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Loveland

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Loveland is a town in northern Colorado.

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History[edit]

Loveland was founded in 1877 along the Colorado Central Railroad. Named after the company's president, William A.H. Loveland, the city's economy was agriculturally-based, with primary crops being sour cherries and sugar beets. The historic Great Western Sugar Company silo, constructed in 1901, is visible from many parts of the town.

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Loveland (Colorado)
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Get in[edit]

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By car[edit]

Coming from either the north (Fort Collins or Wyoming) or the south (Denver or New Mexico), I-25 is the highway of choice. U.S. Route 34 is the largest road from the east (Greeley) or the west (Estes Park).

Get around[edit]

Map of Loveland (Colorado)

See[edit]

Art[edit]

Do[edit]

  • Rialto Theater, 228 E. Fourth St, +1 970 962-2120. 450 seat theater. Presents movies, plays by local theater groups, concerts, etc.
  • Posh Salon & Spa, 4116 N. Garfield Ave. (North Loveland, right on HW 287), +1 970 667-2646. M 9AM-3PM, Tu-Th 9AM-7PM, F-Sa 9AM-4PM. Day spa packages, including massage therapy, facials, manicure/pedicure, paraffin dips, waxes, hair cuts and color. $40-50.

Festivals and Holidays[edit]

  • Sculpture in the Park show. Annually, in August, the Loveland High Plains Arts Council hosts the Sculpture in the Park show in Benson Park. The show features artist in a variety of mediums from all over the world.
  • [dead link] 4th of July Celebration. starting at 11AM, North Lake Park becomes the site of city-wide Independence Day celebrations. Local dance and music groups perform and children can ride the Miniature Train which circuits the park during summer months. The night is capped off with a professional firework display over Lake Loveland.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Little Tokyo, Lincoln (just north of 29th street). A nice fast-food Japanese restaurant. $5-$7/person.
  • [dead link] Monaco Trattoria, 218 E 4th St, +1 970 461-1889.
  • Teraza's Not Just Gyros GREEK DINER, 141 E 4th St, +1 970 663-9594.
  • Henry's Pub, 234 E 4th St, +1 970 611-1896.
  • Cippoletti's, 124 E 4th St, +1 970 669-1699.
  • Trinity's, 337 E 4th St.
  • The 4th Street Chophouse, 4th St (just west of Garfield). Not the best steak you'll ever have, but the best in northern Colorado, by far. All beef is aged at least three weeks- order it rare if you like beef. About $20/person.
  • Lorenzo's (On College/287 and 29th in the King Soopers parking lot by the health club). Come here for the world's best slice of New York style pizza. Introduce yourself to Larry Lorenzo, the big guy who owns the place. Truly everything is good, but you may have a hard time not getting the pizza. Try a Hippie Roll if you need lunch on the cheap!
  • The Inglenook Restaurant, 530 North Cleveland Ave, +1 970 461-1283. Continental style dining. Good food and atmosphere at a reasonable price. Typically quiet.
  • Ristorante Damosso, 1120 N Lincoln Ave, +1 970 667-3678. Excellent food, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices. Quite possibly the best Italian restaurant in Loveland.
  • Adelita's Mexican Restaurant, 414 E. 6th St, +1 970-669-9577. Great margaritas. Basic, tasty Mexican fare: Burritos, Enchiladas, Fajitas as well as weekend specials. Cozy atmosphere. Below $10.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Connect[edit]

The following locations provide free WiFi Internet Access:

  • Coffee Tree: Where Good Things Grow, 422 E 4th St, +1 970 663-1885.
  • Circle Moon Coffee House - 843 North Cleveland Avenue - +1 970 663-2774
  • Loveland Coffee Company - 620 E 29th St - +1 970-278-1221
  • Daz Bog Coffee - 1427 N. Denver - +1 970-622-0031
  • Daddy O's Green Onion - 2279 W. Eisenhower - +1 970-635-0001
  • City News and Coffee House - 601 Cleveland Ave
  • Paciugo Italian Gelato - The Promenade Shops at Centerra, 5971 Sky Pond Drive Ste C124 - +1 970-663-2323
  • Perkins Family Restaurant - 2222 West Eisenhower Blvd. - +1 970-663-1944
  • Johnson's Corner – 2842 SE Frontage Rd., I-25 exit 254 – +1970 667-2069

Go next[edit]

Routes through Loveland
CheyenneFort Collins  N I-25.svgUS 87.svg S  BerthoudDenver
GranbyEstes Park  W US 34.svg E  GreeleyFort Morgan
LaramieFort Collins  N US 287.svg S  BerthoudDenver



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