Longmont offers a wealth of diversity when it comes to extracurricular activities. With everything from galleries to breweries and parks to hiking there is something for everyone.
There are many options for diversions right in the city of Longmont. If you have an afternoon or evening to spend, come and explore our wonderful Historic Downtown Main Street. This historic area has been active since the late 1800’s and features an array of dining options as well as boutiques and art galleries. Another interesting excursion is a trip to our award winning regional museum. Founded in 1936, this historic museum relocated to a beautiful new 24,000 square foot facility in 2002. Featuring two long-term exhibition spaces and a flexible space for one or two special exhibits, there is always something interesting to see.
Is your group more of an outdoorsy crowd? Well this is Colorado and there are plenty of options from which to choose. Around town, Longmont boasts many miles of paved scenic walking trails and a variety of parks. Venture out a bit further and we have more rugged hiking options such as Rabbit Mountain. For the sports fanatics, we also offer a variety of public golf courses and softball diamonds. We even have a free 9-hole Disc Golf Course! For those seeking a once-in-a-lifetime experience, try skydiving from 17,000 feet, where you will be treated to a bird’s eye view of our town.
Out of Town
For groups looking to venture out a little further, Rocky Mountain National Park is an exciting destination. Be sure to budget a little extra time for strolling along the quaint streets of historic Estes Park. This old mountain town has wonderful many art galleries and gift shops to browse through as well as a variety of restaurants and old fashioned ice cream parlors. Another option is the town of Boulder, which is just a quick 15-minute drive from Longmont. Boulder is a mecca for the arts and cultural crowd, with an array of galleries and shops. When there, be sure to visit the Pearl Street Mall. With almost a dozen blocks of shopping, dining, and entertainment, it is always a huge hit.