The Telluride Area

The Telluride Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Telluride Area

By Deb Hopewell

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Hotels in The Telluride Area

Located on the edge of Telluride village, the five-story, 32-suite Inn at Lost Creek has some of the characteristics of a lodge — fieldstone terraced outside, exposed beams, a stone-surrounded fireplace in the lobby, and onsite dining.

Restaurants in The Telluride Area

This Mediterranean-American café and bakery opened in the Four Corners region in 2000. Local pastry chef Barbara Helmer and her business partner, chef Miguel Carrillo, converted an old motel into this Tuscan-style restaurant with tall windows, wooden beams, and an arched ceiling.

Things to do in The Telluride Area

Serious treks through Western Europe (the Mont Blanc region; the Italian Dolomites), the Himalayas, and southeastern Utah. Accommodations vary by region, from luxury tents to intimate chalets.