Fall

Meet Leadville’s National Museum to Mining

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        Did you know that Leadville, Colorado, is home to a national museum? The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum is perched in North America's highest-elevation town. Visitors often say they are surprised by the depth of this unsung museum, which tells the past, present, and future of the nation's mining. There, you can learn about mining through geology, science, historic ...

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        Ghosts of Leadville, Colorado

              In the ghostly spirit of Halloween, check out these stories of past Leadville souls. Many still make their presence known in this Colorado mining town. They float and creak in 1880s Victorian buildings and abandoned mines. Read these tales with a shiver. Then make plans to visit the sites where spine-chilling events took place. Mineral Belt Trail Bike, walk, or cross-country ...

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              Fall for Leadville’s Museums!

                    This fall, be sure to visit the museums in Leadville, Colorado! They offer a great way to learn more about Leadville, named a Best Historic Small Town by USA Today in 2020, and the mining that built it. Imagine yourself living in a fancy home during the Silver Rush days. Or crawling through narrow passageways underground. Or attending a pioneer synagogue. ...

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                    2020 Travel: Visit the Other Interlaken, at Twin Lakes

                          If you're looking for a version of Switzerland without the flight, visit the other Interlaken. No passport is needed when you travel to Twin Lakes, Colorado, and nearby Leadville! Colorado's Lake County has glacial lakes, trains, boats, and immense peaks like the Swiss Interlaken, plus a taste of the wild west. You can hike, bike, fish, snowshoe, nordic ski, camp, and ...

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                          Top 10 Reasons to Visit Leadville and Twin Lakes, CO, this Fall

                                Leaves change first in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado. At elevations around 10,000’, the aspen usually peak mid- to late September, surrounding scenic drives, hikes, bike rides, and train rides with golden leaves. Here are some of our favorite reasons to visit Leadville and Twin Lakes this fall! 1. National Scenic and Historic Byway – Autumn Roads All roads into Leadville ...

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                                7 Fun Things to Do In Leadville in the Fall

                                      Fall is a quiet season in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, after the summer vacationers and before the snow-lovers. Trails and restaurants are calm, and lodging rates are lower for shoulder season. If you need more reasons to visit, here are seven things you can do on a fun fall mountain escape: 1) Explore Uncrowded Trails In the fall, the trails ...

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                                      Summer of 2020 in Leadville and Twin Lakes

                                            [Updated June 2, 2020] This summer, things will look a little different in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado. We’d like to tell you what to expect—and how you can enjoy Leadville, Twin Lakes, and our miles of forests, mountains, and sparkling waters. Plan to Come See Us, Safely We continue to reopen slowly, within safety guidelines, and are excited to continue ...

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                                            Have a Happy Halloween in Leadville

                                                  Celebrate Halloween in Leadville, Colorado, for a spooky good time! Its storied history is full of miners and outlaws, who are bound to have left some ghosts. Its National Historic Landmark District has 70 blocks of original Victorian homes and businesses, and stories of spirits abound. Plus, you're up on a remote mountaintop for All Hallow's Eve when you stay at ...

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                                                  Catch the Scenic Train This Fall!

                                                        The Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad has extended its season, with weekend train rides through October. With the leaves turning late this year, this new schedule makes sure you can catch the fall colors by train! Check out these specials: The Pumpkin Patch Express: Great for the entire family, this special ride includes a jack-o-lantern coloring area, face painting, games, and ...

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                                                        7 Sweet Spots for Fall Colors Near Leadville

                                                              Leaves are starting to change color in Leadville, Colorado, with hints of gold on the mountains. Fall comes early in North America’s highest city! Make sure you catch the fall colors in the mountains this year. Here are 7 sweet spots where you can see them: 1) Scenic Drive 1: Twin Lakes and Independence Pass: In the fall, bright yellow aspen light ...

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                                                              Celebrate Labor Day in Leadville & Twin Lakes!

                                                                    Take a Labor Day getaway to Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado! Here are some ideas of ways to spend a fun-filled holiday weekend. Things to Do Celebrate the lakes. Eke out another weekend of summer on big blue Twin Lakes and Turquoise Lake. Float in a boat, fish from the shore, walk or relax on the beach, or rent a kayak, ...

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