Lindsay’s Local Guidebook

Lindsay
Lindsay’s Local Guidebook

Sightseeing

My Evans is the highest paved Rd in North America reaching 14,100 in elevation. Spectacular Views! Enjoy the drive through the scenic byway up to the summit of Mount Evans, and encounter some beautiful lakes, mountains, and animals along the way.
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Mt. Evans Scenic Byway
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Echo Lake
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Lookout Mountain Park
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Ski/Snowboard

Echo mountain is our local ski resort. Smaller, but beautiful and close to the cottage. Great for families to enjoy a scenic drive past Mt Evans and Echo lake to the resort. Only 15 miles from the cottage!
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Echo Mountain
19285 CO-103
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Echo mountain is our local ski resort. Smaller, but beautiful and close to the cottage. Great for families to enjoy a scenic drive past Mt Evans and Echo lake to the resort. Only 15 miles from the cottage!
Four huge peaks, five terrain parks, three half-pipes, two high-speed six passenger SuperChairs and the highest chairlift in North America. Located about 50 miles from the cottage!
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Breckenridge Ski Resort
1599 Ski Hill Road
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Four huge peaks, five terrain parks, three half-pipes, two high-speed six passenger SuperChairs and the highest chairlift in North America. Located about 50 miles from the cottage!
Loveland boasts 1,800 acres of remarkable terrain with FREE snowcat skiing along the Continental Divide. This ski area receives more snow then any front range resort. Only 28 miles from the cottage!
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Loveland Ski Area
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Loveland boasts 1,800 acres of remarkable terrain with FREE snowcat skiing along the Continental Divide. This ski area receives more snow then any front range resort. Only 28 miles from the cottage!
Located 38 miles from the cottage. Ski/Snowboard resort with many trails & terrains, plus shops & eateries as well as warm-weather activities.
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Winter Park Resort
85 Parsenn Road
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Located 38 miles from the cottage. Ski/Snowboard resort with many trails & terrains, plus shops & eateries as well as warm-weather activities.

Activities

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Argo Gold Mill and Tunnel
2350 Riverside Drive
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Georgetown Loop Railroad
646 Loop Drive
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Indian Hot Springs
302 Soda Creek Road
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AVA Rafting & Zipline
431 Chicago Creek Road
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Newly built recreation center. Great place to take the kids or to get in a good workout!
Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District
1130 Idaho St
Newly built recreation center. Great place to take the kids or to get in a good workout!

Food scene

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Tommyknocker Brewery
1401 Miner Street
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Beau Jo's Idaho Springs
1517 Miner Street
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MTN Prime
1600 Miner St
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Main Street Restaurant
1518 Miner Street
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Smokin Yard's BBQ
2736 Colorado Boulevard
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Delicious Italian and hands down great pizza pie. Georgetown is a great historic town located only about 15 to 20 min from the cottage.
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The Alpine Restaurant and Bar
1106 Rose Street
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Delicious Italian and hands down great pizza pie. Georgetown is a great historic town located only about 15 to 20 min from the cottage.
Nice atmosphere, delicious Mexican food and drinks!
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Azteca Mexican Restaurant
1628 Miner Street
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Nice atmosphere, delicious Mexican food and drinks!

Hiking

Chief Mountain is 3.1 miles round trip. The trail is considered moderate . 360 degree views of the summit and beautiful wildflowers are spread across the terrain. Pack warm due to the changes in weather at higher elevation. Located at mile marker 15 on Chicago Creek Rd/103.
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Chief Mountain Trailhead
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Lake/Fishing

Georgetown lake is a local favorite! This is where we offer our kayak rentals and fishing gear. Beautiful scenery surrounded by the Rockies and it is a quick 15 min drive from the cottage.
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Georgetown Lake
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Frisco Bay Marina
267 Marina Road
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Grocery

Located a quick 6 min drive from the cottage, Safeway has a pharmacy, liquor store and a dispensary next door.
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Safeway
2425 Miner Street
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Located a quick 6 min drive from the cottage, Safeway has a pharmacy, liquor store and a dispensary next door.