Escape to fresh air and mountain views in the small town of Telluride, Colorado. Here you’ll find gondola rides, miles of hiking trails and historic sites galore. Formerly a mining town, Telluride is now popular for skiing and has been called “Colorado’s best kept secret”. See it for yourself and book your trip today!
There are so many fun outdoor activities to do in Telluride in any season. The various creeks and river throughout the town are great for river rafting, canoeing and fly fishing. You can also rent a stand-up paddle board- if you’re feeling brave. Any visitor of Telluride has to hike to the top of Ajax Peak, which has a gorgeous view of the town. You can also check out Bear Creek Falls, one of the many majestic waterfalls in the area. With wildflowers blooming in early July and rivers running, the summers are a beautiful time to visit Telluride. However, the winter has just as much to do and see. The Telluride Ski Resort has slopes for snowboarders or skiers at any level. You can also explore the area on snowshoes or snowmobile. Be sure to check out The Telluride Historical Museum, open year round. However, you’ll have to visit Telluride multiple times in every season to get the full experience!
Telluride is very unique and there are many other towns in Colorado that are unlike anywhere else in the world. Ouray is a similar small town that’s surrounded by mountains and full of charm. Just a scenic hour’s drive away, you can explore even more hiking spots and the Ouray hot springs. Two hours south of Telluride and you’ll be in Durango, which is a larger city with the famous Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Durango is not far from Mesa Verde National Park, which have the largest cliff dwellings in North America. If you want to see another national park while in Colorado, check out Great Sand Dunes National Park which is five hours east of Telluride. Although it’s a little farther of a drive, it is worth the majestic photos you’ll get in some of the largest sand dunes of the world. Stay in nearby Alamosa and explore the many outdoor activities offered in the area.
Whether you want to stay by close to the water or a place with spectacular mountain views, Tripping has the perfect vacation rental for you! The vacation rental options in Telluride include lodges, private houses and condos. Stay close to the free gondola for convenience and access to all the town has to offer or find a private cabin in the forest.
Although Telluride is surrounded by mountains, it’s surprisingly pretty accessible. With its many gondola’s, some of which are free, it is very easy to get around town. There are several flying options, with Telluride having its own small airport that can get you to a larger airport. You can also fly into Durango or Montrose and take a shuttle to Telluride. Renting a car would be the best option if you’re looking to explore outside of Telluride.
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