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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.
Art Museum
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“A wide variety of art displays for adults and children alike! Includes Western art/artists which you may not see in other venues. A good stop if you are Downtown or in need of an indoor activity during your stay. Convenient parking garage next to it. Check out their website for more details.”
  • 412 locals recommend
Science Museum
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“Located at City Park, this expansive museum features a variety of exhibits from prehistoric times to outer space. ”
  • 323 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful, peaceful gardens at any time of year. There is a children's garden above the parking garage.”
  • 362 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Coors Field is a baseball park located in downtown Denver, Colorado. It is the home field of the Colorado Rockies, the city's Major League Baseball franchise. Opened in 1995, the park is located in Denver's Lower Downtown neighborhood, two blocks from Union Station.”
  • 306 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
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“A pleasant mix of a shopping mall experience and surrounding boutiques, specialty stores and top-notch restaurants”
  • 322 locals recommend
Zoo
“Lions and tigers and bears – and so much more, on lovely grounds make the Denver Zoo one of the most popular zoos in America. Go underwater with polar bears at Northern Shores, or eyeball-to-eyeball with a gorilla in Primate Panorama. Predator Ridge recreates the plains of Africa with a pride of lions, while Tropical Discovery is rainforest teeming with crocodiles and gila monsters. ”
  • 200 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Linger about 2.6 miles away, is a great restaurant and bar offering "international street food" so the cuisine is a bit all over the place, but lots of good asian cuisine. Be sure to check out the roof top bar with really nice downtown views, with the "O'Linger mortuaries" -it really used to be a mortuary! ”
  • 345 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Make sure to check out the historic sites in LoDo during your stay! From Union Station, to Larimer Square you can experience the beauty of the old West construction with the excitement of the bustling down town. Don't bother with a car or Uber, this area is extremely walk-able with endless options for food and shopping.”
  • 379 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“A mile-long pedestrian promenade is in the heart of downtown. Explore outdoor cafes, street performers and trendy restaurants. There is also a bowling alley on the 3rd floor of the Pavilions and a big arcade with one of the biggest Pac-mans ever. The free shuttle runs in the middle of the mall from the Civic Center to Union Station. ”
  • 310 locals recommend
Lake
“Home to the Denver Zoo, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and trails around the lake!”
  • 310 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Something here for everyone! Late night it turns into a great bar for the 21 and overs!”
  • 294 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Head south on Downing to this expansive park, popular for outdoor recreation, child's play and lovely strolls through gardens and around lakes.”
  • 294 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Spend an afternoon at the aquarium on the outskirts of downtown. Great fun for little ones.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“literally right next to Linger is Little Man Ice Cream -you'll know where to go since it's an ice cream shop that's shaped like a giant ice cream churn / bottle with a long a** line to it. Considered one of the best homemade ice cream shops in Denver. also a nice area around it to lounge and people watch”
  • 231 locals recommend
Stadium
“Denver Nuggets Basketball, Denver Avalance Hockey, and many concerts and conferences are held here.”
  • 179 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Every weekend in October, join the festivities of Fright Fest at Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park. From haunted houses to tasty treats and many spooktacular events, this thrilling attraction is fun for the whole family. All of the exciting rides will be open for you to enjoy as well. ”
  • 154 locals recommend

Top restaurants

New American Restaurant
“Linger about 2.6 miles away, is a great restaurant and bar offering "international street food" so the cuisine is a bit all over the place, but lots of good asian cuisine. Be sure to check out the roof top bar with really nice downtown views, with the "O'Linger mortuaries" -it really used to be a mortuary! ”
  • 345 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Something here for everyone! Late night it turns into a great bar for the 21 and overs!”
  • 294 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Spend an afternoon at the aquarium on the outskirts of downtown. Great fun for little ones.”
  • 102 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“walking distance to this delicious neighborhood restaurant. same as owner/chef as el five and linger, both popular spots. ”
  • 226 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Vegan? Vegetarian? Just like good food? This place is for you. Funky atmosphere, part coffee shop, restaurant and bar.”
  • 181 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Prohibition-era speakeasy in a corner bookstore with handcrafted cocktails, small plates & desserts.”
  • 207 locals recommend
Bakery
“The breakfast here is amazing and the service is great. Be sure to plan ahead, as the line tends to be long especially on weekends!”
  • 144 locals recommend
Gastropub
“"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

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