Founded in 1878 and now a registered National Historic District, Telluride whispers to visitors of times gone by, when gunslingers and ore-laden mule trains regularly paraded down Main Street.
From the historic brothels of Popcorn Alley to the location of Butch Cassidy’s famous first heist, the legends of Telluride’s wild and exhilarating past permeate the town like the priceless veins of gold that lured its first settlers.
Telluride: Cosmopolitan to the Core
Behind Telluride, Colorado’s turn-of-the-century Victorian facade resides the cosmopolitan soul of a world class resort. From appealing shops and four-star restaurants to intimate, first-rate concerts at the historic Sheridan Opera House, this pedestrian town effortlessly mingles urban sophistication, historic charm and mountain spirit.
Telluride, Colorado is more than a world-class destination or a historic mining town nestled deeply into a range of spectacular, soaring mountains. Telluride’s also a state of mind. For centuries, people have retreated to the mountains to intellectually, emotionally and spiritually recharge.
Telluride encourages guests to appreciate each moment, to linger along historic main street or sit back and savor the views from its scenic gondola, an unparalleled, free public transportation system.
In Telluride, time slows down and new rules apply. The dress code is casual, exploration is recommended, and revitalization happens naturally.
Mountain Village… Extraordinary Surroundings
Connected to Telluride by a free and spectacular twelve-minute gondola ride, Mountain Village counterbalances Telluride’s rustic image with modern elegance and luxury accommodations. Home to champagne powder skiing, a championship golf course, the Telluride Conference Center and the distinguished Peaks Resort and Golden Door Spa, this European-styled alpine village provides unsurpassed scenic ambience.