- The list below includes 128 free or cheap things to do in or near Georgetown, Colorado, including 98 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, Specialty Museums and Train Tours.
- From Guanella Pass to City Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Georgetown and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Idaho Springs, Frisco, Evergreen and Dillon.
Georgetown's Guanella Pass is a 22-mile vehicle trail that winds through several different forest ecosystems and climate zones. Its peak rises above the timberline, and its lowest points feature trees and shrubs that prefer a marshy environment.
A small neighborhood park, City Park features a large children's playground with a structure made to resemble real buildings along with slides and tire swings. The park provides open grass fields, trees, picnic tables and a gazebo.
The Hamill House Museum is a historic country gothic style house that once belonged to silver baron William Arthur Hamill. The museum also offers hands-on exhibit to children so that they can learn about old and innovative domestic gadgets used during the late 18th century.
Hotel de Paris Museum used to be the first-class French restaurant during the silver mining boom in the 1800s. Now, it operates as a museum is a great place for people of all ages to learn about old innovations in domestic science and culinary history.
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Set beneath the beautiful and rugged Rocky Mountains, the Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad offers a 7.2kilometers tours to tourists aboard an old-time steam locomotive. Tourists pass by the Clear Creek Canyon and some of the gold and silver mines that were once flourishing during the gold rush era.
Located in a modern hydroelectric plant, the Georgetown Energy Museum is dedicated to the history of energy production in and around Georgetown, Colorado. It features historical documents, photos, energy production equipment, appliances and more.
Showcasing a local photographer named Gary A. Haines, Grizzly Creek Gallery Inc is filled with prints on display for visitors to enjoy. The photographs depict scenes of nature; including forests, mountains, and rivers.
The public can come see original, 19th-century, firefighting artifacts at the Georgetown Firefighting Museum. Patrons can view an interpretive exhibit, appreciate the historic furnishings and learn what firefighting was like before modern equipment.