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lakewood park yurt

Get Close to Nature in a Lakewood Park Yurt

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 Lakewood lodging choices give it…

Top 5 Water Skiing Spots In Colorado 1

Top 5 Water Skiing Spots In Colorado

Although most travelers usually visit Colorado for the plentiful skiing the mountains have to offer, summer is a great time to ski Colorado in a completely different way. Water skiing, wakeboarding and jet skiing are just a few great ways to enjoy Colorado’s many lakes and reservoirs. Many hardcore water skiers choose to join one of many private lakes. For…

Get Outdoors and Enjoy Nature in Lakewood Parks 2

Get Outdoors and Enjoy Nature in Lakewood Parks

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 of families take advantage of…

Casa Bonita Restaurant: 8 Questions for a Diver 3

Casa Bonita Restaurant: 8 Questions for a Diver

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 department store, Casa Bonita is…

Get a Suburban Denver Dining Experience in Lakewood 4

Get a Suburban Denver Dining Experience in Lakewood

Lakewood, Colorado is a thriving suburb of Denver. Located near the Denver airport, this location makes an ideal base for exploring the greater Denver metro area. While you are just moments from the big city, you enjoy a slightly smaller community during your vacation. A thriving cultural heritage, rich history, and large outdoor spaces all make Lakewood a fun place…

A Place That Offers the Best of Both Worlds

Being the fifth most populous city in Colorado, Lakewood has a little bit of everything to offer should you decide to make it your central destination during your vacation to Colorado.  Being situated in between both Denver and the Rockies, this city has a lot to offer for outdoor adventure seekers and cultural aficionados alike. Out of the Fox Holes…

240 Union: A Lakewood Exclusive 7

240 Union: A Lakewood Exclusive

The Denver West Metro area has a lot to offer for businesses, vacationers and the families who live nearby and are able to take advantage of the attraction at a mile high. If you find yourself in the Lakewood, Colorado area, you’ll find that no matter what type of cuisine is on your list of favorites, you’ll have no trouble…

White Fence Farm: Old-Fashioned Fun and Food 8

White Fence Farm: Old-Fashioned Fun and Food

Noted for its fried-chicken dinners served family style, White Fence Farm restaurant is located on what used to be a country farm in Lakewood, Colorado. We have celebrated birthdays and special occasions with family and friends many times at this Colorado restaurant. Our grandchildren love to frolic on the beautifully landscaped grounds and pet the farm animals in the OK…

Taste of Denmark: Oh So Sweet 10

Taste of Denmark: Oh So Sweet

I come from a Swedish-American family. We eat limpa bread at Christmas, have Swedish pancakes with lingonnberries for breakfast and love Scandinavian sweets. So I was thrilled when my sister introduced me to Taste of Denmark, a thriving bakery in Lakewood. It’s not often you find authentic European-style bakeries in Colorado. I know of only a few. But this is…

Belmar Ice Rink: Make Figure 8s Soon Before It’s Slush 12

Belmar Ice Rink: Make Figure 8s Soon Before It’s Slush

Coloradans are always looking for ways to enjoy the winter season. That’s especially true for the folks near West Alameda Avenue and South Wadsworth Boulevard, where the Rink at Belmar shines bright with twinkling trees and a lighted plaza. On break from ice skating, kids clutch paper cups of steaming cocoa. Others warm themselves with cocktails at nearby restaurants. Belmar’s…