The Scenic Colorado Mining Route That Leads To 5 Old-Fashioned Restaurants, General Stores, And More

The Centennial State is known near and far for its rich mining history but have you ever taken the time to explore some of these old historical sites and businesses along the way? Since many have not seen this side of history, we created a scenic mining route of sorts that passes through old mining towns in Colorado and includes stops at old-time businesses and mines!

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Address: The Wooden Nickel, 222 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224, USA
Address: Kochevar's Saloon, 127 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224, USA
Address: Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
Address: St Elmo General Store Inc, 25865 Co Rd 162, Nathrop, CO 81236, USA
Address: Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine, 1632 Co Rd 82, Cripple Creek, CO 80813, USA

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