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3 day trip

Cowboy life in the American Wild West

3 day trip

Cowboy life in the American Wild West

1 review
Take part in your own American Western in an abandoned mining town
Take part in your own American Western in an abandoned mining town
Duration
3 days
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Accommodations, Food
3 day trip

Cowboy life in the American Wild West

3 day trip

Cowboy life in the American Wild West

1 review
Take part in your own American Western in an abandoned mining town
Take part in your own American Western in an abandoned mining town
Duration
3 days
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English
Includes
Equipment, Drinks, Accommodations, Food

What you'll do

Relive a wild past of cowboys and settlers in the preserved ruins of Cerro Gordo, once the most profitable silver mine in the American West. We'll bed down in a historic hotel from 1871. We’ll tour the town’s underground mine system and abandoned buildings, learn how silver is mined, enjoy classic cocktails and bonfire dinners, play poker, and stargaze with high-powered telescopes. You’ll also get to hike to one of the only places where you can see Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the contiguous USA, and its deepest valley (Death Valley).

What's included

Food
2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, 1 lunch
Accommodations
2 nights in a hotel
Equipment
Other
Drinks
Soft drinks

Your itinerary

Your host

Jon

Jon

We're history buffs that stumbled on an iconic piece of American history. Our job right now is simple; make sure Cerro Gordo doesn't fall down or get changed into something else and provide opportunities for people to get to experience its history and learn from real miners like our caretaker Robert who has been Cerro Gordo single resident for the past 21 years. We are preserving the history of the property while introducing some amenities to make it a bit more comfortable.

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Where you'll be

We'll be in Cerro Gordo, a dilapidated mining town in the Sierra Mountains in California. The town is located 4 hours by car from Los Angeles and 8 hours from San Francisco.

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Fri, Aug 30 − Sun, Sep 1
$500 per person
10 of 10 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guest should be comfortable moderate hiking at higher altitudes. The activity level for this Adventure is moderate.

More tips

Cerro Gordo is at 8,200 ft in elevation. If you are prone to altitude sickness, please pack appropriate medicine.
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3 day trip
Cowboy life in the American Wild West
1 review
From $500/person
1 review
From $500/person