Telluride + Southwest Colorado

Telluride + Southwest Colorado Travel Guide

Articles about Telluride + Southwest Colorado

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Hotels in Telluride + Southwest Colorado

Set against the backdrop of the towering Rockies, the imposing edifice of the Peaks hugs the side of the ridge over Telluride, its honey-colored stucco walls and terra cotta roofs in harmony with hues of the surrounding landscape.

Restaurants in Telluride + Southwest Colorado

For an intimate dinner, reserve a table at La Marmotte, a 125-year-old former icehouse.

Things to do in Telluride + Southwest Colorado

Ascend the frozen waterfalls of Ouray's Uncompahgre River Gorge, where a local organization aims hoses and sprinklers off cliff edges each winter to grow dozens of immense ice climbs. Guide services teach newbies to swing ice axes and kick crampons on the walls of white.