COLORADO – TELLURIDE
Weather in Colorado – Telluride
Summer in Telluride is mild with temperatures hovering in the 70s (21 degrees C). Chilly Rocky Mountain breezes blow through frequently, keeping the area cool. The Telluride climate is usually below freezing during the winter with over 350 inches of annual snowfall. There are occasional snowstorms throughout the winter.
Getting to and from Colorado – Telluride
Telluride Regional Airport has a one short runway and a limited flight schedule. Frequent closures occur due to bad weather. Air travelers usually arrive through Montrose Regional Airport, which is about 67 miles from Telluride. Buses and car rentals are available. Telluride also has a free public bus transportation system called Galloping Goose.
What to bring to Colorado – Telluride
Though the summers are somewhat warm, Telluride travelers will want to pack warm clothing to ward off the chilly breeze. Long pants, sweaters or jackets and cozy socks will be welcome. Telluride is a major destination for snow skiing throughout the winter and along with thermals and snow boots, travelers will want to bring along skis, snowboards and other snow gear and sporting equipment.
Things to do in Colorado – Telluride
Telluride has plenty of outdoor activities all year round. During the warmer months, vacationers will enjoy hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, kayaking, river rafting and golf. Winter is ski season when skiing, snowboarding and other snowy sporting activities are all the rage.
Staying safe and healthy in Colorado – Telluride
Telluride is equipped with full medical services including pharmacies and emergency services. When traveling, be sure to bring along your medications so you won’t have to interrupt your vacation to make an unexpected trip to the doctor or pharmacy.
Time zone and currency in Colorado – Telluride
Colorado is in the U.S. Mountain time zone where it is always two hours behind New York (Eastern U.S.). Like most U.S. states, Colorado observes Daylight Savings Time, which runs from March to November. Standard currency in Colorado is the U.S. dollar.