Top things to do

Top Choice Bar in Silverton

Rum Bar

This regional favorite delivers rum bliss in a spacious minimalist bar on Greene St. On a summer day, score a seat on the rooftop deck. Bartenders here can talk you into anything, crafting exotic cocktails with home…
American in Silverton

Grand Restaurant & Saloon

Stick with the burgers and club sandwiches at this atmospheric eatery. The player piano and historic decor are a big draw. The full bar is well patronised by locals and visitors alike.
Museum in Silverton

Mining Heritage Center

This specialist museum is dedicated to Silverton’s mining history. Old mining equipment is displayed and there’s a re-created machine shop and blacksmith shop.
Pub in Silverton

Avalanche Brewing Co

In a cute blue cottage fenced by cast off skis, this diminutive pub does its own microbrews (not brewed on-site) and pizzas.
American in Silverton

Handlebars

Steeped in Wild West kitsch, this place serves worthy baby-back ribs basted in a secret BBQ sauce, and other Western fare. The decor, a mishmash of old mining artifacts, mounted animal heads and cowboy memorabilia, …
Historic Building in Silverton

Mayflower Gold Mill

This mill was once a major employer in Silverton. Stop in to see how miners extracted gold and minerals from the ore. The Aerial Tram House is a highlight of the self-guided tour.
Museum in Silverton

Silverton Museum

Installed in the original 1902 San Juan County Jail, the Silverton Museum has an interesting collection of local artifacts and ephemera.