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telluride on my mind

September 5, 2015

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Telluride has quickly become one of my favorite getaway trips in the states.  What wouldn’t you love about what feels like a private little town in the midst of beautiful mountains?  A point not to be anything remotely mainstream, Telluride is a magical town full of carefree spirits and creative wanderers.  A favorite way to spend the day in this one of a kind town is to wake up, throw on some workout clothes and start with an on-the-go cup of coffee at The Coffee Cowboy and breakfast at The Butcher & Baker.  Once food has settled, take a mid-morning hike on Bear Creek Trail and take in the gorgeous nature all around you.  Don’t forget to breathe in all the crisp mountain air!  This hike to the top and back is an estimated 2 hours, so plan on bringing water and a snack just in case you work up an appetite.  After the hike, head to Brown Bag for the best sandwich + wrap you’ll ever taste.  (I’m obsessed with the Ahi Tuna wrap… I literally crave it when I’m back in Texas).  There’s always something festive going on around town, whether it be the Blue Grass Festival, Jazz Festival, local art showing, or Farmers’ Market (this weekend the Farmers’ Market happened to be going on), so plan on taking a stroll and supporting the locals after lunch!  When the sun goes down, head to Siam for some amazing fusion Thai food- you seriously will not regret it!  And last but not least, you HAVE to complete the night with a couple of cocktails at There (as of late, a reservation ahead is best).  This place is officially my favorite bar in the states, hands down.  These guys are amazing and can create the most delicious + sophisticated cocktails, and pride themselves on doing so (so don’t order a basic vodka + soda)!  Telluride officially has my heart… I hope you guys are able to explore what this majestic little town has to offer.