BRING YOUR CAMERA! Telluride in the fall is beautiful.
Visit the Telluride Truffle shop: If you like chocolate, caramel and sea salt…try the “Columbine”!
Ride the free Gondola at least once while in Telluride, the view is fantastic. Keep a look out below for bear, deer and marmots getting ready for winter.
Drop by the Telluride Visitor’s Center if you have any questions about the Telluride area: 236 W. Colorado Ave, main street Telluride.
The Telluride History Museum: 201 W. Gregory Ave. (at the top of N. Fir St.)
Free Activities in Telluride, Mountain Village & Surrounding Areas
Ames Power Plant: 6 miles from the Town of Telluride short walk to waterfall
Bridal Veil Falls: View from Smuggler Mine: 1 mile from the Town of Telluride, suitable drive for any vehicle
Self Guided Walking Historical Tour of the Town of Telluride (See details in the Telluride Visitors Guide) You can also take a guided history tour through the Telluride History Museum for $15pp which would include admittance to the Telluride History Museum itself.
Many great Galleries in the Town of Telluride
Hiking: Moderate impact suggestions:
Tomboy Road (at the end of Oak St North) or Black Bear Trail (starts at the end of Pine St South)
Valley Floor River Trail: Flat trail (low impact), starts in Town follows the Valley Floor and San Miguel River.
You can also ride the Free Gondola from Mountain Village or Telluride, get off at the top (San Sophia Station/Allreds) and hike down Telluride Trail to the Town of Telluride or hike back to Mountain Village.
Pay Activities in Telluride, Mountain Village & Surroundings Areas
The Spa at the Peaks (If you are staying at the Peaks, the Peaks Spa is included in your nightly rate).
Telluride History Museum: Town of Telluride, 201 W. Gregory Ave, Admission $5pp
Jeep/4×4 Tours/Guided Hiking or Biking/SUP Rentals/Fly Fishing
Companies that provide one or all of these services:
Telluride Outside: 800-831-6230
Telluride Outfitters: 970-728-4475
Dave’s Mountain Tours: 970-728-9749
Local Beer and Spirits Tasting:
Smugglers Brewpub: 225 S. Pine St, Town of Telluride
Telluride Brewing Company: 156 Society Dr, Lawson Hill (3 miles from town)
Telluride Distilling Company: Heritage Plaza in Mountain Village (through Franz Klammer breezeway, down the short set of stairs on the right)
The Telluride Autumn Classic is more than just cars and colors. The annual 3-day festival amid the San Juan mountains brings together enthusiasts of all makes and models cultivating a world-class and family-friendly celebration.