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Chop, Chop: Cut Your Own $10 Christmas Tree

        For some Leadville locals, it wouldn’t be the holidays without a journey into the forest to choose and cut their own Christmas tree. You, too, can share in this time-honored tradition. For the low, low cost of $10, you can buy a permit to enter National Forest land in Lake County. Trek in old school—shouldering a saw or ax—and engage your ...

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        Leadville Holiday Parade & Victorian Homes Tour Dec. 1-2

        Tabor Opera House, Leadville, CO

              If you’ve ever wanted to see the inside of some of Leadville’s fabulous late 1800s houses, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, is your chance. That afternoon, the Leadville Holiday Victorian Homes Tour opens seven downtown homes in its National Historic Landmark District to the public. Inside are bowls of punch, hors d’oeuvres, and holiday decorations, plus plenty of laughter and holiday cheer. ...

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              7 Intriguing Facts About Camp Hale

                    This sunny Veterans Day weekend, you can honor those who served our country by exploring Camp Hale. Did you know this picturesque valley is where World War II soldiers learned to fight on skis—and where the CIA secretly trained Tibetan fighters? That Camp Hale may soon have a first-of-its-kind historic designation? And that it’s a great place to hike and bike (and soon, ...

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                    Thanksgiving Weekend: Yurts, Trails, and a Shop Small Extravaganza

                          For a unique Thanksgiving, head to the hills! Local favorite Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and its luxury sleep yurts open for the season on Thanksgiving day. For a unique holiday experience, Nordic ski, or snowshoe a mile through the pines to a candlelit yurt for a gourmet dinner of turkey and the traditional fixings, or elk, trout, or more tasty entrees. Spend ...

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                          12 Great Reasons to Visit Leadville This Summer

                                Summer is underway in North America's highest-elevation town. Explore these top 12 reasons to visit Leadville, and plan your trip today. Cultural Events at the Tabor Opera House: Concerts, plays, comedy, ballet, and more in the Tabor Opera House's first season under Leadville ownership, plus revamped tours six days a week. See the 2017 schedule. Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad: Special ...

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