Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Leadville

Come and experience Leadville and its history, museums and architecture. Renowned for its mountain views, hiking and skiing, this city welcomes all visitors. Copper Mountain Ski Resort and Breckenridge Ski Resort are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Leadville

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Leadville for its hiking and skiing. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Leadville a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Copper Mountain Ski Resort (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Mount Massive Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Ski Cooper (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Woodward at Copper (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Shrine Pass (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Leadville

Travelers enjoy Leadville for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, February, April or March, when snowfall averages 24.17 inches and temperatures average 4°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Leadville

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Leadville is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Elbert (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • McCullough Gulch Trailhead (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Peak 10 (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Holy Cross Wilderness Area (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Mount of the Holy Cross (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Independence Pass (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Leadville

The nearest airport is in Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), located 30.6 mi (49.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), which is 41.4 mi (66.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Leadville?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,468 house rentals around Leadville. From 187 Cabins to 1,144 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Leadville is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Leadville?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Leadville:

  • Peak 8: 2,987 vacation rentals
  • Vail Village: 759 vacation rentals
  • Intermountain: 676 vacation rentals
  • East Village at Copper: 274 vacation rentals
  • The Reserve: 357 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Leadville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Leadville. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mount Massive Golf Course: 394 home rentals
  • National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum: 1,053 home rentals
  • Tabor Opera House: 1,044 home rentals
  • Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin: 1,056 home rentals
  • Matchless Mine: 1,969 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leadville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Leadville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 187 Cabins in Leadville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Leadville include:

  • Houses: 1,144 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 187 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,390 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Leadville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,913 vacation homes with pool available in Leadville.

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