In celebration of the National Park Service’s 103rd birthday, all 412 National Park Service units (Parks, Monuments, Historic Sites) will be open to the public for FREE on Sunday, August 25. This includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included. The nearest to the metro area is splendid Rocky Mountain National Park between Estes Park and Grand Lake.
Sports & Recreation
Everyone in the Mile High City is always rootin’ for the Broncos! However, there’s a little more pep in our collective cheer because, when they win (or complete specific plays), fans can all savor the victory with some great deals around town. There are several to tackle, so here’s the game plan for Broncos fans and bargain eaters on where to get the tasty deals. [Read more…] about 5 Broncos Bargains For Hungry Fans; Important McDonald’s Update
If you bank at Wells Fargo (or know someone who does), take advantage of this home-run offer for Colorado Rockies tickets.
From March 1 to October 1, the bank is offering 2-for-1 Club Level tickets to all Colorado Rockies 2019 regular season games, except for April 5; June 10 to 12; July 2 and 3; August 27 and 28; and September 27. Purchases must be made with a consumer or business Wells Fargo debit card. [Read more…] about Wells Fargo: 2-for-1 Club Level Tickets For Colorado Rockies
Get two Summer Activity Passes to Copper Mountain for just $79 for all ages (i.e., no kid’s discount). Buy at the mountain or online.
Each pass is good for: 1 day of unlimited access to scenic chairlift rides and bike hauls ♦ 1 Quad Power Jump ♦ 1 ride on the Zip Line ♦ 1 pass through the Woodward WreckTangle ♦ 1 ride on the Rocky Mountain Coaster ♦ 1 Go-Kart session ♣ Unlimited access to lake activities ♦ Unlimited access to the climbing wall. Note that the WreckTangle, a Ninja-inspired obstacle course, is not available to the public on August 10 due to a competition.
Open daily through September. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday to Friday (scenic chairlift rides until 4 p.m.); 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday. Copper Mountain is directly off I-70’s Exit 195. Summer weekend traffic can be problematic, but weekdays are a breeze.
As the temperatures start to sizzle, a day at Water World (8801 N. Pecos St.) in Federal Heights is one of the best (and most fun) ways to cool off. Since opening in 1979 with the first two water slides in Colorado, the water park now boasts more than 50 water adventures. For 2019, they’re celebrating 40 years of fun in the sun. [Read more…] about 15 Ways to Save Big at Water World
There are still passes available! Active bargain hunters will definitely want to take this offer for a spin! Thanks to Denver Public Works, the 5280 Program provides a FREE Denver B-cycle Annual Pass to Denver residents. An annual pass is regularly $75, so the offer is definitely “worth the trip.”
The Annual Access Pass gives riders access to Denver B-cycle’s system and 60 minutes of complimentary ride time through December 31. To qualify, you must be a full-time resident of the City and County of Denver. [Read more…] about Free $75 Annual Denver B-cycle Pass For Denver Residents
Story by Chris Englert. Hiking in shade in Denver can be a bit of a challenge. Most folks will head up into the Front Range to find a shady hike in the mountains? But who has time? On my website, DenverByFoot.com, I provide hundreds of suggestions for where to hike in Denver.
Rather than having to drive an hour each way to the trail head, wouldn’t it be nice to find a worthy walk within twenty minutes of your Denver home? Below are five great walks here in Denver that are easy to get to and provide some shade for a great hike during a hot Denver day. [Read more…] about The 5 Best Walks With Shade In Denver
Take me out to the ball game…on the cheap. It doesn’t get much better than a summer afternoon or evening at Coors Field. The roar of the crowd, the crack of the bat and munching on baseball park snacks makes for a memorable day with friends and family. However, you don’t need to break the bank to have a good time. Baseball fans can also be bargain hunters, so catch big savings with the following 9 home run offers: [Read more…] about Batter Up For 12 Colorado Rockies Deals
Game on! Families looking for lots of fun-packed action should head to Dave & Buster’s. The entertainment complex has it all — sports bar, restaurant and arcade. Now, this is not your typical arcade. For those old enough, it’s not Pac-Man, Centipede or Frogger anymore. Now, everything is much more high-tech and interactive.
The destination offers some of the most cutting-edge video games, many based on hit movies. On the flip side, they also offer many “carnival” arcade games for those who prefer their gaming a little more traditional, but still lots of fun. (On the arcade games, players earn tokens for high scores, which can be redeemed for some really cool prizes.) [Read more…] about Game On! Deals & Discounts at Dave & Buster’s
Are you looking for a safe, affordable and fun activity for the family? If so, Surfside Spray Park (5330 W. 9th Ave.) in Lakewood is for you. The low-cost water park is open from May 25 to September 1. (Weekends only from August 10 to September 1.)
The park boasts one main splash pad and a second splash pad designed for small children. Both areas offer plenty of fountains and fun — lots of splashing! Plus, there’s plenty of shade, grass and water features to enjoy throughout the park. [Read more…] about Lakewood’s Surfside Spray Park — Admission Only $1 All Summer
Denver as the “roller skating capital of the world”? That’s the aim of SummerSkate, Denver’s first and only outdoor roller skating rink located at The Shops at Northfield Stapleton. The rink open for the summer on July 5 and remains open through September before being converted into the WinterSkate ice rink. Hours of operation are Friday & Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. [Read more…] about SummerSkate – Outdoor Roller Skating at Northfield Stapleton
How many of Colorado’s 42 state parks have you visited? Now you and your family can visit any or all of them for FREE. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has teamed up with the Colorado State Library to offer the Check-Out Colorado program. Each of 287 libraries (including public, military and college/university libraries) has two seven-day hang-tag park passes good for entrance to all Colorado state parks, and they can be reserved and checked-out just as books can. [Read more…] about Check Out Colorado State Parks Pass at Libraries
Consider this a hole-in-one deal. The Greg Mastriona Golf Courses at Hyland Hills have a summer deal that proves it’s never too late to start a round. With start times are adjusted seasonally from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. daily, you can play under the Gold Super Twilight special.
Cost is $35 with cart and if you run out of time, receive a rain check for any hole not finished. (Rain checks must be issued in the Pro Shop on the same day as play. The Pro Shop closes 20 minutes after dark.) This offer is good all summer long. 9650 N. Sheridan Blvd., Westminster.
Time to pick up those poles and grab some bait. A Kids Fishing Clinic is held once a month at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge. This FREE event from 10 a.m. to noon is open to kids ages 6 to 12 years old. The first one of the season is Saturday, June 15.
Experienced anglers from Environmental Learning for Kids Youth Urban rangers will be on hand to help. Learn about line casting, native fish and anatomy. Poles will be available for loan. Reservations are required. [Read more…] about Free Kids Fishing Clinic at Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge
AMF & Brunswick Bowling Centers are offering kids (15 and under) 3 games of bowling every day this summer from May 20 through September 2 for the low price of $31.95 to $34.95 (depending on Center). This year, you can also buy a Kids Passport good at any participating location for $43.95. Passes are good Monday to Friday from open to 8 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from open to 4 p.m. [Read more…] about Kids Low-Cost Summer Bowling Pass