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A historic mining town in the heart of the iconic San Juan Mountains, Telluride, Colorado is a true paradise for the luxury minded traveler. Boasting a dramatically stunning landscape and unmatched charm, Telluride offers ample activities regardless of the season. Originally built in the 1880s, Telluride’s rich history adds to the experience that the town is capable of providing to all who visit. 

No matter the season, there are always plenty of things to do in Telluride. The mild temperatures of the summer invite visitors to bike, SUP, hike Telluride and enjoy Telluride Festivals, each ending with famed sunsets and alpenglow mountainscapes. Winter sees ample opportunity for activity - Telluride Ski Resort offers lift serviced fun and world class slopes, while downtown boasts the best in fine dining and shopping, as well as nordic skiing along the valley floor where herds of majestic elk reside. 

Enjoy the unbridled beauty of Telluride, and experience the majesty of the mountains like never before.

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Telluride is a town located in the southwestern part of Colorado, United States.

The town of Telluride is small, and most places are within walking distance. However, visitors can also use the free gondola, public transportation, or taxis to get around.

The Gondola operates daily from 6:30 am to midnight during the summer and winter seasons. However, the schedule may vary, and it’s advisable to check with the official website for the latest information.

The best time to visit Telluride is during the summer season from June to August or during the winter season from December to March.

The weather in Telluride varies depending on the season. Summers are warm with temperatures ranging from 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, while winters are cold with temperatures ranging from 10 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit.

The elevation of Telluride is 8,750 feet (2,667 meters) above sea level.

The nearest airport to Telluride is the Montrose Regional Airport, which is about 65 miles away. Visitors can take a shuttle or rent a car to get to Telluride.

The estimated population of Telluride as of 2021 is around 2,300 people.

Telluride receives an average of 309 inches (7.85 meters) of snowfall per year.

Bridal Veil Falls is a waterfall located in the east end of the Telluride Valley. It’s accessible by car or hiking trail.

The pros of buying a property in Telluride include having a permanent vacation home, building equity, and potential rental income. The cons include high prices, maintenance costs, and potential market fluctuations. Renting is more flexible, but the cons include high rental prices and less control over the property.

There are many accommodation options in Telluride, including hotels, condos, and vacation rentals. Some popular areas to stay in Telluride include Mountain Village and the historic town of Telluride.

The Telluride ski resort typically opens in late November or early December and closes in early April, depending on weather conditions.

Visitors can buy their ski passes online, at the Telluride Ski Resort ticket office, or at certain partner hotels and businesses.