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TellurideUnited States of America

Enjoy a vacation full of action and adventure at any time of year on the mountains of a popular ski resort in southwest Colorado.

Pack your cold weather gear for the tall slopes of the Telluride Ski Resort. Here you can ski and snowboard over more than 2,000 acres (809 hectares) of skiable terrain, with runs for all abilities. Even if you’re not a skier, you will find plenty to see and do at any time of year.

Strap on your skis and enjoy the resort’s numerous downhill slopes or ski along cross-country trails on the valley floor. Participate in other cold-weather activities away from the ski runs. Go ice climbing up Bridal Veil Falls, a 365-foot-tall (111-meter) frozen waterfall. Snowmobile along miles of groomed trails or travel through the mountainous terrain on a sleigh ride. Take the children to Firecracker Hill for sledding. For ice skating, go to the large ice rink at Telluride Town Park.

Stay in the town of Telluride, where you’ll find Victorian-era homes, boutiques and restaurants. Alternatively, make Mountain Village your base. It is located at an elevation of 9,500 feet (2,896 meters) and can be reached via the Telluride Gondola. This is a free 13-minute cable car ride.

Telluride’s snow season starts at the end of November and concludes at the beginning of April. The area is also popular throughout spring and summer for its outdoor activities. Hike or bike mountain trails, embark on a difficult four-wheel-drive off-road tour to the ghost town of Tomboy or ride the rapids of the Colorado River. Go fly fishing on the San Miguel River and swing your clubs at Telluride’s mountain resort golf club.

Reach Telluride by flying into Montrose or Telluride regional airports. Then take a shuttle service, taxi or rental car to your accommodation. Although you can get around by rental car, both Telluride and Mountain Village are pedestrian friendly once you arrive. Many visitors use the cable car to travel between the two. You can also make use of the free Galloping Goose bus service to experience the awesome scenery.

Top Hotels in Telluride

Ridgway Lodge and Star Saloon
Ridgway Lodge and Star Saloon
3.5 out of 5
373 Palomino Trail, Ridgway, CO
The price is $107 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5

Situated in the mountains, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Trail Town Still, Ridgway Railroad Museum, and Ridgway Chamber of Commerce. Ridgway Town ...

4.2/5Excellent! (454 reviews)

"Great location to visit the surrounding area and is kept very clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Ridgway Lodge and Star Saloon
The Peaks Resort and Spa
The Peaks Resort and Spa
4 out of 5
136 Country Club Drive, Telluride, CO
The price is $209 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24

Located in the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out resort in Telluride is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Peaks and Telluride Ski Resort and close to winter sports such ...

4.1/5Very Good! (802 reviews)

"The views were beautiful and the room was spacious and comfortable. The staff was friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

The Peaks Resort and Spa
Mountain Lodge Telluride
Mountain Lodge Telluride
4 out of 5
457 Mountain Village Boulevard, Telluride, CO
The price is $169 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out resort in Telluride is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lower Village Bypass and Telluride Ski Resort and close to winter ...

4.2/5Excellent! (947 reviews)

"Hot tub and pool unavailable during COVID which was a bummer but understandable. The hotel takes extreme caution for COVID and is very focused on making it a safe experience. Valet parking was easy. Location is great near the Gondola so I didn't have to drive at all the whole time there. Location ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Mountain Lodge Telluride
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Telluride

Chipeta Solar Springs Resort
Chipeta Solar Springs Resort
3 out of 5
304 S. Lena St, Ridgway, CO
The price is $159 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Located in Solar Ranch, this spa condo resort is within a 10-minute walk of Hartwell Park, Ridgway Town Hall, and Ridgway Chamber of Commerce. Ridgway Railroad ...

4.2/5Very Good! (170 reviews)

"This is a great place to stay when visiting the town of Ridgway and southwestern Colorado. My wife and I enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back for another visit. We had two clients that also stayed at Chipeta during our visit and they were very pleased with the property and the ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Chipeta Solar Springs Resort
Ice House Suites and Condominiums
Ice House Suites and Condominiums
4 out of 5
310 S. Fir St., Telluride, CO

Located near the slopes, this Telluride condo resort is on a river and within a 10-minute walk of Telluride Ski Resort, Bear Creek Trail, and Town Park.

4.6/5Exceptional! (225 reviews)

"We enjoyed the spacious condo which was conveniently located close to the restaurants and shopping downtown, as well as close to the free Gondola to the ski village. The free parking garage was also a great plus after paying for valet parking at every other hotel we stayed at last week."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Ice House Suites and Condominiums
Bear Creek Lodge
Bear Creek Lodge
3.5 out of 5
135 San Joaquin Road, Telluride, CO

Situated in Telluride, this condo building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Misty Maiden and Telluride Ski Resort. The Peaks and Lower Village Bypass are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (110 reviews)
Trip to Telluride

"The 4 bedroom condo was listed to have 4 king beds. When we arrived, the unit had 2 king beds, 2 twins in one room, and 2 trundle beds in another room. We specifically needed 4 king beds, so this was very disappointing. They converted the 2 twin beds the first night, and one of the trundle beds the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Bear Creek Lodge
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Telluride

Telluride Ski Resort
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Telluride Ski Resort

4.5/5(241 reviews)

From ice climbing, skiing and snowbiking to golf, horseback riding and paragliding, opportunities for adventure abound at this Colorado mountain resort.

Telluride Historic District
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Telluride Historic District

4.5/5(255 reviews)

You can learn about the history of Telluride with a trip to Telluride Historic District. Discover the area's mountain views, or seek out its ski slopes.

Ridgway State Park
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Ridgway State Park

4.5/5(111 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Ridgway State Park, a lovely green space in Ridgway. Discover the area's mountain views and hot springs.

Reviews of Telluride

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5/5 - Excellent

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Mar 15, 2020

Love Telluride. Have been going for years!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Mar 12, 2020

Loved being able to ride the gondola to downtown area! Looking forward to our next visit, hopefully with more snow!!

4/5 - Good

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Mar 5, 2020

Telluride is a beautiful city and a great place to ski, however be sure to be ready to be gouged at the restaurants, and stores, the priced are outrageous. Parking is also difficult, and the condition of the streets and sidewalks are atrocious.

5/5 - Excellent

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Feb 18, 2020

Telluride is a beautiful spot and we will be back!!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 9, 2020

One of the best ski resorts: no lines, great variety of terrain, fantastic downtown and superb setting. It is worth the long trip.

5/5 - Excellent

Alex

Jan 6, 2020

Telluride is a great ski town connected by convenient gondola to the Mountain Village. Has many excellent restaurants and the people are so friendly! Amazing ski mountain as well!

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