Gaming and entertainment takes center stage. This little town now has nearly two dozen casinos, and many of them offer live entertainment. Some of the newest and largest are the Isle of Capri, The Lodge, Riviera (owned by the Las Vegas Riviera), Mountain High, and Mardi Gras.
Located on six acres, the Mountain High Hotel and Casino (formerly the Hyatt) features large gaming areas, several restaurants, a health club, and a 350-room hotel.
In addition to gaming and shopping opportunities, this entertainment complex offers abundant dining experiences with its "Kitchens of the World." The restaurants wil serve Chinese, French, Italian and Mexican cuisine along with seafood. "Grandma's Kitchen" offers cooked-to-order old-time specialites. Live entertainment occurs in the huge entertainment lounge in the center of the casino. Its Fireside Lounge has a stage with two grand pianos for dueling piano action.
If you haven't been to Colorado's Black Hawk, you will be surprised at the sophisication of this mountain town. Every year, it keeps growing with more casinos, bed and breakfasts and shops.
The town is less than an hour's drive west from Denver.