The center of activity in this small town, Main Street is home to various shops and restaurants.
Photography by Deb Snelson
Telluride Ski Resort offers 2,000-plus acres of skiable terrain.
Hit the road on the San Juan Skyway to see the sights in southwestern Colorado.
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The free gondola transports travelers from Telluride to Mountain Village.
Telluride boasts dozens of hiking trails, most of which are best explored during the summer months.
Game meats like bison (pictured), elk and boar are featured on many Telluride restaurant menus.
Located about 15 miles southeast of Telluride, Ophir Pass (a four-wheel drive trail) offers picturesque views of the San Juan Mountains and its namesake town.
Located inside the building that once housed Telluride's hospital, this museum features a variety of artifacts detailing the region's history.
Mountain Village is home to a variety of shops and eateries, making it the perfect place to relax after a day on the slopes.
One of Telluride's most popular hiking trails overlooks the 365-foot-tall Bridal Veil Falls.
You'll find views like this while riding the gondola between Telluride and Mountain Village.
More than 300 inches of snow falls annually at Telluride Ski Resort.
Although most summertime visitors choose to hike Telluride's trails, many also welcome mountain bikers.
Visitors will find a kids fishing pond (pictured), a Frisbee golf course, an outdoor pool and more at the 36-acre Town Park.
Exhibits at the Telluride Historical Museum showcase what life was like in the town during the mining boom.
Telluride Historical Museum
While hiking near Bridal Veil Basin and Lewis Lake, travelers will come across the five-story Lewis Mine, which was built in 1907.
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Leaves on Telluride's aspen trees turn vibrant shades of yellow, orange and red once autumn rolls around.
Affectionately called the "road to the sky," the San Juan Skyway loops through 11 towns and two national forests in southwestern Colorado.
If you have time to stop during your drive along the San Juan Skyway, consider boarding the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for a scenic ride into the San Juan Mountains.
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Ophir Pass is especially picturesque in the fall.