The best of downtown Denver attractions and beyond
Popularity isn't everything, but it's certainly something when it comes to these top attractions, which have earned their admiring fans. The great thing about being in downtown Denver is our proximity to it all. So soak in the spirit of the city at these hot spots, and if you're in need of any other recommendations, we're always happy to offer the lowdown on where to go.
So much more than a transportation hub, this historic Beaux-Arts train station boasts a seasonal farmers' market, chef-driven restaurants, and artsy boutiques.
Denver Botanic Gardens
A true oasis in the city, Denver Botanic Gardens has everything from water gardens with swamp hibiscus to arid-adapted plants to a hands-on children's garden.
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
A geological phenomenon, Red Rocks is a naturally designed, acoustically perfect amphitheater that plays host to concerts that are pure magic. During the warmer months, enjoy Film On The Rocks or morning Yoga in this unbeatable setting.
16th Street Mall
This mile-long pedestrian promenade is packed with shopping, restaurants and downtown attractions. Settle in at one of the sidewalk cafes for a meal with a side of people-watching.
The energy's always abuzz in historic Larimer Square, lined with stately, well-preserved Victorian buildings that house modern boutiques, restaurants and bars.