Things to do in Denver
The capital of Colorado is one of the country's most historically important metropolises. Did you know it has the city's oldest block, Larimer Square? Or the mansion of the most famous Titanic survivor, Molly Brown? Vinnie Van GO has pulled together the best of what Denver has to offer in this handy guide.
Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
Did you know that the largest MLK parade is hosted every year in none other than Denver? Every year the march draws more than 30,000 visitors, so plan well ahead!
Cinco de Mayo
Turns out Denver is also home to the country's largest Cinco de Mayo event. Join more than 400,000 other visitors to this extravaganza in Civic Center Park, and enjoy Latino food, arts and crafts.
If you're visiting during the fall months, Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield opens up its 9-foot tall corn stalk maze, as well as a mini one for children and two haunted houses. The path changes every year, so even if you've been before, you won't want to miss this autumn fun.
This massive stadium hosts the city's largest musical concerts and performances, and is also home to the NBA's Denver Nuggets, the NHL's Colorado Avalanche, and the NLL's Colorado Mammoth. This is the place to take in a sporting event during your stay in Denver.
1000 Chopper Circle
Denver, CO 80204
Dick's Sporting Goods Park
DSG Park is a soccer stadium in Commerce City, a short shuttle ride from Denver. It is home to the Colorado Rapids professional men's soccer team and hosts concerts throughout the year. It's a great place to spend a sunny day!
6000 Victory Way
Commerce City, CO 80022
Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Welcome to the home of the NFL's Denver Broncos. Also known as Mile High, this outdoor stadium is a local institution.
1701 Mile High Stadium Circle
Denver, CO 80204
Denver Botanic Gardens
This public botanical garden in Denver's Cheesman Park neighborhood is a beautiful place to spend the day with family or friends, and also hosts some of the city's best events, such as their summer concert series.
1007 York St
Denver, CO 80206
Now a trendy shopping area, Larimer Square was actually the first city block in the United States. Today it's full of great restaurants and boutique stores, and has a wonderful small town feel.
Molly Brown House Museum
This antique-filled Victorian mansion was once the home of Molly Brown, one of the Titanic’s most famous survivors. Following her death, the house has since been turned into a museum, and hosts several fun and informative tours throughout the day.
1340 N Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO 80203
Denver City Sightseeing Tour is a fun and highly acclaimed way to see the city itself. While Denver has some amazing city tours, it's also known for being close to some of the most beautiful nature and scenery the country has to offer. Try out the Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip tour that leaves from Denver, or the Mount Evans Tour. Make sure to get yourself out into the great outdoors while you're in town!
This restaurant is known far and wide to be one of Denver's best. The contemporary space has amazingly delicious Italian seafood options, as well as a fantastic brunch. Make sure to call ahead!
2501 Dallas Street
Aurora, CO 80010
To The Wind
This intimate and classic French restaurant is the perfect place for a quiet business dinner or date. There are no reservations, but call ahead anyway to see how long the wait will be.
3333 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
There are so many reasons to visit Coors Field. Besides catching the Rockies game, make sure to check out the rooftop restaurant and bar. It has live music and an amazing view!
2001 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80205