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Best things to do in Denver

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
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“Great little art museum that's walking distance. They also have free days sprinkled throughout the year and admission is free for children under 18.”
407 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Take the W train to Union Station. The architecture is incredible and it is nice to grab a drink and some food in the main hall. Check out The Kitchen Next Door for Happy Hour! ”
354 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Walking mall through the Historic heart of Denver. Mall Ride is a free shuttle from one end to the other.”
306 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Really cool aquarium if you have a day where it's best to be inside...walking distance as well!”
98 locals recommend
Stadium
“Denver Nuggets Basketball, Denver Avalance Hockey, and many concerts and conferences are held here.”
180 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“I grew up around Six Flags, so for me this one isn't the top of my list, but not because it doesn't offer some killer excitement for the day, and a water park side by side. Instead it's because I like to ride killer coasters, and this one boasts only 2, so if that's not a big deal, it's a great park!”
150 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of my favorites, small, contemplative, contemporary, modern art museum with changing exhibits. Downtown location. Great cafe on top floor. mcadenver.org”
147 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“The home of the Broncos! This massive stadium is just west of the city. It's a fun place to check out if you're a football game, and a great place to see a game if you can get your hands on a ticket!”
79 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Huge building with the world famous blue bear peeking in, almost always something interesting going on inside as well. ”
88 locals recommend
Plaza
“Larimer Square is the block where Denver began. Explore downtown history while also sampling some of the best dining, shopping and nightlife in the city.”
112 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The beer is very tasty and it's a fun space. There's usually a food truck outside, as well. ”
109 locals recommend
Light Rail Station
“Welcome to the home of the Broncos. Join us in football season for some epic games, or in the summer for some concerts.”
65 locals recommend
Flea Market
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“Really fun place to hang out especially before a Rockies game. The atmosphere and experience is worth a visit!”
91 locals recommend
Lounge
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“This gastro-brothel has live music and eclectic American food. Definitely a local favorite.”
113 locals recommend
Park
“Great views of mountains and downtown. A 2.5 path around the lake. Nearby restaurants and breweries. ”
70 locals recommend
Park
“Confluence Park is right in downtown along the Platte River. There’s a great trail that goes alongside the Platte River with some nice art murals and is a nice way to suspend some time outdoors but still have access to downtown and lower highlands area. ”
90 locals recommend