Champing at the bit for warmer weather? Burned out on skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing? Maybe you just aren’t one for the cold? Well, rest easy. There’s plenty of indoor fun to be had near your TAVA Waters apartment. Keep it super close to home with art galleries in Cherry Creek, or head to downtown Denver for an adventurous day in the big city. Here are three ways to cure your winter restlessness, courtesy of TAVA Waters.
Cherry Creek Art Galleries
Art galleries are abundant in Cherry Creek, so no matter your tastes, you’ll find something to your liking. Whether you’re in the market for that perfect piece to anchor your living room wall or you just want to marvel at the work of local artists, Cherry Creek has you covered. Here are a few galleries you won’t want to miss:
- Cherry Creek Art Gallery puts well-known Colorado artists’ work, which ranges “from abstract to representational,” front and center. Best of all, it’s just 5 miles from your TAVA Waters home.
- Saks Galleries, located in the Cherry Creek North shopping district less than 5 miles from TAVA, is a family-owned spot with a heavy concentration of 19th- to 21st-century American and European oils, bronzes, and watercolors. Much of the work you’ll find here focuses on the American West.
- Fascination St. Fine Art, also located less than 5 miles from TAVA, showcases a diverse selection of work from acclaimed artists worldwide. With everything from photography to pop art to eccentric sculpture pieces, Fascination is sure to feature art you’ll love.
- Looking for more galleries? Check out Cherry Creek North and Cherry Creek Arts District for more fun spots to work into your day.
Stranahan’s Distillery Tour
See where “the magic happens” with a tour of Stranahan’s Distillery, which is a mere 7 miles from TAVA. Get an inside look at the whiskey-making process with a tour of the famed distillery’s brew house and bottling room. The hourlong general tour includes a comprehensive rundown of the company’s history, its ingredients and processes. You even get to taste samples of Stranahan’s single-malt whiskey. Upgrade to the two-hour VIP tour and you’ll be treated to even more in-depth Stranahan’s knowledge. And you get to sample limited-release whiskeys!
Denver Museum of Nature & Sciences
This is a good one if you’re in the mood to learn. Denver Museum of Nature & Sciences features an IMAX theater, a planetarium, and rotating exhibitions that put an emphasis on interactivity. Explore natural wonders, foreign cultures, and deep dives into scientific subject matter of all types. Be sure to make a day of it. You’ll need lots of time to browse all the exhibits and interactive stations. Check out the DMNS website for the latest exhibitions and movie screenings.
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