Not all ski vacations have to break the bank. You can visit Telluride on a budget and still experience all our town has to offer. Keep your costs down and vacation vibes high with this affordable guide to Telluride.
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You won’t find a more economical lodging option in Telluride! Mountainside Inn is located just a few steps from Lift 7 and Lower Milk Run so there is no need for a car! Choose a kitchenette room and stay in and cook a few meals so you can later splurge on a steak at the Chop House. At Mountainside Inn you won’t forgo comfort. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the enormous hot tub after a day on the mountain. With plenty of jets for maximum enjoyment, this hot tub fits 8 people comfortably.
Tacos Del Gnar – Their Taco Dinner is a local favorite. Enjoy 2 tacos and 2 sides for only $10.50. Try our favorite Korean Short Rib or choose from their awesome veggie options.
La Marmotte – Prefer to enjoy a more upscale meal? Head to La Marmotte for their Bar Special. For $15 you can choose from any app or classic from their dinner menu + a glass of wine.
High Pie – If you have pizza on your mind try the Rider’s Special at High Pie. A Single Topping 12” Pizza & PBR is only $10 (from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm)
More Happy Hours We Love:
Cosmopolitan – ½ off sushi and $5 cosmos (5 pm-6pm)
Butcher and Baker - Can of Beer or Wine + 3 oysters for $10 (4 pm 6 pm)
Black Iron - $2 Oysters, $4 Drafts, $5 House cocktails, $7 Mules/house wine (3 pm – 5 pm)
Start at Telluride's Town Park and enjoy a quintessential winter activity - sledding! Bring your own sled and cruise down Firecracker Hill or rent a sled from the Telluride Nordic Center for $6 per day. While you are in Town Park, try out Nordic Skiing! Rent the full set up for Classic or Skate Skis for only $25. The best part? If you return the equipment by 11 am the following day you are only charged for a single day. Cruise the groomed Nordic track in Town Park or head up to Trout Lake to ski a more remote area.
Bring the whole family up to Mountain Village and go ice skating at The Hotel Madeline. This large outdoor rink is open from 12pm – 8pm. Rent skates at the Hotel - $15 adults, $10 kiddos. If you are looking for an indoor family fun activity, visit the Telluride Historical Museum and learn about our rich history. Admission is free for children 5 and under and only $5 general admission. The Museum also hosts events such as the Lone Tree Cemetery Tour and a Historical Pub Crawl.