Few things are as exciting—or as
stressful—as moving. In fact, experts
say it’s among the most stressful
times in a person’s life. Fortunately
for those moving to Denver, the Mile
High City knows a thing or two about
Home to 230 breweries statewide,
renowned for its deep culture of work-life balance and home to hundreds
of recreational trails in the metro
area, Denver is a wonderful place for
dealing with the stress of moving—and
its residents are practically experts at
blowing off steam.
Best of all, Denver is only 40 miles from
one of the most exciting, enchanting
playgrounds in the region.
Welcome to Black Hawk, Colorado’s
premier gaming and adventure
In the 1800s, people have come to
Black Hawk in search of entertainment,
luck and prosperity, and it’s no
different today. Black Hawk is the
place in Colorado to escape from all
the stresses and frustrations of moving
and daily life. Experience a quick and
exciting day trip or weekend escape
with gorgeous mountain views.
On the way to Black Hawk, do yourself
a favor and schedule a planned
detour to enjoy one of the area’s many
stunning scenic drives. For example,
the Peak-to-Peak Highway is absolutely
gorgeous in the fall, and the Mount
Evans Scenic Byway is the nation’s
highest automobile road.
For lodging, choose from one of four
incredible Black Hawk hotels, offering
1,000 hotel rooms for guests to lay
their heads. With various pricing
options, there’s lodging for every type
of adventurer—including dozens of
Once you’ve arrived, begin your
adventure with a bit of luck and try
your hand at one of Black Hawk’s
many casinos, offering slot machines,
table games, poker and more.
There’s no better place in the state
to play. Even the experts love it—the
Colorado Poker Championship takes
place right in Black Hawk every year.
If gaming isn’t your adventure of
choice, then get outside! During the
warm summer months, immerse yourself
in the beauty of Colorado’s landscape
by hiking or biking or exploring a nearby
mountain trail. Black Hawk is minutes
from Golden Gate Canyon State
Park and dozens of trailheads. And in
the winter, Black Hawk is only a short
drive from some of the best skiing and
snowboarding mountains in the state.
Make it an adventure to remember—no
matter the season.
When you’re here, you’re bound
to work up an appetite. Refuel by
ordering one of the hundreds of
mouthwatering options at the 29
dining choices in Black Hawk. From fine
dining and farm-to-table eateries to
on-the-go delis, ice cream and donuts,
Black Hawk has a restaurant for your
every craving. Don’t miss one of the
renowned all-you-can-eat buffets and
our famous steakhouses too!
In 1859, Black Hawk had a histo-ry-making lode gold strike, and it’s
now celebrating nearly 150 years of
prosperity. In fact, when Colorado was
admitted to statehood in 1876, the
entire Congressional delegation sent to
Washington, D.C., came from the Black
Hawk area. Many of our casinos even
reside in historic buildings that are a
century or more old. When combined
with modern amenities, the result is an
atmosphere unlike anywhere else.
Best of all, exploring the town is easy
by foot or on the free shuttle that runs
every 20 minutes. The city also has
ample free parking for visitors, and it’s
also very convenient to take a bus or
shuttle with a large group.
You can see why Black Hawk is an
ideal escape from the many stresses of
moving and everyday life. So put down
the to-do list, jump in the car and head
west to Black Hawk. We’ll see you when
you get here!
BLACK HAWK, COLORADO Your Ultimate Escape Plan