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Travel Destinations: Denver Colorado

Posted on | July 23, 2010 | Comments Off on Travel Destinations: Denver Colorado

Now that summer is here many will make Denver their travel destination and for good reason. The breath taking views, upscale dining, and incomparable attractions make Denver the wonderful city that it is.

Unless you’re a local or are familiar with the Mile High City, you may overlook some great things to do or awesome places to visit, so here is a travel guide for visitors that want to experience the best in Denver.

Coffee Houses

The majority of people love a great cup of coffee and although Denver is home to an abundant amount of chain coffee shops the independent establishments are the best.

“Geez, Louise!” is one of Denver’s most unique coffee houses and is located at 4924 East Colfax Avenue at Elm Street. They have a causal, fun, and laid back atmosphere and serve organic coffee, espresso, smoothies, and so much more. What makes “Geez, Louise!” one of Denver’s best coffee houses are their live entertainment, art work, and free wine and cheese tastings. “Geez ,Louise!” is open Monday 6:00 am to 2:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Sunday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Add this coffee house to your Denver Vacation Guide and visit them on line at www.geezelouisecoffee.com.

Accommodations

Staying in a quality hotel can make all the difference in the world. After a long day of sightseeing it’s nice to go back to the hotel room and relax. Although Denver has a plethora to choose from there is one that ranks in the top 3 and should be added to your Denver Vacation Guide.

“The Oxford Hotel” is located at 1600 17th Street in the heart of Downtown Denver. This hotel is one of Denver’s most luxurious upscale hotels that offer everything that a guest would want or need. “The Oxford Hotel” has a delicious restaurant, a beautiful onsite salon and day spa, and a martini bar where visitors flock to enjoy great conversation. Guest rooms include Bose Stereo systems, iPod docking stations, free WiFi, and picture perfect plasma televisions.

To make a reservation log on to www.theoxfordhotel.com.

Dining

Many hotels have on site restaurants, however there are culinary gems scattered throughout the Mile High City that should not be overlooked. One of the most popular dining establishments is “The White Chocolate Grill” and should be added to your Denver Vacation Guide.

“The White Chocolate Grill” is located in the Lone Tree area just south of Denver at 8421 Park Meadows Center Drive in the Park Meadows Mall. “The White Chocolate Grill” is a favorite of many because of their decadent dishes such as “Parmesan Chicken Filet,” “Balsamic Rib eye Steak,” and “Molten Chocolate Soufflé Cake.” To learn more about this popular and delicious restaurant log on to www.whitechocolategrill.com.

Pampering

Salon and Day Spas are a favorite of both men and women and there is nothing like enjoying a day of pampering at one of Denver’s most popular spas.

“Infinity Day Spa” is located at 4340 East Kentucky Avenue in Glendale and is open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; Sunday and Monday closed. This spa should be added to your Denver Vacation Guide because their spa services include a 90 minute “Hot Stone Massage,” 60 minute “Essential Oil Body Wrap,” “Signature hand and foot massage,” a “Classic European Facial,” and a “Make-up Touch Up.” In addition to this package a catered lunch is provided. To learn more about “Infinity Day Spa” log on to www.theinfinitydayspa.com.

Shopping

Denver is home to an abundant amount of shopping centers and each one of them is unique and filled with amazing shops.

“The Cherry Creek Mall” is nestled in a beautiful community just south of downtown at 3000 East 1st Avenue. This mall should be added to your Denver Vacation Guide because of the variety of stores like “Abercrombie & Fitch”, “Eddie Bauer,” “Bath & Body Works,” and “Build-A-Bear Workshop.” In addition to the shops “The Cherry Creek Mall” offers a diverse food court and entertainment at the “Kerasotes Theater.” For more information visit them on line at www.shopcherrycreek.com.

Attractions

Visitors will not want to miss the countless attractions available such as the “Cheyenne Mountain Zoo,” “The Cave of the Winds,” and the small gaming town of “Blackhawk.”

For outdoor tours, vacationers can go on balloon, horseback riding, jeep, and hiking tours at “Adventures Out West Guided Tours” or travel through caverns in an authentic mine with “Lost Mine Tours.” Each of these tour attractions are family friendly and promise to provide a great time. Ticket information can be obtained by calling 800-755-0935 or 719-395-2112.

Add one or all of these ideas to your Denver Vacation Guide so your trip will be exciting, fun, and entertaining.

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City of Denver

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