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The 2012 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
(CTS 2012)

May 21-25, 2012

The Westin Westminster Hotel
Denver, Colorado, USA


CTS 2012 Location Information (Local Lodging, Dining, Shopping and Attractions)


LODGING (Numbers match locations on Hotel Map below.)

1) CONFERENCE HOTEL:
    Westin Westminster
    10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
    (888) 625-5144

NEARBY HOTELS

2) Spring Hill Suites
6845 W. 103rd Avenue, Westminster, CO 80221
(303) 464-1999

4) La Quinta Inn & Suites Westminster - Promenade
10179 Church Ranch Way, Broomfield, CO 80021
(866) 670-5933

6) Comfort Inn Northwest
8500 Turnpike Dr, Westminster, CO 80031
(866) 215-6641

7) Hampton Inn Denver/NW/Westminster
5030 W. 88th Place, Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 427-0700

8) Residence Inn-Denver N
5010 W 88th Pl, Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 427-9500

9) La Quinta Inn Denver - Westminster Mall
8701 Turnpike Drive, Westminster, CO 80031
(866) 670-5932

5) DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver - Westminster

8773 Yates Drive, Westminster, CO 80031
(866) 235-1099

10) Comfort Inn Northwest
8500 Turnpike Dr., Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 428-3333


WESTMINSTER AREA MAP

(DENVER TO THE SOUTHEAST AND BOULDER TO THE NORTHWEST CONNECTED BY HIGHWAY 36)


WESTMINSTER, DENVER AND BOULDER, CO TRAVEL AND TOURISM:
For more information about the Westminster/Boulder/Denver area, you can visit the following sites:

City of Boulder (approximately 25-minute drive to the northwest): http://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/
Downtown Denver (approximately 20-minute drive to the southeast): http://www.denver.org/ 

DINING, SHOPPING AND ATTRACTIONS:

RESTAURANTS
Restaurants within walking distance of Westin Westminster Hotel (Promenade across street)

 Dave and Busters Pub Food $$ 303.438.1500
 Mt. Fuji Japanese Steakhouse Japanese  $$$ 720.887.1188
 Que BuenoMexican 
 $$ 303.464.1171
 Rock Bottom Restaurant and BreweryPub Food  $$ 720.566.0198
 Tuk Tuk Thai Bistro Thai  $$ 303.988.5885


Restaurants 0.75 mi on west side of highway 36 (Shops at Walnut Creek)

It is feasible to also walk to these restaurants:
There are two ways to walk there. One is obvious, there's an overpass you walk across.
There's a second option that doesn't even require going over the overpass.
For this second route, follow these directions:
From The Westin Westminster walk towards the Ice Centre. On the north side of the Ice Centre walk across the bridge towards the AMC Westminster Promenade 24 Theater. Turn right at the theaters and walk towards Fat Cats Bowling Alley. When you’ve reached Promenade Drive North turn left and walk under the bridge. The shopping area on the west side of Highway 36 is Walnut Creek.

 BJ'S Restaurant & Brewhouse Pub Food  $$ 303.389.6444
 Bonefish Grill Fish $$$ 303.423.3474
 Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar Pub Food $ 303.465.2999
 East Moon Asian Bistro & Sushi  Asian  $$ 303.635.1888
 Hacienda Colorado Mexican  $$ 303.460.0111
 Romano's Macaroni Grill  Italian  $$ 303.439.9333

$ = Inexpensive, usually $10 and under
$$ = Moderately expensive, usually between $10-$25
$$$ = Expensive, usually between $25-$45

Shopping:
Westminster Promenade (across the street from conference hotel)
http://thewestminsterpromenade.com/

The Shops at Walnut Creek (west side of Highway 36)
http://shopsatwalnutcreek.com/default.asp
Pearl Street Mall in Boulder and 16th Street Mall in Denver are also good shopping areas as well as for dining and attractions (see attractions)

FlatIron Crossing (5 miles NW of hotel)
http://www.flatironcrossing.com/
One West FlatIron Crossing Dr
Broomfield, CO 80021
(720) 887-7467


Attractions / Entertainment:
WALKING DISTANCE FROM WESTIN (IN PROMENADE)

Butterfly Pavilion:
http://www.butterflies.org/

AMC 24 Movie Theaters: 
http://www.amctheatres.com/Westminster/
888-AMC-4FUN

Ice Centre at the Promenade
http://www.icecentre.com/
303.469.2100

MadCap Improv Comedy Theater:
http://www.madcapimprov.com/
(303) 460-3854

FatCats Bowling Alley
http://fatcatsfun.com/index.php/locations/westminster-colorado
(303) 466-7515


METRO DENVER


Denver Art Museum
100 W 14th Ave Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
720-865-5000
http://denverartmuseum.org/home 
 A wide range of world-class European, American and Western art, including one of the nation's most extensive Native American collections.

 Denver Museum of Nature and Science
2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80205
303-322-7009
http://www.dmns.org/ 
Sit back for the planetarium show, tour fascinating exhibits, and experience the excitement of an IMAX® film.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Speer & Arapahoe, Denver, Colorado
303-893-4100
http://denvercenter.org/
Only Lincoln Center offers more seating than this premier Western cultural complex featuring nine theaters, and offering a vibrant calendar of nationally touring productions as well as local performances.

Denver Botanic Gardens
1005 York St., Denver, CO 80206
720-865-3585
http://www.botanicgardens.org/
With a wide range of stunning gardens, The Denver Botanic Gardens define and celebrate our Western identity, and our unique high altitude climate and geography.

Denver Zoo
East 23rd Ave. & Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205
http://www.denverzoo.org/
View 3,500 different animals, representing over 650 species, in particular Predator Ridge, Tropical Discovery, Primate Panorama and the Dragons of Komodo exhibit.

Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium (formerly Invesco Field at Mile High Stadium)
1701 Bryant St., Denver, CO 80204
720-258-3000
http://www.sportsauthorityfieldatmilehigh.com/
Exposed steel girders arch to the sky, making the Broncos' home a striking addition to the downtown skyline.

1STBANK Center
11450 Broomfield Lane., Broomfield, CO 80021
303-410-0700
http://1stbankcenter.com/
Formerly known as the Broomfield Event Center, 1STBANK Center is the premiere mid-sized event venue in the Denver area, and it's just 10 minutes from the Westin Westminster. The venue can hold up to 6,500 people and can accommodate live music, family shows, sporting events, community functions and more.

Coors Field
2001 Blake St., Denver, CO 80205
303-292-0200
http://colorado.rockies.mlb.com
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon or evening watching the Colorado Rockies play ball at Denver's downtown ballpark, which offers some of the best mountain views in the region.

Pepsi Center
1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, CO 80204
303-405-1100
http://www.pepsicenter.com/
Home to the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche, the Pepsi Center also hosts a full calendar of concerts and special events. The Can, as locals call it, is an area landmark.

Water World
1800 W. 89th Avenue, Federal Heights CO 80260
http://www.waterworldcolorado.com/
 Water World, one of America's largest family water parks, is located just 15 minutes north of downtown Denver, Colorado, on 64 beautifully landscaped acres. Water World is celebrating it's 30th year of operation this year.  Since we opened in 1979 with the first two water slides in the state of Colorado, we now boast over 46 water adventures, and have been rated as one of America's top ten water parks by the Travel Channel.

 Adventure Golf & Raceway
9650 N. Sheridan Blvd. Westminster, CO 80031
www.adventuregolfandraceway.com
 Welcome to the premier Denver miniature golf and Denver Go Karts facility located in Westminster, Colorado where you will have an incredible time of Denver family fun. At Adventure Golf and Raceway you can golf on 3 of America's most unique 18-hole miniature golf courses and race around Colorado's first and only outdoor electric go-kart track, and much more.

 Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
18300 W. Alameda Pkwy,. Morrison, CO 80465
720-865-2494
www.redrocksonline.com 
This striking one-of-a-kind outdoor performing arts venue is majestically set between natural massive red rock boulders. A concert here is as captivating for the breathtaking views of Denver as it is for the world-renowned acoustics.

Downtown Denver & LoDo
http://www.lodo.org/  
Historic Lower Downtown Denver - known as LoDo - has been transformed into the city's hottest place to shop, eat, and play. From locally-owned boutiques and galleries to fine dining, and the hottest clubs, relax on one of LoDo's famous rooftop decks or explore Denver's 16th Street Mall.

Elitch Gardens Theme Park
2000 Elitch Circle, Denver, CO 80204
303-595-4386
http://elitchgardens.com/
Elitch Gardens Theme Park presents over 45 rides and attractions. Ride the thrilling Boomerang roller coaster, the Mind Eraser coaster, or make a splash at Island Kingdom Water Park.

Downtown Aquarium
700 Water St., Denver, CO 80211
303-561-4450
http://www.aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownaquariumdenver/default.asp 
This world-class attraction offers an underwater adventure that spans the world's waterways.

Coors Brewery
12th St. and Ford St., Golden, CO 80401
303-277-2337
www.coors.com
In nearby Golden, the famed Coors Brewery offers daily tours complete with complimentary beer tastings; it produces more beer than any other brewery in the country.


METRO BOULDER


Downtown Boulder Pearl Street Pedestrian Mall (15 miles NW of conference hotel)
http://www.boulderdowntown.com/  
Downtown Visitors Center
1301 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
303-417-1365



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