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Southwest Colorado attracts travelers from all over the globe, which means getting from A to B is easy. Make sure you give yourself enough time to experience the many attractions this region offers. Check out the Telluride Historical Museum and Telluride Ski Resort in and around Telluride, another place in the United States of America, some 14 miles (23 kilometers), away from Placerville. Another option is to go to Norwood. It's approximately 15 miles (24 kilometers) from Placerville and is home to the San Miguel County Fairgrounds and Norwood Community Garden.
While you are in Placerville, why don't you enjoy Durango. Approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the south, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you'll find Fort Lewis College, Purgatory Ski Area and Durango Arts Center. Durango has much of interest for visitors keen to spend a little time here. Henry Strater Theater, Durango Mountain Resort and Hillcrest Golf Club are just a sample of the other interesting attractions worth a visit.
Make the effort to really get to know Southwest Colorado by understanding its past. A great place to begin is by visiting the area's fine old archeological sites.
Travelers who like to go beyond the usual sights will enjoy Placerville's winery tours and guided nature walks. With life so busy, the ideal vacation is often all about making time to breathe deeply. When it's time to unwind, do as the locals do and go shore fishing or camping.
Upon conclusion of your visit to Southwest Colorado, keep in mind that you can return time and time again. As it goes in places like this: A guest once, forever a friend.
Located in the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out hotel in Telluride is within a 10-minute walk of Gondola Line and Town Park and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and skiing lessons. San Miguel County Courthouse and Sheridan Opera House are also within 10 minutes.
Situated in Silverton, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Silverton Railroad Depot, Silverton Chamber of Commerce, and Silverton City Hall. Fetch's Mining & Mercantile and Silverton Historical Society are also within 10 minutes.
Offering ski-in/ski-out access, this hotel in Telluride is in the mountains, within a 10-minute walk of Palm Theatre and Gondola Line, and close to winter activities such as cross-country skiing. San Miguel County Courthouse and Sheridan Opera House are also within 10 minutes.
Situated in Ouray, this motel is steps from Ouray Alchemist Museum and Wright Opera House. Bear Creek National Recreation Trail and Ouray County Museum are also within 5 minutes.
Located near the slopes, this Telluride inn is in the city center, within a 5-minute walk of San Miguel County Courthouse and Gondola Line, and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and skiing lessons. Jud Wiebe Trail and Sneffels Highline Trail are also within 10 minutes.
Situated in the mountains, this inn is within 16 mi (25 km) of Deep Creek Trail, Palm Theatre, and San Miguel County Courthouse. Telluride Ski Resort and Sheridan Opera House are also within 16 mi (25 km).
Perched on the slopes of Mountain Village, guests can ski in and out from the property's 187 ski trails and 2,000 skiable acres. A short gondola ride brings guests to ski trails and down into historic Telluride.