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Itinerary #2: Enjoy the (civilized) backcountry

Itinerary #2:  Enjoy the (civilized) backcountry Day 1: Check-in at The Delaware Hotel mid-afternoon. Unpack, relax and explore the downtown historic district. Dine at The Grill for Mexican fare. Retire back at the hotel and place your box lunch order.

Day 2: Breakfast at Callaway's. Dress in layers and head out to the Mineral Belt Trail, walking or biking the 11.5 miles and stopping to read the interpretive signs along the way and to enjoy your box lunch. Return to The Delaware to freshen up.

Walk 1 block to the Heritage Museum and emerse yourself in the history of Leadville. On display is a scaled model of the Ice Palace.

Following your museum tour, stroll down the avenue to Doc Holliday's Restaurant for a dinner.

Day 3: After a leisurely morning over coffee and breakfast at Callaway's, head to the Leadville Fish Hatchery to walk the Colorado Trail. Catch and release fishing is also available.