In Denver -- one of the faster growing cities in the U.S. -- you'll never run out of things to do! Wander along the miles of walking/biking trails that weave through most of the city's 205 parks. Experience fine art at the Denver Center for Performing Arts. Pet the stingrays at the Denver Aquarium. Catch a Fray concert at the Pepsi Center. Ride the Mind Eraser at Elitch Garden's theme park. Get your fill of shopping on the 16th Street Mall and then grab dinner at Maggiano's Little Italy, The Cheesecake Factory, or Hard Rock Cafe.
Explore one of Denver's beautiful neighborhoods like LoDo (Lower Downtown), Uptown, Capitol Hill, the Highlands, Wash Park (Washington Park), or Riverfront and enjoy local favorite "hot spots" like Little Man Ice Cream, Protos Pizza Parlor, Blue Sushi Sake Grill, Mead Street, or Crave Real Burgers.
Cheer on the Avalanche, Broncos, Nuggets, or Rockies; it's all within walking distance of Denver's mass transit light rail system. Then try East Coast Swing at the Mercury Cafe or Salsa at La Rumba! Pick up a latte at Leela Cafe and head down the street to the Tattered Cover.
Whatever your taste or style, Denver is sure to have something for you. With such a diverse variety of shops, restaurants, and activities, there's always a new place or adventure to experience.
Being so close to a thriving city like Denver also opens up countless opportunities for CCU students to find part-time jobs or take the skills they are learning in the classroom to the next level through internships. Get an edge in the working world while enjoying city living at its finest.