FUN-travel: Too Cute Telluride, CO

May 30, 2018 by  

  • This quintessential mountain hamlet…

…situated in a stunningly beautiful box canyon…

…with jaw-dropping views…

…& pristine Victorian homes…

…started the same way Aspen did…

…prospectors struck gold and silver in the 1880’s…

…& like Aspen they struck “white gold” in the 1970’s…

…with the creation of a ski resort.

  • Twelve blocks along the town’s main street…

…comprise a National Historic Landmark District…

…& include the site where notorious outlaw Butch Cassidy robbed his first bank in 1889…

…stealing $24,000 in mining payroll!

  • Bridal Veil Falls — is Colorado’s highest free-falling waterfall at 350 ft & can be seen from downtown.

Proof That the Late Bird Gets the Worm Too!

FUN-fact – Rumor Has It…the town was named for the famous send-off given to fortune seekers headed to the southern San Juan Mountains…”To-hell-you-ride!”

More FF – Mining created 350 miles of multi-level tunnels within the mountains.

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