Because it was a successful mining town long before it became a jet-set favorite, there are many old and classic buildings from its time as a mining capitol.
I couldn’t decide if this beauty was old or a just well done new facsimile.
The Wheeler Opera House is old and authentic. Only wish it had been open to take a peek inside.
Just about any high end brand was represented here – Dior and Gucci live side by side inside the appropriately named Brand Building (1891). Yes, it’s an expensive town but it didn’t cost us a thing to just wander around.
There was a fair amount of art scattered about. There was a sizable memorial garden to John Denver as well.
Well, we almost got through town without spending any money. The gelato was excellent, by the way.