What’s New in Leadville & Twin Lakes, Colorado

        With many new businesses opening in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, local entrepreneurs are showing their grit. Despite the pandemic, new shops and services have launched and new owners have put new twists on long-standing local businesses. Originally published in the spring, this list continues to grow.

        See what’s new in town since your last visit! You’ll get a warm welcome from these new businesses.


        eBike Leadville

        707 N. Poplar St., Leadville, Laundromat parking lot, 719-398-4554
        In North America’s highest-elevation city, rent an ebike! Get help mapping your ride around Leadville’s historic Mineral Belt Trail or out to Turquoise Lake.

        Leadville ATV Rentals

        Leadville ATV Rentals

        1 Harrison Ave., Leadville
        Go off road year ’round! Rent a UTV, dirt bike, or eBike in warm weather. When the snow comes, check out a UTV on snow tracks or a snow bike for ultimate fun!

        Mountain Dogs Romp & Chomp

        728 Front St., Leadville
        If you need doggie daycare or boarding, a dog wash, or supplies during your stay, check out this new store for dogs and the people who love them.

        Top Out Adventures

        Join a day hike or multi-day all-inclusive trip based at the Governor’s Mansion in Leadville, with experienced and highly trained guides.

        Twin Lakes Interlaken Boat Tours

        1 mile East of Twin Lakes village at the Red Rooster fishing site (by the White Star Campground)
        New owners are now offering a pontoon boat cruise across Twin Lakes. When you arrive on the opposite shore, you can walk around the former Interlaken Resort. Open through early fall, weather dependent.

        SUP on Twin Lakes by @supandcycle on Instagram

        Twin Lakes SUP and Cycle

        35 County Road 26, Twin Lakes
        Rent stand-up paddle boards and mountain bikes, in the heart of Twin Lakes village, to explore Colorado’s majestic high country and large sparkling lakes. Open weekends in early fall, as weather allows. 📷: @supandcycle on Instagram

        Eat & Drink

        Before & After Leadville

        612 Harrison Ave., Leadville
        Sip inventive cocktails and mocktails and carefully chosen beer, wine, and coffee drinks. Delicious light fare and scrumptious desserts are also on tap, all in a historic building in the heart of downtown Leadville. 📷: @treelinekitchen on Instagram

        Before and After Leadville by @treelinekitchen

        Golden Burro

        710 Harrison Ave., Leadville
        After a historic restoration taking the cafe back in time to 1958, the Golden Burro is re-opened with an entirely plant-based menu and a focus on a good breakfast.

        Two Mile Brewing in Leadville CO

        Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que

        140 E. 6th St., Leadville
        Mouth-watering smoked pork and turkey breast with tangy sauces and savory sides.

        Two Mile Brewing

        101 Harrison Ave, Leadville
        Need a cold brew or a hot sammie? Come try Leadville’s newest brewpub! Don’t miss the Leadville Lager, Camp Hale Pale Ale, and seasonal brews. 📷: @twomilebrewing on Instagram

        Tacos La Mina

        102 Mountain View Drive, Leadville
        A new style of Mexican food is cooking in the space previously occupied by Gringo’s on Leadville’s north end. Savor scrumptious tacos, panchitos, burros, tortas, quesadillas, tacos dorado, hamburgers, and more.


        Blue Vessel Florista

        460 Harrison Ave., Leadville
        Visit this inspired walk-in floral shop for creative arrangements for the rebellious, romantic, and spiritual at heart. Planning an event? You’ll also find event design and styling, plus rental space for weddings and other intimate gatherings. 🎥: @bluevessel_florista on Instagram

        Elevation Goods

        324 Harrison Ave., Leadville
        Find wearables, home goods, gear, and wellness goods from small businesses located in Colorado. All goods are from artisans and makers committed to sustainably sourced or recycled inputs and reflect Colorado’s outdoorsy vibe.

        Galena Mountain Projects

        108  W. 6th St., Leadville
        If you think bigger isn’t always better and that the little wild things in life are often the richest, then check out the new Leadville adventure brand of apparel, guidebooks, photography, and more.

        Two Dog Travel

        603 Harrison Ave., Leadville
        Stop in for advice on where to go and what to see in Leadville and Twin Lakes. Pick up travel must-haves for this trip and ones to come. You’ll also find souvenirs, Colorado history books, and antiques from Two Dog Travel’s worldwide treks.


        Delaware Hotel

        700 Harrison  Ave., Leadville
        Under new ownership, the hotel is currently undergoing renovations to restore it to its former glory. The restaurant, Mineral, is expected to open by the end of the year, with the lobby, bar, cafe, and hotel rooms soon to follow.

        Mountain Peaks Motel / @mountain_peaks_leadville_co

        Mountain Peaks Motel

        1 Harrison Ave, Leadville
        Now under new ownership and with newly renovated rooms, Mountain Peaks Motel is located in downtown Leadville. Walking distance to all major shops, museums, and restaurants, it offers 150 channels of full HD satellite TV in every room. 📷: @mountain_peaks_leadville_co on Instagram

        Old Tale Inn

        207 Elm St., Leadville
        Formerly The Alps Motel, the Old Tale Inn now has new owners and newly renovated rooms. This conveniently located motel offers a comfortable, modern stay.

        @freightleadville / Sagebrush Photography

        S.L.umber Yard

        320 E. 9th St., Leadville
        Rest your weary head in a brand-new high-craftsmanship cabin at FREIGHT Leadville. Each of these well-appointed cabins is named for a historic Leadville working lady, to honor these unsung Leadville residents. While you’re there, be sure to check out the Whiskey Lime Lounge, an eye-spy room full of the antiques salvaged from FREIGHT’s restoration. 📷: @freightleadville / Sagebrush Photography

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