Coloradans know a weekend in Ouray is a great escape, no matter the season. The mountain peaks of the San Juans surround this historic town, with the Uncompahgre River flowing north through the valley.

Did you know there are some super affordable cabins you can rent from Airbnb right on the banks of the river? What if we told you this was one of the most affordable stays in Ouray? Keep reading to take a closer look at this mountain escape, located about 90 miles from Grand Junction.

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Ouray, Colorado is the "Switzerland of America"

Ouray, Colorado's alpine environment and mountain scenery earned the city the nickname the Switzerland of America. At an elevation of 7,792 feet, Ouray offers incredible hikes, great restaurants, lots of Colorado history, and some pretty cool rentals to stay in for the weekend.

Relax on the Banks of the Uncompahgre River in Ouray

The Uncompaghre River starts high up in the San Juan Mountains and travels north to the Gunnison River in Delta, Colorado. Our Airbnb cabins sit along the banks, and the sounds of the water passing by make for an instantly relaxing stay. Enjoy the feeling of a cabin in the mountains without being miles away from the nearest town.

The Most Affordable Stay in Ouray?

Every time I go to a hotel, my brain is stuck in 1998. The rate for a one-night stay costs way more than it used to be, but these Airbnb cabins rent for less than $100 per night. Keep going to check out the cabins and the scenery in Ouray in the photo gallery below.

Cozy Riverside Cabins in Ouray, Colorado are the Perfect Escape

If you are looking for an affordable mountain escape in Western Colorado, look no further than these Airbnb cabins available in Ouray. Rent them during Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall to enjoy the San Juan Mountains and many outdoor activities in the "Switzerland of America."

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

LOOK: Kokopelli Basecamp: Stay At Colorado’s Horsethief Canyon Hideout

Colorado's Kokopelli Trails are one of the best places in Colorado to enjoy mountain biking. Did you know you can ride your bike along the Kokopelli Trail to Moab, Utah? Check out the Horsethief Canyon Hideout from Airbnb in the gallery below. This rental could be the perfect base camp for you and your friends the next time you want to get out and ride for the weekend.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

STAY HERE: Castle MVP: Luxury Airbnb Rental Available in Fruita, Colorado

Check out this incredible escape next to the Colorado National Monument. Your castle awaits inside Monument Vista Place in Fruita, Colorado. This Airbnb rental offers the upstairs apartment for up to four guests to anyone who wants to escape and enjoy the views found in Western Colorado.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams