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Spend a few hours and a few dollars

It is really nice wandering around in this historic downtown shopping area with its' many eateries... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
flexitdriver
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Los Angeles, California
Small town

Not much to see. But they do have a couple of good restaurants. West of where the trains park there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joel c
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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414 Green Street, Silverton, CO 81433
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is really nice wandering around in this historic downtown shopping area with its' many eateries to tempt you to enter. Don't miss the Imperial hotel, it is worth a few photos at least. And there are many reasonably priced souvenir shops as well.

Thank flexitdriver
Reviewed 5 days ago

Silverton is a very small town which is at the end of the Durango - Silverton train ride. There are a couple of good places to eat. Brown Bear is one of those! Additionally there are a relatively few shops that allow some shopping! Not...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small town that we loved at first. Until about lunch time when a local shop keeper went mental at the children using the gold panning attraction in the centre of town. We where actually in the line to purchase gems when she lost it....More

Thank ThomasFrame
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to see. But they do have a couple of good restaurants. West of where the trains park there is a restaurant that at one time was a bar. Food was not too bad

Thank Joel c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not very willing to help look for exact posters for the framing service they offer. Guess if you don't want to talk about trains you are not welcome

1  Thank Terry R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting in the mountains. Mostly tourist shops. Lots of photo ops and atv rentals. Nice place to visit.

Thank Paladine5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We heard a lot about Silverton and thought that we would visit, since we were close by. It was cute and great for a few photos, but I wouldn’t make a trip simply to go there. However, the funnel cake and ice cream shop was...More

1  Thank an-chan61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved exploring Silverton. Walking the Main Street (Green) was like stepping back in time. The town is not busy like Telluride and Ouray. It is more laid back and quaint. Not a lot of traffic. You feel safe. Take a stroll and shop. Henry...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 5 July 2018

NO brand name stores, restaurants, motels here. The closest brand name establishment is the highest elevation Harley -Davidson store in the US and not really a bike store....It feels 'touristy' with t shirt and novellty shops, but it has the feel of an old mining...More

Thank tenbach
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We stopped here because the road was closed for the Iron Horse Bike Race. It is a nice walk downtown and it as FUN to be there when the riders came in. Highlight was when the Silverton Train came in too.

Thank Sus C
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Lana N
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Response from Martha B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Pecos. His review is accurate. Be prepared for cold and damp and snow. But with Global warming, who knows. It might be beautiful! If the train is running, the shops and restaurants should be open. Be sure... More
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