Tourism Booming This Summer In Ouray

Businessman in Ouray say tourism is sparking the small Western Slope town during these summer months of 2005. Ouray, known as the Switzerland of America, has a year–round population of about 800. However, that number swells during the summer.

According to the Ouray Chamber of Commerce, tourism is up slightly from a year ago, and merchants say it's encouraging, because despite the fact that there are now more winter activities available, it's the summer dollars that keep the town rolling.

To discover some of what Ouray has to offer. Join us Wednesday on 11 News Colorado 5:30 for this week's edition of "Summertimes" with 11 News Reporter Mike DeFina.


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