With the rich historical and cultural aspects make Telluride as an ideal destination for tourists.
The city of Telluride and Mountain Village is linked by a spectacular journey of 13 minutes using free gondola, the first and only public transportation system of its kind in the United States. This popular transportation allows tourists to enjoy the scenic view from the higher ground both in summer and winter. In both summer and winter the festivals will be crowded at the Town Park. Here, you'll experience the long run festivities through the season.
Telluride city has been a special destination for centuries. The Ute Indians tribe on the Valley Floor is interesting cultural thing to see and with the skiing activities in winter will make the journey in the city much better. Since it is dominated by mountains, the city has become the most iconic destination to visit in Florida. You can visit Lustre Gallery to see the fine arts from local artists and the old sculptures.
The Gargoyle Gift Shop, which specializes in pop culture collections, comics, movies & music, toys & games, strange & unique gifts for all ages, hot sauce, and official Telluride Horror Show merchandise. At Telluride Gift Baskets, they specialize in the best artisan products in Colorado: freshly roasted coffee, Colorado wine, handmade chocolates, organic cheeses, and freshly made pastries.
Telluride has its own typical cuisines that worth to try. You'll find unique dishes served in many restaurants such as deer and trout. New American cuisine, from grilled Alaskan halibut and grilled Hawaiian tuna to local Colorado chicken.
In Telluride, 35% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 14% speak Spanish.
The best times to visit Telluride are from mid-June to August and from mid-November to early April.
Alpine Lodging Telluride stays true to its original purpose of providing the best experience to homeowners and guests in Telluride. Alpine Lodging Telluride owns over 250 properties ranging from luxurious and minimalist that can be your accommodation while in Telluride. Located in the heart of the Mountain Village, Bear Creek Lodge & Condominiums is unique among other lodgings and villas. Bear Creek Lodge offers the best of both worlds: wilderness and luxury in a beautiful and pleasant experience.
221 South Oak serves cuisine classified as New America with an eclectic mix of flavors and styles. A variety of seafood, games, and poultry with accompaniment that includes the Far South, Calypso, classic French, California, and Creole. Allred's Restaurant, a restaurant located on the top of gondala station, offers a great dining experience that blends regional and local, authentic and organic cuisines. Steaks, seafood, ribs, meat, salads, and side dishes accompany an appetizer and a signature cocktail. You can enjoy your meal with the beautiful surroundings of the mountains.
The Bean Café at The Peaks is located a few steps from the magnificent entrance to the Peaks Resort & Spa. Enjoy various types of coffee, tea, juice, pastries, breakfast sandwiches, panini, salads, and healthy portable snacks. Ghost Town Coffee, located in the local bookstore, Between the Covers, serves locally roasted organic coffee, specialty coffee drinks, and fresh pastries. They provide indoor and outdoor seating as well as with Wifi with relaxed and great atmosphere.
Fun and varied, The Black Iron Kitchen is the perfect place to lift your glass after a day on the ski slopes or golf course. Besides, Black Iron Kitchen serves dinner from the Mountain Village Comfort Specials Menu, which serves delicious food paired with wine or micro drinks that are suitable to complement daily dishes. Enjoy après ski cocktails or swimming pools at the historic New Sheridan Bar remains as to when it was opened in 1895. Beautifully carved front slats, mahogany wood paneling, spectacular lead glass dividing panels, and decorative lighting are among the original designations. Let the New Sheridan Bar show you why it is the locals' favorite watering hole.
Lustre is the Artists Gallery, which carries jewelry, furniture, gifts, and sculptures. Luster brought the beauty of Ulla Darni's hand-painted chandelier to Telluride. It also featured along with Jewelry from Todd Reed, Gurhan, Masriera, and Jessica Fields; beautiful upholstered furniture from Austin Ranch; ornamental table from John Arenskov; and delicate glass, wood, and bronze sculptures. Telluride's main performing arts venue, Michael D. Palm Theater is 30,000 square feet, sophisticated facilities, including a full flying house with 38 circuits, 288 lighting circuits, and other facilities. It also completes Meyer performance sound system, widescreen cinema with dual 35mm projectors, large format digital and sound projectors surround.
Telluride Town Park is the center of many activities. When summer season, the park is filled with numerous activities such as music festivals, sports, camping, and manu more. In winter, the park has two ice rinks and neat Nordic ski trails. The Tony Newlin Gallery features wildlife and nature photography from Tony Newlin. The collection includes images from Colorado, the Western United States, and Alaska. You will find aspen trees, views of Colorado's mountains, bears, large deer and various other wild and natural landscapes.