The summer season is in full swing so the time is now for you to start planning for your Telluride vacation rental. Telluride is one of the top summer destinations year after year with exciting attractions and activities to enjoy in the area. Telluride is also home to many different events including a Fourth of July celebration. The Fourth of July holiday is the perfect excuse you need to come to visit Telluride for the first or tenth time. Take a look at what kind of festivities and activities you can enjoy for the holiday: 

Rundola: Telluride’s Fourth of July Race 

Many holidays throughout the year are celebrated with an exciting 5K or race. Telluride hosts its own Fourth of July race, the Rundola. This uphill foot race is the perfect way to get a sweat in before the festivities start later in the day. While the Rundola is only one mile in length the uphill race will make it more difficult than what you may be used to. Racers will be running parallel to the gondola so you will have plenty of views to take in. Do not miss out on Rundola taking place on July 4th 

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Fourth of July Parade 

Most cities across the country will be offering a Fourth of July parade to celebrate our nation’s birthday and Telluride is no different. Each year the annual Fourth of July Parade is put on in downtown Telluride. This annual event has been voted “The Best Small-Town Parade in America”. This treasured event is always eagerly awaited by locals and visitors alike. The event will have a variety of decorated floats along with food vendors. Come see this incredible patriotic event taking place at 11:00 AM on July 4th 

Red, White & Blues Fourth of July Celebration 

This year Mountain Village Town will be teaming up with Telluride for an incredible celebration with the Red, White & Blue Fourth of July Celebration. This free event is perfect for all ages to enjoy. Expect to find plenty of exciting activities including live blues music and plenty of vendors on hand. The Red, White & Blues Fourth of July Celebration will take place on July 3rd and 4th up in Mountain Village. Although make sure to note that the area is in a stage 1 fire band so there won’t be any campfires, fireworks, or charcoal grills at this time. 

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MusicFest 

Telluride will also have other exciting events going on around the Fourth of July for you to enjoy as well. This includes MusicFest, a series of chamber music concerts taking place from June 25th to July 3rd. MusicFest brings some of the country’s finest classical music artists to Telluride for intimate performances held in a private residence. Each performance will have something different to offer and also include wine and appetizers for you to enjoy. The July 3rd performance will take place at 3:00 PM giving you plenty of time for any Fourth of July festivities you want to attend later in the day. 

Host a BBQ 

Nothing says Fourth of July quite like having the family over for a little BBQ to celebrate. You can continue any family traditions you have such as a BBQ right here in Telluride. Our vacation rentals will have everything you need for the perfect BBQ. Our full-size home rentals include spacious yards out back where you can relax at. Gas BBQ grills allow you to grill up the perfect burgers and hot dogs for your celebration. Most of these vacation rentals include plenty of patio furniture so you can enjoy your meal outside in the beautiful Colorado weather. Our vacation rentals come in a variety of sizes too from single-bedroom condos to multi-bedroom homes so the whole family can stay together at once. You won’t find a better stay anywhere in Telluride than our selection of exclusive properties in the area! 

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Outdoor Activities 

Take advantage of the wonderful summer season here in Telluride during your Fourth of July visit and enjoy some outdoor activities. Telluride has a plethora of exciting ways to spend your time in the area. There are several incredible trails that will take you to wonderful sights such as waterfalls and creeks. Hike up areas such as Bear Creek Trail and Basin Trail. Explore the surrounding area of Telluride including Mountain Village which is up in the nearby mountains. All you have to do is take the free gondola ride located in downtown Telluride that will take you all the way up. During your downtime visit local attractions such as the Telluride Historical Museum or the Telluride Opera House. There are plenty of ways to enjoy your summer vacation right here in Telluride! 

Book Today for Telluride 

All of these wonderful events and activities are waiting for you in Telluride this summer. Get ready for your Fourth of July plans by booking a stay in one of our vacation rentals today.