Affordable Riverside Accommodations in Telluride
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Affordable Riverside Accommodations in Telluride

As with any popular mountain ski resort town, finding an affordable place to stay that isn’t miles out of town can be a challenge. Mountainside Inn is along the San Miguel River on the edge of the historic downtown in Telluride. It’s less than a ten minute walk to the restaurants, shops and galleries on … Continue reading

Three Nights in Telluride: Waterfalls, Al Fresco Dining and Hiking Fun
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Three Nights in Telluride: Waterfalls, Al Fresco Dining and Hiking Fun

Telluride, Colorado, is one of my favorite places on earth. I get drawn into the Victorian architecture of the historic downtown. Its mining history is fascinating. Telluride is an outdoor adventure playground for weekend warriors to extreme athletes. My friends, the Thomas family, from Texas were originally going to spend two nights as part of … Continue reading

Cornet Falls Hike in Telluride, Colorado
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Cornet Falls Hike in Telluride, Colorado

While in Telluride for a few days with my friends Sarah and Chris, along with their two daughters Aria and Caroline, we set out in search of a waterfall.  It was late afternoon and we didn’t want a long hike.  From the gondola earlier in the afternoon, we saw a waterfall across the box canyon.  … Continue reading

For a Historic Stay Near Telluride Book at the Mine Shaft Inn in Rico
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For a Historic Stay Near Telluride Book at the Mine Shaft Inn in Rico

Sitting at 8,827 feet is the historic mining town of Rico in the San Juan Mountains in Southwest Colorado. It’s a 30-40 minute drive from Telluride on the San Juan Skyway. In the late 1800s, the silver boom town boasted a population of over 5,000 people.  At that time, it has two banks and 60 … Continue reading

The Road Less Traveled From Moab to Telluride
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The Road Less Traveled From Moab to Telluride

When you think of the ultimate road trip, this drive is what you dream of.  It goes from the arid desert to lush forest as you tick off the miles.  It’s a different way to drive into Telluride, Colorado.  It’s a drive from Moab to Telluride.  It’s 132 miles and takes about 2 and a … Continue reading