Guidebook for Arvada/Denver Metro

Kevin & Simone
Guidebook for Arvada/Denver Metro

Arts & Culture

Great plays, concerts and exhibits!
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Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Boulevard
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Great plays, concerts and exhibits!
The DCPA hosts Broadway shows in their national tours, and is also a place where you can see the Symphonic Orchestra and other concerts.
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Denver Center for the Performing Arts
1101 13th Street
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The DCPA hosts Broadway shows in their national tours, and is also a place where you can see the Symphonic Orchestra and other concerts.
Great museum, beautiful art - downtown Denver!
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Denver Art Museum
100 West 14th Avenue Parkway
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Great museum, beautiful art - downtown Denver!
Great for all ages
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Boulevard
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Great for all ages

Shopping

Quite a few outlet stores, movie theater & restaurants!
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Colorado Mills Mall
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Quite a few outlet stores, movie theater & restaurants!
The Tattered Cover is an indie bookstore established in 1971. The ambiance is great, great books and the whole family can come to find something to read and buy!
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Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax
2526 East East Colfax Avenue
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The Tattered Cover is an indie bookstore established in 1971. The ambiance is great, great books and the whole family can come to find something to read and buy!
It is located on the 16th Street Mall also houses a movie theater
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Denver Pavilions
500 16th Street
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It is located on the 16th Street Mall also houses a movie theater
This is REI's Flagship Store is housed in a 90,000-square-foot historical building which built in 1901 to house boilers and engines used to generate electricity for the Denver Tramway Co. rail system. In 1969, the Forney Museum opened in the building. REI bought the structure in 1998. This REI has everything to have fun in Colorado: camping, hiking, climbing, cycling, snowshoeing, etc. It also has a climbing shoe & cycling testing station. It's fun to explore for adults and for the kiddos. It has a B-Cycle station upfront, and a great Starbucks coffeeshop inside. Open 9am to 9pm
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REI
1416 Platte Street
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This is REI's Flagship Store is housed in a 90,000-square-foot historical building which built in 1901 to house boilers and engines used to generate electricity for the Denver Tramway Co. rail system. In 1969, the Forney Museum opened in the building. REI bought the structure in 1998. This REI has everything to have fun in Colorado: camping, hiking, climbing, cycling, snowshoeing, etc. It also has a climbing shoe & cycling testing station. It's fun to explore for adults and for the kiddos. It has a B-Cycle station upfront, and a great Starbucks coffeeshop inside. Open 9am to 9pm
Cute little book shop in the Tennyson art district - 15 mins from our place by car
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BookBar
4280 Tennyson Street
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Cute little book shop in the Tennyson art district - 15 mins from our place by car

Food Scene

At Global Goods you have Coffee for a cause! Their baristas are volunteers and their profit goes towards help for refugees - near us in Historic Olde Town Arvada
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Global Goods & Coffee
5613 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard
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At Global Goods you have Coffee for a cause! Their baristas are volunteers and their profit goes towards help for refugees - near us in Historic Olde Town Arvada
Great food on a budget - and it is walking distance from our place!
Chipotle Mexican Grill
12550 W 64th Ave
Great food on a budget - and it is walking distance from our place!
Delicious Indian, Nepalese & Tibetan Food, and Craft Beers
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Yak and Yeti Restaurant and Brewpub
7803 Ralston Road
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Delicious Indian, Nepalese & Tibetan Food, and Craft Beers
From Breakfast to dinner - walking distance from our place!
Panera Bread
6408 Yank Way
From Breakfast to dinner - walking distance from our place!
Great food & great ambiance!
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Work & Class
2500 Larimer St
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Great food & great ambiance!
If you want to stick with what you know, there is a Starbucks almost around the corner - walking distance from our place!
Starbucks
15200 W 64th Ave
If you want to stick with what you know, there is a Starbucks almost around the corner - walking distance from our place!
Great food, just a short drive away!
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Linger
2030 West 30th Avenue
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Great food, just a short drive away!
If you love organic, you will love this place! A few mins drive away from our place!
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Root Down
1600 West 33rd Avenue
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If you love organic, you will love this place! A few mins drive away from our place!
You can't come to Denver and miss going to Little Man's Icecream in the Highlands! Just a few mins drive from our place!
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Little Man Ice Cream
2620 16th Street
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You can't come to Denver and miss going to Little Man's Icecream in the Highlands! Just a few mins drive from our place!
Great breakfast, and it's usually pretty full (because it's so good!). A short drive away, at Union Station, Downtown Denver!
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Snooze, an A.M. Eatery
1701 Wynkoop Street
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Great breakfast, and it's usually pretty full (because it's so good!). A short drive away, at Union Station, Downtown Denver!
They make delicious deserts and baked goods, with great Gluten Free, Sugar Free and Dairy free options, nearby in Historic Olde Town Arvada - a few mins drive away from us!
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Rheinlander Bakery
5721 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard
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They make delicious deserts and baked goods, with great Gluten Free, Sugar Free and Dairy free options, nearby in Historic Olde Town Arvada - a few mins drive away from us!
If you enjoy a laid back atmosphere, Fuzzy's is a family friendly restaurant may be a good fit for you. They serve amazing Baja-style tacos & other Mexican eats (plus beer & margaritas) - and if the weather is nice, they have outdoor sitting. Right in Historic Olde Town Arvada, just a 5-min drive from our place
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Fuzzy's Taco Shop
5760 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard
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If you enjoy a laid back atmosphere, Fuzzy's is a family friendly restaurant may be a good fit for you. They serve amazing Baja-style tacos & other Mexican eats (plus beer & margaritas) - and if the weather is nice, they have outdoor sitting. Right in Historic Olde Town Arvada, just a 5-min drive from our place
Great Gluten Free pizza options
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Esters Neighborhood Pub
1950 S Holly St
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Great Gluten Free pizza options
Delicious authentic Brazilian food - they have a "Rodizio" type of system where you pay an 'all you can eat' flat fee (per person it is around$37 for lunch & $50 for dinner) and you can serve yourself from the Buffett with lots of Brazilian options, and the "Gaúcho" servers come around with meat options fresh from the grill. They also have Brazilian drinks. Fogo de Chão is open for Lunch and Dinner.
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Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
1513 Wynkoop Street
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Delicious authentic Brazilian food - they have a "Rodizio" type of system where you pay an 'all you can eat' flat fee (per person it is around$37 for lunch & $50 for dinner) and you can serve yourself from the Buffett with lots of Brazilian options, and the "Gaúcho" servers come around with meat options fresh from the grill. They also have Brazilian drinks. Fogo de Chão is open for Lunch and Dinner.
Great innovative menu, near us in Historic Olde Town Arvada
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New Image Restaurant and Brewery
5622 Yukon St
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Great innovative menu, near us in Historic Olde Town Arvada
Great FroYo with great toppings - pay by the weight
Bliss Frozen Yogurt
11651 W 64th Ave
Great FroYo with great toppings - pay by the weight
Great gluten free options in this family owned bakery, no sitting though, you must buy to take home - our favorites are their cookies, cupcakes, pizza crust and french bread
Gluten Free Things, Inc.
11651 W 64th Ave
Great gluten free options in this family owned bakery, no sitting though, you must buy to take home - our favorites are their cookies, cupcakes, pizza crust and french bread
There are a few restaurant options at Union Station, as well as shopping options, including a Tattered Cover Bookstore kiosk.
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Union Station
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There are a few restaurant options at Union Station, as well as shopping options, including a Tattered Cover Bookstore kiosk.
The mission of Get Battered Fish & Chips is to cook and serve the best fish & chips around, while introducing other English specialties such as Bangers & Mash, Pork Pies, Shepherd’s Pies, Pasties, and more. Alex Stokeld started Get Battered in May 2007 after years of dreaming about a chippie in his hometown Denver. He spent most of his summers growing up in England visiting his massive family(His dad was one of sixteen children). Naturally he fell in love with fish & chips, especially in places like Brighton, Lowestoft, and Whitby. Open 11am to 10pm
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GB Fish & Chips
7401 Ralston Rd
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The mission of Get Battered Fish & Chips is to cook and serve the best fish & chips around, while introducing other English specialties such as Bangers & Mash, Pork Pies, Shepherd’s Pies, Pasties, and more. Alex Stokeld started Get Battered in May 2007 after years of dreaming about a chippie in his hometown Denver. He spent most of his summers growing up in England visiting his massive family(His dad was one of sixteen children). Naturally he fell in love with fish & chips, especially in places like Brighton, Lowestoft, and Whitby. Open 11am to 10pm
Great place to meet Colorado's famous Mountain Pie Pizza - the Arvada Beau Jo's has great outdoor seating
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Beau Jo's Arvada
7525 W 53rd Ave
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Great place to meet Colorado's famous Mountain Pie Pizza - the Arvada Beau Jo's has great outdoor seating
5 minute drive to Olde Town - fun little pizza spot - great for catching a game (11am-10pm) PS: Gluten Free Dough Available!
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Homegrown Tap & Dough - Arvada
5601 Olde Wadsworth Blvd
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5 minute drive to Olde Town - fun little pizza spot - great for catching a game (11am-10pm) PS: Gluten Free Dough Available!
Colorado is booming with Local Craft Brews, and if you only have time to visit one brewery, New Terrain in Golden is a great place to try some local brews. Amazing atmosphere, outdoor sitting & just 10 min drive from our place!
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New Terrain Brewing Company
16401 Table Mountain Pkwy
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Colorado is booming with Local Craft Brews, and if you only have time to visit one brewery, New Terrain in Golden is a great place to try some local brews. Amazing atmosphere, outdoor sitting & just 10 min drive from our place!
Just a few blocks from our place, you can even get Breakfast Tacos (and of course Lunch and Dinner as well; they're open 7-10), just a few blocks from our place!
Rusty Taco
12368 W 64th Ave
Just a few blocks from our place, you can even get Breakfast Tacos (and of course Lunch and Dinner as well; they're open 7-10), just a few blocks from our place!
4 Blocks from our place if you want to walk (bonus, you will walk through our neighborhood park with a lake), but if you prefer to order in they do deliver! Middle Eastern Cuisine, lunch & dinner - check them out on Tripadvisor!
Sultan Grill
12650 W 64th Ave
4 Blocks from our place if you want to walk (bonus, you will walk through our neighborhood park with a lake), but if you prefer to order in they do deliver! Middle Eastern Cuisine, lunch & dinner - check them out on Tripadvisor!
AMAZING burgers, and just a 5-min drive from our place - but you can also stay put at our place & order-in through Eat24hours . It's definitely our whole family's favorite burger!!!
Illegal Burger Arvada
15400 W 64th Ave
AMAZING burgers, and just a 5-min drive from our place - but you can also stay put at our place & order-in through Eat24hours . It's definitely our whole family's favorite burger!!!
Just a 5-min drive from our place & great Ribs!
Rib City - Arvada
14705 West 64th Avenue
Just a 5-min drive from our place & great Ribs!
Urban Beets Kitchen & Juice Bar
5616 Olde Wadsworth Blvd

Entertainment & Activities

It's beautiful both day and night! Concerts, sightseeing, and even Yoga On The Rocks in the summer! Check out their website to see what will be happening while you are staying with us. PS: Even if tickets for the event you want are sold out, Red Rocks Website has an official option where individuals can resell tickets and you might still be able to buy it at an added price!
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Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
18300 W Alameda Pkwy
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It's beautiful both day and night! Concerts, sightseeing, and even Yoga On The Rocks in the summer! Check out their website to see what will be happening while you are staying with us. PS: Even if tickets for the event you want are sold out, Red Rocks Website has an official option where individuals can resell tickets and you might still be able to buy it at an added price!
If the weather is not great for being outdoors, the Apex Center has a mini indoor water park, gym, ice skating and swimming!
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Apex Center
13150 W 72nd Ave
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If the weather is not great for being outdoors, the Apex Center has a mini indoor water park, gym, ice skating and swimming!
Loveland is the closes Ski area from our place, just a 40-min drive, depending on traffic!
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Loveland Ski Area
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Loveland is the closes Ski area from our place, just a 40-min drive, depending on traffic!
Keystone is another option for ski/snowboard day trips from our place!
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Keystone Resort
1202 Jones Gulch Road
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Keystone is another option for ski/snowboard day trips from our place!
If you are in the mood for a movie and popcorn, this is one of the closest theaters from our place, just a few minutes drive, and there are plenty of restaurants and shopping nearby.
Colorado Mills Cinema
If you are in the mood for a movie and popcorn, this is one of the closest theaters from our place, just a few minutes drive, and there are plenty of restaurants and shopping nearby.
If you need a full day's worth of family/group indoor entertainment, Boondocks is only about half hour from our place. Miniature golf, laser tag, arcade, go-karts with rookie track and Jr. racers & bumper boats, and not to mention a good-sized menu in their restaurant!
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Boondocks Food & Fun: Northglenn
11425 Community Center Drive
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If you need a full day's worth of family/group indoor entertainment, Boondocks is only about half hour from our place. Miniature golf, laser tag, arcade, go-karts with rookie track and Jr. racers & bumper boats, and not to mention a good-sized menu in their restaurant!
It's a great way to try all of Coors different brews or just witness all the steps taken to create a beer. It's free and you must be 18 or older (if under 18 must be accompanied by parent) and, of course, only 21 and older to try their alcoholic drinks!
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Coors Brewery Tour
13th Street
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It's a great way to try all of Coors different brews or just witness all the steps taken to create a beer. It's free and you must be 18 or older (if under 18 must be accompanied by parent) and, of course, only 21 and older to try their alcoholic drinks!
Get more info about things to do in Golden. Also, anyone can claim a 'Golden Ticket' at the Golden Visitors Center - The Golden Ticket program encourages visitors to patronize Golden businesses by offering a discount (up to 20% off purchases) or opportunity to win a $500 cash prize. Does my Golden Ticket expire? No. It’s best to use your Golden Ticket during your visit, but you can return to Golden at anytime and use it then for savings while shopping or dining.
Golden Visitors Center
1010 Washington Avenue
Get more info about things to do in Golden. Also, anyone can claim a 'Golden Ticket' at the Golden Visitors Center - The Golden Ticket program encourages visitors to patronize Golden businesses by offering a discount (up to 20% off purchases) or opportunity to win a $500 cash prize. Does my Golden Ticket expire? No. It’s best to use your Golden Ticket during your visit, but you can return to Golden at anytime and use it then for savings while shopping or dining.
Beautiful Botanic Gardens year around
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Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road
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Beautiful Botanic Gardens year around
Great for taking the kiddos on a rainy (or too warm) day - about 20 mins from us
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Children's Museum Dr
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Great for taking the kiddos on a rainy (or too warm) day - about 20 mins from us
Home of Denver's Hockey & Basketball teams (Avalanche & Denver Nuggets) and great concerts too - about 20 mins from our place
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Pepsi Center
1000 Chopper Circle
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Home of Denver's Hockey & Basketball teams (Avalanche & Denver Nuggets) and great concerts too - about 20 mins from our place
The Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory offers free guided tours daily - you get to walk around see the tea production, as well as experience being immersed on the scents of the tea leaves. Our favorite part is going in the Mint Room, where your sinuses will clear up for sure. They also have a souvenir shop you can visit after the tour.
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Celestial Seasonings
4600 Sleepytime Drive
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The Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory offers free guided tours daily - you get to walk around see the tea production, as well as experience being immersed on the scents of the tea leaves. Our favorite part is going in the Mint Room, where your sinuses will clear up for sure. They also have a souvenir shop you can visit after the tour.
Walk 5 mins and you will be there. They also offer a free 3-day trial Gym pass if you are not a multiple-location member. Here is how to sign up: https://www.24hourfitness.com/membership/free-pass/?pass=CLUBPASS&clubId=00386&cm_sp=CDP-_-TopRibbon-_-FreePass#step/1
24 Hour Fitness
12680 W 64th Ave
Walk 5 mins and you will be there. They also offer a free 3-day trial Gym pass if you are not a multiple-location member. Here is how to sign up: https://www.24hourfitness.com/membership/free-pass/?pass=CLUBPASS&clubId=00386&cm_sp=CDP-_-TopRibbon-_-FreePass#step/1
Brand-new Theater from Summer'18 - amazing facilities just a 5-minute drive from us in Olde Town Arvada! Here are some of their amenities: * 3D Projection * Digital Sound * Stadium Seating * Expanded Snack Bar * Online Ticketing * Self Serve Ticket Kiosks * Disabled Accessible * Assistive Listening Devices * Audio Description * Closed Caption * Ultimate Lounger Seating * Lobby Bar * Reserved Seating
Harkins Theatres Arvada 14
5550 Olde Wadsworth Blvd
Brand-new Theater from Summer'18 - amazing facilities just a 5-minute drive from us in Olde Town Arvada! Here are some of their amenities: * 3D Projection * Digital Sound * Stadium Seating * Expanded Snack Bar * Online Ticketing * Self Serve Ticket Kiosks * Disabled Accessible * Assistive Listening Devices * Audio Description * Closed Caption * Ultimate Lounger Seating * Lobby Bar * Reserved Seating

Essentials

Walking distance from our place - they often offer day passes if you would like to try their facility out!
Arvada YMCA
6350 Eldridge St
Walking distance from our place - they often offer day passes if you would like to try their facility out!
Whole Foods is just over 5 miles away from our place
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Whole Foods Market
14357 West Colfax Avenue
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Whole Foods is just over 5 miles away from our place
Great local health food chain - I specially love their organic produce
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Sprouts Farmers Market
3725 Kipling St
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Great local health food chain - I specially love their organic produce
Natural Grocers cary our favorite Gluten Free products, including the "Outside of the Breadbox" pizza crust we use weekly for our family's tradition of 'Pizza Fridays'
Natural Grocers
4900 Kipling St
Natural Grocers cary our favorite Gluten Free products, including the "Outside of the Breadbox" pizza crust we use weekly for our family's tradition of 'Pizza Fridays'

Parks & Nature

Table Mountain has great hiking, amazing views!
North Foothills
Table Mountain has great hiking, amazing views!
The most beautiful National Park in the state. There you will find Peak to Peak byway, which is Colorado's oldest scenic byway
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Rocky Mountain-þjóðgarðurinn
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The most beautiful National Park in the state. There you will find Peak to Peak byway, which is Colorado's oldest scenic byway
Beautiful - great hikes & not too far from our place
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Golden Gate Canyon State Park
92 Crawford Gulch Road
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Beautiful - great hikes & not too far from our place
Highest peak in Colorado
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Mount Elbert
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Highest peak in Colorado
Great by foot or Biking, you can easily get to this trail from our place!
Ralston Creek Trail
Great by foot or Biking, you can easily get to this trail from our place!
Meadowlake Park is only 2 1/2 blocks from our home (check out what it looks like in our Airbnb photos) - it has a playground, tennis court and a peaceful lake with ducks and geese (a plus for the little ones). It is a great place to take the kiddos, to go for a run, or just to sit at a bench and watch the sunset.
Meadowlake Park
6220 Zinnia St
Meadowlake Park is only 2 1/2 blocks from our home (check out what it looks like in our Airbnb photos) - it has a playground, tennis court and a peaceful lake with ducks and geese (a plus for the little ones). It is a great place to take the kiddos, to go for a run, or just to sit at a bench and watch the sunset.

Sightseeing

Explore the bakeries, restaurants and shops with historic old town feel.
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Olde Town Arvada
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Explore the bakeries, restaurants and shops with historic old town feel.
Gorgeous throughout the year, but stunning in the spring and summer! Driving, it's about 30 mins away from our place!
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Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York Street
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Gorgeous throughout the year, but stunning in the spring and summer! Driving, it's about 30 mins away from our place!
Great throughout the year, but make sure to bring plenty of water if you go in the summer!
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Denver Zoo
2300 Steele Street
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Great throughout the year, but make sure to bring plenty of water if you go in the summer!