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illbroncsfn 05-04-2013 06:50 AM

Denver Family Vacation- Suggestions wanted
 
Hello Everyone:wave:

My family and I are flying out to Denver for a quick 4 day vacation July 11-15. My wife and I have two little girls (ages 4 and 1) and are looking for suggestions on where to stay and what to do. The initial plan is for a direct flight from Central IL to DIA, and then the only current plans we have are to visit the rocky mountains and tour Mile High. Any good family oriented suggestions for activities are welcome! We have used vrbo.com before to rent condos in the past or may just go w/hotels- any and all suggestions on lodging is appreciated.

Thanks everyone

Beantown Bronco 05-04-2013 07:01 AM

Denver Zoo. I go every time I'm out there and it never gets old.

spdirty 05-04-2013 07:32 AM

Denver has a zoo, a museum, an amusement park, a water park, the stadium, and downtown. It's pretty much like any other city.

My honest advice would be to cancel the flight to Denver, fly to Aspen, and drive to Glenwood Springs. Glenwood has things you've never seen or done before. My family goes out there at least once a year.

The Hot Springs pool, the adventure park with the fairy cave tours, you guys will want to do the cave tour, it's really amazing, and the hanging lake trail, I haven't done that yet but my dad just did and told me next time we're out there we need to go, but are all unique and amazing and will easily fill 4 days of reasonably priced fun.

http://www.visitglenwood.com/natural-wonders

rugbythug 05-04-2013 07:36 AM

Pikes peak, garden of the gods, cave of the winds in co spring.

Kaylore 05-04-2013 07:58 AM

Check out Commerce City! See the sights, sounds and smells! Then head up to Greeley. Take in the fresh air. Finally, take a stop south in a little town called Pueblo. Enjoy the organized crime and get a sex change!

http://blog.interexchange.org/workin...k-Steves1.jpeg

Rohirrim 05-04-2013 08:10 AM

I like taking the Trail Ridge Road at least once a year (although I don't know if it's open yet). You can call here to find out if it is: 970-586-1222. Rocky Mountain National Park is my favorite place. Estes Park is okay on weekdays. Way too crowded on weekends. Mount Evans is a cool drive. Some nice little lakes up there. The Spring runoff should be happening. I don't know the status of the mountain areas. Could still be snowed in at the higher elevations. You never know from year to year.

Mogulseeker 05-04-2013 11:29 AM

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Originally Posted by Kaylore (Post 3842942)
Check out Commerce City! See the sights, sounds and smells! Then head up to Greeley. Take in the fresh air. Finally, take a stop south in a little town called Pueblo. Enjoy the organized crime and get a sex change!

http://blog.interexchange.org/workin...k-Steves1.jpeg

Hilarious!

Mogulseeker 05-04-2013 11:31 AM

If you're into fine dining, PM me... I've eaten at about every restaurant in Denver.

If you're into performing arts, Denver has the largest Performing Arts Complex in the US outside of New York.... and Les Mis is coming very soon, so you might even be able to catch that... look up the Beull Theater.

Oh, and Casa Bonita. Go to Casa Bonita, lol.

Edit - I was right: Les Miserables will be in Denver May 22-May 26. http://www.lesmiserablesdenver.com/ for tickets if that floats your boat. Let me know if you do... I might go with you guys.

RhymesayersDU 05-04-2013 12:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kaylore (Post 3842942)
Check out Commerce City! See the sights, sounds and smells! Then head up to Greeley. Take in the fresh air. Finally, take a stop south in a little town called Pueblo. Enjoy the organized crime and get a sex change!

http://blog.interexchange.org/workin...k-Steves1.jpeg

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UberBroncoMan 05-04-2013 01:01 PM

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Originally Posted by Swedish Extrovert (Post 3842969)
If you're into fine dining, PM me... I've eaten at about every restaurant in Denver.

If you're into performing arts, Denver has the largest Performing Arts Complex in the US outside of New York.... and Les Mis is coming very soon, so you might even be able to catch that... look up the Beull Theater.

Oh, and Casa Bonita. Go to Casa Bonita, lol.

Edit - I was right: Les Miserables will be in Denver May 22-May 26. http://www.lesmiserablesdenver.com/ for tickets if that floats your boat. Let me know if you do... I might go with you guys.

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Dexter 05-04-2013 01:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kaylore (Post 3842942)
Check out Commerce City! See the sights, sounds and smells! Then head up to Greeley. Take in the fresh air. Finally, take a stop south in a little town called Pueblo. Enjoy the organized crime and get a sex change!

http://blog.interexchange.org/workin...k-Steves1.jpeg


As someone who lives in Greeley, it really doesn't smell bad that often. But this post is still pretty damn funny.

Mogulseeker 05-04-2013 04:14 PM

I will say though... Commerce Coty is the butthole of Colorado. Nothing but distribution facilities, oil refineries and power plants.

BroncoMan4ever 05-04-2013 04:36 PM

Drop the family off at the zoo, then hit up shotgun willy's


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