Things To Do
A Telluride get
away is anything you want it to be. Visit in the winter and enjoy Colorado's best skiing at the Telluride Ski Resort. Ice skating, snowmobile adventures, dog sledding, and heli skiing offer varying levels of adventure.
The beauty of summer in the mountains provides the perfect backdrop for a full calendar of festivals and events. Go fly fishing, or play 18 at one of Telluride's golf destinations. Take a glider ride, go horseback riding. Whatever you choose, the outdoors is your playground. Play well.
Telluride Angler/Telluride Outside
Or just sit back and be pampered. Visit a day spa, or shop at Telluride's many boutiques. Wake up every day in this exciting town with a new activity to explore.
Telluride Visitor Information Center
The Telluride Ski Resort offers fantastic slopes without the crowds usually associated with other popular vacation destinations. The resort is open to all abilities, from beginners to professionals, with easy cruiser runs with great views or double black diamond challenges. Certified instructors allow you to learn or improve in skiing, snowboarding, snowbiking, cross-country skiing, or adaptive skiing.
Visit The Telluride Ski Resort
for more information.
skiiable terrain - 1,700 acres (680 hectacres)
longest run - 4.6 miles (7.4 km) 'Galloping Goose'
total trails - 84
trail difficulty (24% beginner/38% intermediate/38% advanced/expert)
total lifts 16 total: 2 high-speed gondolas, 7 high-speed quads, 2 triples, 2 doubles, 2 surface lifts and 1 magic carpet
vertical drop of 3,530 feet ( 1,078 m)
average annual snowfall 309 inches (789 cm)
Telluride Bluegrass Festival - June
For thirty-three summers, music lovers from around the globe have been making their loyal pilgrimage high into the San Juan mountains of Colorado, where for four magical days, this historic mining town is filled with the sound of guitars, mandolins, and voices...
-- from bluegrass.com/telluride
Telluride Wine Festival - June
The hottest chefs, wineries, and sommeliers gather to celebrate the wonderful world of food and wine. This is the 25th Anniversary of the Telluride Wine Festival. World class chefs and exquisite wineries will provide a multitude of enjoyment for every pallet, with more than 300 wines for the tasting.
-- from telluridewinefestival.com
KOTO Doo Dah Concert - July
The very popular annual Doo Dah concert is sponsored by the Telluride radio station KOTO and features well-known and popular bands and musicians. Past guests have included Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, The String Cheese Incident and Widespread Panic.
-- from telluridestyle.com
Telluride Jazz Celebration Festival -
This event is in fact, a 'Celebration' of the art, soul, history, and future of an all-American art form . . . Jazz aficionados world-wide are hip to this unique festival where musicians perform and mingle with all who come to celebrate the music: from high-altitude high attitude day time shows surrounded by the magnificent peaks of the San Juan mountains, to the after-dark crawl through the Main Street Victorian saloons and concert halls, this Celebration remains tops in jazz, intimacy and ambiance.
-- from telluridejazz.com
Telluride Mushroom Festival -
Everything you want to know about shrooms and more. The festival includes daily forays into the nearby woods. Here, you'll generally find not only the world's best gourmet mushrooms (porcini, chanterelle, lobster, matsutake and more) but also a spectacular array of poisonous and inedible species for study. Sandwiched around the mushroom forays are lectures and workshops about edible, medicinal, poisonous and psychoactive mushrooms.
-- from telluridetoday.com
Telluride Film Festival -
Each Labor Day weekend, the tiny mountain village of Telluride, Colorado triples in size. Swells of passionate film enthusiasts flood the town for four days of total cinematic immersion, embarking on a viewing odyssey, blissfully spending entire days in flickering dark rooms. With only an appreciation of celluloid to guide them, these devotees flock to the show, year after year. Why? Blind faith. We don't reveal the program until everyone lands in town. Yet the Telluride family trusts that a unique experience will unfold.
-- from www.telluridefilmfestival.org
Telluride Blues and Brews Festival -
Features three days of world-renowned musicians performing live on the famous Telluride Town Park stage, late night jams in the local juke joints, 50 choice microbreweries serving up their handcrafted "cream of the barrel" during Saturday's Grand Tasting, the Rainbow Kids area, free Acoustic Artist Series, Blues For Breakfast, and the Telluride Acoustic Blues Camp.
-- from tellurideblues.com