Top Picks: Easter Weekend in Loveland, Colorado
Trees and flowers are blooming; warmer weather surrounds us and Spring is in the air – which means Easter is right around the corner. Just 45 minutes north of Denver, there are some great ways to experience Easter in Loveland this weekend.
Leave the electronics behind and make time to bond with your family and friends at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch for an Easter weekend getaway. The package includes two night’s lodging, Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15, Sylvan Dale’s full Easter Buffet, traditional golden egg hunt, campfire with s’mores, hearty ranch breakfast, Western classic movie night with popcorn and sodas and outdoor fun including hiking, visiting the horses, tennis, pickle ball, basketball, shuffleboard and more. Add horseback riding for an additional charge. Cost: Starting at $317 for two. Call (970) 667-3915 and ask for The “Cottontail Special.”
UPDATE: This package has sold out.
Families looking for ways to take advantage of the beauty of Colorado during Easter weekend can find affordable outdoor adventure fun at Zippity Zoo Barnyard. Reservations required. Start times are available for 9:30 a.m., 11:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. Each child will accomplish an Easter Egg Hunt, participate in a Zippity Piñata fun opportunity and select a free plush animal from Zippity’s treasure chest. Meet & Greet the Animals and play in the Zippity Zoo Maze & Fun Zone. Cost: $10 per ticket for children ages 2-12 years old.
Top Picks for Easter Brunch
- Embassy Suites Loveland: Includes a glass of champagne or mimosa, crafts for the kids & a family photo with the Easter Bunny. Download the Easter brunch menu which includes cold and hot buffet offerings as well as dessert options. Cost: Adults $48.95, Seniors (65+) $39.95, Children (5-12) $24.95, Kids under 4 eat free. Call for reservations at 970-593-6200.
- Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch: Enjoy traditional fare filling the holiday buffet overflowing with fresh home baked bread and rolls, crisp greens, fresh fruit, and colorful vegetables. Save room for tasty homemade desserts! Stay and take part in Sylvan Dale’s Golden Egg Hunt. Our resident Easter Bunny will be on hand to greet you! If you find the Golden Egg, bring it to the Easter Bunny for a prize. Contact us for details at 970.667.3915 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Generations Wine & Martini Bar: Head to downtown Loveland for a 24-foot-long buffet featuring plenty of breakfast classics along with salmon, shrimp and finger sandwiches. Mimosas and a bloody mary bar are available for purchase. Cost: $23 per person and $9 for children 9 and under. 127 W. Fourth St., Loveland, 970-619-8294.
- Door 222: A four-course brunch menu awaits diners, with the options for each course including Pork belly eggs Benedict, vegetarian eggs Benedict, smoked salmon eggs Benedict, brioche French toast, short rib hash, lobster frittata, BLT, breakfast burger and fried chicken sandwich. Cost: $29.50 per person. Kid’s menu is available for $9.50 for kids 12 and younger. 222 E. Fourth St., Loveland, 970-541-3020.
Instead of bunnies, celebrate the Eagles on Easter weekend as the Colorado Eagles play the first two games of the ECHL playoffs right here at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland. Join the fun Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15. Tickets start at $17.