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Childcare and Equipment Rental

Babysitting Services

Telluride Sitters, the preferred sitting provider of the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge, offers guests in-residence childcare services, kids nights and day camps.  Telluride Sitters is a licensed, insured and bonded company; locally owned and operated in the heart of Telluride. All caregivers are CPR and 1st Aid Certified.

Each sitter is dedicated to making the Telluride experience the most memorable for you and your family. Telluride Sitters  provide activities in town such as visiting the fishing pond, skate parks, playgrounds, the library, and many community events, making lasting memories for your family. Each sitter is trained to provide a unique experience based on family needs.

Toys and Baby Gear

Telluride Sitters also provides toy and baby gear rentals such as strollers and kid carriers to use during your vacation.  Telluride Sitters will deliver and set up the equipment upon your arrival.



The Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge offers a variety of child-friendly amenities to make your stay easier.

  • Cribs, car seats, booster seats, high chairs, rollaways, games, DVDs and specialty kitchen items are available upon request.
  • We also offer child proofing items including outlet plugs, toilet seat and cabinet locks.

In addition to our spacious accommodations, the Franz Klammer Lodge offers the following for families:

  • Pool - open 24 hours a day with quiet hours after 9pm
  • Indoor and Outdoor Hot Tubs
  • Game Room featuring a pool table, ping pong, air hockey, foosball, Playstation and more
  • Board Games and DVDs for use in your residence
  • Fishing Poles
  • Sleds
  • Bicycles

Suggested Activites with Kids

Telluride Ski Resort's Ski & Snowboard School

The Telluride Ski & Snowboard School offers instruction for every level and every age.  The renowned learning center has a rich history of teaching techniques with certified instructors creating an unforgettable experience.  The school offers many instructors who speak foreign languages. 

Telluride Wilkinson Public Library

In addition to offering a sizable selection of books, cds, magazines and more - the Telluride Library hosts events and presentations year round.  The children's selection at the library is a favorite destination for local families and tourists alike, offering books, games, toys and classes for all ages.

Ah Haa Art School 

The art programs at Ah Haa allow children to celebrate their innate talents and challenge them to discover new skills, techniques and procedures.  The classes and programs range from ceramics to painting to building a birdhouse - allowing kids to work with media they don't often encounter at home.

Eco Adventures  

Eco Adventures provides day camps for children aged 5-12.  Programs are designed to connect kids to the environment and develop a deeper appreciation for the world around them.

St. Sophia Nature Center  

Located outside St. Sophia gondola station. Free Environmental Programs are offered daily, all summer, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Telluride Academy

Telluride Academy, a non-profit organization, provides children and teens ages 5-18 with enriching, experiential programs and adventures in the San Juan Mountains during the summer months. The academy helps to form a reliable inner compass within each student that guides compassion and creative learning, responsible choices and environmental stewardship.

Dining Options

The Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge does not have a restaurant on-site but can pre-stock your kitchen prior to arrival with groceries and pre-made meals. Telluride and Mountain Village have a wide variety of kid-friendly dining experiences.

Additional Information

For more information please contact or call 888-728-3318.

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