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2021 has allowed many places to return back to normal. This includes Telluride as our adventurous city is showcasing plenty of exciting activities month after month. The fall season is finally here, bringing cooler temperatures and some exciting fall activities. Telluride is known as an outdoor playground here in Colorado, making it the perfect place to break from family tradition and experience something new together. Take a look at what your Thanksgiving can look like this year in Telluride:

Thanksgiving Feasts

One of the best ways to celebrate Thanksgiving year after year is by cooking up your own personal Thanksgiving feast. No matter what ways the family celebrates, we guarantee you always have plans for a delicious meal. Just because you vacation to Telluride for Thanksgiving does not mean you have to pass up on that delicious home cooked meal. You can still have a family feast inside our vacation rentals. Each property comes with a spacious kitchen that offers everything you need to prepare the meal; when you book with Accommodations in Telluride, we even offer the option to have a turkey thawing in the fridge, ready for you to cook! You will find all of the essential utensils and cookware inside the drawers and cabinets. Appliances are typically full size, providing more than enough room to bake everything. The fridge will offer plenty of room to store any leftovers to snack on during the rest of your stay. Countertops are easy to clean up in case of any spills and let you set up everything at the same time. Once you are ready to eat, simply sit down at the spacious dining room table that has more than enough room. Thanksgiving dinners don’t have to look any different from home when you stay in one of our spacious vacation rentals.

Thanksgiving in Town

You don’t have to spend your whole Thanksgiving holiday stuck in the kitchen preparing a meal. Instead, relax during your time off and explore the city. Telluride has a few restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving Day to offer you a delicious meal worth writing home about. While you may find yourself heading up to the Telluride Ski Resort for plenty of skiing, you will also find their onsite restaurant, Allred’s Restaurant, to be a fine dining experience. Head here for a delicious Thanksgiving meal with delicious entrees such as prime cuts of steak, rack of lamb, fresh seafood, and much more. Their typical prix fixe menu features local and regional entrees that use organic ingredients whenever possible. Their award-winning wine list features truly decadent wines from all over the world. Enjoy this contemporary American restaurant on Thanksgiving Day or during your stay. Reservations are required for a table with the exception of the first come, first served bar seating.

Additional restaurants that are also typically open on holidays include Mediterranean restaurants such as Caravan Middle Eastern Food. Entrees on the menu include kabobs, falafel, and much more. Visit Caravan Middle Eastern Food for a new family tradition for Thanksgiving. Another great fine dining option for Thanksgiving is given a French twist when you dine at La Marmotte. This refined French eatery is known for its quaint historic cabin that it is located in. expect to find decadent meals that use delicious protein such as seafood, scallops, pork, and more. The wine selection is also exquisite featuring a variety of different vintages. Similar to other fine dining restaurants in Telluride, La Marmotte requires reservations for dining, especially on Thanksgiving.

Fall and Winter Activities

Telluride often does not feature specific Thanksgiving events and activities during the year. However, fall and winter activities are available for an exciting time exploring the area. Technically, Thanksgiving signals the start of the winter season a couple of weeks after the area has seen its first snowfall. For warmer years, you may be able to visit local hiking trails and see them free of snow. Standard winters will have the ski lifts and gondola operational again just in time for Thanksgiving. Head up the mountain and experience some of the finest winter sports the state has to offer. If you do not have your own gear, you can easily rent winter sport equipment from the resorts or local shops. That includes boards, skis, bindings, helmets, and everything else you could need. Take a tutorial lesson if it is your first time exploring the snow-covered slopes of the mountains. Regardless of how you spend your time in Telluride, it will be an adventure worth sharing!

Enjoy Thanksgiving Here in Telluride

There is plenty of fun for the whole family when you book your next adventure getaway to Telluride around Thanksgiving. Our vacation rentals will keep you comfortable throughout your stay with fine features and amenities. You will also be just a short distance away from the slopes too. Book today just in time for Thanksgiving!