A small enclave within the city of Denver, Colorado, Glendale is located along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Nature lovers and cyclists will enjoy the Cherry Creek Trail and Bike Path, which runs for 40 miles, ending in Denver's Confluence Park. Sports enthusiasts should check out Infinity Park, an events and sports complex featuring one of the top-rated rugby stadiums in the United States. It is also home to the nationally recognized Glendale Raptors and Glendale Lady Raptors professional rugby teams. Those looking for a little shopping will find it at the popular Cherry Creek Shopping Center, featuring 160 shops and stores.
Visitors to Glendale arrive via Denver International Airport (DIA), a short 21-mile drive or shuttle ride away. Travelers also have the option to take the light rail or buses offered through the city's Regional Transportation District, or RTD. The RTD connects Glendale to the greater city of Denver as well.
Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of more than 5,000 feet, Glendale boasts nearly 300 days of sunshine annually and a dry climate. In winter, visitors can expect average temperatures in the high 30s and low 40s. In the summer, the average temperature is around 88 degrees. The beautiful weather allows for such annual festivals as the Glendale Beerfest, featuring 20 craft breweries and three Colorado distilleries serving their best brews.