Colorado Attractions October 04, 2016
The Tiny Town In Colorado With The Most Mouthwatering Destination Restaurant
When it comes to dining in Colorado, there is never a shortage of unique and delicious places to try. However, when it comes to this one tiny Colorado town, it isn’t just the food that’s great, but the town’s historic attractions and shopping as well. Let’s check it out together:
Located 30 miles west of Denver, Idaho Springs is a historic mining town of 1,717 that is tucked inside of colorful Clear Creek Canyon.
What makes this somewhat tiny town stand out from all the others? In addition to its stunning surroundings, Idaho Springs is chock full of fun things to see and do, perfect for a weekend day out!
The next time you visit Idaho Springs, make morning plans to either tour the iconic Argo Gold Mine & Mill...
Opened in 1912, the Argo Gold Mine and Mill was originally built as a means of draining nearby ores. The mill was closed from 1943-1976 and was then purchased and reopened as a place for tourists to learn more about Colorado's gold mining history. Today, guests can not only tour the premises, but pan for real gold!
...or take a 1.5-mile hike up the gorgeous St. Mary's Glacier.
Now that you have worked up an appetite, it's time for your lunch reservation at the incredible
Smokin Yard's BBQ, which has been named one of the "11 best Colorado restaurants outside of Denver" by Thrillist and "Where to Eat When Road-Tripping to the Aspen Food & Wine Classic" by Eater.
Whether you dine in the quaint no-frills restaurant...
...or sit outside along the cascading Clear Creek, you are guaranteed a memorable experience that will keep you coming back for more.
Not only is the ambiance at the restaurant memorable, so is the food!
Real southern BBQ found right here in Colorado?! Yes please!
After filling your stomach with a tasty meal, it is time to do a little light exercise... and what better way to do so than by strolling through the numerous boutiques and shops along Miner Street...
...followed by ice cream from
Miner Decadence Chocolate, of course.
For even more delicious dining options,
Try These 15 Mouthwatering Restaurants In Colorado!
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