LODGING: LEADVILLE AND TWIN LAKES
Discover Leadville, Colorado, and nearby Twin Lakes, two mountain towns known for their authentic, small-town charm and affordable prices. Quaint shops and eateries line the Victorian-style streets of downtown Leadville, mixed in with elegant 1880s inns and B&Bs and modern-day motels. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway; a hiking, biking or skiing weekend; or a week-long family vacation to explore the local museums and enjoy the clean, fresh air, there’s something to suit your needs.
Lodging — Lake County’s overnight accommodations range from an elegant Victorian hotel, charming inns and B&Bs to lodges, cabins, and vacation rentals. You’ll find some located in the heart of the National Historic Districts, while other are tucked away in the woods. Lake County also has hundreds of developed campsites on public lands and in privately-owned campgrounds, as well as dispersed camping available through the U.S. Forest.
Dining — Hungry? If you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, an elegant dinner for two, or a casual family meal, in addition to lodging, Leadville and Twin Lakes offer a surprisingly wide selection of eateries — many of which boast of local, Colorado and national recognition. Choices includes coffee, pizza and sandwich shops, a brew pub, Mexican cantinas, a steak house, and restaurants specializing in Italian, Chinese, American and bistro-style cuisines.
Shopping — Feeling the need for some retail therapy? You’ll find antique shops, bookstores, bike and ski shops, along with specialty stores packed with Western fashions and accessories, gifts, souvenirs, sporting goods, accents for the home, and more. Several galleries feature the works of local and regional artists.
Nearby Twin Lakes, located 15 minutes from Leadville at the eastern entrance to Independence Pass, is also a National Historic District and a popular summer destination for camping, boating, hiking and fishing. Winter visitors enjoy the miles and miles of scenic trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.
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