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Hote Madeline in Telluride Mountain Village A Top 10 Resort for Non Skiers

The Hotel Madeline in Telluride’s Mountain Village has been selected as a Top 10 Resort for the non skier.

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The Resort, which was completed in 2008 offers an indoor pool, reading library, spa and two on site restaurants.  The location is the center of Mountain Village is just steps to The scenic Gondola which transports you over the Coonskin Ridge down into Historic Telluride, founded in 1887 for more luxurious shopping at Two Skirts and fine dining at The New Sheridan Chop House.

This fine property joins other excellent luxurious properties as the Sun Valley Resort, The Hotel Terra in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Montage Deer Valley in Park City Utah and The Beaver Creek Resort.

Read the details here:  Telluride Resort

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Telluride In A Word, Part 2

This week, Teddy’s Tales feature Part 2 of the Telluride In A Word Series, from this past fall.  Listen to Cindy Farny, a local since her parents purchased the Skyline Guest Ranch talk about how special the relationships formed in Telluride are to her.

Check it out here:  Telluride Part 2

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Telluride, Colorado #1 Again

Bustle.com has given Telluride, Colorado even more good press as we hit the midpoint of the Ski Season.  Bustle has ranked Telluride as the #1 small town to put on your bucket list, ranking ahead of some other great towns, like Ketchum ID and Newport RI.

See the entire list here:  Telluride #1

So whether it is some of the best skiing in North America, one of Telluride’s many summer festivals, drop dead gorgeous scenery, or just a place to watch the world go by, yes Telluride deserves its #1 ranking.  Come see why!

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Telluride Year End Real Estate Numbers

The final 2014 Telluride, Colorado Real Estate sales numbers are out and confirmed.  Overall, we saw over $507 million in Real Estate change hands in 2014.  That is an increase of 48% as compared to 2013.  This is also our best sales year in the last 7 years, which gets us closer to pre-recession levels.  Overall the number of transactions were up 28% as compared to 2013, with 523 sales.

Great news as we head into 2015!

Two for One Flights to Telluride Are Back

There is no reason to NOT come to Telluride from Los Angeles or Phoenix this winter season.  Flights on Allegiant Air from the Telluride/Montrose Regional Airport to Phoenix/Mesa and Los Angeles start at only $47 one-way. Bring a friend, and two fly for less than $99 round trip!

This promotion must be booked over the phone by calling 866.237.5341. The 2 for 1 flights cannot be booked online.

Sample One-Way Fares: To/ From Los Angeles: January- $61, February- $80,  March- $61

To/ From Phoenix: January $47,  February $47,  March $47

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Telluride “In A Word” Series

If you have not seen the “Telluride In A Word” 6 part series from this past fall, it is a truly spectacular method is which to hear the locals talk about Telluride.  It’s not uncommon for guests to be left speechless when they visit Telluride.  The breathtaking beauty and authentic mountain community make this place one-of-a-kind, and can leave people with a loss of words.

To take it further, the Telluride Resort posed a simple question to six people who love and live in Telluride – “How would you describe Telluride with a single word?”  Their answers were honest, insightful and real.  Their stories were framed to create a six-part video series.

Simply put – it’s the story of the Telluride experience… one word at a time.

Click here for Part 1:  Telluride In A Word Part 1

(Video by Brett Schreckengost)

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Telluride A Top Destination for 2015

Telluride was named the #4 top United States destination for planned trips in 2015 per Trip Advisor in a recent KUSA story.  The Trip Advisor community has discovered previous unheralded vacation spots.  Others making the list include: Prescott, Arizona, Waikoloa, Hawaii, and Catalina Island. the top international destination is Da Nang Vietnam.

Reviewers loved the Scenery.    Here is a shot looking up Main Street

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Read the entire story here:  #4 Telluride

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Happy New Year From Telluride, Colorado

Happy New Year Photo

A great photo from the Telluride Tourism Board!

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Pre Christmas Storm Gift Wraps 16 inches of Snow to Telluride

The last 24 hours saw sixteen inches of fresh snow fall in Telluride.  The only problem was that the storm brought some wind with it.  So when skiing today you could find yourself chest deep or in a few inches of snow.  Either way the holiday snow conditions at the Telluride Ski Resort are Excellent

The wind even blew this tree down yesterday in Apex Glade!

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November Real Estate Sales in Telluride

2014 November Real Estate sales in San Miguel County more than doubled November 2013 with over $36 million in sales.  Number of transactions were also up twenty nine percent.

The Telluride market continues its positive ascent with total sales of the first eleven months of 2014 outpacing  2013 by 72% in dollar volume and 31 percent in number of sales.

Oh – it is snowing again.  Happy Holidays

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