Overview Telluride

Visiting Telluride

Famed as the marriage spot of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, Telluride has much more to offer than just a star-studded reputation. In addition to a great selection of expert terrain, there’s the 733-acre Prospect Bowl, which caters to skiers and snowboarders of all levels. And those who tire of the resort’s elegant Mountain Village can retreat to the actual town of Telluride, a small artists’ community sitting in the shadow of the mountain.... Read More Famed as the marriage spot of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, Telluride has much more to offer than just a star-studded reputation. In addition to a great selection of expert terrain, there’s the 733-acre Prospect Bowl, which caters to skiers and snowboarders of all levels. And those who tire of the resort’s elegant Mountain Village can retreat to the actual town of Telluride, a small artists’ community sitting in the shadow of the mountain.    Close

Stories and Tips Telluride

1 Photos  
Telluride in Winter

Written by RioJamesMom on 10 Jun, 2004

I learned to ski here a couple of years ago; everyone told me I was spoiled and they are right. Even if you don't ski, you can have a blast in the winter or just sit and take in the unparalleled scenery. It's…Read More


Cable Car

Written by sung on 07 May, 2001

To get to downtown Telluride, you can ride the cable car from the top of the mountain where most of the hotels are located. This cable car is the ski lift during snow season. Riding a cable car is the most convenient way to get…Read More


History of Telluride

Written by willow on 23 Oct, 2000

Through chatting with a few locals I was able to glean a bit of the history of Telluride. The discovery of gold in 1858 put Colorado on the map. Tunnels honey combed the mountains in search of gold, silver, zinc, lead and copper. The town's…Read More


The Gondola

Written by Lilly on 28 Aug, 2000

The residents of Telluride and Mountain Village respect and appreciate the environment in which they live. In an attempt to eliminate noise, pollution the 2 towns operate a gondola ride, which serves as the most popular form of transportation. This free 12 minute…Read More


Flying into Telluride

Written by Lilly on 28 Aug, 2000

I can't recommend traveling to Telluride without cautioning travelers about one thing: Flying into Telluride. United and a few other airlines fly small prop planes into Telluride daily from Denver. Telluride Airport is North America's highest commercial airport at an elevation on…Read More


Golden Door Spa

Written by Lilly on 28 Aug, 2000

At the Peaks, hotel guests over the age of 16 can access the Golden Door Spa and use the gyms at the fitness level. Free of charge, hotel guests can partake in the Purification Ritual, which includes use of the steam room which is…Read More


  • 1-6 of 6 Telluride Stories And Tips