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Tin Cup

Gunnison, CO
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Ranked #2 of 22 Attractions in Gunnison
Type: Ghost Towns
Description: Former ghost town now a Summer resort.
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Village Mills
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
44 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
23 helpful votes 23 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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107 reviews 107 reviews
24 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Overland Park, KS
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

When we are in Colorado, close to Buena Vista, we drove over Cottonwood Pass and on over to Tincup CO for lunch. KaiCyn's Fine Smoked BBQ (across the road from Frenchys Cafe) had some of the best smoked brisket around. She only takes cash, so to be sure and take some cash with you.

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Gunnison, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Tin Cup is history live. Nearly all the building in Tin Cup are a century old. Some modern facilities have been added, but exploring Tin Cup is like taking a step back into history.

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