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Georgetown (Colorado)

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Georgetown (Colorado)

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Georgetown [7] is a city in Colorado, USA located in Clear Creek County


Check out the Georgetown Visitors Center which is right off the I-70

Get in[edit]

By Car[edit]

I-70 runs right by Georgetown. It is located about 45 miles northwest of Denver, and about 50 miles east-southeast of Vail.

By Plane[edit]

The closest airport is Denver. Denver International Airport [8], (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN). Commonly referred to as DIA. It is located about 20 miles to the east of downtown Denver. Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines all maintain hubs at the airport in Concourses A, B, and C respectively. Most other major domestic carriers also have service here

Get around[edit]

You can generally walk where you need to go here but a car sometimes is neccesary to get around.

See[edit][add listing]

Visit the historic Georgetown [9]. There are over 200 historic buildings

  • Georgetown Energy Mueseum, 600 Main Street, (303) 569-3557, [1]. Check website for hours and prices  edit
  • Bowman-White House Museum, 901 Rose Street, (303) 569-3489.  edit
  • Hotel De Paris Museum, 409 6th St, (303) 569-2311, [2]. A Nantional Trust Historic site  edit
  • Hamill House Museum, 305 Argentine Street, (303) 569-2840, [3].  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Georgetown Loop Railroad, [4]. You have access to beautiful scenery, where the trees are only and arm's length away from the side of the train. You get on at the Devil's Gate in Georgetown, but you can also get on in Silver Plume. Roundtrip is about 45 minutes. There is a stop on the way where you can see a Silver Mine  edit
  • Canyon Wind Cellars, 1500 Argentine St, (303) 569-3152, [5]. Family owned winery and also has a wine tasting room  edit
  • Georgetown Lake. The Lake has Trout, Browns, Rainbows and Brookes, boating is allowed just not motorized boats  edit


There is hiking trails that are in the Georgetown Area

  • Silverdale Trail- I-70 Georgetown Exit #228, follow signs for Guanella Pass Road-Scenic Byway, drive up Guanella Pass hill, go to the first reservoir, Silverdale, entrance road to parking area and trailhead is on the left,
  • Georgetown Express to Silver Plume-I-70 Georgetown #228 park in town, peddle toward the train depot, the paved path entrances are marked
  • Silver Dollar Lake Trail-From I-70 take exit #228 to Georgetown. Follow the scenic byway signs for Guanella Pass Road. Take this road to the first road past Guanella Pass Campground to the Silver Dollar Lake trailhead
  • Rosalie Trail #3-From I-70 take exit #228 to Georgetown. Follow the scenic byway signs for Guanella Pass Road. Drive up Guanella Pass.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Silver Plume Saloon, 510 Main St Silver Plume, CO 80476, (303) 569-2533. Great American Style food and everything is made there fresh.  edit
  • Mountianbuzz Cafe, 1200 Argentine St, (303) 569-2020. Has good pizza and sandwiches and coffee  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Mother's Saloon, 601 14th St, (303) 569-2479.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel Chateau Chamonix, 1414 Argentine St Georgetown, CO 80444, (303) 569-1109, [6].  edit
  • Super 8 Motel, 1600 Argentine Georgetown, CO 80444, (303) 569-3211.  edit
  • Rose Street Bed and Breakfast, 200 Rose St Georgetown, CO 80444, (303) 569-2222.  edit

  • Georgetown Mountain Inn, 1100 Rose Georgetown, CO 80444, (303) 569-3201.  edit


Get out[edit]

Routes through Georgetown
Grand JunctionSilverthorne  W noframe E  Idaho SpringsDenver
Grand JunctionKeystone  W noframe E  Idaho SpringsDenver

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