Summer

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 ...

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        Dogs of Leadville & Twin Lakes

              In honor of National Dog Day, we'd like to share these photos of pups enjoying their time in Leadville & Twin Lakes, Colorado. Come see us and bring your furry friend! Take your doggo on a hike, to Twin Lakes or Turquoise Lake, on a Leadville Railroad ride, and much more! (Pup on train: 📷: @best.buddy.photography ...

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              Aug. 6-7: Block Party, Train Rides & Film Fest!

                    Local Women Leaders Throw Leadville Block Party Venezuelan bassist Gonzalo Teppa, a two-time Latin Grammy Nominee for “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” and “Best Latin Jazz Album,” will perform on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, for the Leadville Block Party / PbBP. This women-led event will welcome live music back to downtown Leadville, Colo. Part of 7th Street near its intersection with ...

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                    End of Summer: Dining In, Museums & More

                          Have a great end-of-summer experience at Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado. Everything is reopened in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado! Here's a quick roundup of things you may have missed last year--and can still catch this summer--here at the top of the Rockies. Museums To round out your vacation, or catch some culture on a rainy afternoon, check out Leadville’s many ...

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                          6 Ways to Keep Leadville & Twin Lakes Beautiful

                                Love Leadville and Twin Lakes? You can help preserve its majestic natural beauty for years to come! We’ve shared our favorite "top of the Rockies" sustainable travel tips here, because the actions that are good for our lakes and forests can also give you a more rewarding time in the great outdoors! Follow these tips for a fun and safe visit—and ...

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                                Explore Two Genuine & Historic Mountain Towns

                                      Come to Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, and discover two genuine and historic mountain towns. Off the beaten path and full of rich history, they give a glimpse into the Colorado of days gone by. Explore the many things to do! Visit the Museums Tour these museums to learn more about mining and Leadville's intriguing history: Healy House Museum and Dexter ...

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                                      Outdoor Summer Fun in Leadville & Twin Lakes

                                            This summer, discover the many outdoor adventures waiting in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado. Enjoy the highest outdoors fun at the top of the Rockies! Zipline Soar high above the Arkansas River valley with views of Colorado’s highest peaks. It’s the only place in the world you can zipline across a train! Bike Go biking! Explore the family-friendly Mineral Belt Trail, a ...

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                                            Camping Guide to Leadville & Twin Lakes, CO

                                                  Ready for a night under the stars? This guide to camping in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, can help you make the most of your trip. Where to Camp >>Campgrounds: Explore the campgrounds near Leadville and Twin Lakes, Some are by reservation only, and some are first-come, first served. >>Huts: Book a hut for your family. While huts usually allow you ...

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                                                  What’s Open in Leadville & Twin Lakes, Colorado

                                                        [Updated June 10, 2021] Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, are excited to welcome you, safely! Please see what's open: Lodging Lodging is open. You can spend the night in hotels and motels, vacation rentals, B&Bs, and more. Or camp! Please check directly with lodging to make a reservation. Restaurants & Bars Restaurants are open for dine-in at 100% capacity, with 6′ ...

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                                                        Meet Leadville’s National Museum to Mining

                                                        120 West 9th Street, Leadville, CO  |  719-486-1229  |  Website >

                                                              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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                                                              2021 Travel Guide to Leadville & Twin Lakes

                                                                    [Updated June 10, 2021] Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, is open for business. We are taking precautions to ensure you have a safe and healthy trip. Please use this 2021 Travel Guide to know what to expect. Then plan your visit! 📷: Twin Lakes by @shel8y on Instagram What’s Open Indoors Lodging, shops, and many fun things to do are open. ...

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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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                                                                          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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                                                                                5 Reasons to Visit Us This Year

                                                                                      [Updated Oct. 28, 2020] Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, are open! And we can’t wait to see you again. Here are five reasons this is the perfect place to visit this year. 1) Our elevated beauty brings joy. Spectacular views abound at North America’s highest-elevation city. Refresh your body and soul with our uplifting, wide open views. All roads into Leadville ...

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                                                                                      Lodging Reopens June 1st in Leadville and Twin Lakes, CO

                                                                                            Summer is kicking off in the high country, and lodging is reopening in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado! As of June 1, 2020, lodging properties may reopen if they’ve received approval from Lake County Public Health Agency. This means that when you stay in Lake County, you can do so with confidence that your room meets careful and thoughtful guidelines for ...

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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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                                                                                                  12 Reasons You Can’t Miss Leadville Boom Days

                                                                                                        This year marks the 70th running of the burro races at Leadville Boom Days, a three-day festival to celebrate mining heritage in Leadville, Colorado. And this long-standing festival truly has something for everyone! Themed "70 Years of Haulin' Ass," the event kicks off Friday, Aug. 2 and goes through Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. In addition to the best-known events—the burro races, ...

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                                                                                                        10 Top Ideas for a Memorable Memorial Day Weekend

                                                                                                              For the ultimate summer kickoff, spend Memorial Day weekend a little closer to the sun. Leadville, the highest city in North America, fully opens for the season on this special holiday weekend. Revel in these just-opened-for-summer activities. 1. Camp out. Campgrounds open May 25 for your tent camping and RV fun. Come see the stars in the Rockies. 2. Fish or ...

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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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