If you’re looking for things to do during your stay in Denver, Colorado, below are some of the mile-high city’s must-sees. For even more, visit denver.org.
Denver Union Station
A renovated 1914 Beaux-Arts train station that is now downtown Denver’s transportation, dining, shopping and entertainment hub. It includes direct rail service to Denver International Airport.
Denver Art Museum
Home to one of the nation’s largest Indigenous Arts of North America collections. It also showcases Asian art, Latin American art and art of the ancient Americas. You’ll also be able to enjoy the views of the city skyline and Rocky Mountains. What’s more fabulous — the views inside or outside?
Meow Wolf Denver’s Convergence Station
Four stories of interactive and imaginative displays from more than 300 artists.
Clyfford Still Museum
One of the leading figures in abstract expressionist art, the museum houses nearly 2,400 of Still’s painting and drawings.
Colorado State Capitol
Climb to the 13th step of the Colorado State Capitol and you’ll be 5,280 feet above sea level — one mile high! Then explore the gold-domed building which includes beautiful murals, rose onyx wainscotting and the Colorado General Assembly. The rotunda features views of snowcapped peaks. Free tours are available on weekdays.
Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave
Step into the Wild West! Buffalo Bill Cody’s famous history as a Pony Express rider, army scout, buffalo hunter and showman comes to life at the Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave, high atop Lookout Mountain.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science astounds and amazes with views of the past, present and future.
Tours of Coors Field are available during the offseason and provide a behind-the-scenes look at one of the premier ballparks in Major League Baseball. All tours begin at Gate D (20th & Blake Street). Tours last 75-80 minutes and cover a distance of about one mile. All tours are accessible for guests with disabilities.
Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Museum
Housed in Empower Field at Mile High (home of the Denver Broncos), this museum honors Denver’s greatest sports legends. Open Thursday-Saturday (summer Monday-Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
See where the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, and Colorado Mammoth play.
Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
The free Visitor Center has a museum and Performers’ Hall of Fame, while the surrounding park offers hiking trails that weave in, around and over the colorful red rocks.
Coors Brewery Tour
Self-guided tours show the brewing process and end with free samples for those over 21.
Rocky Mountain National Park
Colorado’s No. 1 attraction, Rocky Mountain National Park, is 71 miles west of Denver on Highway 36. Trail Ridge Road is the highest continuous highway in the world with panoramic views in all directions. National Geographic named Rocky Mountain National Park one of the top trips in the world in 2014.