Comfort Suites Longmont
11292 Business Park Circle
Firestone, CO 80504
Phone: (720) 864-2970
Fax: (720) 864-2971
Hot air balloons are extremely popular in the West, from California to Colorado, visitors will see these inflatable balloons wafting above many regions. Life Cycle happens to be in Longmont, CO, right outside of Boulder and it is one of the only ones in Colorado that allows people to jump out of a parachute at 9,000-ft.! In addition to balloon rides the owners offer balloons for sale as well as classes on how to become a certified pilot. Check website for exact details on prices and flight times.
One of the largest in Longmont, near Heritage Middle School and Loma Linda Elementary School, the 48.5-acre Clark Centennial Park features an aquatics facility with indoor pool and weight room, a youth center, softball/baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, a roller hockey rink and more.
Established in 1907, the Longmont Public Library offers an extensive collection of fiction and non-fiction books for all levels, newspapers, magazines, videos, DVDs, CDs, audio cassettes and more. Programs are held throughout the year at the Longmont Public Library.
One of the original parks planned by the Chicago-Colorado Colony, Roosevelt Park covers three city blocks and contains the Senior Center, St. Vrain Memorial Building, a pavilion, playground, Roosevelt Activity Pool and more.
Built by James Wiggins for J.K. Sweeny, this historic two-story, red brick Victorian home is the perfect location to host such special events as weddings, dinner parties, anniversaries, brunches, recitals, club meetings, rehearsal dinners and receptions.
From the Sawtooth Ale to the Milk Stout, some of the city's much-loved beers have originated at the Left Hand Brewing Company. Established in 1994, the brewery started off with a bang, with their first brew winning multiple awards at various competitions. The rest as they say is history, with the brewery producing some of the region's finest beers. Individual tours are conducted regularly, taking you through the process and the history of Left Hand. Groups of 10 or more can be accommodated on weekdays. The Tasting Room serves up the entire gamut of the brewery's creations and is an excellent place to unwind after the tour. Check website for more.
This community park features four ball fields, a batting cage, football/soccer fields, a cricket field, life-size bronze sculpture, "Free-For-All," and more.
"An event center with a unique blend of Longmont's heritage and culture," Hoverhome is an elegant, 6,000 square foot, English Tudor, Gothic Revival-style home that is available for weddings, receptions, celebrations, corporate events, afternoon teas and tours. Historic Hoverhome is currently owned and maintained by the St. Vrain Historical Society.
The Agricultural Heritage Center is open to the public from April through October.
This one-story blacksmith shop was constructed by Alfred G. Bimson in 1893. Rough-cut pink sandstone was used in the construction of this shop. It was also used as a community gathering place where people would gather for social get-togethers. The shop remained opened till 1943. The local residents later turned this blacksmith shop into the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum in 1978, and the building was added to National Register of Historic Places on July 23, 1981.
Adventure Balloon Rides offers (literally and figuratively) the best views of Boulder and the beautiful Rocky Mountains. For less than 200USD, riders start out with light breakfast then soar up to a tranquil 2,500-ft. altitude in a massive hot-air balloon. After your flight, finish off an exhilarating voyage over the Boulder landscape of mountains, farmland and city with a flute of champagne. It is said this tradition started when early flyers would haphazardly land in the wrong spot, upsetting homeowners and other established types, so they carried champagne to soften the blow.
An activity laden water Mecca, the Boulder Reservoir is a popular destination for residents during the lazy days of summer. Swimming, sailboarding and fishing are the main activities. For those new to water, instructors offer lessons in water-skiing and boating. Pack a picnic lunch or grab a bite from the snack bar. The white sandy beach is popular with locals for tanning purposes. Leave the dog at home for pets are not allowed on the beach.