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Charming Berkeley is known for its beautiful lakes, lush green surroundings, walking trails, playgrounds and picnic spots. The surrounding Tennyson neighborhood touts an up-and-coming global eatery scene, range of fashion boutiques, and a variety of taprooms and laid-back bars in walkable distance. The nearby university has imbued this neighborhood with a younger, more hip feel, while still maintaining an overall old-school Denver vibe.

  • Perfect for: Established families looking for a more laid-back social scene
  • Catch a show at: The Oriental Theater
  • Date night idea: Check out live bands at Local 46 Bar and Biergarten
  • Take a jaunt: Berkeley is known for its lakeside trails