If you are in Denver, then you surely need to visit Morrison, Colorado in Jefferson County. By heading 30 minutes from the Downtown region of Denver, you will run into Morrison. Morrison, Colorado is also called the “the Nearest Faraway place.” Why is it named this? The Mountain Rocks of Hogback separates Morrison, Colorado form the other parts of metro Denver. Thus, one feels that he or she is in a remote area although still close to the main city. When you want to have a break from the busy city life, you can visit Morrison for a quick vacation that isn’t too far away.
There are two good places for accommodation here – the Horton House and the Cliff House Lodge. Both are fabulous bed & breakfasts. There are also many trails here if you are interested in horseback riding, hiking, or mountain biking. There are also good places where you can dine for lunch or dinner. You can also have a scenic view of all the creeks as you are dining. If you are interested in shopping, you can visit the many shops in Morrison along Bear Creek Avenue.
Those who are interested in history can spend time in the museums and historical attractions in and around Morrison. Many historic pictures and artifacts related to dinosaurs and other geographical features can be seen here. The Morrison Natural History Museum is a must see museum along with the Morrison Heritage Museum.
Morrison, Colorado is a place that is not to be missed if you are in Denver. The Red Rocks Amphitheatre is one of the most important famous nearby attractions. The streets of Morrison are a little narrow, but bustling with shops, restaurants, nature, and activities. Wine, Southwestern style food, and superb desserts are among the favorite food and drinks in Morrison.