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A peaceful ski town with access to different natural landscapes and outdoor activities.
A mountain town in Colorado that sits in a valley surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, the San Juan National Forest, and the San Juan Skyway. The Telluride lifestyle is a melting pot of cultures and traditions, and the town is a great place to unwind and relax. What makes it so special is the mix of small-town charm and big-city sophistication and the fact that you can be removed from the world and still indulge in city amenities. Telluride is a town with a laid-back feel not often seen in the world of technology. There is no rush to get to work, no rush to get home, and no rush to get anywhere.
The pace of life in Telluride is slow, and residents are relaxed, a welcome change from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. The area is home to a number of ski resorts, which attract visitors from around the globe. It is an active community with a variety of different activities and lifestyles. The architecture of Telluride, Colorado, is unique. The town was founded in the late 1800s and quickly grew into a small mining town. It was one of the first places in the United States to adopt a planned community, and the architectural style was influenced by the Rocky Mountains, the climate, and the mining industry.

What to Love

  • Peaceful and laidback community
  • The slower pace of life and relaxation
  • Stunning mountain views and lush landscapes
  • Active, outdoor lifestyles
  • Access to resorts with outdoor adventures

Local Lifestyle

Telluride provides access to some of the country's most beautiful, unspoiled wilderness. It is a place where locals can experience the quiet side of the mountains and the bustling side of the Rockies, all in one small town. The Telluride lifestyle is a melting pot of cultures and traditions. The mountain scenery is breathtaking, and the crisp mountain air is clean and refreshing. In many ways, it is a town that embodies the rugged individualism of the American West. It is a place where the pace of life is slower and where people seem to be more relaxed.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

With its historic buildings, narrow winding streets, and eclectic shops, Telluride feels like a mountain town transplanted to the plains. The historic downtown area is filled with unique shops and restaurants. The town is known for its commitment to the environment, with many shops, galleries, and restaurants labeling themselves as green.
221 South Oak is a warm and inviting upscale eatery with diverse cuisine and a selection of vegetarian options. Brown Dog Pizza is a casual dining spot that serves a variety of pizza styles, wings, burgers, pasta, and more. Cornerhouse Grille is set in a historic Victorian home with indoor and outdoor seating. The charming restaurant serves classic American dishes paired with tap and bottled beer.

Things to Do

There are many things to do in Telluride, with many of the most popular including hiking, skiing, golfing, and horseback riding. The town is home to the Telluride Ski Resort, which offers overnight accommodations, outdoor activities, camps, dining, events, and more. The resort offers skiing and lessons in the winter and golf, biking, ziplining, and more in the warmer months.
There are many areas to explore in Telluride, like Ajax Peak, Dunton Hot Springs, Ice Lake, and more. Telluride hosts an array of festivals and events throughout the year to celebrate different activities, arts, and history in the community.
The Telluride Balloon Festival is an annual event where residents can enjoy hot air balloons lifting off over the Telluride Valley. The annual Telluride Film Festival showcases films and discusses cinematic education and immersion.


Telluride School District R-1 serves the Telluride Community and consists of four schools that provide preschool to high school education.
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Around Telluride, CO

There's plenty to do around Telluride, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Counter Culture, The Tunnel, and Uno Dos Tres Tacos & Tequila.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.55 miles 25 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$$$ 0.35 miles 55 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 0.09 miles 22 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 2.18 miles 32 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.2 miles 6 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.08 miles 5 reviews 4.6/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Telluride, CO

Telluride has 1,046 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Telluride do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,387 people call Telluride home. The population density is 4,459.923 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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