Denver Travel Guide

Denver has grown into a vibrant hub for outdoor enthusiasts and its health-conscious appeal meshes well with its devotion to the arts, including everyone from contemporary to Western artists.


Activities
The American Museum of Western Art
An extraordinary collection of Western art is found at this museum, inside the 19th-century Navarre Building. The Anschutz Collection represents artists such as Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran and Georgia O'Keeffe. Reserve tickets in advance.
  • 1727 Tremont Pl
  • Denver, CO 80202 US

The American Museum of Western Art

An extraordinary collection of Western art is found at this museum, inside the 19th-century Navarre Building. The Anschutz Collection represents artists such as Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran and Georgia O'Keeffe. Reserve tickets in advance.
1727 Tremont Pl Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 303-293-2000
Clyfford Still Museum
Even lovers of Abstract Expressionism may be unfamiliar with Clyfford Still. One of the 20th century's most important artists, Still went off the radar at his career's peak. This museum promotes his legacy, displaying some 2,400 pieces of his work.
Photo by Courtesy of Clyfford Still Museum
  • 1250 Bannock St
  • Denver, CO 80204 US

Clyfford Still Museum

Even lovers of Abstract Expressionism may be unfamiliar with Clyfford Still. One of the 20th century's most important artists, Still went off the radar at his career's peak. This museum promotes his legacy, displaying some 2,400 pieces of his work.
1250 Bannock St Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 720-354-4880
B-Cycle Bike Tour
Denver's bicycle-sharing program is a popular way to explore the city. Grab a bike from one of 84 stations and set off along popular trails, such as the Cherry Creek bike path. With an access pass, rides less than 30 minutes long are free!

B-Cycle Bike Tour

Denver's bicycle-sharing program is a popular way to explore the city. Grab a bike from one of 84 stations and set off along popular trails, such as the Cherry Creek bike path. With an access pass, rides less than 30 minutes long are free!
Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 303-825-3325
Denver Botanic Gardens
The Denver Botanic Gardens sprawl across 23 acres and are home to themed gardens, a conservatory and an amphitheater. Also featured are special exhibits such as the stunning Dale Chihuly collection of glass sculptures, on display through fall 2014.
Photo by Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens
  • 1007 York St
  • Denver, CO 80206 US

Denver Botanic Gardens

The Denver Botanic Gardens sprawl across 23 acres and are home to themed gardens, a conservatory and an amphitheater. Also featured are special exhibits such as the stunning Dale Chihuly collection of glass sculptures, on display through fall 2014.
1007 York St Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 720-865-3501
Denver Beer Co.
Denver has long made its mark as a craft brewing capital; it's nearly criminal to leave without visiting a brewery such as Denver Brewing Co. Enjoy seasonal ales and lagers alongside locals. If the weather is pleasant, try to score an outdoor table.
  • 1695 Platte St
  • Denver, CO 80202 US

Denver Beer Co.

Denver has long made its mark as a craft brewing capital; it's nearly criminal to leave without visiting a brewery such as Denver Brewing Co. Enjoy seasonal ales and lagers alongside locals. If the weather is pleasant, try to score an outdoor table.
1695 Platte St Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 303-433-2739

Hotels
The Crawford Hotel
The newly opened Crawford Hotel lies inside the city's historic Union Station. The 1914 Beaux Arts train station has been completely renovated and features 112 uniquely decorated rooms and 5 suites, as well as restaurants, shops and bars.
Photo by Courtesy of The Crawford Hotel
  • 1701 Wynkoop St
  • Denver, CO 80202 US

The Crawford Hotel

The newly opened Crawford Hotel lies inside the city's historic Union Station. The 1914 Beaux Arts train station has been completely renovated and features 112 uniquely decorated rooms and 5 suites, as well as restaurants, shops and bars.
1701 Wynkoop St Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 720-865-3501
Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel
The 240-room Marriott recently opened in the renovated Colorado National Bank building, which dates back to 1915. Stop for a drink in the hotel's Teller Bar to better appreciate the striking grandeur of the lobby.
  • 918 17th St
  • Denver, CO 80202 US

Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel

The 240-room Marriott recently opened in the renovated Colorado National Bank building, which dates back to 1915. Stop for a drink in the hotel's Teller Bar to better appreciate the striking grandeur of the lobby.
918 17th St Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 303-867-8100

Restaurants & Bars
Linger
Turned off by eating in a former mortuary? Don't be silly! Linger has become one of Denver's trendiest (and tastiest) restaurants with a farm-to-street-food focus. Its décor pays loving homage to the building's former status as home to the deceased.
Photo by Courtesy of June Cochran Photography
  • 2030 W. 30th Ave
  • Denver, CO 80211 US

Linger

Turned off by eating in a former mortuary? Don't be silly! Linger has become one of Denver's trendiest (and tastiest) restaurants with a farm-to-street-food focus. Its décor pays loving homage to the building's former status as home to the deceased.
2030 W. 30th Ave Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 303-993-3120
Osteria Marco
Osteria Marco isn't your run-of-the-mill Italian restaurant; this is authentic Italian eats at their best. Enjoy homemade burrata and house-cured meats before diving into freshly made pizzas, lamb meatballs or short ribs with black truffle cornbread.
  • 1453 Larimer St
  • Denver, CO 80202 US

Osteria Marco

Osteria Marco isn't your run-of-the-mill Italian restaurant; this is authentic Italian eats at their best. Enjoy homemade burrata and house-cured meats before diving into freshly made pizzas, lamb meatballs or short ribs with black truffle cornbread.
1453 Larimer St Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 303-534-5855
Stoic & Genuine
Stoic & Genuine will leave seafood lovers swooning with its eclectic oyster bar and fresh seafood selections, such as Alaskan king crab legs — all of which are flown in daily. Also consider trying the pan-roasted chicken; it's downright succulent.
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Photo by Courtesy of Stoic & Genuine
  • 1701 Wynkoop St
  • Denver, CO 80202 US

Stoic & Genuine

Stoic & Genuine will leave seafood lovers swooning with its eclectic oyster bar and fresh seafood selections, such as Alaskan king crab legs — all of which are flown in daily. Also consider trying the pan-roasted chicken; it's downright succulent.
1701 Wynkoop St Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 303-640-3474
Green Russell
Who doesn't love a good city speakeasy? Head downstairs and through a pie shop to enter Green Russell, a stylish cocktail bar where first-rate bartenders will whip up unusual drinks to match your favorite flavors.
  • 1422 Larimer St
  • Denver, CO 80202 US

Green Russell

Who doesn't love a good city speakeasy? Head downstairs and through a pie shop to enter Green Russell, a stylish cocktail bar where first-rate bartenders will whip up unusual drinks to match your favorite flavors.
1422 Larimer St Denver, CO, US
Phone: +1 303-893-6505

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