|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Dick's Sporting Goods Park
~12.93 miles from Brighton city center
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Dick's Sporting Goods Park is a soccer-specific stadium located in Commerce City, Colorado, home to the Colorado Rapids professional soccer team. The stadium can seat up to 18,086 people, but may accommodate up to 26,000 for certain events and is built on over 360 acres (1.5 km²) of land.Also included at the venue are youth soccer fields (24 fully-lit professional fields, two of which are year-round artificial grass fields), retail development, and a new Commerce City civic center. The stadium is owned by Commerce City and operated by Kroenke Sports Enterprises (KSE) who also own the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Crush and the Colorado Mammoth, and who is a co-owner of the English Premier League side Arsenal F.C. via subsidiary. The estimated cost of this project was $131 ...
|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~13.22 miles from Brighton city center
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Water World, one of America's largest family waterparks, is located just 15 minutes north of downtown Denver, Colorado, on 64 beautifully landscaped acres. It features the biggest variety of attractions (42) and has more family tube rides than any other park in America.One reviewer writes:Awesome! Amazing rides for the extremely timid and daredevil alike. Only 33 bucks! Very cheap very fun very amazing. Every single freaking ride there! Amazing! The 80 foot tall and 80 degree speed slides will have u shaking! Awesome! Bring sandals as pavement can be hot!
|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~13.75 miles from Brighton city center
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Westminster is a Home Rule Municipality in Adams and Jefferson counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. Westminster is a northwest suburb of Denver. The Westminster Municipal Center is located 9 miles (14 km) north-northwest of the Colorado State Capitol. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the city population was 107,056 on July 1, 2008. Westminster is the seventh most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 237th most populous city in the United States. Westminster is a part of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area. In July 2006, it was ranked as the 24th best place to live in the USA by Money magazine.
|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Downtown Broomfield (Neighborhood)
~14.21 miles from Brighton city center
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|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~14.42 miles from Brighton city center
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A Sustainable Community Near Downtown Denver. It's not the suburbs. It's not the inner city. Ten minutes from downtown.
|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~14.59 miles from Brighton city center
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|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~15.12 miles from Brighton city center
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Westminster is an area of Central London, within the City of Westminster, England. It lies on the north bank of the River Thames, southwest of the City of London and 0.5 miles (0.8 km) southwest of Charing Cross. It has a large concentration of London's historic and prestigious landmarks and visitor attractions, including Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey.Historically a part of Middlesex, the name Westminster was the ancient description for the area around Westminster Abbey – the West Minster, or monastery church, that gave the area its name – which has been the seat of the government of England (and later the British government) for almost a thousand years. Westminster is the location of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which houses the Parliament of the Uni...
|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Denver Merchandise Mart
451 E 58th Ave # 4356 Denver CO
~15.15 miles from Brighton city center
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The Denver Merchandise Mart is the Rocky Mountain region's premier wholesale market center and the site for international, national and regional trade shows
|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Broomfield Event Center
11450 Broomfield Lane Broomfield CO
~15.17 miles from Brighton city center
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Colorado’s newest entertainment facility which is home to two new professional sports teams, the Rocky Mountain Rage & Colorado 14ers. Entertains fans in a variety of special events including concerts, theatrical performances, boxing, extreme cage fighting, circuses, bull riding, ice shows, conventions, trade shows and community events
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Downtown Westminster (Neighborhood)
~15.22 miles from Brighton city center
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|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Aurora Sports Complex
18601 sports park drive Aurora CO
~15.74 miles from Brighton city center
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|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Park Hill (Neighborhood)
~16.19 miles from Brighton city center
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Park Hill is a neighborhood in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Located in the northeastern quadrant of the city, it is bordered by Colorado Boulevard on the west, East Colfax Avenue on the south, Quebec Street on the east, and East 52nd Avenue on the north. The entire Park Hill neighborhood is located in the area known as East Denver. It is further divided by the City and County of Denver into three administrative neighborhoods, South Park Hill, North Park Hill, and Northeast Park Hill.
|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
4600 Humboldt St Denver CO
~16.23 miles from Brighton city center
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The Historic Denver Coliseum has provided Colorado with an extraordinary variety of entertainment and special events.Denver Coliseum is an indoor arena owned by the City and County of Denver, operated by its Theatres and Arenas division and is located in Denver, Colorado. It hosted the ABA's Denver Rockets. The arena holds 10,200 people and was built in 1952. It currently sits atop the stop where the Denver Pacific Railway broke ground on its Cheyenne line in 1868. It was the host of WCW's Spring Stampede in 1998. That same year, it was home to the Colorado Wildcats of the Professional Indoor Football League. Denver Coliseum also hosts rodeos during the annual National Western Stock Show. A wide variety of events are held throughout the year including: Disney on Ice, Ringling Brothers ...
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Downtown Louisville (Neighborhood)
~16.54 miles from Brighton city center
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|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Downtown Aurora (Neighborhood)
~17.19 miles from Brighton city center
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|#16 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Black American West Museum
~17.63 miles from Brighton city center
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FROM THE BAWM WEBSITE:While famous for telling the story of Black cowboys, we are broader than this with interests in the stories of all those early Blacks who came west and performed as miners, soldiers, homesteaders, ranchers, blacksmiths, schoolteachers, lawmen, and every other profession needed to build up the West. In fact, the Museum itself is in the home of Dr. Justina Ford, Colorado's first Black woman doctor!Our Museum is broken into many diverse exhibits such as our homestead exhibit. This exhibit is primarily dedicated to the town of Dearfield, Colorado. Dearfield was a Black pioneer town founded by O.T. Jackson in 1910 just east of Greeley, Colorado. It was a bustling town of approximately 500 residents founded on the principles of Booker T. Washington. It was successfu...
|#17 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
~17.64 miles from Brighton city center
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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is a resource for informal science education in the Rocky Mountain region. A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe.The Museum provides programming in six main areas. The exhibitions, IMAX films, lectures, classes, and programs pertain to one or more of the following core competencies:AnthropologyGeologyHealth SciencePaleontologySpace ScienceZoology
|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~17.79 miles from Brighton city center
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City Park is an urban park and neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. The park is 330 acres (1.3 km2) and is located in east-central Denver. The park contains the Denver Zoo, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Ferril and Duck Lakes, and a boathouse. City Park is also the name of the neighborhood that contains the park, though the park is the vast majority of the neighborhood. To the immediate north of the park is the City Park Golf Course. City Park is the largest and most notable park in Denver.
|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Five Points (Neighborhood)
~17.82 miles from Brighton city center
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Five Points is the name given to the neighborhoods surrounding the intersection of Washington Street, 27th Street, 26th Avenue and Welton Street, northeast of downtown Denver, Colorado, United States. The collision between the downtown diagonal grid and the rectangular grid of East Denver neighborhoods causes this intersection to be five-way, hence the name. One of the city's oldest neighborhoods, the area came to prominence in the 1860s. The Curtis Park and Ballpark neighborhoods are located within the larger Five Points neighborhood, one of the largest neighborhoods in Denver.
|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Buckley Air Force Base
18500 E 6th Ave Aurora CO
~18.13 miles from Brighton city center
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Buckley Air Force Base is home to more than 10,000 men and women who proudly guard our nation's high frontie
|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Curtis Park (Neighborhood)
~18.21 miles from Brighton city center
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As downtown Denver continues to grow, Curtis Park is emerging as an exciting and promising neighborhood. Located just fifteen minutes from the city's center, immigrants, downtown employees, and many others call this area home. Curtis Park, after all, offers easy access to work and attractions, yet shelters residents from downtown commotion. This neighborhood is socially active and diverse; in a true spirit of social responsibility, the local community center and job-assistance programs work hard to improve lives and brighten the future. With its tree-lined streets, nice variety of housing, and beautiful park, it's easy to understand why Curtis Park holds much interest for downtown home buyers.LocationCurtis Park's boundaries are a bit fuzzy, and overlap slightly with those of adjacen...
|#22 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~18.22 miles from Brighton city center
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Northwest Denver is… special. After years of being the less-desirable-but-more-affordable alternative to Central Denver’s more popular neighborhoods, we have now arrived! Tell someone you live here and instead of getting a strange look in return (as in years past), you’ll likely see a smile, hear a sigh and get the response “Oh, I LOVE that part of town!” Northwest Denver is one of the few neighborhoods in the entire metropolitan area where real estate values are still appreciating. We now have sushi bars, health food stores, yoga studios, coffee shops and some of the very best restaurants in town. We’re literally walking distance to downtown and are blessed with several amazing parks. Whether you’re already a homeowner in 80212 or 80211… or would like to be someday, thank you for allowing...
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Commerce City (Neighborhood)
~18.22 miles from Brighton city center
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The City of Commerce City is a Home Rule Municipality located in Adams County, Colorado, United States. Commerce City is a northern suburb of Denver and now the 20th most populous municipality in the State of Colorado. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Commerce City was 34,189 in 2005, a population increase of 62.87% in the five years since United States Census 2000.Commerce City is a mixed residential and industrial community that is known for greyhound racing at the Mile High Greyhound Park dog track and for an oil refinery with a capacity of 90,000 barrels per day (14,000 m3/d), operated by Suncor. Dick's Sporting Goods Park, a new soccer stadium in Commerce City, hosts the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer.
|#24 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Coors Field - Colorado Rockies
~18.44 miles from Brighton city center
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|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~18.57 miles from Brighton city center
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|#26 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~18.68 miles from Brighton city center
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LoDo is the lower downtown area of Denver, Colorado, the oldest and original settlement of the city of Denver. It is a mixed-use historic district, known for its nightlife, and serves as a great example of success in urban reinvestment and revitalization. It is home to the Wynkoop Brewing Company which holds the "Beerdrinker of the Year" competition.
|#27 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
~18.76 miles from Brighton city center
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Uptown is concentrated between Broadway, Colfax Ave., E. 23rd Ave., and York St., which borders the western side of City Park.As you crest the East 17th Avenue hill from downtown Denver into Uptown, steel skyscrapers give way to swaying elm trees, porch-lined Queen Anne mansions, and flower beds bursting with petunias.The heart of this increasingly cosmopolitan enclave is City Park ? Denver's largest urban oasis ? where flip-flop-clad locals come out to play, armed with everything from Frisbees and fly-fishing rods to rackets and picnic baskets.The nearby cafe- and boutique-lined streets are abuzz too as this side of town morphs into one of Denver's hippest hoods, with lively new restaurants, chic shops, and a cheery, progressive vibe. All of which makes Uptown the consummate u...
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
16th Street Mall
16th St. 80202 Denver CO
~18.81 miles from Brighton city center
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The 16th Street Mall is conveniently located near many of Denver’s top attractions. The Denver Performing Arts Complex and Colorado Convention Center are just two blocks from the Mall.
|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Congress Park (Neighborhood)
~18.82 miles from Brighton city center
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Congress Park is a park and neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. In 2007, the neighborhood had 11,247 residents and 6,388 housing units.According to the 1995 Congress Park Neighborhood Plan, "The Congress Park neighborhood is bounded on the west by York Street, on the north by Colfax Avenue, on the east by Colorado Boulevard and on the south by Sixth Avenue."Visit for more info: www.congressparkdenver.com
|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Brighton|
Daniels and Fisher Tower
~18.86 miles from Brighton city center
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The Daniels & Fisher (D&F) Tower is a distinctive Denver, Colorado landmark. Built as part of the Daniels & Fisher department store in 1910, it was the tallest structure west of the Mississippi at the time, at a height of 325 feet (99 m). Modeled after The Campanile (St. Mark's Bell Tower) at the Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy, the 20-floor clock tower has clock faces on all four sides. Daniels & Fisher were later bought out by the May Company in 1958, and the store vacated the tower. When the store was demolished (ca. 1971), the tower was saved and renovated into lofts and businesses in 1981. It stands today in downtown Denver.The basement level of the D&F tower now hosts Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret, Lannie Garrett's own entertainment venue.The tower was listed on the National Regi...