VICTORIAN RETREAT IN HISTORIC MINING TOWN is only a few miles from Idaho Springs. It offers wonderful mountain/hill views and a great location: only 30 miles West of Denver. The cottage is a walking distance to Historic District, antique store, museums, galleries, restaurants and casinos. There is an old train there as historic landmark. Enjoy white water rafting right here on Clear Creek in summer time and great skiing in the winter. Beautiful trails, mountain lakes, scenic drives are located right in this area. National forest is nearby with trails for ATVs, bikes, etc.
The cottage is located in the very heart of Front Range Area with most of the attractions surrounding it. LOVELAND SKI AREA/ELDORA SKI RESORT are about 25 miles away. Pamper yourself with a therapeutic & relaxing treatment at Hot Mineral Springs Pool near by.
Enjoy mountain views, crisp mountain air, take pictures and have fun!
You can stop on I-70 for a short break to see buffalo herd on the way to the cottage, big horn sheep, elks, etc...
Some more wildlife you can also observe at Red Rock State Park and Amphitheater. Red Rock Amphitheater is famous for its summer rock concerts and amazing Colorado scenery.
Please inquire more information and links to more pictures of the cabin and area attractions.
GREAT LOCATION/HISTORIC AREA OF COLORADO GOLD RUSH: The cottage was built during Colorado Gold Rush in 1859. It is a historic property located in Historic Area Of Colorado Gold Rush!
A lot of real mines and museums in the area. You can take a tour at Argo Gold Mine or Edgar mine (a real mine with a real hard rock miner as your tour guide). Pan for gold - you may find some. Get on the real historic train in historic downtown of Idaho Springs or take Georgetown - Silver Plume loop historic rail road route. Enjoy National Forest, trails, mountain lakes, scenic drives(take one to the summit of Mt. Evans - 14000 ft).
There are so many things to do in the area...
***Indian Mineral Springs Pool & Geothermal Cave Baths are right by the cabin*** Mt Evans: Lakes, Trails, National Park *** Loveland Pass - Continental Divide *** Casinos & Gambling 15 Min Away *** Historic District Of Downtown Idaho Springs
Mountains of things to do.
SKIING, HOT MINERAL SPRINGS, COOL RAFTING(SUMMER): 1/2 mile to Indian Hot Mineral Springs, 8 miles to Black Hawk/Central City Casinos.
***Loveland Ski Resort - 15 Min Away***Red Rock State Park & Amphitheater***Dinosaur Ridge***Georgetown National Historic District***Silver Plume/Georgetown Rail Road Loop***Argo Gold Mine And Mill, Idaho Springs
***Mount Evans 14,264 Foot Summit***Silver Plume Walking Tour - Historic Buildings***Silver Plume George Rowe Museum***Black Hawk & Central City Casinos***Historic Hamill House Museum In Georgetown***Hotel De Paris Museum In Georgetown***Charlie Tyler Water Wheel In Idaho Springs***Loveland Ski Areas***Indian Springs Resort - Hot Mineral Springs Pool***Tommyknocker Brewery Tour***A&A Historic Trail Stables***Buffalo Herd Outlook***Bill Buffalo Grave***Red Rock Park - Unique Red Rock Formations***Mother Cabrini Shrine
***Underhill Historic Museum In Idaho Springs***Edgar Mine Private Tours***White Water Rafting On Clear Creek***
Scenic Drives, Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, etc...