Journey through time in the historic downtown of Telluride, Colorado. At the end of a remote box canyon surrounded by the towering San Juan Mountains, Telluride is a small town with a big personality. This former mining town has a rich history closely tied to the Gold Rush era, and its storied past is preserved in the beautifully restored Victorian-era architecture buildings.
Main Street, or Colorado Avenue, is its heart, lined with art galleries, boutiques, and eateries. Wooden sidewalks and clapboard facades transport you to the late 1800s when it boomed with mining riches. The town’s commitment to preserving its heritage is evident; you’ll find plaques illuminating historical details on many buildings.
What sets Telluride apart is not just its commitment to preserving the past but its dedication to celebrating the present. The tiny town known ’round the world is a hub for arts and culture. The historic Sheridan Opera House hosts cultural events throughout the year. Engage with locals, and listen to stories that breathe life into the town’s history. Discover the tales behind the buildings and immerse yourself in the cultural fabric of this mountain gem.