Fall in Georgetown, Colorado

Nothing is more spectacular than watching the Aspens turn in Georgetown. After exploring stunning, colorful views, cozy up with some comfort food in some of Georgetown’s best restaurants.

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Fall Foliage in Georgetown

We all know that peeping Fall leaves is one of the most anticipated moments of the year. Not only does Georgetown have great access to trailheads, but its cozy restaurants and charming shops make it the perfect pit stop for before or after your hike!

  • Few crowds and fall leaves are the theme for the beautiful Rutherford Trail up Guanella Pass. It has multiple trails, which is great for anyone, whether you’re just looking to soak up the scenery or set on putting in high mileage. Plus, you can access it from Downtown Georgetown.

  • Past Georgetown Lake, drive down Alvarado Road to get a few of Aspens thriving near Clear Creek.

  • Not interested in hiking? Drive up Guanella Pass for a scenic view of Georgetown nestled among fall colors.

  • Join us in early November at the Big Horn Sheep Festival to learn about Colorado’s state mammal and see them in the wild.

  • Pro tip: before your hike, pick up delicious jerky of all varieties at the Georgetown Jerky & Emporium before heading up the pass.

Cozy Comfort Food

Whether you’re passing through or setting up basecamp in Georgetown for a day of leaf peeping, refuel and recharge with these delicious dishes and comfort food.

  • Start your day with a breakfast burritos at Mountain Buzz Cafe and Pizzeria to give you all the energy you need to hike to the best views.

  • Enjoy the golden aspen leaves surrounding the town from Guanella Pass Brewery’s beloved patio.

  • Like your comfort food with a little more spice? Visit Lucha Cantina for a bowl of Pork Green Chilli or Buffalo Chilli.

Respite, Retreat, and Fall Lodging

Why not savor great views all weekend? Fall in Georgetown is a great time for a romantic get-a-way, or just a reason to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. With many cute and historic lodging options, you’re sure to find the perfect place to wear your coziest sweaters and snuggle up to the person you love!