“To hell you ride” was a warning to whomever tried to make the treacherous journey to the box canyons back in the 19th century. Some even believe that is where the name Telluride originated from. Today’s traveler to Telluride has a much easier trek!
Telluride is easily accessible by planes, trains, and automobiles. And once you arrive, you will be able to walk everywhere. And not to mention, we have (in our opinion), the best FREE public transportation in the country. Our world famous gondola connects Telluride to Mountain Village and the Gallopping Goose shuttle runs every 15 minutes in the town of Telluride.