Lakewood, Colorado: Your Guide to the Denver Suburb. Lakewood is home to Denver Performing Arts Complex and the Crow Collection of Asian Art and also has an arts district filled with galleries and theaters. Elitch Gardens is a rollercoaster and amusement park in Lakewood. There are two areas in and around Lakewood that offer amazing beachfront access. The Broadmoor resort is filled with trails, a pond, lots of wildlife and a huge pond with plenty of outdoor activities.