Summit County Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Summit County - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Country Boy Mine

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Ever since gold was discovered here in 1887, the Country Boy Mine has been one of the region's top producers, along with lead and zinc,...

Edwin Carter Discovery Center

  • Museum/Gallery

Dating from 1875, the Edwin Carter Discovery Center is dedicated to the "log cabin naturalist" who helped to create Denver's Museum of...

Healy House and Dexter Cabin

  • House/Mansion/Villa

On a tree-lined street in downtown Leadville you'll find the Healy House and Dexter Cabin, an 1878 Greek Revival house and an 1879 log...

Heritage Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

This museum paints a vivid portrait of life in Leadville at the turn of the last century, with dioramas depicting life in the mines.

Historic District

  • Historic District/Site

Downtown Breckenridge's Historic District is one of Colorado's largest, with about 250 buildings on the National Register of Historic...

Historic Park & Museum

  • Historic District/Site

This sprawling museum re-creates Frisco's boom days. Stroll through 11 buildings dating from the 1880s, including a fully outfitted one-room...

Historic Tabor Opera House and Museum

  • Arts/Performance Venue

The three-story Tabor Opera House opened in 1879, when it was proclaimed the "largest and best west of the Mississippi." It hosted luminaries...

Lake Dillon

  • Marina/Pier/Dock

Resting in the heart of Summit County at 9,017 feet is the Front Range's answer to a day at the beach—beautiful Lake Dillon and her...

Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad Company

  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

Still chugging along is the Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad Company, which can take you on a breathtaking 2½-hour trip to...

Lomax Placer Mine

  • Information Center

At Lomax Placer Mine you can learn how chemists determined the quality of the ore from nearby mines and discover the uses of tools such...

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