Old mining towns line the interstate and now attract tourists evading the fast pace and looking for a slowdown.
Most of these old towns have buildings now used for shops and restaurants.
Of course there are always old Victorian houses:
The next stop was our main designation: Georgetown, Colorado where the movie "The Christmas Gift" with John Denver was filmed many years ago. This little town is my favorite place in Colorado because I love that Christmas movie.
Georgetown is a small town with Victorian houses with the lovely "Clear Creek" winding through town:
Of course - I always look for this house where John Denver who portrayed an architect sent to Georgetown by his boss to see about developing the town visited Susan McMillan who worked at the local post office.
Below is the hotel where John Denver stayed with Aunt Henny and her brother Buzz who ran the Busy Bee Cab Company:
The post office where Susan worked:
Another tiny town where we stopped for a couple minutes - Empire, Colorado:
And a past post on Georgetown can be found