Loveland was founded in 1877 along the Colorado Central Railroad. Named after the company's president, William A.H. Loveland, the city's economy was agriculturally-based, with primary crops being sour cherries and sugar beets. The historic Great Western Sugar Company silo, constructed in 1901, is visible from many parts of the town.
Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN). Closest major commercial airport, located in Denver, Colorado, offering flights from international and national locations. A shuttle service, Shamrock Airport Express , is available. Approximately 60 miles south of city center.
Fort Collins/Loveland Airport (IATA: FNL, ICAO: KFNL). Offers flights from Las Vegas, Nevada from Allegiant Air  and private flights. Approximately 10 miles from city center.
Benson Sculpture Garden  Over 100 permanent sculptures are on display in this park off of 29th street.
Loveland Museum and Gallery , located on the corner of 5th and Lincoln, in downtown Loveland offers art classes and contains art and history exhibits. Don't miss the exhibit containing all of stamps from each year of the Loveland Valentine Re-Mailing Program.
Rialto Theater, 228 E. Fourth Street, ☎ (970) 962-2120, . 450 seat theater. Presents movies, plays by local theater groups, concerts, etc.edit
Posh Salon & Spa, 4116 N. Garfield Ave. (North Loveland, right on HW 287), ☎ (970) 667-2646, . M 9AM-3PM, Tu-Th 9AM-7PM, F-Sa 9AM-4PM. Day spa packages, including massage therapy, facials, manicure/pedicure, paraffin dips, waxes, hair cuts and color.$40-50. edit
Sculpture in the Park show Annually, in August, the Loveland High Plains Arts Council hosts the Sculpture in the Park show  in Benson Park. The show features artist in a variety of mediums from all over the world.
4th of July Celebration starting at 11:00AM, North Lake Park  becomes the the site of city-wide Independence Day celebrations. Local dance and music groups perform and children can ride the Miniature Train which circuits the park during summer months. The night is capped off with a professional firework display over Lake Loveland.
Little Tokyo, (On Lincoln just north of 29th street) - a nice fast-food Japanese restaurant. $5-$7/person.
Monaco Trattoria, , 218 E 4th Street, tel: +1 970-461-1889.
Teraza's Not Just Gyros GREEK DINER, 141 E 4th Street, tel: +1 970-663-9594.
Henry's Pub, , 234 E 4th Street, tel: +1 970-611-1896.
Cippoletti's, 124 E 4th Street, tel: +1 970-669-1699.
Trinity's, 337 E 4th Street
The 4th Street Chophouse, (On 4th street, as you might expect, just west of Garfield) - not the best steak you'll ever have, but the best in northern Colorado, by far. All beef is aged at least three weeks-- order it rare if you like beef. About $20/person.
Lorenzo's On College/287 and 29th in the King Soopers parking lot by the health club. Come here for the world's best slice of New York style pizza. Introduce yourself to Larry Lorenzo, the big guy who owns the place. Truly everything is good, but you may have a hard time not getting the pizza. Try a Hippie Roll if you need lunch on the cheap!
The Inglenook Restaurant, , 530 North Cleveland Avenue, tel: (970) 461-1283, Continental style dining. Good food and atmosphere at a reasonable price. Typically quiet.
Ristorante Damosso, 1120 N Lincoln Ave, ☎ (970) 667-3678. Excellent food, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices. Quite possibly the best Italian restaurant in Loveland.edit
Adelita's Mexican Restaurant, 414 E. 6th St, ☎ 970-669-9577. Great margaritas. Basic, tasty Mexican fare: Burritos, Enchiladas, Fajitas as well as weekend specials. Cozy atmosphere.Below $10. edit
Super 8, 1655 E. Eisenhower Blvd., tel: +1 970-663-0267, .
Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, 2939 N County Road, tel: +1 970-667-3915, .
Wild Lane Bed & Breakfast Inn, 5445 Wild Ln, tel: +1 970-669-0303 . $95-196. This inn has six rooms.
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Greeley Colorado, 701 8th Street, Greeley, CO 80504, ☎ 970-353-8444, . Close to Island Grove Park and only a block away from the Ice Haus, Union Colony Civic Center and many other quaint shops and sights of downtown, there are plenty of things to see and do within walking distance of the hotel.edit
The Downtown Loveland Association, , 209 E 4th Street, Loveland, Colorado 80537
The Loveland Chamber of Commerce, , 5400 Stone Creek Circle, 970-667-6311
The City of Loveland, , 500 E 3rd St, tel: +1 970-962-2000.
The following locations provide free WiFi Internet Access:
Coffee Tree: Where Good Things Grow, , 422 E 4th Street, tel: +1 970-663-1885.
Circle Moon Coffee House - 843 North Cleveland Avenue - (970) 663-2774
Loveland Coffee Company - 620 E 29th St - 970-278-1221
Daz Bog Coffee - 1427 N. Denver - 970-622-0031
Daddy O's Green Onion - 2279 W. Eisenhower - 970-635-0001
City News and Coffee House - 601 Cleveland Ave
Paciugo Italian Gelato - The Promenade Shops at Centerra, 5971 Sky Pond Drive Ste C124 - 970-663-2323
Perkins Family Restaurant - 2222 West Eisenhower Blvd. - 970-663-1944
Johnson's Corner – 2842 SE Frontage Rd., I-25 exit 254 – (970) 667-2069