It's hard to imagine the prettiest mountain town in the US being in any state except Colorado. Of the amazing number of choices in the state, it's a huge honor for Ouray to be number one.

Ouray is one of multiple Colorado mountain towns to make Tripping's 15 Prettiest Mountain Towns in America.

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In selecting Ouray as the Prettiest Mountain Town in America, Tripping described the town as;

Less pretentious than some other Colorado resort towns, Ouray has that down to earth vibe that will make you feel right at home.

...the Victorian-era Main Street is a National Historic District lined with quaint, restored storefronts..

Here is the complete list of the 15 Prettiest Mountain Towns in America.

  1. Ouray, Colorado
  2. North Conway, New Hampshire
  3. West Glacier, Montana
  4. Bozeman, Montana
  5. Estes Park, Colorado
  6. Missoula, Montana
  7. Jackson, Wyoming
  8. Vail, Colorado
  9. Aspen, Colorado
  10. Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  11. Pigeon Forge Tennessee
  12. Durango, Colorado
  13. Asheville, North Carolina
  14. Taos, New Mexico
  15. Park City, Utah