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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/laurascudder/3164185143Adults and kids that are big fans of railroad experiences will always be seeking a place they can go to learn and experience more about them. There are so many great museums and attractions in Denver for kids to enjoy their love for trains.

Colorado Railroad Museum

17155 W. 44th Ave
Golden, CO 80403

The most popular choice for kids, the Colorado Railroad Museum features railroads, trains and locomotive entertainment. With over 100 diesel, steam, and passenger cars, this huge museum has so much to see in its 15 acre railyard. Families can ride the rails or check out the HO Model Railroad for model train enthusiasts. This also makes for a unique location to host your child’s next birthday party, where parents can rent a Tahoe Dining Car or Party

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/the-consortium/4503904467Summer is always fun in Denver, due to the multitude of fun filled outdoor activities, the warm weather and the many events. When you live in the Denver area, you get to experience everything the city offers each summer. Here are some of the best outdoor activities in Denver for this summer.

Festivals

Since the weather is friendlier during this time of the year, festivals are happening on every corner and in every town near Denver. Festivals in Denver are colorful, fun and educational. Some of the top area festivals include:

  • Colorado Renaissance Festival
  • Cherry Creek Arts Festival
  • Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Public Pools

The best way to enjoy summer is to take a plunge in one of the many outdoor pools Denver has to offer.

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Ride sharing, also known as carpooling or sharing a ride is something that is not encouraged in some cities around the world. This is due to several reasons including, security or safety of the passengers and the affect it may have on other businesses providing public transportation to the area. Obviously, a large scale businesses in the transportation field will be affected when ride sharing (a very affordable means of transportation) becomes available to people.  

Despite the debate, when it comes to ride sharing, the local government of Denver, Colorado sees this in a different way. They see the benefits it can bring to residents, especially the ones who are looking for a more cost effective ride.

Ride sharing is a viable and very efficient

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mastermaq/8748848829Food trucks have become a staple and their own genre of food in the last couple of years. Around Denver, they have been popping up everywhere. Here’s a quick look at a few of the top Denver food trucks to dine at this summer.

Still Smokin

If you are missing your deep south roots, while living in Denver, this truck is for you. Still Smokin has everything from full racks of ribs to the amazing Ultimate Porker, which is a pulled pork sandwich with smoked bacon and sausage on a house roll. You can't miss this big black truck. Just follow your nose and you will be sinking your teeth into a sweet and juicy rack of ribs in no time.

Manna from Heaven

This brightly colored truck features tortillas, flatbreads, noodles and baguettes are freshly baked

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjm1138/240182959After walking around Denver you have seen the number of art galleries on Santa Fe and must be asking there has to be some other spots in the city. Santa Fe isn’t the only area with plenty of art galleries. Here’s a list of some of the top Denver art galleries not found on Santa Fe.

Rule Gallery

Rule Gallery is on Broadway and has been open since 1987. The space frequently brings in top national artists to Denver. This gallery is a wonderful gem found in Denver which would rival the many art galleries in New York or Boston. The gallery changes the exhibit every one or two months, so you can come often and see some of the best contemporary artists the country has to offer.  

Neopolitan

Neopolitan is located on East Colfax and features only

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PicnicThe tacky blanket is out, and the sandwiches are packed in the wicker basket now where should we go for a picnic? There are plenty of spots around Denver for your picnic. Here are just a few of the most popular.

City Park

Whether you are looking to drop in for a lovely Sunday night filled with jazz during City Park Jazz, or just wanting to enjoy the lake, City Park is your spot. The park has many large shady trees perfect for setting up a picnic underneath, while the kids play and chase the number of geese in the area. The park is the prime spot for a Sunday afternoon picnic, whether it be with the family or your significant other.

Confluence Park

Located in the heart of downtown, this beautiful little park is the perfect spot for the city

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/denverjeffrey/8847207993The light rail of Denver offers a convenient way for you to see a large number of the attractions that Denver has to offer. You cannot see every attraction the city has to enjoy, but you can see a lot of great ones. Here are some of the attractions you have to look forward to from the light rail.

Union Station

You can see Union Station from lines C, E, and W. The Union Station is considered to be the transit hub of the city of Denver. The station was given a facelift in during 2014. So, if you have not seen it recently – it might be time to see it again.

Elitch Gardens

You can see Elitch Gardens from lines C, E, and W as well. It is a theme park that has been providing Denver with fun since the year 1999. There are rollercoasters as well as a

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Denver Botanic Gardens - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/the-consortium/5301173159Every year, as summer approaches and the flowers start to bloom, the residents of Colorado all want the same thing: to get out and soak up the sun. You want to enjoy the beauty that is Colorado. There are a unique combination of flowers and plants that grow in this state that you are not going to find growing together in other places. So, what is the best way to see the beauty that is Colorado? You take a trip to one of these public gardens!

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens – 530 South Frontage Road – Vail, Colorado

This public garden is open from dawn till dusk, all year round. The peak season for seeing the best plants and flowers, however, is between the months of June and August. In addition to beautiful flowers and plants, this garden is home to

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EventsJuly is a pretty active month in terms of events in Denver, Colorado. If you find yourself bored during the month of July, it is probably because you are not trying hard enough to find something to do. Here are some of the more popular events during the month of July in Denver, Colorado.

Sunday, July 6, 2014 – City Park Jazz

The City Park Jazz concert is a free concert happening at the City Park for anyone who wants to enjoy classic Jazz music. The concert will take place from 6PM to 8PM on July 6th.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 – The Bicycle Men

"The Bicycle Men" is a comedy act that follows the adventures that an American cyclist has while he is in France. The opening night of "The Bicycle Men" happens at the Garner Galleria Theatre on July 10th

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ParkThere is nothing like a family picnic on a warm day to enjoy the spring, summer, or fall weather. Denver has many awesome picnic spots to choose from, each special in its own way. It doesn't matter which one you choose because these spots are all winners.

Sloan's Lake Park – 1700 South Sheridan Boulevard, Denver

Sloan's Lake is full of large trees to offer great shady places for a picnic. In addition to picnicking, the park has walking and running trails, paddle boats for rent, and tennis courts. A public bathroom that is kept pretty clean is also a nice addition.

Belleview Park – 5001 South Inca Drive, Englewood

Belleview Park offers plenty of room for families to picnic and enjoy the day. There are many different activities for the kids

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