Suggested Itineriaries

DAY TRIPPING FROM LEADVILLE

Day 1: Arrive in the afternoon and check-in to The Delaware Hotel. Relax, unpack, explore the hotel’s gallery exhibits. Walk to the National Hall of Fame and Mining Museum and tour this Smithsonian-rated museum. Dine at Casa Blanca for authentic Mexican. Retire to the hotel lobby for a night cap and browse the lobby store.

Day 2: Up early for a breakfast trail ride with Mega Mountain Magic. Then, return to The Delaware to freshen-up for more sightseeing. Pick up your box lunch from Callaway’s Restaurant and walk to the Leadville,Colorado & Southern Railroad for a 1:30pm departure. Then, head to Quincy’s Steakhouse for dinner.

Day 3: Enjoy a light breakfast at Callaway’s before heading south to Cottonwood Hot Springs. Relax in natural hot springs water, reputedly having therapeutic properties. Return to Leadville for dinner at High Mountain Pies and then relax in the Delaware Hotel lobby.

ENJOYING THE BACKCOUNTRY

Day 1: Check in at The Delaware Hotel mid-afternoon. Unpack, relax and explore the downtown historic district. Dine at The Grill for Mexican fare. Retire back at the hotel and place you box lunch order for the next day.

Day 2:Continental breakfast at the Delaware. Dress in layers and head out to the Mineral Belt Trail, walking or biking the 11.5 miles and stopping to read the interpretive signs along the way.. Return to The Delaware Hotel to freshen up. Walk one block to the Heritage Museum and immerse yourself in the history of Leadville. Following your museum tour, stroll down the avenue to Silver Dollar Saloon for dinner.

Day 3: After a leisure morning over coffee and breakfast at the Delaware, head to the Leadville Fish Hatchery to walk the Colorado Trail. Return to Leadville to have dinner on the rooftop at Treeline Kitchen.