Get Close to Nature in a Lakewood Park Yurt

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Looking for a unique and beautiful way to enjoy the scenery in Lakewood? Try out the Lakewood Park Yurt for yourself! Lakewood Park Yurt If you’re unacquainted with the west Denver suburb of Lakewood, you might assume that it’s an unlikely vacation spot. The typical national chain hotels and motels that comprise the majority of … Read more Get Close to Nature in a Lakewood Park Yurt

Seven Great Denver-Area Day Hikes

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Denver’s foothills offer families a variety of great areas to hike with kids. For those who want to have an outdoor adventure without traveling far from home, check out these local day hikes. Apex Park, part of Jefferson County Open Space, is a local’s favorite for running, hiking, mountain biking and walking the dog. Gorgeous … Read more Seven Great Denver-Area Day Hikes

Jefferson County Open Spaces: Trails for the Whole Family

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With the abundance of mountains and variety of terrain that Colorado offers, there are places close to home that shouldn’t be overlooked when planning your next family expedition. If you’re seeking intricate geological features, trickling streams or great views above the city, consider the numerous trails and parks Jefferson County Open Space offers in the … Read more Jefferson County Open Spaces: Trails for the Whole Family

Summer Fun: 5 Free Activities to Do in Golden

As summertime comes to Colorado, so does the onslaught of outdoor enthusiasts. But you don’t have to leave the Denver area to find adventure. Golden, just west of Denver, offers a variety of free activities year-round that are especially fun during the summer months. So for those who like to keep things under budget and … Read more Summer Fun: 5 Free Activities to Do in Golden

Suds, Buds and Tunes: Morrison Holiday Bar

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There are a ton of reasons why people go to bars.  Some go to meet new people while others go to unwind with friends and listen to live music.  Whatever your reasons are for frequenting bars, there are more than a few reasons that should bring you to Morrison Holiday Bar during your Colorado vacation. … Read more Suds, Buds and Tunes: Morrison Holiday Bar

Get Outdoors and Enjoy Nature in Lakewood Parks

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Looking for something to do on a beautiful day? Whether you want to get out by yourself or are searching for family activities in Lakewood, Crown Hill Park should be on your list of destinations. The wildlife sanctuary won’t open until July, but the rest of the park can be fully enjoyed and a lot … Read more Get Outdoors and Enjoy Nature in Lakewood Parks

Casa Bonita Restaurant: 8 Questions for a Diver

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Casa Bonita, a Mexican restaurant in Lakewood, Colorado, has been offering live entertainment, Acapulco-style divers and a performing gorilla (don’t worry, it’s a guy in a suit) since the 1970s. Dubbed the second-largest indoor restaurant in the world back in the ‘90s, it can seat up to 1,100 people within its various rooms. A former … Read more Casa Bonita Restaurant: 8 Questions for a Diver

Olde Golden Christmas: Holiday Traditions and Fun

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With its small-town charm, Golden, Colorado, celebrates the quintessential Christmas with festive events during December. From lighting the town to providing a convivial shopping atmosphere, the Olde Golden Christmas offers a variety of opportunities to join in the holiday cheer. One of the highlights is the annual Candlelight Walk along Washington Avenue (Nov. 30 at … Read more Olde Golden Christmas: Holiday Traditions and Fun

Red Rocks: More Than an Amphitheatre

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre, famed for its outdoor concerts, offers a variety of other summer activities: hiking, biking, movies, a visitor’s center with gifts and history, and even dining. Red Rocks, 15 miles west of Denver, makes for more than just a scenic sound stage and offers at least one full day’s worth of entertainment and … Read more Red Rocks: More Than an Amphitheatre

Littleton, Colorado: More Than a Denver Suburb

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Once upon a time, there was a little town southwest of Denver that served as the hub for a farming community. Founded by an entrepreneurial surveyor named Richard Little, he named it for himself: Littleton. The town grew. Denver grew. Eventually they merged – physically, anyway. But Littleton has retained its own unique personality despite … Read more Littleton, Colorado: More Than a Denver Suburb

Evergreen: A Place To Cool It

As Colorado summers grow increasingly hot, cool places look ever more inviting. Evergreen is a cool place to hang out on a hot summer’s day – in more ways than one. On a beastly summer day, when Front Range temperatures soar to three digits, it can be pleasantly temperate in the foothills community about 30 … Read more Evergreen: A Place To Cool It

Spend a Rainy Day in a Golden, Colorado Museum

If you are looking for things to do in Golden, Colorado why not consider visiting one of the community’s excellent museums? If the weather is not quite conducive for outdoor excursions, which is fairly rare but can still happen on Golden, Colorado vacations, a trip to a museum offers something fun to do while remaining … Read more Spend a Rainy Day in a Golden, Colorado Museum

Relax and Unwind in Style at Flights Wine and Coffee Cafe

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Bars aren’t for everyone.  Given, they are a place for people to meet and mix and mingle, but they don’t always fit the bill.  For those on their Colorado vacation that desire something a little more refined and cultural, there is the Flights Wine & Coffee Café.  Serving visitors and residents of Morrison with a … Read more Relax and Unwind in Style at Flights Wine and Coffee Cafe

The Old West Meets the New at the Golden Hotel

Many people come to Colorado to experience the mountains, and this is something that most popular places to visit in Colorado offer, yet there is another draw for the Colorado travel experience, and that is the appeal of the Old West. Golden, Colorado vacations capture this perfectly. What started as a mining town has blossomed … Read more The Old West Meets the New at the Golden Hotel

Consider Golden for a Girls’ Weekend Away

Colorado vacations are not just for families or couples. Sometimes, a group of girlfriends just need some time to unwind together. Golden, Colorado offers an excellent place to do so. Its mixture of quiet western hospitality combined with interesting and educational things to do makes it popular among friends looking for a place to get … Read more Consider Golden for a Girls’ Weekend Away