Telluride, a former Victorian mining town in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, is set in a box canyon amid forested peaks at the base of a popular ski-and-golf resort. The town’s historic district houses landmarks like the Sheridan Opera House, a performing-arts venue originally built in 1913, and the Telluride Historical Museum, which showcases local history in a converted hospital built in 1896.
Elevation: 2,667 m
Weather: 14°C, Wind S at 16 km/h, 68% Humidity
Population: 2,426 (2017)
Zip code: 81435