The 2012 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
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:
10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
2) Spring Hill Suites
6845 W. 103rd Avenue, Westminster, CO 80221
4) La Quinta Inn & Suites Westminster - Promenade
10179 Church Ranch Way, Broomfield, CO 80021
6) Comfort Inn Northwest
8500 Turnpike Dr, Westminster, CO 80031
7) Hampton Inn Denver/NW/Westminster
5030 W. 88th Place, Westminster, CO 80030
8) Residence Inn-Denver N
5010 W 88th Pl, Westminster, CO 80031
9) La Quinta Inn Denver - Westminster Mall
8701 Turnpike Drive, Westminster, CO 80031
5) DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver - Westminster
8773 Yates Drive, Westminster, CO 80031
10) Comfort Inn Northwest
8500 Turnpike Dr., Westminster, CO 80030
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 within walking distance of Westin Westminster Hotel (Promenade across street)
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.
$ = Inexpensive, usually $10 and under
$$ = Moderately expensive, usually between $10-$25
$$$ = Expensive, usually between $25-$45
Westminster Promenade (across the street from conference hotel)
The Shops at Walnut Creek (west side of Highway 36)
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)
One West FlatIron Crossing Dr
Broomfield, CO 80021
Attractions / Entertainment:
WALKING DISTANCE FROM WESTIN (IN PROMENADE)
AMC 24 Movie Theaters:
Ice Centre at the Promenade
MadCap Improv Comedy Theater:
FatCats Bowling Alley
Denver Art Museum
100 W 14th Ave Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
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
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
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
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.
East 23rd Ave. & Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205
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
Exposed steel girders arch to the sky, making the Broncos' home a striking addition to the downtown skyline.
11450 Broomfield Lane., Broomfield, CO 80021
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.
2001 Blake St., Denver, CO 80205
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.
1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, CO 80204
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.
1800 W. 89th Avenue, Federal Heights CO 80260
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
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
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
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
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.
700 Water St., Denver, CO 80211
This world-class attraction offers an underwater adventure that spans the world's waterways.
12th St. and Ford St., Golden, CO 80401
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.
Downtown Boulder Pearl Street Pedestrian Mall (15 miles NW of conference hotel)
Downtown Visitors Center
1301 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302