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Best things to do in Denver

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
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“Art lovers rejoice. This is an amazing museum that always has great exhibitions. ”
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Science Museum
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“History buffs, geological finds, dinosaurs and the Rockies, rare exhibits. Something for everyone.”
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Botanical Garden
“The Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place to walk around, check out the awesome gift shop & have a picnic lunch or dinner. ”
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Baseball Stadium
“One of the best baseball venues in the US with the Rocky Mountains visible in the background outside the Rockpile!”
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Zoo
“Entertainment for the whole family and one of the most modern zoos in America!”
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Shopping Centre
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“Tons of great shopping as well as many, many restaurants and bars. It is located less than a 10 minute walk from the townhome!”
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Neighbourhood
“The star of Denver’s downtown area, you’ll have a blast exploring all that LoDo has to offer! Take in a ballgame at Coors Field, enjoy the revitalized Union Station, or just walk around the historic Larimer Square. You won’t be disappointed! Check out: Falling Rock Taphouse, Wynkoop Brewery, El Chapultapec Jazz Club ”
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Pedestrian Plaza
“If you want to be a real Denver tourist - spend some time strolling the 16th street mall. It’s a pedestrian street in downtown Denver with a lot of shopping and food. It’s an easy walk from Union Station and there’s a free mall ride shuttle that takes you from one end to the other all day. ”
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New American Restaurant
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“This is a great local spot in LoHi close to downtown. They have a nice rooftop deck, a good happy hour with a lot of small dishes. For the full menu go to the main restaurant, they have a fusion cuisine from around the world, great mixed drinks. It’s also right next to Little Man Ice cream, a Denver must see if you like ice cream. ”
351local recommendations
Lake
“Every summer, City Park hosts Jazz at the Park (running from Memorial Day to Labor Day) on Sundays at 6PM. Bring a picnic dinner or visit one of the food trucks on location and enjoy live jazz music as the sun sets behind the mountains. No matter the season, check out City Park, walk around the lake, take in the view of the Denver skyline!”
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Neighbourhood
“Gorgeous green space. Trails surround Smith Lake and there are chic shops nearby”
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Aquarium
“Stop in with the family for lunch at the aquarium restaurant and be sure to catch the mermaids!”
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Stadium
“Denver Nuggets Basketball, Denver Avalance Hockey, and many concerts and conferences are held here.”
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Ice Cream Shop
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“Best ice cream in a giant iconic milk can. There can be a line around the block even in winter, that is half the fun. You can visit with the locals and tourists alike while you wait. Not to be missed!”
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Restaurant
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“hip hangout/ collective eatery w/ restaurants for every taste, upstairs and downstairs bar.”
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American Restaurant
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“If you are vegetarian or Vegan, this is the restaurant for you! They serve wonderful craft cocktails as well. Just a 20 minute walk from the Casita. ”
232local recommendations