Pick up the camera, unpack your walking shoes and appreciate a day in nature at Mount Elbert, a superb attraction to attach to your touring itinerary.
To get there, you'll have to travel 75 miles (121 kilometers) from the state capital, Denver, until you arrive at Leadville.
There is nothing quite like being able to stroll over to your destination straight from the hotel's front door. There are 107 possible accommodations near Mount Elbert that allow you to experience this simple pleasure. If the commute is all part of the experience, you may want to think about staying in Breckenridge, just 20 miles (32 kilometers) away. Once you're there, you'll find another 3 places to select from. You'll be sure to find a wonderful room at the One Breckenridge Place Townhomes by Great Western Lodging, Saddlewood Townhomes by Wyndham Vacation Rentals and One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort.
The less you spend, the longer you can stay! There are some terrific bargains on hotels nearby. You can check out the Rodeway Inn, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, or the Columbine Inn & Suites, just 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer) away.
If you're at Mount Elbert and hunger kicks in, pop in to Gringo's (102 Mount View Drive, Leadville). It's only 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away. A bit later, buy a bottle of wine and meet new friends at Golden Burro Cafe & Lounge (710 Harrison Avenue, Leadville).