Whether you land at Montrose Regional Airport and plan to stay in town or trek to Telluride, snowy adventure awaits you during your Colorado visit. When you deplane, you may notice that the terminal itself is designed to welcome you to a cozy mountain locale. Grab an airport shuttle or a rental car and see what Southwestern Colorado has in store.
If you’ve come to stay in Montrose, small-town charm and outdoor winter fun are on the menu for your visit. Explore unique boutiques and restaurants, take in a show at the classic movie palace, and learn about the region at one of the museums. The Museum of the Mountain West is home to mountain memorabilia, while the Montrose County Historical Museum is dedicated to educating the public on the history of Montrose County and the surrounding area. To explore the history, living culture, and importance of the area’s indigenous people, visit the Ute Indian Museum.
When it’s time to hit the slopes or the trails, grab your gear and go! Don’t have cold-weather wear or sporting equipment? There are plenty of outfitters around town who can help you expand your winter wardrobe. Skiers, rejoice: Montrose is known amongst skiers as being in the Circle of Bliss. Within a two-hour drive of town are six fantastic ski destinations. You can hit the slopes at Telluride one day, then explore the runs of Silverton Mountain the next. If skiing isn’t your idea of fun, you can try snowshoeing, ice climbing, snowmobiling, or post up next to a fire inside a ski chalet and unwind.