Telluride has been voted the #1 best small town to visit in the USA by US News & World Report. Continually ranked the #1 Ski Resort in North America by readers of Condé Nast Traveler. The New York Times says, "Telluride isn't just a ski area; it's a way of life." This charming, historic town has been drawing in visitors since the 1970s with its captivating scenery, authentic mountain character and delightful Mountain Village. Telluride is the hot spot for hosting events in the Summer and Fall. The Telluride Fine Art Festival takes place on one of the busiest weekends in the Summer, coinciding with the Telluride Reserve Mountain Village Food and Wine Celebration. The festival will take place on the fields of Judy Long Memorial Park adjacent to W Colorado Ave.