Whether you have a few hours of free time or an entire weekend there is so much that is offered in the Denver area. For those who have a sweet tooth and a love for doughnuts there are multiple doughnut shops around DU. Staff and student favorites alike include Jelly (fresh made doughnuts next to GSSW), Lamar’s, and Voodoo Doughnuts.
A recommendation is to grab some doughnuts and go out for a hike! There are so many great places to hike all year around.A few favorite hiking places for student to go that is within a 30 minute drive of DU are Evergreen, Golden and Boulder.
If you have a dog, the friendly city of Boulder is your place to hike! Some of the best hike are in Boulder. One of the hikes with the best views is Bear Peak. This hike is a little more challenging with a few boulders to across before you reach the summit. Other great hikes in Boulder include Sanitas, known as a popular spot for the locals and you can’t miss Chautauqua Park where the Flat Irons and Royal Arch are.