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The Telluride Area
The Telluride Area Travel Guide
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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.