Top things to do
Lower Downtown (LoDo) Historic District
Denver’s happening historic district is filled with turn-of-the-century warehouses, now home to 90 brewpubs, sports bars, restaurants and rooftop cafes.
Denver Union Station
The historic, Beaux-Arts 1914 train terminal is now a foodie destination, with a dozen restaurants and bars. The Terminal Bar is situated in the station’s old ticket windows.
Meow Wolf Denver
Discover immersive, mind-bending art across the four alien worlds. Inside the bustling multiverse transit station known as Convergence Station lies HELLOFOOD, an oasis of combined culinary cultures serving QDOT for 2,500 years and counting!
Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave
Buffalo Bill Cody’s exciting story as Pony Express rider, army scout, buffalo hunter and showman comes to life at the Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave. Enjoy views of the snowcapped Rockies in one direction, the Great Plains in the other.
City Park, Denver’s largest park, has several lakes, spectacular mountain views, a public golf course, flower gardens and a hiking/jogging trail. It’s also where you’ll find Denver Zoo and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS).
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens, a 23-acre oasis in the middle of the city, has 45 different gardens (some 33,000 plants). The Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory is the largest single structure tropical conservatory in the U.S..
“Behind the Seams” tours of Coors Field are available during the offseason and provide a behind-the-scenes look at one of the premier ballparks in Major League Baseball.
Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
Carved from towering red rock monuments, Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre is one of the world’s most renowned concert venues and has hosted everyone from the Beatles to Bruce Springsteen. The Visitor Center has a free museum and the surrounding park has hiking trails that weave in, around and over the colourful red rocks.
Coors Brewery Tour
“Taste the Rockies!” Coors Brewery, the world’s largest brewing site still uses the same Rocky Mountain spring water that Adolph Coors discovered in 1873.
Echo Lake and Mount Evans
Echo Lake Mount Evans Scenic Byway is the highest paved road in North America, climbs 9,000 feet from Denver, en route to the 14,264-foot high summit. Stop at Echo Lake along the way for hiking trails, fishing, and an unusual eight-sided log cabin restaurant.