The spaceship-like “Sleeper” house from the Woody Allen movie can be seen on the side of Genesee Mountain from Interstate 70 west of Denver.
Denver, the Mile High City, has the enviable distinction of having one of the prettiest scenic backdrops of any major city in the country.
Staff The venerable Union Station in lower downtown Denver has been reborn as a long-awaited transit hub and a flourishing hotel, restaurant and entertainment space. Buses, trains, the free 16th Street Mall shuttle through downtown, and several light-rail routes converge at the site, with more still to come. In and around the station are more than a dozen retail shops, restaurants, bars and the boutique Crawford Hotel, named for Denver…
The Denver Firefighters Museum is located in a historic firehouse and features galleries on Denver’s fires, fire apparatus, tools and equipment, fire suppression, and other duties firefighters perform, plus a children’s gallery.
The Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum features more than four dozen aircraft and space vehicles, including a B-18A Bolo, an RF-84K Thunderflash Parasite and a Star Wars X-Wing fighter.
The Hotel Boulderado in Boulder opened in 1909. It has 160 rooms for guests and is the site of meetings, weddings and special events.
Celestial Seasonings, the Boulder herbal tea company, offers free tours showing how teas are blended and packaged. Don’t miss the pungent mint room.
The Leanin’ Tree Museum and Sculpture Garden of Western Art displays more than 400 paintings and sculptures from more than 100 artists.
The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, housed in a historic building adjacent to the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse, emphasizes “significant art of our time.”
The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse was a gift from Tajikistan and offers not just teas but dishes from around the world in its restaurant.