Like any excellent college town, Greeley has a vibrant choice of a coffee bar, serving locals and the University of Northern Colorado trainees. Get your repair at roomy Zoe’s Coffee shop before striking the streets, where, as part of a Historic Conservation Commission strolling trips and Brown Bag Series, you’ll discover the city’s areas, historical websites, and architecture.
Look into the lives of more typical settlement-era people at the Centennial Town Museum, an eight-acre outside living history museum with more than 30 classic houses and structures. Get friendly with cowboys and mini stock in the interactive environment. Close by, railway enthusiasts can admire more than 600 railway artifacts, 20 scale miles of track, and numerous mini structures at the Colorado Design Railway Museum at Greeley Freight Station.
Throughout your check out, you’ll discover more than 50 pieces of public art sprayed around Greeley, along with charming parks that include lakes, little streams, waterfalls, bridges, and islands. Recently opened Homestead Park and Open Area have strolling courses, playgrounds, and public art, consisting of artist Joshua Wiener’s Rain Symphony sculpture influenced by the city’s advanced water supply.
Point your compass west to Loveland, a neighborhood dedicated to the arts. For more sculpture adoration, inspect out Art Castings of Colorado’s foundry trip, which reveals you how they’re made (make appointments before checking out).
Go To the Loveland Museum and Gallery to see all of the stamps utilized in the Loveland Valentine Re-Mailing Program; visit the popular Post Workplace from where all of those love letters are forwarded, an Art-Moderne design building integrated in 1937.
Take a look at The Foundry, a brand-new downtown place loaded with shopping, a cinema, hotel, occasions, and restaurants. Or, drop in the Loveland Visitor Center for info on the Loveland Ale Path, which will lead you to the Sweetie City’s breweries.
On the topic of sweeties … Loveland’s latest art setup is a 10-foot-tall Venus sculpture where loved ones can lock their love for one another. Purchase a lock at the visitor’s center (the irreversible place for the sculpture) and compose your name on the lock.
Door 222 Food and Consume sets scrumptious tapas with local draft beers– do not miss out on the chicken and waffles. Next door, see what’s going on at the Rialto Theater, integrated in 1919 and as soon as hailed as “the finest theater north of Denver.”
Or head to Taste Local for scratch-made all-day breakfast (we like Marino’s blueberry flapjacks and The Devil’s Foundation panini).
Complete the night with a check out to Wicked Tequila Space to pick from 40 high-end brand names of tequila and mezcal.
Another choice is Sylvan Dale Visitor Cattle ranch’s supper horseback trips (or anytime flights!), which include a trek to stunning to Eagle Ridge.
Or, back in Greeley, every summertime Friday brings live music on the 9th Street Plaza, with street entertainers, fire spinners, deal with painting, balloon artistry, pathway chalk, and more. The city’s cooking offerings are growing every year. Have a look at Tower 56 Distilling, Lonely Dollar Developing, and Luna’s Taco’s & Tequila to taste things the in-crowd is.