The weather is on our side in Ouray for an afternoon wandering the shops on Main Street!
In the final days before Christmas, if you’re anything like me, there is always that last little gift, or touch that would make the holiday brighter. The options and ideas in Ouray range from simple to extravagant, and with the back drop of the San Juans as you wander shop to shop serves to boost the holiday spirit ten-fold!
Some guests staying with us recently were eager to get to Khristopher’s Culinaire for some last minute stocking stuffers; cute little tea infusers and a selection of hot sauces you can’t find elsewhere…
High Country Leathers not only sells high quality handbags, shoes, hats and jewelry, they also have one of the best selections of funny magnets, gloves, socks and wallets, perfect to top off any stocking.
The Wildflower Boutique specializes in everything Colorado. Clothing, jewelry and art are just some of the unique items you will find here, and that isn’t even close to all of the treasures to be found in this cute little shop.
If you, or someone on your list enjoys the art of beading, The Gator Emporium has an incredible selection of beads, in addition to a fun assortment of strange and fascinating gift ideas.
From wall art, to wine glasses and some of the most beautiful original ornaments, You can find special one of a kind gifts for anyone on your list at Ouray Glassworks.
Buckskin Booksellers not only carries a fantastic variety of books about Colorado, but a wide variety of childrens books, fiction and humor, not to mention cards, crafts and games. All great ideas for a last minute gift!
How about a variety pack of truffles from Mouses Chocolates, or a fun knick-knack from Mountain Fever Shirts and Gifts? The Blue Pear carries a variety of interesting gift ideas, and the shop owner is friendly and full of stories!
Don’t forget the galleries and specialty shops…Who wouldn’t want some of Ray’s Famous Jerky in their stocking?
And of course, one cannot forget that a favorite gift is a gift certificate toward a stay at the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs?
It isn’t too late, and Ouray is waiting to help you finish your shopping list!