Route 30 in Colorado begins near the big city of Denver. You can follow the route from Interstate 25, up Hampden Avenue, and on to Havana Street. From there, it travels through Aurora along 6th Street. You will pass Buckley Air National Guard Base and many other interesting places along the way. The route was established in 1955. The road is often bypassed by people who take Interstate 70, which runs almost parallel to Highway 30. There are many exciting stops to make along Route 30.
Commonground Golf Course
10300 E. Golfers Way
Aurora, CO 80010
Commonground Golf Course is a great place to spend the day playing golf or taking some lessons. It's an 18-hole championship course with a practice facility and a short course for beginners. The course was designed for golfers of all ability levels with a variety of tee ratings. Although the course is located in the heart of the city of Aurora, it has the feeling of a country setting with its views of the mountain ranges in the background. The learning center offers classes for adults and juniors age seven and up. It offers summer camps and events that are geared for specific age groups. You can also get a session with a private coach. One two-hour coaching session is $200, as of 2011. Green fees start at $40 for 18 holes of golf. You can also rent golf carts and balls for a fee.
7400 E. Hampden Ave.
Denver, CO 80237
Elvis Cinemas on Route 30 is an old fashioned theater with old fashioned prices. Prices before 6:00 p.m. are $2.50 for tickets, and after 6:00 p.m., the tickets are $3.50, which is quite a bargain compared to other theaters. It offers party packages where you can actually rent the theater for your own private showing, including popcorn and a drink for $12 per person, as of 2011. Elvis Cinemas shows all of the latest movies, as well as a few classics. Enjoy a movie before heading back to your Stoneham bed and breakfast for the night.
8988 E. Hampden Ave.
Denver, CO 80231
Laserquest is the place to go for a little excitement on your vacation. You can play laser tag, which is a high tech game of hide and seek and tag. During the game, you will be in a large open area with background music, lights and even a fog machine. You score points by tagging your competition with lasers. You can enjoy a game for $8 per person. They're open Tuesday through Thursday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Fridays from 4:00 to 11:00p.m., Saturdays from noon to 11:00p.m., and Sundays from noon until 6:00 p.m. Laserquest staff ask that all participates obey the posted rules so that everyone remains safe and has a good time. This is a great place to take the family and enjoy some fun before heading back to your Stoneham inn.