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Most populous town in San Miguel County, Telluride is home to around 3,000 residents and is a growing recreational haven for year round travelers.Most populous town in San Miguel County, Telluride is home to around 3,000 residents and is a growing recreational haven for year round travelers. Once a gold mining boom town of the 1880’s, the town of Telluride first gained notoriety to vacationers in the 1960’s and 70’s. During this time, Telluride was mostly known for its skiing. Situated at the western San Juan Mountains, the city of Telluride is located at about 8,700 feet above sea level and gets plenty of snow in the winter. What was once just a haven for skiers is fast becoming a world class year round destination as “Colorado’s best kept secret”. See what you have been missing with a review of Telluride from Island Trader Vacations Reviews.
From hiking to biking, historical tours to white water rafting, Telluride’s history and location makes it an ideal spot for travel no matter what time of the year. Camping, tours, annual events and mountains are just a few of the reasons to travel to Telluride. Clear skies and warm weather make the warmer months of the year an outdoor lovers paradise. Top natural destinations in the region include:
- Canyon of the Ancients National Monument
- Mesa Verde National Park
- Bilk Creek Basin
- Blue Lake
Each offers a fun and unique way to enjoy the region, its history and its flora and fauna. Climb a mountain, explore the history of the first inhabitants, go fishing, take a swim, go for a ride, camp or just relax in the special beauty that is Telluride, a world class destination.
In town, there are plenty of ways to enjoy some inside time no matter what the weather. From fine dining and fun nightclubs to boutiques, salons, wine bars, museums, art galleries and more, this bustling little town has a little of everything.
Other popular activities to enjoy in Telluride include:
- Horseback riding,
- Hot air balloon rides
- Photo tours
- River sports
- ATV/Motorcycle riding
- Rock Climbing
- Glider rides
In winter, visitors enjoy the many destinations in town in addition to world class skiing and backcountry skiing. Dog Sledding, winter bike rides and helicopter skiing, set this destination apart from others.
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