Great Spring Trip Ideas for Leadville-Twin Lakes

        Spring has come to Leadville-Twin Lakes, Colorado, meaning soft fresh snow and warm bluebird days! Now’s the time to plan a long weekend or quiet mid-week visit.

        Come enjoy winter’s last hurrah and fun things to do in our historic downtowns. Shape a great trip made just for you!

        Mix and match these ideas to enjoy spring in the Rockies!

        Snowshoeing Leadville by @bstokd

        Photo: @bstokd

        Outdoor Activities

        Spend a day skiing and riding at Ski Cooper, our local uncrowded, family friendly ski resort with all-natural snow, through Sunday, April 7. Enjoy discounted passes for closing weekend!

        Or take a half day (or more) for these fun snow sports:

        Ski Cooper by @themountainhermit

        Photo: @themountainhermit


        Relaxing is what vacation is all about, and we can help!

        Woman making art at @fire_on_the_mountain_leadville

        Photo: @fire_on_the_mountain_leadville

        Enjoy Local Arts & Culture

        Connect with our genuine mountain towns through the arts!

        Leadville Railroad by @scene_mcbride

        Photo: @scene_mcbride

        Ride the Train

        Catch a ride on the scenic Leadville Railroad! Open through Saturday, April 13—with a Solar Eclipse Train Ride on Monday, April 8 at 11:30 a.m.) Roll through a winter wonderland on this special two-hour trip.

        Top of the Rockies Zipline in Leadville CO

        Photo: Top of the Rockies Zipline

        Explore our History: In Museums or on the Move

        Visit a museum and discover the area’s fascinating history.

        Biking Mineral Belt Trail by @chixride - Instagram

        : @chixride / Instagram

        Feeling adventurous? Check out our history while on skis, snowshoes, runners, or wheels!

        Flatbread by @beforeandafterleadville

        Photo: @beforeandafterleadville

        Eat and Drink

        Fuel up for winter adventures or wind down after a fun day!

        Leadville shop by @wallflower_by_hayley

        Photo: @wallflower_by_hayley

        Go Shopping

        You can find the perfect mementos at our fun local shops. Think locally handcrafted goods, books, outdoor gear, antiques, candy, and even rocks—a unique mix to reflect our genuine and historic mountain towns!

        Plan Your Trip Today

        Whatever options you choose, you’re sure to have a wonderful time at the top of the Rockies! Plan your trip today!

        Cover photo of Twin Lakes: @fishhookphotos

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