Denver

Things to Do in Denver, Colorado

Dining and Shopping in Denver

Denver restaurants, galleries, and shops pepper 20 diverse neighborhoods. From the stately Victorian mansions of Capitol Hill and the rich African-American culture of historic Five Points, to the quaint,Denver shopping tree-lined streets of Old South Gaylord and Old South Pearl. The area’s laid-back attitude and class are exemplified in the art districts and communities surrounding downtown.

Meanwhile, the heart of downtown is still the 16th Street Mall, a mile-long pedestrian promenade lined with restaurants, shops and seasonal programming. Free hop-on-hop-off shuttle buses leave either end of the Mall every 90 seconds, making everything downtown easy to reach. Check out Colfax Avenue, the Golden Road history. At 26.5 miles long, it’s the longest commercial street in the U.S.

At the end of the Mall is LoDo, a hip historic district with a vibrant nightlife. LoDo is overflowing with more than 200 bars, lounges, brew pubs, jazz cafés, restaurants and music clubs. In 2007, the neighborhood welcomed the stunning new Museum of Contemporary Art. Attracting some of the nation’s top talent and offering a staggering rooftop view of the beautiful skyline.

Nearby, the Cherry Creek Shopping District is a village within the city, filled with nearly 500 shops, independent boutiques, cafés, restaurants, and galleries.

The Denver Music Scene

Check out the music scene, with some of the best sounds – from top acts to independent artists – that can be heard nationwide. The world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheatre welcomes a new music season each summer, along with weekly outdoor films from late May to mid-August.

Professional Sports

For the more sports-minded, MLB’s Colorado Rockies, play at the centrally located Coors Field in LoDo. Denver hosts seven professional sports teams in total, including the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche, the NFL’s Denver Broncos and the NBA’s Denver Nuggets.

Experiencing Denver Colorado

Perhaps you have found yourself in this area on business or for another reason. Experiencing Colorado from Denver is just around the corner. Many urban parks cater to a variety of popular sporting activities such as fishing, boating, cycling, rollerblading, walking the dog or going for a jog. Plus, there are State Parks scattered about and Rocky Mountain National Wildlife Refuge is nearby. Getting out into the great outdoors and experiencing the Rocky Mountain High is just outside your door.

A Raft Masters Adventure

2315 E. Main St., Cañon City, CO
719-275-6645
Celebrating 27 years experience providing the highest quality outings for all group sizes. The Arkansas River is America...
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Arapahoe Basin

28194 US Hwy 6, Dillon, CO
888-272-7246
Arapahoe Basin – A-Basin Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, otherwise known as A-Basin, boasts the longest season in Colorad...
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Aspen Winds on Fall River

1051 Fall River Ct, Estes Park, CO 80517
800-399-6010
River Front Cabins in Estes Park Aspen Winds has 16 riverfront cabins in Estes Park, Colorado. Our condos have either a ...
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Clear Creek Rafting

44650 W. US Highway 50, Cañon City, CO 81212
800-353-9901
Clear Creek Rafting Clear Creek rafting trips or the Arkansas River at the Royal Gorge. Rafting trips for all abiliti...
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Colorado Jeep Tours

2315 E. Main Street, Cañon City, CO 81212
719-275-6339
Off-Road with Colorado Jeep Tours Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty and rich history of Colorado by traveling the ro...
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Park Meadows Mall

8401 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree, CO
303-792-2533
Located just 5 miles from Denver and 40 minutes from Colorado Springs, Park Meadows is Colorado’s biggest shopping mal...
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Play Dirty ATV

27077 Hwy 50, Cañon City, CO
719-275-7373
Play Dirty ATV Tours, whether it be a private tour or rental, come get dirty with us. It’s fun....
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Quality Inn & Suites Cañon City

3075 E. US 50, Cañon City, CO
719-275-8676
Cañon City’s only FULL SERVICE HOTEL. FREE Deluxe Continental Breakfast, FREE High Speed Internet Access, Relax &...
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Royal Gorge Rafting & Zipline Tours

45045 W US Hwy 50, Cañon City, CO 81212
719-275-RAFT
Royal Gorge Rafting Zipline Tours, All Your Fun in One Location Get ready for the Royal Gorge rafting zipline experience...
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Royal Gorge Vacation Rentals

Cañon City, CO
719-275-7238
Vacation Rentals Near The Royal Gorge and Canon City Affordable vacation rentals and luxury accommodation choices.&...
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Streamside on Fall River

1260 Fall River Rd., Estes Park, CO
800-321-3303 | 970-586-6464
Streamside Fall River Cabin Village at Estes Park The whole family will enjoy staying at Streamside’s secluded village...
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Quality Inn & Suites Cañon City

3075 E. US 50, Cañon City, CO
719-275-8676
Cañon City’s only FULL SERVICE HOTEL. FREE Deluxe Continental Breakfast, FREE High Speed Internet Access, Relax &...
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Royal Gorge Rafting & Zipline Tours

45045 W US Hwy 50, Cañon City, CO 81212
719-275-RAFT
Royal Gorge Rafting Zipline Tours, All Your Fun in One Location Get ready for the Royal Gorge rafting zipline experience...
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Royal Gorge Vacation Rentals

Cañon City, CO
719-275-7238
Vacation Rentals Near The Royal Gorge and Canon City Affordable vacation rentals and luxury accommodation choices.&...
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Streamside on Fall River

1260 Fall River Rd., Estes Park, CO
800-321-3303 | 970-586-6464
Streamside Fall River Cabin Village at Estes Park The whole family will enjoy staying at Streamside’s secluded village...
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A Raft Masters Adventure

2315 E. Main St., Cañon City, CO
719-275-6645
Celebrating 27 years experience providing the highest quality outings for all group sizes. The Arkansas River is America...
More

Arapahoe Basin

28194 US Hwy 6, Dillon, CO
888-272-7246
Arapahoe Basin – A-Basin Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, otherwise known as A-Basin, boasts the longest season in Colorad...
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ATV Tours Colorado

3627 Alvarado Rd. Dumont, CO 80436
303-868-0874
Get ready to explore the great outdoors and discover the beauty of the Rocky Mountains in a unique and exciting way. Our...
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Colorado Jeep Tours

2315 E. Main Street, Cañon City, CO 81212
719-275-6339
Off-Road with Colorado Jeep Tours Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty and rich history of Colorado by traveling the ro...
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Park Meadows Mall

8401 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree, CO
303-792-2533
Located just 5 miles from Denver and 40 minutes from Colorado Springs, Park Meadows is Colorado’s biggest shopping mal...
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Quality Inn & Suites Cañon City

3075 E. US 50, Cañon City, CO
719-275-8676
Cañon City’s only FULL SERVICE HOTEL. FREE Deluxe Continental Breakfast, FREE High Speed Internet Access, Relax &...
More

Royal Gorge Rafting & Zipline Tours

45045 W US Hwy 50, Cañon City, CO 81212
719-275-RAFT
Royal Gorge Rafting Zipline Tours, All Your Fun in One Location Get ready for the Royal Gorge rafting zipline experience...
More

Royal Gorge Vacation Rentals

Cañon City, CO
719-275-7238
Vacation Rentals Near The Royal Gorge and Canon City Affordable vacation rentals and luxury accommodation choices.&...
More

Streamside on Fall River

1260 Fall River Rd., Estes Park, CO
800-321-3303 | 970-586-6464
Streamside Fall River Cabin Village at Estes Park The whole family will enjoy staying at Streamside’s secluded village...
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Super Smash Bros Tournament

Feb 27

114 N Tejon St., #100, Colorado Springs, CO

Join us for a Super Smash Bros. Tournament at Bell Brothers Brewing, with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! Here’

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Joshua Redman Quintet

Mar 01

2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, CO

The Joshua Redman Quintet is an all-star band featuring some of Redman’s lifelong friends and partners in music. The R

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Magnificent Mozart – Fort Collins Symphony

Mar 02

417 West Magnolia Street, Fort Collins, CO

Experience the divine spark of genius that shines brightly and beautifully in this 18th century pinnacle composition: Wo

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Okareka: Mana Wahine

Mar 10

2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, CO

Okareka Dance is one of the leading contemporary Maori (indigenous) dance companies in New Zealand. Their iconic work Ma

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Then & Now: Reel Music – Fort Collins Symphony

Apr 12

2908 S Timberline Road, Fort Collins, CO

Spend an evening immersed in the memorable music of Hollywood’s Silver Screen. From the iconic themes of “007 James

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TAKT Trio

Apr 19

2344 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO

Celebrating György Ligeti’s centennial, TAKT Trio presents the composer’s Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano,

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237 Virginia Avenue

May 02 - May 19

2700 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO

SYNOPSIS When Eric, an overeducated and underemployed professor, begins researching the history of his father Rex’s pr

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Maria Schneider Orchestra

May 03

2344 E Iliff Ave., Denver, CO

The seven-time Grammy award-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra has been hailed by critics as “evocative, majestic, magi

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Desert Highlights Trail Camp

May 10 - May 13

777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, CO

Join us for a long weekend in the colorful desert landscape of Western Colorado! This year, we have partnered with Gemin

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Resplendent Rachmaninoff – Fort Collins Symphony

May 11

417 West Magnolia Street, Fort Collins, CO

Our season closes with music that has captivated audiences in concert halls, movie theaters, and figure skating arenas f

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