The Perfect Colorado Weekend Getaway

Chipeta Solar Springs Resort is nestled among the San Juan and Cimmarron mountain ranges in the beautiful town of Ridgway, Colorado. Ridgway is centrally located between Montrose and Telluride, Colorado at the intersection of highways CO62 and US550.

If you are flying in, driving time is 35 minutes from Montrose Airport (MTJ) in Montrose, Colorado and 80 minutes from Grand Junction Airport “Walker Field” located in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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Ridgway is centrally located between Montrose and Telluride, Colorado at the intersection of highways CO62 and US550.  Chipeta Solar Springs Resort is situated along the San Juan Skyway in one of the most beautiful regions of southwestern Colorado. Lear more about this incredible town by watching this video about the things to do in Ridgway. Ridgway is a short 15 minutes from Ouray, among many other towns along the Skyway, which include:  Ouray,  Silverton, Durango, Cortez, Delores, Rico, and Telluride.

Two National Parks can be found within a 3 hour drive from Ridgway, such as Mesa Verde National Park and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.

colorado weekend getaway in TellurideTelluride, Colorado

The world famous Telluride Ski Resort and town is only 43 miles from Chipeta Solar Springs Resort & Spa.  

In the summer, the town becomes a playground for many festival goers, with a festival almost every weekend from May to September. Telluride Golf Course, one of the highest in the nation, is open from May to mid- October.  In either winter or summer, Telluride provides a wide spectrum of activity. While in Telluride ride the free gondola, taking you on a scenic path from downtown Telluride to the center of Mountain Village.

For more information on skiing, golfing, festivals and the gondola please visit

colorado weekend getaway in OurayOuray, Colorado

Visit Ouray, just a few miles to the south of us as you head to Red Mountain Pass. This Victorian Mining town has a rich History from the turn of the century. Don’t miss the Ouray Museum, Box Canyon falls, Ouray Hot Springs and much more. There’s plenty of shopping, dining, hiking and jeeping.  Ouray is know as the Jeeping capitol and Switzerland of America.

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