The Westin Westminster is a first-class hotel nestled between Denver and Boulder. Attendees will fly into Denver but the hotel is located 15 miles north, perched among the Rocky Mountains. Step into luxury with the hotel's striking high plains decor that draws upon the warmth of Colorado, and uncover refreshing amenities. Enjoy numerous unique hotel accommodations and wake up to amazing Rocky Mountain views. Find out more about the Westin Westminster.
Known as the Mile High City and the fourth most walkable downtown in the nation, Denver, CO has become one of the most popular metropolitan areas to call home. The city is recognized for its distinguished museums, scenic parks, historical music prominence and a variety of outdoor activities including skiing and kayaking alongside the Rocky Mountains. Denver is an unforgettable city that you can't help but keep coming back to.
Points of Interest
Denver Art Museum
Recognized as the largest art museum between the West Coast and Chicago, this museum holds some of the world's greatest collections of Native American art and 70,000 other works of art. The museum has been a trailblazer in educational programming, family-friendly galleries and in hands-on opportunities among many of the collections. Find out more about the Denver Art Museum.
With more than 4,000 acres of traditional parks and parkways, Denver offers a lush landscape that can accompany any visitor. One of the most popular spots year-round is Washington Park, which boasts two lakes, multiple flower gardens and extensive areas for outdoor recreation. Speaking of sports and fitness options, how about checking out its horseshoe pit, bowling/croquet area, and tennis courts!
Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Visitors Center
This 9,000-seat arena is carved from towering red rock monuments and has hosted every rock star legend from the Beatles to Bruce Springsteen. This is a must see venue for every true music fan. Even when there is no concert scheduled, the Visitors Center has a museum and Performer's Hall of Fame for people to enjoy. For more information about this venue, visit redrocksonline.com.
Looking to be adventurous during your stay? Look no further than one of Denver's premier adventure outfitters. Denver Adventures offers a variety of activities in the Rocky Mountains including mountain biking, hiking, rafting, sightseeing, skiing and more. Small or large group sizes are welcome. Learn more about the group and event offerings at denveradventures.com.
Boulder is known for its quality of life, spectacular landscape and abundance of outdoor recreation. Rock climbing, mountaineering, snowshoeing, skiing, hiking, biking, tubing, rafting, ballooning, fly fishing, kayaking, golfing — Boulder offers it all. Residents love to be outdoors – it seems nearly everyone owns a bike to take advantage of the 300 miles of hiking and biking trails, and there's also 45,000 acres of open space. No wonder it's been rated the number one Sports Town in America by Outside Magazine.
After working up an appetite, you can count on great beer and eats. With more than 400 restaurants—many focused on local ingredients—Boulder is considered one of the most progressive culinary hotspots in the country. Local breweries are definite destinations, while farmers markets are major attractions, too. Celestial Seasonings, the largest tea manufacturer in North America, welcomes you for a free taste and tour.
Points of Interest
Pearl Street Mall
Residents and visitors gather at the pedestrian shopping mecca, Pearl Street Mall, a brick-paved shopper's dream with more than 1,000 businesses, boutiques and restaurants, 85 percent of which are locally owned.
Chautauqua Historic District
Formed by enormous slabs of sandstone, the Flatirons mountains are the city's backdrop. Visit Chautauqua Historic District for a closer look. The 80-acre Chautauqua Park is Boulder's most popular hiking destination, with varied trails that range from a third of a mile to seven miles long.
Banjo Billy's Bus Tours
Funky and uniquely Boulder, Banjo Billy's Bus Tours include ghost stories, legend and lore. Other top attractions in the city include the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse, which was shipped piece-by-piece from Tajikistan, and the still-active Boulder Theater, a stage for music and film since 1906. The University of Colorado Campus offers a beautiful stroll full of architectural marvel.