Things to Do in Colorado
Morrison Colorado is a beautiful place to visit and live. If you are looking for things to do in Colorado, check out this list. Arrowhead is nestled in the Rocky Mountains and on the way to many great areas but it’s only minutes away from the greater Denver Metro area, Bailey, Pine, Conifer, Evergreen, and Golden. The area offers world class skiing, gold metal fly fishing, white water rafting, 4×4 tours, golfing, theater, concerts, museums, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, scenic drives, casinos, and many excellent restaurants. There are so many things to do in Colorado it can be mind boggling. Click on the following links for more information:
Red Rocks Amphitheater
The Colorado concert and music venue of all time!!! Party under the Colorado mountain stars while surrounded by this amazing, beautiful amphitheater created by nature!!! All your favorites probably already have, or will, at some point, sing here, from rock to country to jazz and more!! Search their site to see their current concert schedule and to buy your tickets before they’re all gone. The amphitheater is just minutes from Arrowhead Manor. Looking for a Red Rocks hotel? Stay at Arrowhead! Click the photo to check out the Red Rocks website!!
Red Rocks Underground
Explore the geology, discover the history, relive the concerts, recapture the magic of this legendary stage carved in stone. Red Rocks Underground is an exciting visitor experience where everything that ever happened at Red Rocks echoes! Click on the picture to go to Red Rocks website. www.redrocksonline.com
Blue Quill Angler
Blue Quill Angler can set you up with all the gear to go fly fishing and will even take you to their favorite fishing holes to show you how to do it! Colorado fishing is fantastic! Click the photo for more information!! www.bluequillangler.com
Action Go Cart Rental
Action Go Cart Rental is a blast and only minutes from Arrowhead. Rent a go cart and everything is included. Full body suits, helmets, gloves, and a go cart. They go up to 55 mph! Racing around the track is so much fun you won’t want to stop.
Bandimere Speedway is only minutes from Arrowhead and hosts some of the best national drag racing in the country. You can even race your own car on test and tune nights. Bring some sunscreen and spend the day at the drag races. Enjoy NHRA drag racing at its best!
Theater is growing around Arrowhead Manor. Come stay and check out a play at the Stagedoor Theater just down the road. Plenty of places to eat nearby. Make a night of it!
Colorado Central Station
Colorado Central Station is just one of the many gambling casinos nearby. Go and try your luck in Colorado’s “Las Vegas”. About a 45 minute drive will lead you to Colorado’s cowboy gambling towns. Tucked away in the mountains and with the feel of an old cowboy town, you won’t be disappointed. Try Blackhawk or Central City and let lady luck lead the way! www.centralcity.com
Morrison’s little old town square is so busy you’ll need to plan ahead for parking!! Enjoy the fast pace, the occasional live music and the world famous margaritas at the Morrison Inn, indoors and out (seasonally), scrumptious Italian cuisine at Tony Rigatoni’s, the Czech fare at Cafe Prague, or, the new Beso de Arte restaurant (Spanish & Columbian is what we’ve heard!). Click the Photo for more information!
Tiny Town is a one of Colorado oldest attractions located just 8 miles from Arrowhead Manor. Nestled in a scenic mountain canyon, Tiny Town has over 100 unique 1/6th sized buildings. One of the most popular attractions in Tiny Town is the world famous Tiny Town Railroad. It takes kids and adults on an enchanting loop around the town and chugs up scenic Turkey Creek Canyon. Click the picture to go to Tiny Towns website.
Meyer Ranch Park
Meyer Ranch Park provides the perfect setting for an enjoyable hike or family picnic. The large, grassy meadows and heavily forested slopes have been a community landmark for many years. Meyers Ranch is located just behind Arrowhead Manor. With 4 one mile hiking loops, there is something for everyone. Click the picture to go to Meyers Ranch Open Space park website.
Evergreen Lake Park
Features include a 40 acre lake, 1 acre park with picnic tables and grills, wetlands, an observation boardwalk, a 1.3 mile long trail, a historical boat/warming house. Enjoy a day of fishing, boating, Frisbee golf, or hiking in this beautiful environment. Click the picture to go to the website. www.evergreenrecreation.com/
Come discover local dinosaurs at a small museum perfect for families. MNHM is a small teaching museum and field research station focused on Front Range Colorado paleontology. Exhibit highlights include the first Stegosaurus and Apatosaurus bones ever discovered, as well as recently unearthed baby dinosaur footprints featured in Smithsonian magazine. Click the picture to go to the website.
Denver Adventures offers all types of activities you can engage in. Their zipline tour is the fastest and highest in Colorado. Located just minutes from Arrowhead. Call ahead to schedule a tour.
Always wanted to skydive, but heights not your thing?! Experience floating through the air at SkyVenture. Fly through the air with ease in the vertical wind tunnel and feel like you’re falling from the sky. You have to check this out!!
White Water Rafting
Enjoy an exciting half or full day of whitewater rafting. Experience whitewater rafting and you will surely come back for more! You will raft through a beautiful canyon, past a gold mine, and view the occasional wildlife. Rafting trips at all levels are available from beginner family trips to advanced trips for experienced rafters. They handle all the logistics and gear. All you need to do is enjoy the ride!
This is probably one of the most popular summer activities. The Rocky Mountains are paradise for mountain biking at all levels. From the legendary Colorado Trail to many other Front Range trails close to Denver, you will not be disappointed. Half day and full day rides are available.Equipment is included.
If you are looking for a truly unique adventure in the Rocky Mountains, a rock climbing excursion should be at the top of your list! Less that 30 minutes away are some of the most spectacular rock formations for climbing at all levels of difficulty. The views to downtown Denver and surrounding mountains are absolutely stunning. They offer top rope climbing which is the safest way to rock climb because you are always tied to a rope above you.
Stables located in Bear Creek Lake Park can accommodate small or large groups for horse rides with miles of trails set in over 2600 acres of beautiful parkland with its natural habitat, preserves and wildlife. This experience is good family fun and a great adventure. Note: If you have a child with special needs they can accommodate you with their trained wranglers and experienced staff to help make this a special day for your family. www.bearcreekranchcolorado.com/
Looking to spiff up your wardrobe!? Arrowhead Manor has so many shopping options it will make your head spin. There is Cherry Creek mall, the outlet malls in Castle Rock, or shopping in Evergreen as well. http://www.parkmeadows.com/