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Brighton, CO is the county seat of Adams County, Colorado and is located about 20 miles northeast of Denver, CO. Colorodo State Highway 7 (Bridge Street) bisects the city seperating north from south. That state highway connects to I-25 west of the city and I-76 East of the city.
There are no major tourist sites in or near Brighton, and only local history museums nearby. Brighton is serviced by several major chain hotels and a couple of locally owned ones. The city is distinctive for it's Mexican restarants, which there are a dozen scattered throughout the town.
Brighton is generally too distant to be used as a jumping off point for Colorado attractions. You would be better served to find a hotel closer and save the drive time. However, as it does have good highway access, should the Denver area hotels be full due a very major (Democratic Convention comes to mind), Brighton is still only about 30-35 minutes from downtown Denver