From Leadville, Vail - Beaver Creek is 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast, while Steamboat Springs is 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast.
To understand why so many people favor Northwest Colorado as a place to spend their vacation time, ensure you and your loved ones see a bit more of the many scenic and cultural attractions around Leadville. Copper Mountain and Breckenridge are just two of the many other places worth checking out while you're in Northwest Colorado.
Breckenridge is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Leadville. This center offers a diverse range of tourist attractions, like Quicksilver Super6 Ski Lift, Peak 8 SuperConnect Ski Lift and Mercury SuperChair Ski Lift. Breckenridge has a lot to offer those happy to hang around here a little longer. Four O'Clock Ski Run, Barney Ford House Museum and Independence SuperChair Ski Lift are just some of the points of interest not to pass by.
When the weather is right, make like a local and head to the area's cooling waterways for an afternoon of rafting or canoeing. If you think a great break is working up a sweat in wild places, then check out one of the mountain biking or ice skating excursions this region has to offer.
At the end of your time in Northwest Colorado, just remember that you can visit again. As the locals like to say: A visitor once, a friend from now on.