Gondola that connects Telluride with Mountain Village
Your to-do list for a summer visit to Telluride for an unforgettable adventure in this appealing mountain community.
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When Butch Cassidy was in Telluride, Colorado in 1889, at the top of his to-do list was robbing a bank. He took care of that task at the San Miguel Valley Bank, starting his legendary and infamous 20-year career of bank and train robberies. (The building still stands today at 129 West Colorado Avenue.) Your to-do list for a summer visit to Telluride should not get you in trouble with the law, and will hopefully launch nothing more notorious than an unforgettable adventure in this appealing mountain community.
Mountainfilm is a four-day film festival (taking place from May 25 to May 28 in 2018) focused on documentaries that tell stories of environmental, political, and social justice. In addition to the Bluegrass Festival, the town’s other musical high notes include the Telluride Jazz Festival (August 3 to 5), the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival (September 14 to 16), and the RIDE Festival (July 14 and 15), featuring “rootsy, rocky talent”—this year’s headliners include Sheryl Crow and the String Cheese Incident. From A—the Art + Architecture Weekend (July 20 to 22)—to at least Y—the Telluride Yoga Festival (July 19 to 22), the city’s calendar of festivals covers it all. You can browse through established favorites and new additions at Telluride Festivals and Events.
Are you ready to get started on your Telluride to-do list? With direct flights from five major hubs in the summer and lodging starting at $139, now is the time to plan your trip to the Most Colorado Place on Earth.
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