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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.”
  • 413 locals recommend
Science Museum
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“From stunning prehistoric fossils to an exploration of outer space, The Denver Museum of Nature & Science never fails to astound and amaze with realistic visions of the past, present and future. The Gates Planetarium is one of the most sophisticated planetariums in the country, giving visitors unparalleled insight into the workings of the cosmos, and the Phipps IMAX Theater features brilliantly filmed IMAX entertainment.”
  • 325 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful, peaceful gardens at any time of year. There is a children's garden above the parking garage.”
  • 363 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 (MLB) franchise. Also, lots of restaurants and bars around here.”
  • 309 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
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“Large shopping mall with alot of great places to eat in Cherry Creek North.”
  • 324 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. ”
  • 202 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Global fare with a modern spin. One of Denver's best restaurants and in the trendy LoHi (Lower Highlands) neighborhood. Next door to Little Man Ice Cream.”
  • 347 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“If you ever want to experience historic Denver and yet enjoy what the new retail and food therapy can offer, then you should visit Denver's Union Station. From here you can get the train to all other parts of Colorado and beyond.”
  • 380 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. ”
  • 311 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Just a few blocks south, City Park has ~3 miles of trails to go for a stroll or a jog. Check out the Denver Museum of Nature & Science or the Denver Zoo while you're there, or keep heading south and go explore Colfax Ave.”
  • 313 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Is a modern day food hall. It is a really happening place to be on the weekends! Great views of downtown Denver! ”
  • 295 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“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
“Downtown Aquarium houses over 500 species of animals, the interactive Stingray Reef touch tank, Aquarium Restaurant, Dive Lounge, the Nautilus Ballroom and amusements for the entire family.”
  • 103 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Denver's most-instagrammed location... because it's shaped like a giant milk jug. Expect a long line, but the ice cream is well worth it.”
  • 234 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
“Global fare with a modern spin. One of Denver's best restaurants and in the trendy LoHi (Lower Highlands) neighborhood. Next door to Little Man Ice Cream.”
  • 347 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Is a modern day food hall. It is a really happening place to be on the weekends! Great views of downtown Denver! ”
  • 295 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Downtown Aquarium houses over 500 species of animals, the interactive Stingray Reef touch tank, Aquarium Restaurant, Dive Lounge, the Nautilus Ballroom and amusements for the entire family.”
  • 103 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“At first, you are easily sucked into patronizing how ordinary and typical vegetarian food scene. But all of that is easily dust off the moment you step inside this place. Everything is orchestrated to deliver you the best experience from the food, drink, service, and just the ephemeral superb interior ambiance of the place.”
  • 227 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Worth the 15 minute drive if you like hipsters serving vegan cuisine :) Super trendy spot with all sorts of interesting characters & tasty food!”
  • 182 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Prohibition-era speakeasy in a corner bookstore with handcrafted cocktails, small plates & desserts.”
  • 207 locals recommend
Bakery
“Super cool diner style breakfast restaurant. The pineapple pancakes are delicious!”
  • 145 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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