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  Telluride, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Telluride [1] is a town in San Miguel County in southwestern Colorado on the San Miguel River on the west side of the San Juan Mountains.
Telluride was the inspiration for Galt's Gulch in Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged.
The town of Telluride is situated at an altitude of 8,750 feet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Telluride,_Colorado   (1171 words)

  
 Ski Telluride :: Ski Resort in Telluride Colorado
Telluride was founded by miners looking to make their fortunes in gold and silver in 1878 and was, at the height of its heyday, made up of 5,000 rough and ready men - and women.
Telluride is located 127 miles southeast of Grand Junction and 125 miles from Durango, CO. Four airlines (American, Continental, United and America West) from six major cities (Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Houston, Newark, Denver and Phoenix) fly into either Montrose (65 miles from the resort) or Telluride (6 miles from town).
Telluride increases its winter jet service by 10 percent with the addition of Continental Airlines' 50-seat regional jet from LAX and an additional 104-seat, 737-500 flight on Saturday from Newark (EWR) to Montrose (MTJ), a 65 scenic miles from the ski area.
www.snowventures.com /?dest=COTE   (337 words)

  
 Telluride Real Estate Guide
Telluride is located in the southern Rocky Mountains approximately 100 miles from Four Corners, the intersection of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah.
A remote boomtown established at an elevation of 8745' in the heyday of Colorado's gold and silver mining era, the Town of Telluride was incorporated in 1878.
Present-day Telluride, home to the Telluride Ski Resort, is known for its summer and winter outdoor recreational opportunities, the visual and performing arts, internationally acclaimed music and film festivals, and other sport and cultural events.
www.realestate-telluridecolorado.com   (130 words)

  
 Telluride Colorado History, Telluride Ski Area
The name "Telluride" is said to have originated with the term "tellurium" with refers to the area's mixed silver and gold ore.
People left the town in droves, and for most of the next 20 years, Telluride was practically a ghost town.
Over the next few years, tourism revitalized the town, and Telluride became a popular winter and summer destination that attracts visitors throughout the year.
www.telluride-rentals.com /history.htm   (399 words)

  
 Planet Bluegrass - Telluride Bluegrass Festival
Telluride Bluegrass is quintessentially Colorado - at times tinged with inspired calm, and moments later fueled by fiery, virtuosic energy.
The voices of Telluride Bluegrass are also the voices of festivarians, many of whom have been finding their way back year after year for twenty years.
The town of Telluride (elevation 8,750') is connected to the modern resort community of Mountain Village (elevation 9,450') via a free commuter gondola.
www.bluegrass.com /telluride/index.html   (581 words)

  
 Telluride Daily Planet - Front
Telluride citizens gathered at the San Miguel County Courthouse Monday to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the World Trade Center tragedy.
On Monday, Americans across the country gathered, spoke or simply took a moment of silence to reflect on the fifth anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 — the defining and indelible moment of the 21st century in which one act of violence left the country forever changed.
In Telluride, about 100 people gathered on the steps of the courthouse with signs, music makers or nothing at all to take part in their own ceremony of remembrance.
www.telluridegateway.com   (284 words)

  
 Telluride, Colorado | Activities | Fishing
Lakes and reservoirs in the Telluride region appeal to the avid fisherman as well as the unschooled novice who wants to try his luck.
This freestone stream originates in the basins surrounding Telluride and has miles of accessible fishing.While the main river holds predominately Rainbow and Brown Trout, the headwaters and side creeks are home to Brookies and Cutthroats.
The "Upper Dolores" (Lizard Head Pass to the town of Dolores) is a freestone stream similar to the San Miguel.
www.telluride.com /things_to_do/fishing.asp   (578 words)

  
 Telluride, Colorado CO, town profile (San Miguel County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Telluride is a town in San Miguel County.
The mining West, and to a degree the timber, the grazing, and the homestead Wests, were raided, not settled; and sometimes raided for one resource after another, by different breeds of raiders.
Despite their colorful history, there has hardly been a continuous community life in an Aspen or a Telluride; and when oilfields are superimposed on cattle country in Texas, or subdivisions superimposed on orchards in California, something disruptive has happened in the life of both people and towns.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=9717   (739 words)

  
 Telluride Regional Airport: TEX
The Telluride Regional Airport Authority has completed its Master Plan Update, which has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, the San Miguel County Board of Commissioners, and the Telluride Regional Airport Authority.
Situated a convenient 7 minutes from the towns of Telluride and Mountain Village, the Telluride Regional Airport affords travelers an opportunity to bypass the hour-plus shuttle ride associated with the region's other airport facilities.
Telluride Regional Airport sits atop Deep Creek Mesa and is North America's highest commercial airport.
www.tellurideairport.com   (179 words)

  
 Telluride Colorado Lodging Vacation Rentals Condos Accommodation
Telluride CO rests in a box canyon at 8,750 feet, at the base of Telluride Ski Mountain.
Telluride Mountain Village has a European flair, replete with Victorian-era architecture and is a National Historic Landmark District.
Telluride Ski resort is the center of skiing operations and the children’s ski school and offers world-class cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails.
www.skitellurideco.com   (469 words)

  
 Ski.com | Explore Resorts | Telluride
The road ends in Telluride, where an impressive box canyon draws you into the postcard scenery – where the modern world stops and the natural world begins.
Situated in the shadows of the San Juan Range, Telluride’s mountains rival the magnificence of the Alps.
With a Telluride ski vacation you can visit the historic town of Telluride, and the nouveau Mountain Village that are linked by an innovative, free gondola transportation system, making cars unnecessary.
telluride.ski.com   (308 words)

  
 Telluride Vacation Information | Telluride Visitor Guide
In summer, Telluride is a cultural Mecca, hosting a myriad of festivals, such as Telluride Film Festival, MountainFilm, Chamber Music, Telluride Wine Festival, Blues & Brews, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Tech Fest, Mushroom Festival, Jazz Celebration and others.
Telluride is best known for its world-class ski resort, which boasts 1,700 acres of terrain and two air gardens and terrain parks, one complete with a superpipe.
Telluride is a historic mining town that boomed in the late 1800s, and its quaint Victorian architecture is preserved today, allowing the town status as a National Historic Landmark District.
www.telluridevisitorguide.com   (324 words)

  
 Telluride Lodging, telluride colorado, vacation rentals, Telluride Mountain Lodging
Now much more than just a bargain ski-in hotel and affordable condos, Telluride Mountain Lodging has become Telluride's lodging choice for vacation rentals in the historic mining town of Telluride and in the Mountain Village that has grown around the Telluride Ski Resort.
For your Telluride wedding guests, family ski vacations, business travel accommodations, and pet friendly hotel rooms and condos, begin your search with the large selection of Affordable Accommodations.”
Telluride Mountain Lodging is locally owned, with an expert staff and an in-depth local knowledge that can make selecting your lodging in Telluride, Colorado easy.
www.telluridemtnlodging.com   (145 words)

  
 Telluride Wine Festival - 25th Anniversary | Telluride Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Telluride, a place where the mountains meet the sky, where rough meets refined, and on the weekend of June 22nd where the hottest chefs, wineries, and sommeliers gather to celebrate the wonderful world of food and wine.
The 25th Anniversary Telluride Wine Festival is sure to be one to remember.
Celebrate the magic of food and wine, learn the intricacies and pleasures of selecting wine, amid unspoiled vistas and majestic 14,000 foot peaks in Southwest Colorado's San Juan Mountains.
www.telluridewinefestival.com   (215 words)

  
 Scenic Telluride - Telluride Pictures and Forum
Besides the skiing, one of the biggest draws to Telluride is the stunning mountain scenery inside and outside of town...
The Pandora Mine is located east of Telluride and I snapped some photos of the scenery...
Whether it's ski season or not, the Telluride Gondola is a great way to enjoy some of Telluride's amazing mountain scenery...
www.scenictelluride.com   (414 words)

  
 Telluride Ticket - Colorado Ballet in Telluride in 2005
Telluride will present a number of exciting dance performances throughout the year.
The first annual summer perfomances in Telluride of Colorado's oldest and most successful arts institutions, Colorado Ballet is the only organization of its size and stature to produce classical ballet in Colorado.
Colorado Ballet has been bringing world-class quality dance to Denver and to the state for 45 years.
www.tellurideticket.com /displayevent.html?ev_id=11   (292 words)

  
 Telluride Colorado real estate from Telluride Real Estate Corporation
Whatever your interest, be it skiing, camping, biking, or simply enjoying the beauty and serenity nature provides here in Telluride Colorado, we have professionals who understand your needs and can help you find the perfect place.
Telluride Real Estate Corporation offers a wide range of options, from most exclusive home ownership, to the ease of condominium living, to fabulous homesites, ranches and parcels of land.
Founded in 1981, Telluride Real Estate Corporation is one of the oldest, most established real estate firms in the region.
www.telluriderealtors.com   (263 words)

  
 Telluridebound.com - Telluride Colorado, Photos, Lodging etc...!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Telluride is located in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado.
Telluride is a four season playground, as well as, a nature enthusiasts paradise.
Take the road less traveled, it leads to Telluride Colorado.
www.telluridebound.com /index.html   (34 words)

  
 Telluride Colorado Lodging, The Hotel Columbia, Accommodations, Hotels
Telluride Colorado Lodging, The Hotel Columbia, Accommodations, Hotels
In 1878 the pristine glacial valley where Telluride exists today was called Columbia.
The name was changed a few years later, but the memories of that glorious era have now been unearthed...Welcome to The Hotel Columbia, an intimate, luxurious full-service hotel in downtown Telluride.
www.columbiatelluride.com   (135 words)

  
 Telluride & Southwest Colorado Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Southwestern Colorado, as well as the "Four Corners" neighbors of northwestern New Mexico, northeastern Arizona, and southeastern Utah, was home to the Ancestral Puebloan peoples formerly known as Anasazi, meaning "ancient ones." They constructed impressive cliff dwellings in what are now Mesa Verde National Park, Ute Mountain Tribal Park, and other nearby sites.
Southwest Colorado offers such diversity that, depending on where you go, you can have radically different vacations.
Tucked like a jewel in a tiny valley caught between azure sky and gunmetal mountains is Telluride, once so inaccessible that it was a favorite hideout for desperadoes such as Butch Cassidy, who robbed his first bank here in 1889.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=telluride@201   (349 words)

  
 Birding Excursions in Telluride Colorado
Our birding excursions provide you with an opportunity to explore Telluride's beautiful mountain and riparian areas with a local birding expert.
This trip is perfect as an introductory experience to birding or for well-seasoned birders to gain a sense of the Telluride's ornithological nature.
You will explore the riparian area of Telluride's River Trail and Beaver Pond Preserve to see a variety of local and migratory bird species.
www.tellurideadventures.com /summer_birding.htm   (288 words)

  
 Telluride Colorado | Telluride Magazine
Welcome to the virtual home of Telluride Magazine, the publication that showcases Telluride, Colorado.
Telluride Magazine explores high-altitude health and the environment, while featuring adventures in everything from the world-class Telluride skiing, mountain biking and hiking to Telluride’s numerous summer festivals and more.
Visit our archives, peruse our current issue or subscribe for a taste of Telluride, Colorado.
www.telluridemagazine.com   (88 words)

  
 Telluride Hotels & Colorado Ski Resorts - The Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Located in Telluride, in the majestic Rocky Mountains, this four-diamond Colorado hotel offers both summer and winter adventure.
As a distinguished favorite among Telluride hotels and resorts, The Peaks provides convenient access to miles of skiing, tennis, golf, fly-fishing, and children’s programs.
Discover the ultimate in relaxation and refreshment at this majestic Telluride Colorado hotel, where you’ll be greeted with a host of gracious features, including:
thepeaksresort.com   (366 words)

  
 Telluride Truffles, Telluride Colorado
For truffles, one of my favorite places is Telluride Truffle in Colorado, which uses organic ingredients when possible.
A stint as a pastry chef at The Peaks introduced her to truffles and even after leaving that job for the Telluride Ski and Snowboard School, Denny continued making truffles in her free time.
When people other than good friends raved about her truffles, Denny decided it was time to turn her hobby into a business and Telluride Truffle was born.
www.telluridetruffle.com /truffle_pr.html   (612 words)

  
 Telluride Real Estate and Telluride MLS - Telluride Colorado
As a leading realtor in the Telluride market and Managing Director of Telluride Real Estate Corporation, Steve is dedicated to making the relationship with Buyers and Sellers a friendly, well rounded and rewarding experience.
If a legacy is what you desire, Steve suggests Gray Head or a Telluride Land parcel to build the home of your dreams.
Sprawling ranches in the Telluride area in excess of 35 acres are avaiable.
www.catsman.com   (334 words)

  
 Telluride Real Estate Broker: John Burchmore - Telluride Real Estate Corporation
With 20 years of Resort sales, marketing and development experience, John Burchmore is knowledgeable, and active in all aspects of the Telluride Market and regional MLS.
John shares a passion for the outdoors, the Telluride-Lifestyle and helping families and individuals invest in the finest resort community in North America - Telluride.
For your Colorado home, condominium, ranch or commercial investment, John will assist with every aspect of your Telluride Real Estate Investment.
www.telluridecohomes.com   (135 words)

  
 Mountain Lodge Real Estate - Telluride Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Telluride Colorado has some of the most unique and breathtaking properties in the world.
My name is Doug Young, I live here and I love Telluride.
I can find you the real estate you are looking for and get you the best possible deal on it.
www.telluride-real-estate-sales.com   (82 words)

  
 Telluride Lodging: Book Your Telluride Colorado Lodging Online | BookIt.com™   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Book your Telluride Ski Resort lodging, flight and vacation package to discover the beautiful skiing of this quiant ski village.
Winters in Telluride offer wonderful skiing and snowboarding, while summers bring music and food festivals to this lovely mountain town.
Below are some of our most popular hotels in Telluride, as chosen by BookIt.com guests and content supervisors, based on value and satisfaction.
telluride.bookit.com   (248 words)

  
 Telluride Colorado Vacation Rentals, The West Pacific Guest House Telluride
Telluride's West Pacific House is a spacious 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathroom fully equipped private home.
One block from the gondola and the Oak St. lift, the West Pacific House is located in the heart of Telluride.
There is a 14.2% Town of Telluride lodging tax.
www.telluridewestpacifichouse.com   (494 words)

  
 Telluride 2 - comprehensive information - Telluride Colorado
Telluride 2 - comprehensive information - Telluride Colorado
You can tour Historic Down Town by viewing the streets facades one block after another and then click for info on the business you see.
Today in Telluride gives you today's Daily Planet headlines, KOTO radio calendar and headlines, local TV schedule, Nugget movies, and Opera House shows.
www.telluride2.com   (239 words)

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