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Friday, March 1, 2019

Jaw Dropping Views at Telluride

Compared to many other towns in Colorado the box canyon village of Telluride has its late 19th century roots in mining. There was indeed gold in the hills. Now a day’s however Telluride isn’t known for mining as much as it is for art, film, skiing, festivals, food and breathtaking scenery with endless outdoor adventures. Telluride is a gorgeous popular destination in Colorado. It is situated among San Juan Mountain Range. Jaw dropping views are just the beginning of outdoors and culture hot spot has to offer.

Take in the view on a free Gondola Ride: a very rare offering available in Telluride is a free Gondala ride over the San Sophia Ridge and in the mountain Village. Many mountains have gondolas ride but most of them charge you to ride up and down even if you aren’t skiing or biking. On the other hand Telluride lets anyone ride up and down to their hearts content.

There is no place quiet like Telluride in the summer. You can find a lifetime worth of outdoor activities to do. Kids float through town on inner tubes, while cyclist and hikers head off in every direction. People wander around the galleries and shops or park themselves on the benches along Main Street and watch the bustle of daily activity flow by. And above it incredible azure skies inspire you to breathe life in full. It’s a good reason the days are long because that’s the only way to fit everything in.

Telluride Ski School is the perfect option for anyone looking to improve the skills whether they are a beginner or an expert. Instructions start from basics such as getting your ski on to an in-depth lesson in Helisking.

Historic Walking Tour around the town explains how Telluride has grown from a booming mining industry into a world class ski resort. Placards located outside various Victorian style homes give a picture of the rich history that helped build this town.

Colorado’s largest waterfall: check our Colorado’s largest 365 ft freefalling waterfall at the end of the box canyon in the winter. It is known as a Bridal Veil Falls. It’s the home of extreme ice climbing. This waterfall is rich in history and absolutely breathtaking.

Paddle on the water: if you wish to do more than just looking at the pretty water from the shore get in touch with a company who rents out stand up paddle boards, offers guided tours and much more. They will get you on to the Trout lake and beyond from the comfort of your paddle board instead of being in the cold mountain water.

Telluride Food Tour is a beautiful experience for everyone as it allows them to not only taste the different food renowned in the town but also allow them to meet the people behind the scene. The walking tour lasts around three hours and takes visitors on a culinary journey of Telluride’s dinning and culture and it has been ongoing since 1972. The tour takes place during the summer when visitors can taste the different flavours in some of the greatest foods Colorado is known for, specially the barbecue. Lucky visitors who are there during the festivals get a peek into some of the best food carts while others can go on a picnic lunch that combines the delicious food with the amazing scenery.

Allred’s Restaurant in Telluride’s offers the most unique and incredible mountaintop dining experience. Visitors wanting to go to this restaurant should use the free gondola to the top of the mountain .On the way to the restaurant the view is really amazing not forgetting the restaurant also is breathtaking. Allred’s being a warm friendly restaurant serves contemporary American Cuisine such as steak, lamb, elk and seafood along with a diverse collection of fine wines. The restaurant is only opened for dinner. Visitors are welcome to come a bit earlier or stay late and enjoy one of the delicious hand crafted cocktails during this memorable dining experience.

Telluride camping and RV Parks: the Telluride area offers up a variety of amazing locations for your chance to enjoy camping in the heart of the San Juan Mountains right from backpacking destination to walk- in drive at the campground. RV is allowed to be parked overnight in Telluride town ark campground and sleeping in your RV is only allowed when your vehicle is parked in a designated campsite.

Hear live music: the Sunset concert series in Mountain Village s a real way to end a summer day in the Telluride area. During the month of June you can listen to live music every Wednesday at sunset. Throughout the summer you catch nine different shows all free and open to the public. Buy a local craft beer from a nearby restaurant where you can drink in a common area while you listen to the jams.

Access by air makes it easier to travel to Telluride .Telluride may seem off the beaten path, travellers can take advantage of nonstop services from 11 major hubs that are Atlanta, New York, Chicago, Houston, Denver, Phoenix, Los Angeles and San Francisco. To reach the Montrose regional Airport, it is just a scenic 65 mile drive from Telluride. Another option is to fly directly into Telluride Regional Airport through Boutique Air service, or a charter or private flights.

Telluride has been famous for its summer festivals. Iconic music and film festivals are the beginning of the many events offered throughout the year. With a calendar full of festivals and events each weekend during the summer months the destination holds a Nothing Festival for free.

Stay at a Boutique hotel offering personalized service with the Euro Style Lumiere nestled against the slopes in Mountain Village will exceed your expectations. Its rooms range from tastefully furnished studios to fully kitted out condo and pent house units.

The newly opened Dunton Town House bed and breakfast is situated at Victorian house in Telluride. Each bedroom is artfully decorated with Austrian antiques.

The large amenity packed Madeleine anchors the central plaza in Mountain village received a multi million dollar refresh in the past year. The complex includes two restaurants, a full service spa, a pool, yoga and Pilate’s studios and an outpost of Dylan’s candy bar.

Telluride is an amazing destination in the heart of Colorado.

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