 13th (Tue), stroll through Baby Bath Tubs Trail, contemplate the long history of Yankee Girl Mine, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Creek Falls, then hike along Horsethief Trail, and finally go deep underground at Idarado Mine.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Ouray travel planner.

Denver to Ouray is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Denver in August, with highs in Ouray at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Bear Creek Falls
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Yankee Girl Mine
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Durango

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Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
On the 14th (Wed), explore the landscape on two wheels at The Colorado Trail.

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Traveling by car from Ouray to Durango takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Ouray in August, you will find days in Durango are a bit warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Durango

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Pagosa Springs

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Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the activities along San Juan River Walk. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Bath House (Hot Springs) @ The Springs Resort & Spa and then trek along Fourmile Falls Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Pagosa Springs trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Durango to Pagosa Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Durango in August, expect nights in Pagosa Springs to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are slightly colder, around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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