When most people mention Telluride, it is followed by something to do with snow or skiing. What many don't know is that Telluride is a community with a rich history and a culture that thrives year-round, including during months without snow. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Telluride, whether you want to ski and snowboard or attend the Mountain Film Festival.
Getting to Telluride
Making the trek to Telluride is an adventure in itself. You will most likely fly into Denver International Airport and then board a smaller commercial flight to Durango-La Plata County Airport. From there, you will board a charter flight that will take you to Telluride Regional Airport, 1500 Last Dollar Road, Telluride, Colorado 81435. The airport is located 5 miles west of Telluride. To get from the airport to Telluride, you can either rent a car from Hertz or National, or you can use a taxi or limo service, such as Mountain Limo, Telluride Express or Alpine Luxury Limos.
The Weather in Telluride and Things to Do
Telluride has all four seasons, but winters are not as severe as most people think. The coldest month is January, when temperatures average around 40 degrees Fahrenheit. You will need winter apparel, but you won't experience bone-chilling cold. July is the warmest month, with temperatures topping 95 degrees. Summer clothes, such as shorts, T-shirts and sandals, are appropriate. There is plenty to do while visiting Telluride. Winter visitors will want to hit the ski slopes and take part in other snow-related activities, but visitors can also take a ride on the Telluride/Mountain Village Gondola, visit the Telluride History Museum, explore Mountain Village and stroll down Main Street. During the rest of the year, visitors can visit places such as the San Miguel River and Bear Creek Falls and take a Telluride Horseback Adventure.
Come Visit Telluride
From the Telluride Film Festival and music festivals to Brews and Blues and traditional skiing activities, Telluride has a lot to offer visitors. Let Orbitz.com help you find cheap flights to Telluride, where melting snow is not the end of the adventure; it is only the beginning.