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200 WEST 48TH AVE
Denver, CO 80216
Phone: (303) 296-4000
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National Western Complex spread over 600,000 sq.ft. is Colorado's prime location for stock shows, horse shows and rodeo. The venue can also be rented for any other kind of event. Rodeo is an exciting all-American entertainment sport and The National Western Complex is a great place to catch the action. The website lists the events for the months; there is a little something for everyone.
The Events Center at the National Western Complex is a multipurpose stadium which is rented out for various shows and sporting events. One of the most popular events that is hosted at the center regularly is the Rodeo. If you happen to have some time in the city, a visit to the Rodeo comes highly recommended. The stadium has 4777 seats in addition to 1000 floor seats. It has all the other facilities like rest rooms, canteen, lighting and sound systems.
The Stadium Arena in the National Western Complex is an open-air sports and trade fair venue. It has 25,000 square feet of exhibition area in addition to 4000 fixed and 2000 on floor seats. It has an attached cafe and deli. The other facilities at the stadium arena includes skylight roof over the seating area, two raised platforms, elevators and a paging system. To find out details about renting or attending any of the events call up or check the website for latest details.
Beginning at Confluence Park and traveling east to the Cherry Creek reservoir, this trail follows wanders approximately 15 miles. Along the way, it meanders through some of Denver's most popular neighborhoods including Lodo, Capital Hill and Cherry Creek. Perfect for walking, biking, and inline skating, the paved path is a great way to experience the city like a local. But be careful on weekends, the trail is packed.
Strolling down this scenic path takes you past some of Denver's various attractions including the Four Mile Park, Cherry Creek Mall, Denver Country Club and more. The Cherry Creek Bike Path is fully paved, making it perfect for runners, leisurely strolls, in-line skaters and dog walkers. With such great weather year-round and beautiful scenery, outdoor activities like this are a Denver must!
A relaxing and fun way to check out some of Denver's most popular sights, including the Children's Museum and Colorado's Ocean Journey, is by taking the Platte Valley Trolley Tour. The early 19th century trolley offers half-hour and hour narrated sightseeing expeditions and informative historical tidbits on the area. You can catch the trolley at a variety of stops, but the beginning of the journey at Confluence Park and 15th Street, or the Children's Museum parking lot is the best option. Hours are seasonal; check the website for more details.
After spending 104 years tucked away in northwest Denver, Elitch Gardens move from its longtime home on 38th and Tennyson to a spacious downtown site, which allowed it to add state-of-the-art rides, such as the free falling Tower of Doom and the Sidewinder. Besides the more than 100 rides, there are numerous shows, shopping outlets and eateries to keep the family entertained. In addition, in the summer you can alternate between the numerous roller coasters and the neighboring mammoth water park. Hours fluctuate throughout the year hence call ahead or visit the website for the schedule.
If you are looking to play golf, and do not have a lot of time to search for a course, this 18-hole gem is convenient to all areas. The course has enough trees and water holes to keep you humble. Reservations can be made five days in advance for residents and three days in advance for non-residents. Call the automated reservation line to ensure your tee time. A driving range is available.
Here is your chance to speed across the raceway to the checkered flag. Experience the thrill of racing on a quarter-mile paved indoor track, complete with hairpin corners and challenging curves. Compete against 10 to 12 other racers at speeds topping 50 mph. The track provides helmets and gives driving instructions and safety rules before each race. Drivers must be 16 years old and 60 inches tall. Group discounts are available.
Established in 1929, Willis Case Golf Course is a rolling course lined with majestic, mature pine trees. Spanning 6,364 yards, the par 72 course has a traditional layout located in central Denver. It also has a remarkable reputation as a course with superior maintenance. Smooth greens, fairways that play long, and beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains, especially from the first tee, make this course extremely popular.
Where else can you visit polar ice caps, a tropical forest, the African Savannah, and a jungle all in one day? The spectacular Denver zoo offers state-of-the-art habitats featuring more than 3500 animals representing 600 species. Visit with sloths, tree frogs, and a moray eel at the indoor Tropical Discovery exhibit. Or wander through the seven-acre Primate Panorama exhibit. From cold climate penguins to tropical flamingos, Bird World will inspire your appreciation of winged things. It is open 365 days a year.
After touring the United States Mint and State Capitol Building, or soaking up culture at the Denver Art Museum, enjoy the relaxing greens of Civic Center Park. President Clinton once addressed Denver from the stage of the park's Greek Pavilion. The park is also home to the Taste of Colorado, the Cinco de Mayo festival and the annual Capital Hill Peoples Fair. A large fountain, flower gardens and sculptures add to the charm of this small but stately park.