Things to do in Denver

The Best Things To Do in Denver

Denver is the capital of Colorado and one of the largest cities in the United States of America. Often referred to as the Mile High City, Denver boasts numerous museums, galleries, excellent restaurants, sports and sporting, historic attractions, a lively music scene, shopping opportunities, hotels, rich spas, a thriving nightlife, a rich culture, beautiful Rocky Mountains and dozens of great outdoor festivals. The charming and modern city and its proximity to nature, is what that sets Denver apart from other travel destinations. One of the best ways to feel the essence and explore the treasures of the city is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Denver, which include must see attractions like the Denver Art Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Nature and Science, Chamberlin Observatory, Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys and the Denver Performing Arts Complex that give you an insight into the history and culture of the area. The city of Denver is one of the greenest cities in the world and boasts a plethora of green spaces, parks and gardens like City Park, Denver Botanic Gardens, Washington Park and the Confluence Park. In addition to the attractions, Denver is home to some of the best entertainment acts and performances in the United States. These include amusement parks like the Butterfly Pavilion, Waterworld, Elitch Garden; comedy performances at Bovine Metropolis Theatre, Comedy Works, Impulse Theatre and some great performing arts like Colorado Ballet, Colorado Symphony, Denver Center for the Performing Arts and Opera Colorado. Other top things to do in Denver include attractions like Denver Botanic Gardens, The Source, Cherry Creek Shopping District and Larimer Square.

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    102 Tourist Attractions in Denver

    Must see places in Denver ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Denver and point of interests to visit.

  • Coors Field

    #1 of 102 Things To Do in Denver
    Coors Field

    Tags: Stadium

    Address: 2001 Blake St, Denver, CO 80205

    This famous baseball stadium, home field of the Colorado Rockies, has a seating capacity of over 50000. To get an understanding of it, let's just list the highlights: Named for the Coors Brewing Comp...Read more

  • Union Station

    #2 of 102 Things To Do in Denver
    Union Station

    Tags: Station

    Address: 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is not your regular transportation hub. There is a lot more going on. The historic structure was completed in 1914, was built in place of an earlier station that burnt down. Beginning in 2012 the...Read more

  • Sports Authority Field At Mile High

    #3 of 102 Things To Do in Denver
    Sports Authority Field At Mile High

    Tags: Stadium

    Address: 1701 Bryant St, Denver, CO 80204, United States


    This stadium is also named Mile High, and is the home stadium to Denver's National Football League. It has a seating capacity for over 75000 during matches, and about 50000 for concerts. The highlight...Read more

  • Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey

    #4 of 102 Things To Do in Denver
    Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey

    Tags: Winery, Adults

    Address: 200 S Kalamath St, Denver, CO 80223, United States

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This small batch whiskey distillery, started in 2004, has made a name for itself by being Colorado's first legal modern micro-distillery. It's also famous for only ever using Colorado's natural ingred...Read more

  • Larimer Square

    #5 of 102 Things To Do in Denver
    Larimer Square

    Tags: Square

    Address: 1430 Larimer St #200, Denver, CO 80202, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    You are standing in the square that Denver was founded, the location of the first pioneer camp after gold was discovered in the nearby Rocky Mountains. The historic buildings in the area are now a tre...Read more

  • Colorado Convention Center

    #6 of 102 Things To Do in Denver
    Colorado Convention Center

    Tags: Convention Center

    Address: 700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This city landmark is easily recognised by a hilarious outdoor public art sculpture - a 40-foot tall blue bear trying to peer inside the glass wall of the centre. It is Denver's main event space, host...Read more

  • Great Divide Brewery

    #7 of 102 Things To Do in Denver
    Great Divide Brewery

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Brewery, Adults

    Address: 2201 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80205, United States

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Details

    This brewery debuted with a bang in 1994. Three months after its first batch, it began winning all the beer awards that mattered. Now, it's listed as one of the greatest breweries in the world. Their ...Read more

  • History Colorado Center

    #8 of 102 Things To Do in Denver
    History Colorado Center

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This should be the first place you visit on your Denver tour. It's a beautiful shortcut to learning everything about the city's history. The main highlights are: Living West: Colorado and Denver's na...Read more

  • Rock Bottom Brewery

    #9 of 102 Things To Do in Denver
    Rock Bottom Brewery


    Address: #100, 1001 16th St, Denver, CO 80265, United States

    Timings: 11:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Craft beer is wonderful and exciting. No one is complaining about that. But too frequently drinkers want some hearty food to knock back with their alcohol. And there are too few breweries that go all ...Read more

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  • Grant-Humphreys Mansion

    770 N Pennsylvania St

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Chamberlin Observatory

    2930 E Warren Ave

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Colorado Governor's Mansion

    400 E 8th Ave

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Elitch Theatre

    4655 W 37th Ave

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Highland Park Pavilion

    3220 Federal Blvd

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • The Capitol Center

    1600 N Sherman St

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Smith Lake Boathouse at Washington Park

    1550 S Colorado Blvd

  • Croke Reservoir Park

    10607 Huron St

  • Soda Lake Feed & Supply

    14500 W Hampden Ave

  • Brunner Reservoir

    640 Main St

  • McKay Lake

    W 144TH Ave

  • Cherry Creek Reservoir

    4201 S Parker Rd

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  • Black American West Museum

    3091 California St

  • Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

    7711 E Academy Blvd

  • Mizel Museum

    400 S Kearney St

  • Denver Firefighters Museum

    1326 Tremont Pl

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

    1485 Delgany St

  • Byers-Evans House

    1310 Bannock St

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  • Elitch Gardens

    2000 Elitches Cir

    Amusement Parks
  • Turn II Bingo

    7139 Pecos St

    Amusement Parks Arcades
  • Lakeside Amusement Park

    4601 Sheridan Blvd

    Amusement Parks
  • Pirates Cove Aquatic Center

    1225 W Belleview Ave

    Amusement Parks Restaurants
  • Tiny Town & Railroad

    6249 S Turkey Creek Rd

    Amusement Parks
  • Ridge Indoor Pools

    6613 S Ward St

    Amusement Parks
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  • Stapleton Tap House

    8286 E Northfield Blvd

    Bars Breweries
  • First Draft

    1309 26th St

    Restaurants Bars
  • Station 26 Brewing Co.

    7045 E 38th Ave

    Breweries Food Trucks Bars
  • Roosevelt

    1512 Larimer St

  • The Universal

    2911 W 38th Ave

    American Bars
  • Stockyard Inn

    4710 National Western Dr

    American Bars
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  • Barrys Bingo

    1860 S Federal Blvd

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Denver Casino & Poker Rentals, Casino Party Planning

    450 W 14th Ave

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Club Vegas

    1807 S Pearl St

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Bingo Bugle

    1441 W 46th Ave

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Black Hawk Central City Vstrs

    2520 E Alameda Cir

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Winner's Bingo

    13680 E Alameda Ave

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  • Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

    6550 Gateway Rd

    Natural Parks
  • Rocky Mountain National Park Trailridge Road

    Natural Parks
  • Fowler Trail, Eldorado Springs, Colorado

    Natural Parks
  • Eldorado Springs National Park

    Natural Parks
  • Continental Divide

    Natural Parks
  • Capital Reef Nation Park

    Natural Parks
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  • Lowry Dog Park

    555 Uinta Pkwy

    Dog Parks
  • Rocky Mountain Lake Park

    3301 W 46TH Ave

    Playgrounds Dog Parks
  • Stapleton Dog Park

    2002 Spruce St

    Dog Parks
  • Berkeley Park

    4900 W 46th Ave

    Dog Parks
  • Berkeley Leashless Dog Park

    4800 Sheridan Blvd

    Dog Parks
  • Tony Grampsas Dog Park

    4471 Salvia St

    Dog Parks
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  • Aloha Beach

    6001 Federal Blvd

  • Aloha Beach

    3244 W 62nd Ave

  • Platte River North

  • Pool Red Lion Hotel

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  • High Line Canal Trail

  • Sanderson Gulch Park & Trail

  • William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain

    13516 W Alameda Pkwy

  • Arapahoe Greenway Trail

    16799 E Lake Ave

  • Hildebrand Ranch Park

    9880 W Deer Creek Canyon Rd

  • Ralston Creek Trail

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