The Mile High City has an abundance of outdoor terrain for elevation enthusiasts, but there’s even more fun to be had downtown. Denver’s different neighborhoods encompass everything from shopping to local art to an incredible number of dining and drinking options, and visitors are sure to find good steak as the city’s culinary specialty is red meat. Many of Denver’s hotels are conveniently located downtown in the Northwest and Central Business District, and fit any price range.
- The Denver Botanic Gardens are a spectacular oasis of endless walking paths and serene waterways. The gardens offer a rotating calendar of events, from concert series to special exhibits to nighttime tours.
- The Molly Brown House Museum is known as where Margaret Brown, survivor of the Titanic, lived a century ago. The house has been preserved to look exactly as it would back then, offering a firsthand look at domestic life from that era as well as plenty of background on Ms. Brown’s life.
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- Larimer Square is a festive collection of local shops and independent restaurants, with a whole host of al fresco dining options. Spend a few hours at the trendy boutique shops, then kick back under the lights and charming architecture for some refreshments and people-watching.
- Located in 16th Street Mall, Euflora aims to supply tourists looking to take advantage of Colorado’s newly lax marijuana laws. A sleek interior and tablets at every station help visitors get comfortable as well as educated on the different strains.