"America's Highest Town" Top 5 Page for this destination Leadville by Tom_Fields

Leadville Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 76 photos


At over 10,000 feet above sea level, this is America's highest incorporated town. It has 70 blocks of authentic Victorian architecture, making it one of Colorado's best-preserved towns. And it's surrounded by huge, towering peaks. It's located along the Top of the Rockies Scenic Byway.

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  • Last visit to Leadville: Aug 2008
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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    Jun 5, 2009 at 3:18 AM

    Interesting town, it seems. Great tips. Heading to Leadville this summer to hit some trails. Can't wait.


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