What to Do around The Westin Westminster
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Westminster is a vibrant community with beautiful views of the Front Range. It’s a town that shouldn’t be overlooked as you head to Boulder or Denver. It has great shopping, interesting architecture and lots of recreational opportunities.
10455 N Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
The 18-hole (or basket) Frisbee Golf course runs along Big Dry Creek starting near the City Park Recreation Center and pond. The distances between baskets are long to compensate for the lack of obstacles like trees and water. Traditional golf can...
10801 Legacy Ridge Pkwy, Westminster, CO 80031, USA
The expansive Legacy Ridge Golf Course is set against a classic North American backdrop of towering mountains, rolling prairie grass, and lush wetlands. The Arthur Hills–designed course has space for players of all levels too. Guests of The Westin...
9170 Wadsworth Pkwy, Westminster, CO 80021, USA
Spend a day traversing the trails throughout and surrounding Westminster. Big Dry Creek Trail is level and follows the creek for 12 miles of mostly greenspace from Stadley Lake to 1-25. Several side trails worth exploring connect to it but make...
2000 Elitch Cir, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Elitch Gardens first opened on the outskirts of Denver in 1890 as a botanical and zoological attraction. Since then, the park has evolved to house over 45 thrilling rides and entertaining attractions. Guests can hop on roller coasters for an...
6252 W 104th Ave, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
The Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster, Colorado (north of Denver) is the world's first stand-alone invertebrate zoo. Inside the Pavilion is a jungle with hundreds of different butterflies fluttering by; landing on plants, flowers, the sidewalk,...
3455 W 83rd Ave, Westminster, CO 80031, USA
Perched on a high point just off of 83rd and Federal Boulevard is an unmistakeable red castle, with a 175-foot tall tower and gorgeous views of the Front Range. From here, Denver looks like a mere island. Westminster Castle dates back to 1891 and...
8861 N Harlan St, Westminster, CO 80031, USA
If you’re wanting to build strength and improve conditioning, CrossFit Undeniable is your local solution. The workouts are challenging, fun, and always changing. Pound tires with sledge hammers or throw medicine balls at walls. If you’re from out...
10710 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
One of the few rinks in North America with a triple ice sheet, you can polish your blade skills here at a one-on-one lesson or in one of the public skating sessions. The rink has a lively ice hockey culture, with the under-17s playing for the...
10679 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
Everyone can use a good laugh, and when it comes to improv, where everything is unscripted, laughter is guaranteed. Madcap offers classes for those in town on a regular basis, but the theater also has weekly evening shows, Thursday through...
Thornton, CO, USA
Swing dancing is still all the rage in Denver, Colorado. Denver Swing Project hosts weekly lessons and meetups on Tuesday night in Thornton and all over the Denver area. Lessons as well as open swing and even a competition occur for enthusiasts of...
3924 W 72nd Ave, Westminster, CO 80030, USA
Step back into the 1800s when you tour the Bowles House Museum. Thanks to the Westminster Historical Society, this home, located near a smattering of industrial buildings, was preserved and placed on the National Register of Historic Places. It...
5150 W 120th Ave, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
Westminster has quite a few bridges. As the community grows, the city has strived to make them functional as well as aesthetically pleasing. The city has a list of no less than 20 that are worth taking a look at—map them out and create your own...
14959 W 69th Ave, Arvada, CO 80007, USA
If you’re a car lover, you’ve got company in best-selling author, Clive Cussler, who owns more than 100 vintage automobiles now on display at this unique museum located in Arvada, CO. Explore finds like the 1953 Allard J2X Roadster, or a 1933...
10455 Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
Westminster has a surprising number of lakes and ponds, all of which are man-made. The city says there are more than 40 that are at least an acre in size and together they account for seven percent of Westminster’s land area. City Park Lake and...
4800 W 92nd Ave, Westminster, CO 80031, USA
City Hall's Bell Tower provides the best view in Westminster of the surrounding plains, nearby cities and the Front Range. That’s, of course, after you climb the 180 steps. The top of the tower is 5,655 feet above sea level. But there’s a catch....
10655 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
If you’ve never seen a movie on the big, big screen before then take the opportunity to check it out. Far from your usual cineplex experience, the all-encompassing sound and vision of IMAX puts a whole new spin on the movies. There are usually at...
9650 Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80031, USA
There’s not one, but three miniature golf courses at Adventure Golf & Raceway. That’s right, 54 holes. And these are three of the more elaborate courses you’ll see anywhere, with elaborate fire and water effects and intricate landscaping. There...
4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216, USA
Every January thousands of cows, horses, sheep and cowboys ride into town for one of Denver's oldest and finest traditions - the National Western Stock Show. The over 100 year history has seen the 17-day event grow, but some things stay the same,...
4303 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216, USA
"Anything on Wheels!" boasts their website. That means a vast historical display of antique cars, trains, buggies, bicycles, vintage motorcycles, exotic cars, cabooses, and carriages. Located north of downtown Denver, just off Interstate-70 on...
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