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Holidays in Telluride! The How To Guide from TR

16 Sep 2013
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Few locations provide the postcard perfect snowy backdrop for the holiday season as does Telluride.  The trees and mountain peaks are frosted with fresh, sparkly white snow and the scent of wood fireplaces fills the air. Cozy up in layers, mittens, hat and boots and come out to the Rocky mountains for the best Christmas or New Year's yet!

NOW (Autumn) is the very best time to plan your holiday in Telluride!

Book flights into Montrose Regional Airport on one of the many new direct and easy flights becoming available in mid-December. Or check out other airport location the may be less expensive in Durango, Cortez, or Grand Junction CO.

Schedule ground transport with Telluride Express to be ready and waiting for your arrival and drive you and your group direct to Telluride, 1.5 hours away by car from Montrose. Coming in from further away? Check into a rental car as it may be easier depending on your group size.

Rent a stunning private residence to be your home-away-from home for the holiday season! Enjoy WIFI, laundry facilities and a kitchen with pots, pans and utensils -- for a vacation that also feels like home!

Ship your gifts and gear ahead of time, and have them ready and waiting at your residence upon arrival.

Decorate before you arrive -- services are available so that you may have your tree set up, wreaths and lights hung and the aroma of pine wafting through your rental home as you enter! Luxury Vacation Rental in Telluride

Stock the pantry prior to arrival; just send us your grocery list and have food and drink ready to go for your stay!

Reserve ski or snowboard gear rentals and have your equipment delivered to you at your residence -- no lines at the rental store and head right to the mountain when you are ready to ride!

Purchase discounted lift tickets for your stay and save 10-20% off of the retail price at the window on the ski mountain.

Adventure around the outdoors; there is more than just alpine skiing or snowboarding in the Telluride region -- arrange before your arrive to go for a sleigh ride, try ski biking, snow shoe around the mountain, skate ski in the bright Colorado sunshine, get behind the 'wheel' of a snow mobile, or find a secret powder stash heli-skiing. Heli Skiing

Relax with spa treatments -- from in-home therapists or treatments at one of  the area's best spas; our concierge can recommend and schedule the services you love.

And... most importantly... ENJOY! Because your holiday is going to be great; with all the plans and reservation set prior to arrival, you can get here and be carefree in the winter wonderland of Telluride!