The Million Dollar Highway stretches for about 25 miles in western Colorado and follows the route of U.S. Route 550 between Silverton and Ouray, Colorado. It is part of the San Juan Skyway Scenic Byway. Between Durango and Silverton the Skyway loosely parallels the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
The town of Silverton.
The ski resort of Telluride is not too far.