Tips for Planning a Multi-family Vacation to Telluride, Part 3
In Part 1 and 2 of our multi-family and group vacation planning tips we focused on creating the team and finding online tools to facilitate your trip planning. Now we want to get into the best part, tips on how to make the decisions that help ensure you get the most out of your time in Telluride.
Flights. To learn about options for arriving by air, the Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization website offers a wealth of information. The TMRAO also provides a handy guide to luggage size restrictions on a surprising number of airlines. Better still, save the hassle of schlepping luggage and sporting goods, or the risks of airlines losing or misplacing it, especially all that ski and snowboard gear for winter vacations, by using a shipping service like our trusted friends at locally based High Country Shipping.
Lodging. Choose the best vacation rental option. Depending on the size of your group, a multi-bedroom home or condo (or even two in close proximity) offers certain advantages over a block of hotel rooms. The floorplans of the privately owned homes in Latitude 38’s portfolio of premier vacation rentals are perfectly suited to creating an ideal central hub for your family or group to spend quality time together during your Telluride vacation. The great rooms, kitchens and dining areas, game rooms, decks, hot tubs, and other shared spaces of so many of Latitude 38’s luxury vacation rentals make it easier to enjoy meals, games and parties with all your brood and friends under one roof. Plus our portfolio of multi-bedroom homes and condos means you can more easily plan and share expenses for such services as babysitters and dog walkers, private chefs, yoga instructors, massage therapists and other service providers. For help choosing the best lodging option for your group, trust Latitude 38 reservation specialists to recommend the best properties that will satisfy your desired combo of space, price and amenities.
Events. Plan group activities. You planned your multi-family or group vacation purposely to spend time with your loved ones and friends and Telluride offers so many options for guests of all ages and AQs (adventure quotients). Our staff of locals who know Telluride inside and out can recommend activities and entertainment to suit the diverse interests of your group. We already offer group discounts on many activities and for those outside our usual and extensive menu of options; let us help you negotiate group discounts, custom experiences and reservations. Don’t forget to allow flex time for small groups within your group to pursue their unique interests, a spa treatment or just enjoy some quiet time curled up with a good book in front of the fireplace.
Chillaxing. Perhaps it’s Telluride’s location, snuggled as it is in a box canyon in the heart of the majestic San Juan Mountains that imbues our town with a certain serenity that’s hard to find in other mountain resort towns. Part of Telluride’s charm comes from the relaxed pace and friendly attitude of the folks you pass on as you shop and dine and enjoy the slopes, links, hiking trails and bike paths. To that end, your captain might be well-advised to pack a bottle of chill pills, little sweet candies that can mitigate meltdowns and remind others that this is a vacation so don’t sweat the small stuff. Sometimes, the best-laid plans go awry and something doesn’t go as planned. At these potentially stress-inducing times, hand out a chill pill at the first sign of distress. To lessen the odds you may need to prescribe a chill pill, we would advise you plan no more than two group outings per day and don’t overschedule. In fact, you might consider designating undesignated slots of time to allow your fellow travellers time to do whatever makes them happiest whether that’s relaxing with a spa treatment at Aroma Spa at their downtown Telluride location or take advantage of their mobile service, burning off excess energy with a ride on a fat bike rental, gift shopping, mingling with locals at a coffee shop or communing with nature with a hike, run or snowshoe on the numerous trails that lace through the area. Experiences apart shared together later helps everyone in your group see Telluride through each others’ own unique lenses, respects each individual’s unique perspectives and encourages each to listen and follow their hearts’ desires.
Need more information on planning your next trip to Telluride? Don’t hesitate to call – 877-450-8838 or email: [email protected]