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Arvada is a city of Colorado that is composed of modern architecture and a place full of history. Often described as the suburbs of Denver, the municipality of Arvada is also well known for its historical and astonishing landmarks.  Although it is populated with more than 106,000, it still emanates an old small town atmosphere. Arvada has a peaceful neighborhood that enjoys modern living while also remembering their city roots and rich history. Arvada provides an exclusive trail system that connects with other trails of the Rocky Mountains and Denver accompanied by stunning parks and sceneries.

Some History of Arvada

 In the early 1800’s Arvada was well known for its prosperous agriculture area which included farming, mining and root crops trading. It was also famous for the first discovery of gold along the Colorado area. In the year 1850, a group of gold prospectors led by Lewis Ralston incidentally found an ounce of gold on a small stream near the Clear Creek.  The people of Arvada still preserve its history by giving visiting tourists a tour of its old downtown, which holds the history of the discovery of gold.

Leisure Activities

The municipality of Arvada offers a variety of fun activities. Visiting exceptional historic museums and theaters can help tourist understand its origin and at the same time enjoying the experience of fine dining and shopping in the National Register of Historic Places. In addition, Olde Town Arvada offers exciting hangouts where you can relax and enjoy its foods and exciting festivals.

Community Events

Almost throughout the year, Arvada offers opportunities for artists to showcase their talents at cultural events and showing their works in public areas. The Arvada Center is famous for staging awesome concerts, sing and dance performances and many other forms of art. Also, when planning to visit Arvada Colorado, it is best to set it on the winter season where festive parties and winter activities are being held and enjoyed by the community. From skiing and rock climbing to torchlight parades, Arvada takes pride in its colorful and festive events.

 Key Landmarks

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is definitely the famous landmark of this city. Arvada takes pride of its state of the art facility that composed of museums, which showcase the rich history of Arvada. It also offers educative activities like classes in ceramics, dancing and gallery exhibits. Arvada Center thrives for its successful delivery of entertainment and educational programs. It provides platforms for aspiring artists where they can develop their raw talents and showcase it to the public eye.

Arvada Zip Codes: 80002, 80003, 80004, 80005, 80007

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