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North America » United States » Colorado » Georgetown January 15th 2014

Our first stop after passing the boring part of I-70 was Georgetown at exit 228. Georgetown in the modern days is a little quaint tourist town with crafts stores, convenient shops, family restaurants, and cafes. Many people visit this town to go back in time to the middle of 19th century. At the beginning, there were just miners’ hives filling the area. Then, it became one of the largest silver mining districts in the state. As the population grew, Victorian structures sprang up in the valley. The streets are narrow and leafy. Some neglected once-beauty Victorian homes give the ghostly feel to this town. Antique store signs, hanged flowers, eclectic gables, rustic wooden barrels and horse carts, and layers of dust and spider webs give the wild-wild west ambience. Tourists flock to this town to enjoy ... read more

North America » United States » Colorado » Georgetown September 24th 2011

Autumn comes early in the high country. The best weekends to go up and see the fall colors are the last weekend in September and the first weekend in October. One of the most scenic drives to look at the changing aspens is up Guanella Pass. You can get up to Guanella Pass by going through Georgetown, which is a cute little mountain town directly off I-70. If we wanted, we could have taken Guanella Pass all the way south to 285 and back home, but we didn't want to make the drive too long for our toddler son. Instead, we took the pass up for only a few miles to Clear Lake. The drive was gorgeous. None of the aspens were red yet, but the bright yellows and oranges contrasted beautifully against the green pines. ... read more
The Outhouse at Clear Lake
Andrew & Oliver at Clear Lake
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North America » United States » Colorado » Georgetown December 9th 2009

Reaching to the Sky I’d like to add one more instance of addiction if I could, the instance that I personally have; an addiction for driving through mountain passes. To satiate such longing, my girlfriend and I decided to head for The Rockies for my long weekend getaway. First, I didn’t want to drive my car to the Rockies as it would be quite a drive from my hometown, San Francisco. But, if we fly, how will we ensure that we get a fun car to drive through the stratospheric mountain passes? Georgetown Our first stop after passing the boring part of I-70 was Georgetown at exit 228. Georgetown in the modern days is a little quaint tourist town with crafts stores, convenient shops, family restaurants, and cafes. Many people visit this town to go back ... read more
Driving in Colorado
Driving in Colorado
Driving in Colorado




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