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Address: Gunnison, CO
Description: Former ghost town now a Summer resort.

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Very neat and quaint little town

This is a quaint little town that we visit every time we go to Colorado. We ride our four-wheelers out of Taylor Park and head to Tin Cup to eat breakfast at Frenchy's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Dawn A
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Shawnee, United States

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Shawnee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a quaint little town that we visit every time we go to Colorado. We ride our four-wheelers out of Taylor Park and head to Tin Cup to eat breakfast at Frenchy's. Afterwards we head on over to the gift shop across the street. The character and history of Tin Cup is just so interesting. It's fun to talk... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It's a fun drive to this remote little town. We ate at Frenchy's and I was pleasantly surprised. Take a drive out to the Cemetary and see true unspoiled land. Choose a warm day, the weather changes pretty quickly there.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Took a drive out to Tin Cup. It was a ghost town but people still live there. There is a small store and a cute little church. There are loads of 4x4 trails in and out of there.

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Allen, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

First off, this review is for the road and not the village. We started in St. Elmo and made it to the top of the switchbacks but there is just a bit of snow drift left that is blocking the road. Maybe another week and it'll be clear. The drive requires high clearance and 4wd, however, I imagine that most... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The main passes to Tincup can be done with a higher clearance family car. Tincup has one souvenir, small re-supple store that is open during season selling tin cups of all things. Interesting to see all the old structures. Beautiful scenery. Allow plenty of time to take pictures.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Started in St Elmo up towards Tin Cup Pass. We thought we may have made a mistake half way up in our stock SUV but managed to make it to the pass. We smartly decided to head back the way we came and were glad we did when we read about the backside to the town of Tin Cup was... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Took the road over the mountain via Tincup to go to Mirror Lake. Nice little village and has a RV park, too. A bit far off for me to stay longer but who likes it quiet - check Tincup out. And its Whiskey definitely! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

just a few quaint houses and an interesting country store in a pretty high mountain valley. There is a scenic road that leads form TIn Cup over the pass and into the historic town of Pitkin.

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Los Angeles CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A small village in an awesome mt valley is all that remains of a once roaring mining boom town. Surrounded by beautiful peaks and the Gunnison National Forest, there are old miner's cabins, a very decent cafe for breakfast and lunch (try the Tincup Pie), a General Store, and an old cemetary. Definitely don't visit if you have trouble with... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We ended up in Tin Cup by error when we took an incorrect turn. This "Ghost Town" caters to ATV lovers and doesn't appear to offer much else.

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Address: Gunnison, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison

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