The Mile High City's huge variety of attractions, near-by destinations and the beauty of the Rocky Mountains in our back yard make creating a complete list nearly impossible. From the nationally acclaimed breweries to the north, to the parks, museums and restaurants in downtown Denver, and of course our mountain resorts... only a short drive west. A great place to start is checking out colorado.com. The site provides considerable info on where to go and what to see. For our visiting players and families, we've also listed several links and a few special places at the end of this page. Whatever you do, we truly hope you enjoy your time here in Colorful Colorado!
Places to Visit
Perfect for topping off a day after your match play. First you'll notice the huge silver milk jug, then you'll likely see the lines of people waiting for some of the famous ice cream. Really a treat and worth the wait! Located a short distance from downtown Denver at 2620 16th Street.
not just any hot dog, this iconic restaurant has been around for years. There's a list of toppings and varieties to suit everyone's taste. Steve's even has it's own brew, Steve's Snappin Ale with strong hints of cherry and pepper... a refreshing, yet hot brew you'll have to try. Steve's has two locations: the original at 3525 East Colfax and the other at Denver International Airport.
this spectacular park is located about 90 minutes north of the Apex complex.
Restaurants, Cafes, & Bars
these links should be helpful for finding just what you're up for: Denver Restaurant Guild, Westworld's Best Bar & Restaurants,
check out this site for info and the lowdown on Colorado's world famous breweries https://coloradobeer.org
yep, you're in Colorado and if you're 21 or older, it's legal. If you're inclined, here's a link that will guide you to the dispensaries around town and fill you in on the laws regarding buying and using marijuana in Colorado. Colorado Pot Guide
Other Cities to Visit
One of Colorado's special mountain towns and proposed location of a future tournament in Rocky Mountain Pickleball Series, The Breckenridge Pickleball Classic. Stay tuned or sign up for our newsletter to receive tournament updates and other info. In the meantime, if you're planning a visit check out https://www.gobreck.com for lodging options. (Approximate driving time from the Apex Center is about 90 minutes.)
This famous little mountain town is located at one end of the Roaring Fork Valley. It's a special place, with loads of stories from the distant and not so distant past. Driving time from Apex is about 3 hours or so, with the summertime option of navigating Independence Pass. Check out lodging options at: https://www.stayaspensnowmass.com . Aspen is also planned to be our host city for the planned Aspen Pickleball Open. Dates, courts and permits are currently in the planning stages. We will update our web-site upon confirmation of the dates, so please continue checking or sign up for our newsletter for the latest info.
Another of Colorado's mountain resorts, Steamboat perhaps more than most others has maintained and takes pride in its cowboy roots. The town offers a wonderful blend of the old west and today's contemporary architecture. You can find lodging options at https://www.steamboat.com Rocky Mountain Pickleball again plans to include the Steamboat Classic as part of the Rocky Mountain Pickleball Series. The tournament is being tentatively scheduled for the July 3rd, 4th, & 5th. Updates will be posted here and provided to our email and newsletter subscribers.