Shops and services:
From the upscale Cherry Creek Shopping Center to the downtown excitement of Denver Pavilions, there are dozens of shopping venues to choose from. While downtown, try the revitalized 16th St Mall, a busy pedestrian mall featuring hotels, restaurants, days spas and music stores.
Looking for a specific business or service? Try the Denver Yellow Pages. You may also wish to check the White Pages to find a particular person or business.
Medical and dental:
The Denver area has nine community health centers and 11 school-based health clinics as well as larger institutions such as the Denver Health Medical Center and Children's Hospital. You will be able to locate many qualified medical or dental professionals in the city. Look here to find a good veterinarian or pet hospital.
Schools and childcare:
Denver prides itself on the high level of education of its citizens. Many of the area's colleges and universities also offer non-traditional or adult education programs, including evening and weekend part-time tracks for those seeking degrees.
To compare schools or for a more complete listing of schools, colleges, and libraries in your area, try searching the National Center for Education Statistics website. For additional education information for DND dependent students out-of-Canada, visit the Dependent Education Management website.
There are a number of language training facilities in the area to improve your language skills. Here are some options:
You can learn French through online distance learning or with Rosetta Stone.
Need a quick translation? Travlang will help you translate from English to French and French to English, as well as many other language combinations.
Need an online dictionary? Try this one. It provides word translations from English to French, Spanish, and Italian, as well as English-only word definitions.
Dining and entertainment:
Described as a cosmopolitan city on the edge of the Rockies, you'll never be bored living near Denver. If you are looking for exciting nightlife, try some of the funky rock clubs or small theaters in LoDo. Of course skiing is most popular!