May 10, 2023 - Things to Do
Telluride named top vacation spot, followed by Colorado Springs
If you're looking for a good vacation spot in Colorado, you'll be alright in Telluride.
Driving the news: Telluride and Colorado Springs were the only two towns in the state named among the top 30 places to take a vacation in the country in the U.S. News & World Report ranking released Tuesday.
- Telluride ranked 24th and Colorado Springs came in at 25.
Details: Telluride, a former mining town in far southwest Colorado, also came in 2nd overall for Best Small Towns to Visit in the USA.
- Its access to nearby hiking trails and scenic thoroughfares, including the San Juan Skyway, its restaurant scene and its post-skiing activities, were noted as top reasons to visit.
Of note: Colorado Springs made an appearance as the 16th best place for cheap vacations.
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