Don’t miss the chance to take a day trip to one of the exciting and beautiful destinations near the Country Inn & Suites hotel’s location in Denver, CO. No matter which direction you head in, you’re sure to discover something amazing.Go West:
A 90-minute drive on I-70 puts you in the spectacular Rocky Mountain National Park, which offers ample hiking and nature-watching opportunities. You can also visit Golden, Colorado and try your hand at kayaking—or you can tour a museum if that’s more up your alley. You’re also situated close to the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater, which hosts some of the biggest names in music.
- Golden, Colorado
- Red Rocks Amphitheater
- Rocky Mountains and National Park
Skiers can hit the slopes at Historic Estes Park or Rocky Mountain National Park, which are 85 minutes due northwest. You don’t even have to get out of your car to enjoy the pristine beauty of the area when you drive along Trail Ridge Road, a 48-mile stretch on Mount Evans that is the highest road in the country. Historic Boulder is also within your reach and features great dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities.
- Historic Estes Park
- Mount Evans
- Rocky Mountain National Park
- Trail Ridge Road
To see the Front Range Airport, which is the future home of Spaceport Colorado, take I-70 west for about 15 minutes. If you continue, you’ll reach Watkins, plus the quaint and enjoyable towns of Strasburg and Bennett, CO.
- Bennett, Colorado
- Front Range Airport
- Strasburg, CO
With just an hour’s drive, you can be at the world-famous Pike’s Peak in Colorado Springs. Take a ride up Pike’s Peak Railway or just enjoy the stunning surroundings. At the Garden of the Gods, visitors can ride horses, climb, bike or hike in some of the most breathtaking scenery imaginable.
- Colorado Springs
- Garden of the Gods
- Pike's Peak
Fort Collins, just 60 minutes north of the hotel, features recreational activities
like rafting and fly fishing, cultural attractions
, a happening nightlife
scene and lots of options for family fun
. Beer lovers can visit the New Belgium Brewery, home of Fat Tire Amber Ale, or the Budweiser Brewery and Event Center.