Winter Adventure in Telluride, Co

The Biggest Selection of Vacation Rentals in Telluride

Winter Events

  • October Weekend Horror Show Films
  • Telluride Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Christmas Even Torchlight Parade
  • New Year's Eve Parade and Fireworks

  • Winter Activities

  • Go on a skiing adventure to the San Juan Huts between Telluride, Ridgway, and Ouray.
  • If you're a big biker, take the fat tire bikes out in the snow for a tour or a thrill ride.
  • Dog sledding has become increasingly popular and will be an adventure you won't forget.
  • A sleigh ride through the country is the perfect romantic activity.
  • Telluride is famous for their world-renowned ice climbing and provides a wide array of opportunities.

    Season Dates Nov. 20 - Apr. 10
    Number of Mountains
    Total Skiable Acres
    Base Elevation
    Number of Runs
    Average Snowfall
    8,725 feet

    Telluride Regional Airport (TEX)
    Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ)

    About Telluride, Co

    Telluride, located in southwestern Colorado, is actually two locations in one: the town of Telluride and the town of Mountain Village. Skiers and other winter outdoor enthusiasts will want to enjoy both. Telluride Ski Resort is known for its excellent backcountry skiing, powder, and tree-skiing, but that doesn't mean it leaves beginners and intermediate skiers and riders behind: a full 60% of the mountain is dedicated to green and blue runs. Skiers will find long cruisers and a large and uncrowded beginner area. Even the famed ‘See Forever’ Trail (accessed from the top of Lift 14) is beginner-friendly; skiers and riders can cruise its length from the breathtaking views at the top all the way to the base.

    Non-Stop Flights

    Flying into Telluride Regional Airport:

  • Denver, CO (DEN)
  • Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
  • Houston, TX (IAH)
  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
  • Chicago, Ill (ORD)
  • Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW)
  • Atlanta, GA (ATL)
  • Newark, NJ (EWR)
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    Vacation Homes:
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    Choose from a wide selection of hotels to find the one that fits your needs and puts you near the mountainside.


    Best Way to Experience Telluride

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Alpine Coffee Bar $: Check out the views from the top of Chair 14, and spend the next few hours on long groomers or hike-to terrain, depending on your ability level and mood.
  • Lunch: On the Mountain
  • Afternoon: Stop at Tomboy Tavern for apres ski drinks or snacks, then head to the vacation rental or condo for some R&R.
  • Dinner: Brown Dog Pizza.For a casual meal in a family-friendly environment, or dine-in; a large number of Telluride restaurants are happy to deliver.

  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Ski a second day, or opt for another form of winter outdoor play. Head to the Adventure Center, where one can rent snowshoes or nordic skis, or book a snowmobile ride across the Colorado wilderness terrain.
  • Lunch: If not included with your morning activities, pick up lunch in the village at Telluride Bistro on Colorado Avenue.
  • Afternoon: If you’re ready for an indoor activity, do some shopping in the town of Telluride. Retail therapy takes on many forms, but a favorite is the Alpen Schatz Boutique (West Colorado Ave) and Alpenglow (in the village).
  • Dinner: Allreds, upscale dining, perfectly paired with wines. Take the gondola to Station St. Sophia to experience this flagship restaurant.