The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) offers non-stop flight service to and from Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco. For this reason, many visitors whose final destination is Telluride, first fly into Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs is a vacation destination in its own right. For many, the awe-inspiring view of Pikes Peak from the airport and the friendly hospitality of the people, is their first impression of the great State of Colorado. COS is a major factor in the development of tourism for the entire region of Colorado.
If you wish to spend some time in Colorado Springs, the accommodations range from intimate to majestic, from hotels and motels to quaint bed and breakfasts. Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region have a place to stay for all ages, all tastes and all budgets.
At the airport, you can find various rental car services that will allow you to drive the remainder of the way to Telluride. As you travel through the Rocky Mountain Region of the state, you will feel like you are traveling through a picture postcard. This is an area where getting there is truly part of the fun!