Broomfield is a city and county in the state of Colorado, in the United States. It is a suburb, 19 miles from Denver. Home of the Broomfield Event Center, this facility offers a home to the Rocky Mountain Rage hockey club, and a place for events such as the Ice Capades, circuses, rodeos, truck races, conventions, trade shows, community events, and concerts.
Broomfield is largely a residential suburb with some retail space. The Flatiron Crossing Mall is a large mall in the area, anchored by Nordstrom, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Macy’s, and Best Buy. Companies with office space or other facilities in the Broomfield area include Level 3 Communications, Ball, Vail Resorts, MWH Global, Webroot, and Mrs. Fields Cookies. Other companies in the area include Oracle, Hunter Douglas, and Staples.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Broomfield, including indoor activities at the Paul Derda Recreation Center. This center offers a climbing wall, indoor and outdoor play areas, an indoor aquatic park that features slides and a lazy river, along with a spa. In nearby Denver you can visit any of the many museums, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, which is situated in an ultra-modern building downtown. The museum features workshops, films, lectures, and a rooftop deck with a 360-degree view of Denver. There is also a Café and many displays. Another option is the Platte Valley & Western Model Railroad Club, situated in the basement of Denver’s Union Station. In the 1900s the room used for the model trains was used as a jail. The display is of two model railroads depicting Rocky Mountain train routes as they were in the 1950s. Dining options in Broomfield include Flatz Restaurant, Taigun, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery and The Village Tavern. Wildflowers Restaurant is a quaint place that serves also as an English tea rooms, known in the area for its vast range of homemade delicious desserts.
The nearest major airport to Broomfield is Denver International Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights from Denver, Colorado, this airport is situated 33 miles from the city center. The Denver Boulder turnpike on Route 36 is a major road extension from the Rocky Mountain National Park to the Kansas state line.