Loveland Colorado: Day Trips From Estes Park
Loveland Colorado is an hour’s drive through the spectacular Big Thompson Canyon along Hwy 34. Visitors to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain Colorado will enjoy a day exploring the cities abundant outdoor recreational activities including 27 public parks, three golf courses, and many local lakes and steams.
A day in Loveland should include a tour of the multi-million dollar collection of bronze sculptures exhibited throughout the city as well as a visit to the art galleries, studios and foundries in the area.
Loveland is a shopper’s paradise with its Historic Downtown offering a charming shopping environment with unique restaurants, art galleries/studios, museum, book stores, gift shops, antique stores, and much more. The Outlets at Loveland which are located at I-25 and west Highway 34 with a selection of more than 80 stores, you can find value, a great selection, and brand names. Some extra services are trolley transportation, ATM, strollers, and wheelchairs. The newest shopping experience in Loveland is the Promenade Shops at Centerra Lifestyle Center with stores and restaurants just east of I-25 at Highway 34. The Metrolux 14 theaters are also located at The Promenade. Amenities include fountains, an ice skating rink, a children’s play area, a central meeting area, sculpture park and nature trails, outdoor seating, and plentiful landscaping.