Touring the Byway
28 miles | 2 Days/ 1 Nights | Gateway City: Golden, Colorado
After enjoying the drive through Clear Creek Canyon and exploring Golden, on Day Two, you’ll be traveling to the Colorado gold rush town of Idaho Springs. As the place where gold was first discovered in Colorado, attractions in town provide a unique view of this very important industry. After exploring a bit, it’s time to head up the mountain to the summit of Mount Evans, and back down again. A stop at Echo Lake along the way is in order.
View the Detailed Itinerary below to see the full route, which is complete with dining, shopping, and lodging recommendations!