Visiting Telluride, Colorado Located in the San Juans

Visiting Telluride, Colorado nestled in the San Juans provides an iconic mountain scenery with plenty of breathtaking views from every angle.

Visiting Telluride, Colorado located in the San Juans.

Hikes to do when Visiting Telluride, Colorado

If you’re visiting Telluride, be sure to go on one of these hikes to enjoy the stunning views!

Jud Wiebe Memorial Trail – a 3.1-mile loop, moderately challenging trail.

Bridal Veil Falls Trail – a 2.0 out-and-back trail moderately challenging trail that leads to the base of a waterfall!

Bear Creek Trail – a 4.5 out-and-back trail considered moderately challenging.

Bridal Veil Falls to Blue Lake – 5.7-mile out-and-back trail that leads to the beautiful Blue Lake.

Ice Lake Basin – a 8.3-mile out-and-back trail considered a difficult hike with gorgeous views. This hike is also known as one of the best hikes in Colorado to view the wildflowers.

Fun Things to do in Telluride

Walk Main Street and check out the fun shops and restaurants located downtown. We went to the The Butcher & The Baker, a bakery and café that features handmade baked goods, locally sourced and house-roasted meats, and sustainably harvested fish. I highly recommend stopping and getting a croissant!

Do some off-roading tours to enjoy the stunning views of alpine lakes, waterfalls, and endless meadows.

Take the gondola on a 13-minute, free ride that goes over the San Sophia Ridge and into the Mountain Village.

Hire a Telluride mountain guide for a unique experience of the Telluride Via Ferrata.

Take the hour drive to Ouray for beautiful, scenic views.

Do some paragliding for a fun, adventurous afternoon!

Be sure to be on the lookout for wildlife! Lots of elk were in the meadows as we drove into town. It was a beautiful sight to see!

Have you been to Telluride? If so, comment some of your favorite shops, hikes, restaurants, campsites or adventurous outdoor activities to share with others!

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