Find cheap car rental deals in Lakewood, Colorado
Denver’s neighbor city Lakewood feels quieter, closer to the mountains and greener than Colorado’s capital. A huge array of parks makes it feel constantly peaceful in Lakewood, while the red rocks on the edge of the city offer an outdoor amphitheater beneath the hills. Visit the Lakewood Heritage Center to see buildings from Colorado’s past, and trek down Clear Creek to escape from the city center.
Navigating the parks, hills and neighborhoods of Lakewood is easiest with a rental car. Drive around the city before heading into the nearby Rocky Mountains to find ski slopes, hiking trails and more. Orbitz can help you find the best rental car deal for your trip.
Lakewood is a great launching point for exploring the Rocky Mountains and the cities of Central Colorado. Get in your rental car and start with these three destinations.
Colorado’s colorful, cultural capital is packed with wonderful attractions and experiences. The Denver Zoo and the Denver Botanical Garden offer different activities for families, while the sports stadiums around trendy LoDo provide your evening’s entertainment. Watch the Rockies play baseball at Coors Field, the Broncos play football at the Mile High Stadium, and the Nuggets play basketball in the Pepsi Center.
Journey time: Around 15 minutes
Distance: Approximately eight miles
Boisterous Boulder comes to life every winter as people flock to the city as their stopping point on the way to the ski slopes of the Flatirons. Even if you aren’t in Boulder to visit the many nearby pistes, it’s a delightful destination. There are museums dedicated to natural and social history, as well as a popular contemporary art gallery and a buzzing university campus.
Journey time: Around 40 minutes
Distance: Approximately 35 miles
This historic town, hidden in the depths of the Rockies, offers quick access to mountain peaks and a glimpse into the region’s heritage. Its silver mining past comes to life on the vintage railroad and in the museums and old houses across the town. Not only that, but the drive here from Lakewood is spectacular, winding into the foothills of the mountains as the views get more dramatic.
Journey time: Around 45 minutes
Distance: Approximately 40 miles