For a memorable experience that will really put you in the holiday spirit, consider spending time around Christmas and New Year in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, CO. With snow on the ground, stunning scenery at every turn, and wonderful local festivals and parties, Holidays in Telluride will be nothing like you have ever experienced. There are many different activities to participate in during the holiday season, or you can simply relax in your room with a warm drink and watch the snow fall. Regardless of how you choose to spend your time, there is no doubt that a holiday spent here is one you will never forget.
To kick of your Christmas celebration in grand fashion, get yourself to Telluride, CO in time for the annual Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade. This is a creative celebration that is uniquely Telluride, as between 60 – 100 employees of the Telluride Ski Area grab torches and ski down Coonskin and Telluride Trail right into town. This parade is easily viewed from many points in town, and will inspire you with its beauty and simplicity. The event takes place between 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Christmas Eve – perfect timing to set the mood and get back to your room in time to get a good night sleep before the excitement of Christmas morning. With a warm hot chocolate in your hand and a spot on Main Street from which to watch the parade, you will never have a better Christmas Eve.
If you are able to stay for the week after Christmas and celebrate the New Year with us as well, you will be treated to yet another great event. Everyone in town – both residents and guests – are welcomed in to Main Street for a fireworks show right in front of the Courthouse. While the party obviously hits its peak at midnight, things get going as soon as the sun goes down. You can see fireworks in just about every town across America on New Year’s Eve, but the setting in Telluride, CO is not one you will want to miss.
Spending the Holidays in Telluride, CO is a great way to end one year and look forward to another. The peaceful town is beautifully decorated at Christmas time with lights and all the trimmings, and you will think you have been dropped into a scene from a holiday movie. The whole family will be captivated by the spirit that exists in Telluride, as it is contagious from the long-time residents to the first time visitors. You can spend the day time skiing, sledding, enjoying local fare, or just relaxing by the fire. For an excellent lodging option that is centrally located near all the action, Telluride Condo Rentals and Management has just what you are looking for. Our complex of great condo rentals has diverse options that will fit the need of any family or group visiting Telluride, CO during the holidays. With so much to do and see, Telluride is an easy choice for a holiday vacation. Make your plans today!
For more information, please visit the town of Telluride’s website: http://www.telluride.com/