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Sunny Days, Cool Nights: Autumn in Silverthorne

Sunny Days, Cool Nights: Autumn in Silverthorne
3 days
Situtated in Summit County — often called Colorado's Playground — Silverthorne's Blue Riverside location offers fun for fishers, hikers, picnickers and much more.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local:

Give time to Friends of the Dillon Ranger District, which leverages the power of volunteers to make sure the National Forest enjoyed by millions of people each year are not negatively impacted by their popularity.

Insider's Tip

The Reel Deal:

The Colorado Parks & Wildlife fishing app can help you discover 1,300 fishing locations, check conditions and regulations and more. Search CPW Fishing in the Apple App Store and on Google Play. 

Day 1
Activity

Hike Angler Mountain Trail

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The Angler Mountain Trail offers spectacular views of the Gore Range and Silverthorne. There are numerous colorful wildflowers in July. The trail passes through stands of aspen and lodgepole. Upon reaching the end of the trail, you will come to the Ptarmigan Trail.
Lunch

Mountain Lyon Cafe

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Mountain Lyon Cafe serves hearty helpings for breakfast or lunch at an affordable price. A selection of omelets to chicken fried steak to breakfast tacos will fill you up and keep you going all... Read More

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The Outlets at Silverthorne

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Offering a distinctive shopping experience in a beautiful Rocky Mountain setting. Save 30–70% on our collection of name-brand stores such as Williams-Sonoma, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Calvin... Read More

Dinner

Sauce on the Blue

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With an old world influenced style, our menu offers a complete selection of Italian dishes to satisfy your palette. From classic favorites like Spaghetti Bolognese to more contemporary dishes such... Read More
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Lake Dillon Theatre Company

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Home of the Lake Dillon Theatre Company. Intimate professional theater, including live productions, educational workshops, cabaret series, Sunset at the Summit Concert Series and more.

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Lodging

Quality Inn & Suites Summit County

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Quality Inn and Suites, Summit County is located approximately one hour west of Denver in the majestic Rocky Mountains and is known as "Colorado's Playground". Rooms are spacious and clean with... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Red Buffalo Cafe

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Hand crafted drinks at 8750 feet. Gourmet coffee, chai, tea and breakfast burritos. Read More
Activity

Cutthroat Anglers

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Cutthroat Anglers is Colorado's premier fly fishing shop. Silverthorne CO. World-class rivers and lakes. 

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Lunch

Picnic at Rainbow Park

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Rainbow Park is a 7 acre park on Rainbow Drive that contains a nationally recognized skateboard park, a multi-purpose field, 2 tennis courts, a basketball court, 2 sand volleyball courts, a children’s playground, 3 picnic shelters, and public restrooms.
Activity

Fly-Fishing on the Lower Blue River

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The most famed Colorado fly fishing stretch of the Blue is the tail water below Lake Dillon.
Dinner

Fiesta Jalisco

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There's a reason why there are Fiesta Jalisco restaurants from Avon to the mountains beyond the Front Range — not only do we provide authentic Mexican cuisine, but we also have great service and a... Read More
Activity

Stroll the Blue River Trail

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Silverthorne's Blue River Trail is a hard surface paved trail that provides a great way to experience the Blue River and its scenic surroundings.
Lodging

Quality Inn & Suites Summit County

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Quality Inn and Suites, Summit County is located approximately one hour west of Denver in the majestic Rocky Mountains and is known as "Colorado's Playground". Rooms are spacious and clean with... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

Blue Moon Bakery

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Breakfast, lunch, cakes, cookies, desserts and more. Read More
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Lake Dillon Bike Rentals

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Renting bikes since 1990, they have become a mainstay for visitors coming to Summit County.

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Lunch

Pug Ryan's Steak House Brewery

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From our award-winning brewery to Summit County's favorite brewpub,<... Read More

Activity

Silverthorne Recreation Center Aquatics

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The aquatics area hosts many different pools and amenities for people of all ages and interests. You may want to bring your family in for a fun day of play or you may just need a soak in the hot... Read More

Dinner

The Historic Mint

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Veteran steakhouse with a relaxed vibe features grill-it-yourself steaks, seafood & a full bar. Read More
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Bakers' Brewery

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The Bakers' Brewery provides fresh beer and affordable, quality food to fuel the active mountain lifestyle with fresh new flavors that take your taste buds on an adventurous ride and leave them... Read More

Lodging

Quality Inn & Suites Summit County

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Quality Inn and Suites, Summit County is located approximately one hour west of Denver in the majestic Rocky Mountains and is known as "Colorado's Playground". Rooms are spacious and clean with... Read More