Butch Cassidy robbed his first bank in Telluride on June 24, 1889, walking away with nearly $25,000.
Telluride has the only free gondola public transportation system of its kind in North America.
Within a 2-3 hour drive to Mesa Verde National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park,
Canyon of the Ancients National Monument and the Mountain Biking Mecca of Moab, UT.
Telluride is one of only 13 National Landmark Historic Districts in the United States.
At 9,070 feet above sea level, the Telluride airport is the highest commercial airport in the States.
Telluride is home to the only non-commercial, non-underwritten community radio station in America, KOTO FM - koto.org.