The Mile High City might be best known for its nearness to nature and laid-back beauty, but there’s so much more. Find out why so many folks are making their way to Denver.

What to Do

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  • Interior of commuter train from Denver Airport to Denver Union Station. A Transportation Guide: How To Get Around Denver - Both experienced travelers and local residents give the Mile High City high marks based on their transportation options.
  • View of Downtown Denver with the Colorado Rockies behind 48 Hours in Denver - Nestled just below the Rocky Mountains, Denver sits at an almost perfect panoramic spot, and is one of the gateways to the state’s best ski resorts.
  • View of modern office architecture in Denver seen from the roof terrace of the Denver Arts Museum Free Things To Do In Denver - Now that you got a great deal on your flight and hotel for your trip to Denver, it is time to set your activities.

Food and Drink

Restaurants and Cafes

Bars and Nightlife

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I’ve spent the majority of my life in Colorado, and the only thing I’d change would be to have gotten here sooner.

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Outdoor Activities

Arts and Culture

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  • Breakfast Denver Best Breakfast Spots in Denver - Denver awakes! This city has so much to offer very early in the morning and the awaiting crowd are up and out!
  • Lunch Denver Best Lunch Spots in Denver - The air is filled with buzzing excitement of visitors and workers on the lunch break all in search for that great lunch!
  • Dinner Denver Best Dinner Spots in Denver - The food scene in Denver is thriving, with a focus on sustainable, local ingredients and menus that revolve seasonally.

When to Go


How to Get There
Denver International Airport is the gateway to Colorado and the west and ranks as the world’s 11th-busiest airport and the second largest airport in the world after King Fahd International Airport. It was named as America’s best run Airport in 2002 by Time Magazine. The airport is the largest international airport in United States and also has the longest public use runway in the United States. If looking for shops and eateries they can be found in the main terminal and all five concourses.