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Tin Cup

Gunnison, CO
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Ranked #4 of 23 Attractions in Gunnison
Type: Ghost Towns
Description: Former ghost town now a Summer resort.
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Los Angeles CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Village Mills
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

10,000 feet and counting. People lived here in the 1800's. Eat at Frenchys and ATV your way to the higher peaks.

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Golden, Colorado
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98 reviews 98 reviews
44 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Don't miss the cemetery. Ask in town how to get their. Also, if Frenchy's is open, it's a great place for lunch.

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Jerome, Arizona
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We go to Tin Cup annually, and this year took a friend of ours and went in on ATVs from the Pitkin side. Great trip that was capped with a stop at Frenchies Cafe for peach pie. This year on our trip on a Thursday, Tin Cup was packed! Most people I have ever seen there.

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Salida, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is such a neat little place! Being here is like stepping back in time! The people are all friendly, salt-of-the-Earth types who really care about where they live. My husband and I stopped here for lunch and had a really great experience at KaCyn's BarBQue food truck! We are both from Texas originally, and have very strong opinions about... More

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Mt. Vernon, Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This place is LOST in time. WOW it is off the grid. Don't expect many conveniences. Hard to believe people live here in winter.

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Mount Vernon, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Beautiful scenery and many trails to jeep, cycle or ATV in! Sun, snow, warm and cool weather all in one! Loved it!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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129 reviews 129 reviews
29 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I love this place. We attend church here every Sunday during the summer at the Tin Cup community chapel and as a matter of fact, that is were my wife and I were married! Just up the road about three miles is Mirror Lake and Tin Cup pass in one direction or Cumberland Pass in another direction. Both offer spectacular... More

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Mountain Rest, SC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We cycled from our campsite about 20 miles away and it would have been really scenic except that all the speeding ATVs plus some other traffic were going too fast and throwing up way too much dust. The lady that ran the little trailer barbecue place that had food and hot chocolate was super nice and really knew the local... More

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