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Local Summer Activities

There is an abundance of thrilling Summer adventures to be experienced  in the Telluride and Montrose area. Among them, white water rafting trips, fly fishing excursions, hiking, biking, climbing and more! Check out our summer activities page for many outdoor options that will show you the best of our beautiful region. Take a peek at our concert and festival calendar, too, and count on the trip of a lifetime!

Local Winter Activities

Some of the best Winter outdoor fun in the world takes place here in the San Juan Mountains! Countless festivals, incredible skiing, snowshoeing, and high-spirited adventures happen all Winter long. For just a taste of what we have to offer you during your Winter vacation, visit these sites:

AvantStay - Telluride

AvantStay vacation homes are the perfect way to travel for groups of all sizes from 2 to 16, with over 100 luxury properties in Telluride. Explore our impeccably-designed mountain cabins, lodges, and condos, with premium amenities and games & activities for your group. Our concierge service provides upgrades & experiences such as fridge stocking, mid-stay cleans, and in-home massages to enhance your stay. Enjoy all the perks of a hotel from the comfort and privacy of a home with AvantStay, the perfect base for all your Telluride activities!

Mountain Lodge Ridgway

We are more than just a place to stay in Ridgway, CO! MTN Lodge Ridgway is a boutique pet-friendly hotel that is the gateway to many year-round activities. We also offer grab-and-go options at our Basecamp Market located near the lobby. Whether you want to relax in one of our rooms after a full day of adventure or want to hang out with friends on our patio, MTN Lodge Ridgway is looking forward to making your stay a memorable one.

The Bivvi 

Two men sitting in the great room at the bivvi

The Bivvi is a boutique mountain lodge crafted as a base-camp for adventurers, wanderers, mountain gurus, ramblers, and all those with a genuine love for the outdoors and travel. We are located just outside the quaint historic mining town of Telluride, Colorado, in the heart of the San Juan range of the Rocky Mountains. Referred to many as the Swiss alps of the United States... Our cosy 14 bedroom hostel and lodge sits just outside the downtown area of Telluride along the beautiful highway 145. Surrounded by hiking and biking trails, and just steps from the San Miguel river which provides world class fly fishing. In just a 15 minute drive, or bus ride, find yourself at Telluride Ski resort, which boasts some of the best skiing and snowboarding terrain Colorado has to offer. Amenities on site include our full service bar, complimentary breakfast buffet, free Wi-Fi, hot tubs, pool table and ski and board storage.

The Silverton Lodge

Located in the historic mountain paradise of Silverton, Colorado, The Silverton Lodge offers spacious and comfortable accommodations for your next adventure. Come immerse yourself in one of the last authentic Colorado mountain towns, with a culture and vibe that is increasingly hard to find. Silverton is a charming and unconventional town, where a Victorian aesthetic and mining past, meets with the modern liveliness of world class outdoor adventure. Our six suites are historically themed and are equipped with everything you will need for your stay. We are located just one block from downtown where you will find great restaurants, breweries, and shopping. All of your favorite Colorado outdoor activities, and stunning mountain views, are right out your doorstep. Our rooms are pet friendly. 

Gold Mountain Lodge

Encompassing one of Ouray’s oldest mining districts, Gold Mountain Ranch offers unforgettable experiences in one of Colorado’s most breathtaking settings. Located high above historic Ouray, Colorado you'll enjoy exclusive exploration, stunning natural beauty, first-class experiences, and a timeless appeal as legendary as the rich mining history that surrounds it.

Other Local Colorado and Utah Airports

  • Telluride Airport (TEX) – 5 miles

  • Montrose Airport (MTJ) – 68 miles
  • Cortez Airport (CEZ) – 80 miles
  • Durango Airport (DRO) – 125 miles
  • Grand Junction Airport (GTJ) – 130 miles
  • Moab Airport (CNY) – 131 miles
  • Gunnison Airport (GUC) – 132 miles
  • Aspen Airport (ASE) – 255 miles
  • Vail Airport (EGE) – 314 miles
  • Denver Airport (DIA) – 400 miles