The Telluride Area

The Telluride Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Telluride Area

By Kayleigh Kulp

With high altitude and low attitude, America’s best ski towns offer plenty of fun beyond the slopes.

By Deb Hopewell

Head for the hills: these cool mountain towns beckon with outdoor adventures, festivals, and local color.

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Lindsey Olander
By Justin Ocean

These cable cars make getting from here to there a scenic, adrenaline-pumping adventure.

By Deb Hopewell

From Arizona to Vermont, here are our favorite towns for checking out fall foliage.

Hotels in The Telluride Area

The four-story Strater Hotel, constructed in 1887, maintains the authenticity of its origins with oak beams, velvet curtains, and crystal chandeliers.

Restaurants in The Telluride Area

Set on Telluride Mountain at the exact elevation for which it’s named, the restaurant turns out rarefied Rocky Mountain dishes, from elk carpaccio to ruby trout in brown butter.

Things to do in The Telluride Area

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.