The historic mining town of Telluride is nestled deep in the towering San Juan Mountain Range of Southwestern Colorado and is cradled in a box canyon at an elevation of 8,750 ft. Surrounding it are peaks ranging from 11,000 – over 14,000 ft! Telluride and the nearby town of Ouray have often been compared to the small towns of the European Alps in their natural beauty and settings. Its beauty is truly captivating!! Many people have agreed Telluride is the jewel of the state! Remote and far away from any large cities, it captures your inner spirit and has a way of finding a home deep within your soul. Telluride has an abundance of rich history with the old mining days, Butch Cassidy and plenty of Gold and Silver luring people from all over the world to the region. Now the mining days are over and Telluride continues to lure people here with itʼs picturesque beauty and copious activities awaiting the adventurous soul.
Telluride may be remote, but is brings much to the year round adventurer and lovers of cultural experiences. In Summer there are festivals nearly every weekend. For over 40 years the much anticipated annual, Bluegrass, Film and Jazz Festivals have promoted top world class talent, entertainers and film makers to lure and perform for the thousands of “Festivarians”. Adding to the list of prestigious festivals is the much. The Blues and Brews have been pouring great beers and serving terrific music to a back drop of snow covered peaks and golden fall color, for over 20 years!! Youʼll want to return year after year! In addition, there are a host of other Festʼs for summer and early fall: The Ride Fest, Mushroom, Plein Air, Wild West, Hot Air Balloon, Chamber Music, Culinary and Arts plus the quintessential 4th of July Celebration like no other…and these are just some of the Festivals!!
Summer also brings a host of outdoor activities like world class hiking, mountain biking, golfing, 4-wheeling over the beautiful mountain passes, fishing, river rafting, kayaking, paragliding, rock climbing, photography, and much more….
Winter is of course spectacular in Telluride and the “white gold” is what brought people to the region after the gold mines closed. The mountain has continuously been rated as one of the top 5 ski area in North America. Telluride is known for the abundance of sunshine, powder days and stunning beauty. Whether the skilled back-country skier, expert/advanced, intermediate or beginner skier, there is something for everyone on Telluride Ski Resort. Add to the list of fun things to do; back-country and groomed Nordic trails for classic and/or skate skiers, snowmobiling, snow-shoeing, ice-climbing and more…
Come to Telluride! A place for adventure and awe inspiring beauty!