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Things to do in Denver

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Ice Cream Shop
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“Best Ice cream in Denver. Beware there might be a line, it's really famous.”
  • 236 locals recommend
Stadium
“Take in a concert or a game. You can choose from ice hockey, basketball, or lacrosse. ”
  • 175 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Sprawling complex with a state-of-the-art aquarium housing 500+ species, plus a restaurant & lounge.”
  • 107 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“You enter through a secret panel in what looks like a small bookshop to enjoy some of the best drinks in Denver.”
  • 205 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Great for vegetarian lovers, or for your morning coffee stop, lunch or dinner. The vegan mac'n'cheese is a must have. ”
  • 188 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Best pancakes hands down (and I don’t even really care for packages). They have an extensive brunch menu with lots of creative options but get there early or be prepared to wait. You can also download the Snooze app on your phone and can put yourself on the wait list before arriving, which I highly recommend. ”
  • 140 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“"Serious comfort food, pool, bowling, darts, arcade, upbeat" ~Candice and Lucas "Expensive but worth it if you're looking for a fun experience." ~son - 17 "Good arcade" ~son - 16 "Good games, good people" ~son - 14”
  • 170 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“One of Denver's prized concert venues. Be sure to check out the line up to see who is playing during your visit. It's technically not in City Park West (the neighborhood), but it's pretty darn close.”
  • 91 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Modern Coffee spot. Good variety on the menu and good coffee. Maybe the most popular coffee shop in RINO.”
  • 133 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“There are several gems in this industrial-style market-hall, including a taqueria, brewery, bread shop, and high-end bistro (Acorn).”
  • 156 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“The food is to die for. Great way to explore the RiNo neighborhood and get a great view of downtown! Get anything on the menu, it's all amazing!”
  • 123 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“The place to go if you want a home-style cooked meal. It's also walkable from Chateau Emerson. ”
  • 139 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“This place is our favorite for special occasions. Wonderful atmosphere, amazing sushi and friendly staff! We love the crispy bincho roll! ”
  • 136 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“This cash only establishment often has a line out the door, but don't let that deter you. Great doughnuts with fun toppings and fillings - try the Mango one :)”
  • 128 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Denver Broncos Football play here. Also have concerts and other events here through out the year. ”
  • 83 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Local brew pub with food for everyone (including plant-based folks)! Note: it is cash only, but they have an ATM on premises.”
  • 143 locals recommend