As the winter season continues on you may already be planning ahead for a romantic getaway with a loved one. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and finding the perfect getaway spot can make or break or romantic outing. Let us help you with this endeavor by showing you some of the romantic activities here in Telluride. Our vacation destination is the perfect spot to show your loved one how much you care for them. Each activity will help set your vacation getaway among all of the other possibilities out there. Take a look at some incredible things to do in Colorado for couples here in Telluride:
Ride on the Telluride Gondola
One of the most famous attractions in all of Telluride is the Telluride Gondola located in the downtown neighborhood. Riders will be able to see sweeping views on the gondola as they slowly ascend the mountain. This intimate journey lets you take in the beautiful views from the comfort of an enclosed cabin. You will be able to ride up to San Sophia Station that has an elevation of over 10,000 feet! Best of all, riding the gondola is always free! Once you are up at the top, take some time to explore Mountain Village.
Walk Around Mountain Village
This charming town features a variety of unique shops and restaurants to check out. Walk around hand in hand with your loved one as you peek inside each special shop. Grab a bite to eat as you gaze out at the incredible views. Allred’s is a great spot and is located at San Sophia Station. Black Iron Kitchen & Bar offers their signature fire tables that sets the mood for a romantic evening. A visit up to Mountain Village is always worth doing when visiting Telluride even during your romantic getaway.
Date Night at Sheridan Opera House
You can plan for a romantic date night with your loved one by stopping in the Sheridan Opera House for one of their many scheduled performances. This local theatre offers a variety of live events throughout the year including but not limited to live music, theatre productions, standup comedy, and so much more. This incredible theatre offers a luxurious setting that is perfect for any romantic outing here in the city.
Check Out the Local Waterfalls
Telluride is surrounded by hundreds of miles of beautiful hiking trails. Take your loved one out on the trails and find one of the many waterfalls in the area. Add a little romance to your hiking by making the trek to Bridal Veil Falls. The famous falls can be found on a 4-mile round-trip hike and offers stunning views that are practically begging to be in your photos.
Book a Romantic Dinner
Telluride is full of various restaurants that offer an intimate setting and delicious menu for your romantic date night. Find some of the best Italian food in the city at Rustico Ristorante. The rustic setting adds a hint of charm, and the food is prepared fresh daily. You never have had Italian food that was this authentic. Another great restaurant for a romantic dinner is La Marmotte. This fine dining restaurant offers authentic French cuisine and has a wine list that features bottles that can be paired with any entrée. The 19th century cabin setting offers a unique ambience not found anywhere else in Telluride. The menu is served as a three-course prix fixe menu, so make sure to come hungry. Last but not least is 221 South Oak, a New American restaurant that specializes in seasonal cuisine and entrees. You will find plenty of vegetarian friendly options along with an expansive wine list to choose from.
Book Your Romantic Stay in Telluride Today
As you can see, there are plenty of romantic activities waiting for you right here in Telluride. Start planning for your Valentine’s Day or general romantic getaway today. Our smaller vacation rentals offer luxurious amenities and cozy interiors that will keep you comfortable all stay long.