Things to do in Denver, Colorado
Cherry Creek North
Cherry Creek North (or CCN) began as a small town of about 500 people named Harman, Colorado. The town, growing in size was from its original 320 acre barely populated area, was eventually annexed into Denver. From there, business proprietors began investing time and money into the area now known as CCN. The businesses making their homes here ranged from retail to dining, and still do today. CCN, located conveniently close to Downtown Denver and offers guests a whopping 350 or more retail stores, service shops, and dining establishments for pure entertainment needs. Local and national names in retail appear in Cherry Creek North. Some of these retail locations include A Pea in the Pod, AT&T Wireless, Bang & Olufsen, Hot Heads Salon, Men’s Wearhouse, and many more as well as plenty of Cherry Creek special service and retail stores. Dining options at Cherry Creek North include everything from fast food eateries to high end dining options. Dining and beverage establishments are broken up into three categories including dining, beer and wine, and bars and clubs. Some dining options include Continental Deli, Crepes and Crepes, Cherry Creek Grill, and plenty more including Starbucks and even Burger King. There is an extensive list of special events including special concerts on property and even special sales displayed on the Cherry Creek North website. With so much to see and so many places to shop at Cherry Creek North, there is really many days which could be spent here. Take the wife or girlfriend out to CCN to find some great gifts for the home or a great outfit for a night out on the town. Grab a quick bite to eat or maybe some beverages before a big night and do it all in one spot, at Cherry Creek North in Denver, Colorado.
Imagine an amazing place where the whole family can go to have a great time in Colorado, no matter what age! This place would be teaming with lights, rides, games, and just plain old fun and excitement. There is such a theme/amusement park available in Denver, Colorado and it is called Elitch Gardens. The rides available for everyone at Elitch Gardens not only include thrill rides and roller coasters but also include family rides, kid’s rides, and even water rides. Some featured thrill rides at Elitch include the “Mind Eraser”, a monster roller coaster, and the Halfpipe, a giant snowboard which goes back and forth between two sky high points at neck breaking speeds. Some featured family rides include the Tea Cups and Ghostblasters, an interactive haunted house where guests can blast the oncoming ghosts instead of just being scared by them. Other amazing attractions at Elitch Gardens include shows, concerts, and special events which are also fun for the whole family. The Elitch Gardens concert series features tons of great acts which entertain the crowds throughout the year. Now, what happens when the heat strikes around Summer time? Is there a great place for the family to go to cool down while enjoying the beautiful day? The answer is yes, and it’s right next door at Elitch Gardens’ water park featuring an amazing array of waterslides to help the whole family cool down this summer. Island Kingdom Water Park is the best place to spend the hot summer day with plenty of great rides and attractions for the whole family including a wave pool, high speed freefall slides, a giant tree house featuring over 150 water-shooting gadgets to keep the children entertained for hours and a lazy river. This set of amusement parks is a great place for everyone to have a great time, so come on over and start having some fun!