Telluride is surrounded by large breath-taking peaks and public land. It offers an abundance of recreational activities right outside your back door, along with arts and cultural events. But what makes Telluride so special…are the people. There is a warm sense of community and the folks care about preserving the environment in which they live. There is truly no other place like Telluride.
Park your car for weeks on end and walk everywhere
Ride your bike to the grocery store and around town
Walk one block and be hiking in vast wilderness within minutes
Ride on the free gondola between the two towns of Telluride and Mountain Village and experience 360 degree views
Jump on a lift and ski or board down world-class terrain
Experience music, food and film festivals every summer
Have your hour lunch break on the hill and enjoy head-clearing, smile inducing turns and return to work refreshed!
FUN FACTS ABOUT TELLURIDE
Entire population of San Miguel County still under 10,000 people
No stoplights in entire county
Free gondola public transportation- only one of it’s kind in N. America
Only heli-skiing operation in state of Colorado – Telluride Helitrax
Highest commercial airport at 9078 ft.
Bridal Veil Falls- tallest in the State of Colorado at 365 ft.
First town to have alternating current powered lights (before Paris!)
Butch Cassidy robbed his first bank in Telluride
No chain stores/restaurants
* Make sure to stay well hydrated and drink plenty of water!
* Always wear sunscreen even in the winter- the sun is very strong at higher elevations.
Life is Good in Telluride!
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