Denver Attractions and Activities

There are many things to do in Denver, CO.  Whether you’re looking for some great activities in the comfort of the indoors, or if you’re looking to get out and explore everything the great outdoors has to offer you, there are options abound in the greater Denver area!

There is a lively arts and culture scene, with world-class museums and vibrant art districts.  The art districts are known for their “First Friday” art walks.  With seven distinct art districts, you’ll have plenty to explore as the studios, galleries, and attractions are open late for a fun filled night of the arts, great food, drinks, and of course – fun!

The Denver Art Museum, Colorado Railroad Museum, Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave, and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science each present impressive activities, for groups and individuals.

Denver Union Station is a landmark which as recently seen a massive transformation and restoration, making it a top destination of choice for dining, shipping, and entertainment in the area.

The Denver Zoo is an excellent zoo with over 4,000 animals, representing over 650 specials including elephants, lions, and lowland gorillas.  It’s packed with interactive exhibits, animals shows, and feedings, making it on of the top attractions in the area.

How bout a beer?  Denver is also home to a thriving number of breweries.  From the largest single-site brewery in the world, to many craft microbreweries and brewpubs, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Check your money – is it stamped with a little “D”?  If so, then it was minted in Denver!  Visit the U.S. Mint and take a guided tour, where you can get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to transform a chunk of metal into a cold hard cash.

Looking for a park?  You won’t have to look far.  You’re never far from a lush and relaxing park in the Denver area.  With over 4,000 acres of park, you’re never more than a few steps away.

Enjoy the extensive bike trails, or take a swim at one of the waterparks.  You have plenty of options to create your own adventure when you’re here.