Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Telluride

Come and experience Telluride and its festivals, live music and culture. Well known for its skiing, mountain views and hiking, this scenic city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Telluride

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing and hiking. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Telluride a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mountain Village Gondola (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Bear Creek Falls (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Telluride Ski Resort (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Silverton Mountain Ski Resort (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Kendall Mountain Recreation Area (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Trail Town Still (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Telluride

Telluride is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, February, March or April, when snowfall averages 87.38 inches and temperatures average -16°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Telluride

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Telluride is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jud Wiebe Trail (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Sneffels Highline Trail (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Bear Creek Trail (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Town Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Yankee Boy Basin (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Blue Lakes Trail (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Telluride

Fly into Telluride, CO (TEX-Telluride Regional), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Montrose, CO (MTJ-Montrose Regional), which is 39.1 mi (63 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Telluride?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,386 holiday rentals around Telluride. From 618 Houses to 30 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Telluride is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Telluride?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Telluride:

  • Telluride Ski Resort: 1,096 holiday homes
  • Purgatory Resort: 168 holiday homes
  • Columbine Lake: 204 holiday homes
  • Idlewild Estates: 15 holiday homes
  • Solar Ranch: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Telluride?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Telluride. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Telluride Historic District: 1,391 holiday rentals
  • Apex (6): 1,448 holiday rentals
  • Telluride Historical Museum: 1,375 holiday rentals
  • Revelation (15): 1,575 holiday rentals
  • Gondola Line: 1,379 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Telluride listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Telluride?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 618 Houses in Telluride. Our other popular types of Telluride holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 30 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 606 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 30 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Telluride?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 397 holiday homes with pool available in Telluride. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.