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    • Safety and a Good Start

      by Louanna23 Online Now Apr 8, 2014 at 10:50 AM

      I'm moving to Denver with my best friend, from New Orleans with NO car. We are going to take advantage of the transit lines. Can anyone point me in the direction of a safe and cheap part of town walking distance of the Transit line? Thank you, and we would love to meet y'all locals!

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      A place to meet outside security at Denver Airport

      by mccalpin Online Now Apr 5, 2014 at 7:59 PM

      The Official Spousal Unit is heading to Denver Airport Monday morning on American. Once there, she will meet up with a co-worker coming in from Toronto on United, who will arrive an hour or so later.

      The OSU will pick up checked luggage and wants to find a place like a food place to wait for an hour or so for her compatriot, preferably near the baggage claim and/or the Budget rental car desk.

      However, she complained to me that after looking at the Denver Airport website, she couldn't figure out what was inside security and what was outside, nor why there were six levels (that seems to be at least three more than other airports).

      I said that the Old Experienced Traveler would take a look...and heckfire if she isn't right - the Denver website is remarkably unclear about what's where. Sure, you know what level things are on, but what is airside and what is landside?

      For example, is the Jeppesen Terminal largely landside? Is the food court on Level 6 inside or outside security? It seems like it is, but many US airports have virtually all their services inside security, and the wording here is remarkably fuzzy.

      Or, to put it another way, if you had an hour to kill at 9 in the morning (or whatever) waiting for your ride to show up to go to the Budget counter, where would you wait for him nearby?

      Thanks!

      Bill

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    • Safety and a Good Start

      by Louanna23 Online Now Apr 8, 2014 at 10:50 AM

      I'm moving to Denver with my best friend, from New Orleans with NO car. We are going to take advantage of the transit lines. Can anyone point me in the direction of a safe and cheap part of town walking distance of the Transit line? Thank you, and we would love to meet y'all locals!

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      A place to meet outside security at Denver Airport

      by mccalpin Online Now Apr 5, 2014 at 7:59 PM

      The Official Spousal Unit is heading to Denver Airport Monday morning on American. Once there, she will meet up with a co-worker coming in from Toronto on United, who will arrive an hour or so later.

      The OSU will pick up checked luggage and wants to find a place like a food place to wait for an hour or so for her compatriot, preferably near the baggage claim and/or the Budget rental car desk.

      However, she complained to me that after looking at the Denver Airport website, she couldn't figure out what was inside security and what was outside, nor why there were six levels (that seems to be at least three more than other airports).

      I said that the Old Experienced Traveler would take a look...and heckfire if she isn't right - the Denver website is remarkably unclear about what's where. Sure, you know what level things are on, but what is airside and what is landside?

      For example, is the Jeppesen Terminal largely landside? Is the food court on Level 6 inside or outside security? It seems like it is, but many US airports have virtually all their services inside security, and the wording here is remarkably fuzzy.

      Or, to put it another way, if you had an hour to kill at 9 in the morning (or whatever) waiting for your ride to show up to go to the Budget counter, where would you wait for him nearby?

      Thanks!

      Bill

      14 Answers Apr 7, 2014 at 8:02 AM
    • things to do near tech center

      by Richshaw Online Now Jan 18, 2014 at 10:46 AM

      staying at hyatt place tech center anything worth seeing in walking distance

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2014 at 6:43 AM
    • Gentlmen's clubs

      by Goofy11 Online Now May 2, 2013 at 4:22 PM

      Will be in Denver for B'Day, staying in Tech Center area. What gentlemen's club would you recommend, friendlier the better? Will have my own transportation so does not have to be in the Tech area. Also any dance bars?

      Thanks any input appreciated.

    • First Week of July.

      by nicholaspapa23 Online Now Apr 25, 2013 at 12:43 PM

      A few friends and I are vacationing out to Denver and need some insight on the best place to stay for guys in there early 20s. Specifically an area with a good vibe and nightlife. I heard downtown denver is good place to research.

      We plan on hiking, going to coors field, and Red Rocks amphitheater. Any other ideas for things to do would also be great!

      Thanks!
      Nick

      1 Answer Apr 25, 2013 at 5:27 PM
    • June Weekend Ideas Needed

      by Prestonator Online Now Apr 3, 2013 at 11:53 AM

      I am going to Denver June 6-8 with my wife and 14-year-old. Essentially, our "free time" will be Friday evening and all day Saturday (before an evening flight). I recognize you can't begin to enjoy all Denver has to offer in such a short time. But if we can only catch 1 or 2 things while we are there, what should it/they be?

      Thanks in advance...

      3 Answers Apr 4, 2013 at 5:12 AM
    • hotel near nightlife and ogden theatre

      by jrgiddyup Online Now Mar 28, 2013 at 3:48 PM

      me and a friend are going to denver to see two shows at the ogden theatre in may. we're looking for a hotel that is reasonably close to the ogden theater, BUT more importantly walking distance to bars in the downtown area (which seems to be an ok area to go out at night?). we're on a budget, so price is definitely a consideration. we will probably go out after the concerts at the ogden and on a third night just go out to party in general. is there good nightlife around the ogden? if not, where would be a good place to stay within walking distance of good nightlife that is an easy/cheap cab ride to the ogden? thanks in advance for your help.

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2013 at 7:42 PM
    • Airport to Amtrak

      by marlashane Online Now Feb 24, 2013 at 4:37 PM

      If we fly into Denver (only to hop on the overnight Amtrak the next morning) what is the best (cheapest) way to get from the airport to the train station?

      2 Answers Jun 8, 2013 at 2:42 PM
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      Chicago to Denver

      by Moira20 Online Now Jan 12, 2013 at 1:50 PM

      Looking at USA holiday
      The itinerary says we are on the train overnight between Chicago and Denver is this journey scenic?
      Or will we not be missing much by travelling overnight ?
      Thank you Moira

      3 Answers Jan 13, 2013 at 12:36 AM
    • Highlands Neighborhood or Washington Park for Summer Stay??

      by KMG4 Online Now Jan 10, 2013 at 1:57 PM

      My family and I (husband, two daughters 11 & 8, plus 3 dogs) will be spending the summer in Denver (we are from Phx). We have narrowed down the two neighborhoods we are interested in and have found several pet-friendly homes, but we can't decide between Highlands Neighborhood and Washington Park. What are the differences? Would you recommend one over the other?

      Here is what we would like: walk to shops, restaurants, store, etc., parks nearby, safe and kid/pet-friendly neighborhoods. Is one closer to downtown Denver, can you bike to downtown?

      Here in Phoenix, you have to drive to everything, so we are really looking forward to walking and biking :)

      Any feedback would be MUCH appreciated!!

      Thank you!

      2 Answers Jan 11, 2013 at 12:59 AM
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      Denver Start of Trip

      by Oneill2905 Online Now Dec 30, 2012 at 3:54 AM

      Hi

      Me and my Husband will be spending a few days in Denver flying in from the UK at the end of July. We only have 2 nights in Denver so would would be very grateful to hear of any recommendations on things to see before heading off to Lusk. We will be returning to Denver at the end of the trip to spend a few days in the Rocky Mountain NP.

      Also, interested in what the weather will be like that time of year?

      Thanks

      Kirsty

      2 Answers Apr 1, 2013 at 5:25 AM
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      snow in march

      by andy.s Online Now Sep 26, 2012 at 2:51 PM

      hi we are from london uk doing a mid west trip in march/april. drivin up from vegas march 30.
      we are tryin to find a 4/5* hotel or lodge/cabin for 3 days which will be in a snowy area.please can you tell me where the best chance of catching snow late march is?.


      many thanks andy

      4 Answers Nov 15, 2012 at 9:27 AM
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      Things to do at night

      by rmjiv Online Now May 30, 2012 at 6:01 PM

      I'm going to be in Denver for a conference for 4 days (3 nights) in a few weeks. Anything worth seeing that will be available in the evenings?

      6 Answers Jun 26, 2012 at 11:16 AM
    • Denver to Rocky Mountains

      by pbdancing Online Now May 6, 2012 at 2:43 AM

      Travelling from Denver airport to Estes park in the Rocky Mountains. Anyone suggest soem nice small towns/attractions on the way. Don't want to use the inter states - small villages/towns etc and nice views. Travelling with my 80 year old mother.


      Many thanks,



      Pb Dancing

      3 Answers May 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
    • DENVER DOWNTOWN

      by crazymum Online Now Apr 22, 2012 at 12:27 AM

      Landing at Denver circa 19.00 hours and then have to get through formalities
      Staying at Comfort Inn Downtown - any suggestions for food - not Indian, Chinese, Shushi etc but happy to go with a decent burger/pizza. Would have prefered America - just don't want to get ripped off

      Thanx

      2 Answers Apr 22, 2012 at 3:39 PM
    • White Water Rafting

      by moondance252 Online Now Mar 27, 2012 at 12:02 PM

      Hi!
      I am flying into Denver in the middle of August and visting friends from Boulder. I have found a large variety of white water rafting options in the Denver/ Boulder area and I am hoping someone might have a suggestion on which is the best? I know it may be personal preference but I would love any imput to go on instead of guessing blindly. (the location of the rafting trip would influence if we stayed closer to Denver or Boulder, so both are options)

      thank you so much!

      1 Answer Apr 18, 2012 at 11:34 PM
    • cabin

      by dlongmo Online Now Mar 12, 2012 at 11:14 AM

      I am looking for a place bear denver that rents remote rustic cabins..it would also be good if it were only accessible by horse..thanks

      1 Answer Mar 12, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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      Tarrfic & Parking Near United States Mint

      by Daisylove Online Now Mar 5, 2012 at 9:07 PM

      Hi,

      We have schedule to visit the US mint in April at 8.00am. May which location near US mint is relatively cheaper?

      Also we are putting up at Knight Inn along Zuni B Street, may I know how is the morning tarrifc along the route?

      Thanks

      3 Answers Mar 6, 2012 at 10:45 AM
    • One night away from Denver?

      by spedprof Online Now Feb 28, 2012 at 1:30 PM

      Folks,

      Coming to Denver for multi day conference this April. Looking for a one night getaway leaving Denver early afternoon (on a Saturday) and having to be at the airport for an 11:00AM flight on Sunday. Likely rent a car unless I learn otherwise. Looking for the natural beauty of the Rockies and a good dinner.

      Thanks.

      7 Answers Mar 13, 2012 at 3:15 PM
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      2 Days in Denver.

      by wassa_01 Online Now Sep 24, 2011 at 6:39 PM

      From your experience what are the 3 main things i should do?

      9 Answers Sep 25, 2011 at 6:06 AM
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      Ski trip in Dec

      by tracyskf Online Now Aug 27, 2011 at 2:40 PM

      Hi, I am planning for a short visit to Denver in Dec. Thinking of doing a ski trip - any good recommendations on ski resort? How much budget should I set aside as I think it should be peak in Dec?

      Might be a silly question - if we do not stay in a ski resort, will we be able to use ski facilities (perhaps a day trip). If yes, any good recommendation on an affordable hotel with a scenic view?

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Aug 28, 2011 at 7:42 AM
    • trip from denver west or northwest to reno and salt lake city with stops at state -us parks

      by harris1311 Online Now Jul 4, 2011 at 12:28 PM

      i have a meeting to attend in denver starting the 22 of may for a week.. friend and i would like to see several of the best state and usa parks that are between colorado and seattle . also some between colorado and califoria.
      we are thinking of doing the trip between may 10 and 21. we can start any place between colorado and california.or colorado and seattle. we want to go through reno and salt lake city to spend some time with old friends.
      we will be using rental car for travel.
      names of any great parks in these parts of the usa that you think are a must see and would be open would greatly appreciated.

      13 Answers Jul 8, 2011 at 8:38 AM
    • Cape Town to Denver

      by sheepdog65 Online Now Jun 10, 2011 at 11:04 AM

      Hey Guys, My wife and I arrive for 10 in Denver on 4 July. We are looking to stay in Westminster. In South Africa, we have B&B run in suburban homes (cottage or spare rooms. Its a great homely way to stay. Is there anything like that in the city. if not, what are the options.
      Another thing, what do we pack?
      Thanks people.

      4 Answers Jun 14, 2011 at 11:21 AM
    • Cheap place to stay in walking distance to bars?

      by ursaheller Online Now May 16, 2011 at 11:55 AM

      Hi everybody! My boyfriend and I will be visiting Denver for the first time in mid-July. We hope to stay somewhere within walking distance to pubs, restaurants, and bars. We'd prefer to spend our money on good food and beer than on ritzy accommodations. A motel 6 would suffice, if we were in the heart of it all! We know nothing about Denver and would appreciate any input!
      Thank you so much!
      Very excited,
      Ursa

      3 Answers May 17, 2011 at 9:32 PM
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      Denver, sale on sundays?

      by grisslehamn Online Now Mar 29, 2011 at 6:42 AM

      Can i get beers and wine on a sunday in Denver ? Gas stations or grocery stores?


      Thanks

      2 Answers Mar 29, 2011 at 9:12 AM
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      Must try restaurants in Denver?

      by pacific_sol Online Now Feb 16, 2011 at 12:01 AM

      I'll be visiting Denver in a few weeks with friends, coinciding with Denver Restaurant Week. Does anyone have any suggestions for what they would consider to be the best places to eat in the city? I'm looking for places that you would take a date to, or family visiting from out of town - basically a place you would take someone to impress them. The place doesn't necessarily have to be participating in restaurant week, since we'll be eating meals at different times of the day of course, not just dinner :-) We're pretty much open to any type of cuisine (probably anything but your typical steakhouse), but we are looking more at sit down places as opposed to casual eateries. I've been to Yelp and Googled Denver restaurants, and I've also browsed through the listings here on VT, but nothing has really stood out except for Vesta Dipping Grill, which is now on our list of possible places to try. There's also a dessert place that I believe was founded by a Top Chef, and that is also on our list too. Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

      6 Answers Jun 29, 2011 at 7:31 PM
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      Where is the closest whitewater rafting trip?

      by imamtngirl Online Now Jan 7, 2011 at 11:56 PM

      I'm looking for a whitewater rafting trip that begins within a couple of hours of Denver. I've searched online a bit but haven't found anything. I thought someone who lives there might be able to direct me.

      3 Answers Jan 8, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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      Early December in Denver

      by Devon11 Online Now Nov 4, 2010 at 5:16 AM

      I'll be in Denver in early December for a meeting. I'll have most of a weekend to tour around on my own. I'm not sure whether to tour around the city or rent a car and venture out. Is there normally snow on the ground then? I enjoy both outdoor activities and museums. Any suggestions? I'm a novice skiier. How is Rocky Mountain National Park in winter?

      Thanks.

      4 Answers Nov 17, 2010 at 5:34 PM
    • Events on December 2010

      by amatistagerman Online Now Aug 29, 2010 at 7:27 PM

      Thank you I will be in Denver from Dec 28 true Dec 31 st, can you let me know the eventss for this period?? Thanks in advance

      1 Answer Aug 30, 2010 at 4:05 AM
    • Seeking advice on improv comedy theatre for family

      by Annie261 Online Now Jun 21, 2010 at 8:06 PM

      Based on their online information, both Madcap and Impulse Improv Comedy Theatres are appropriate for children. Can anyone confirm from experience whether one or both are appropriate for 9 and 10 year olds? (Sounds like Impulse might be for kids a little older??) And/or can you compare the two in quality? Nothing going on at the Performing Arts Center when we will be visiting in August. Guidance will be appreciated!