When planning our two week Colorado trip this past summer, I knew I wanted to spend part of the time in the mountains, but I figured that the first week we’d stay in Denver in order to organize ourselves and purchase any food and necessities we would need later on in our trip. (I ordered many groceries and toiletries for pick up the day we arrived at a Walmart right near we stayed.) Another reason I chose to stay in Denver is because of the excellent location: not too far from Rocky Mountain National Park (which is much farther from our other places we stayed such as Vail and Colorado Springs) and not too far from Colorado Springs and Vail area.
We stayed in the West Side not far from Sloan’s Lake Park in an Airbnb about 20 minute walk from minyan. East Side Kosher Deli and Restaurant, the only kosher grocery and meat restaurant and Brooklyn Pizza are all located in the East Side area (about 20 minute drive from the West Side). Although it is possible to get most kosher foods and bread at East Side, they are often sold out of some of the staples in the summer due to the influx of visitors especially before Shabbos in August (think milk, bread, challah…) It’s best to plan ahead for Shabbos.
The Denver Community Kollel created an extensive tourist guide with all the information needed for a visit-not attractions but about kosher food, minyan and lodging. For more information check the Tourist Guide: https://www.denverkollel.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/tourist-guide.pdf
Posted: November 4, 2020
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