- Our list of the best things to do in Arvada, Colorado, features the top 404 nearby activities — including 160 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Arvada, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 21 things to do within the city of Arvada, CO , followed by 383 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boulder, Golden, Denver, Littleton, Aurora, Wheat Ridge, Idaho Springs, Broomfield, Westminster, Evergreen, Morrison, Englewood, Thornton, Longmont, Commerce City, Brighton, Central City, Lakewood, Black Hawk, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Parker, Northglenn, Fraser and Westminster
Measuring 3,000 acres, Standley Lake Regional Park serves as a water storage facility providing drinking water for nearby cities. It can be used for water skiing, boating, swimming, fishing, picnics, wildlife viewing, camping and walking along the park's trails.
The Pepsi Center is home to the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche, the National Basketball Association's Denver Nuggets and the National Lacrosse League's Colorado Mammoth. The venue is also used for concerts and wrestling events.
Established in 1959, the Colorado Railroad museum owns a collection of narrow gauge locomotives including vintage engines, coaches and cabooses. The museum also features a model railroad, a roundhouse restoration facility with a working turntable and offers scenic train rides.
Hosting a diverse array of insect species, from butterflies to other invertebrates, Butterfly Pavilion offers visitors an interactive zoo with educational programs. In addition to the pavilion, there are gardens, trails, water tanks, and more.
90% 480 votes
6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster, CO 80020 MoreLess Info
A great place to learn about insects and nature, the Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center has the biggest collection of butterflies and other insects in Colorado. A trip to the Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center will surely be educational for everyone.
83% 324 votes
1430 Larimer St (between 14th and 15th St), Denver, CO 80202 MoreLess Info
An early section of downtown Denver, Larimer Square has become a chic shopping district for both locals and out of town guests. Walk and take in the sights while exploring its many specialty boutiques and restaurants.