Lakewood Vacations

Lakewood is part of Denver, an important city with a population of 600,000 residents. The central business of Denver is only 6 miles (10 kilometers) away and Denver International Airport is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast of Lakewood.

Lakewood is a great place to stay while you are in Denver as many of the city’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. The Belmar Shopping Mall and the Denver Federal Center are amongst the many popular places to visit. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Lakewood are the Green Gables Country Club and the Pinehurst Country Club.

Visitors to Lakewood, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, will appreciate the nearby cultural attractions. Step inside some of the inspiring galleries and collections such as the Children's Museum of Denver, the Byers-Evans House Museum and History Colorado. Culture vultures will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as Paramount Theater, the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and the Denver Performing Arts Complex. If you enjoy art museums and galleries, admire the exhibits at the Denver Art Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Visit at least a few of the best family attractions in the area, for example the Lakeside Amusement Park and the Elitch Gardens Theme Park. Experience a unique wildlife experience at the Denver's Downtown Aquarium.

To surround yourself with nature, head to some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax. Read a book or newspaper in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Civic Center Park.

Get familiar with the local fashion and do some people-watching in a few of the nearby malls and markets such as the Colorado Mills Mall.

The sporting heart of Lakewood, is the iconic Pepsi Center, the stomping ground of the popular Denver Nuggets basketball team in winter. When there is no game scheduled, sports enthusiasts can still visit Pepsi Center to catch a a fascinating behind the scenes tour.

To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider staying close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Make reservations for the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, or the Magnolia Hotel Denver.

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