Things to Do in Denver

October 14 - 16, 2019 | Denver, Colorado

The list of things to do in Denver is impressive! Below is just a snapshot of some of the area's interesting outdoor adventures that take advantage of the sunshine, majestic Rocky Mountains, walkable downtown, host of culinary options and wealth of history. Pack your bags and get ready to explore!


Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater

This open-air amphitheater is best known for live concerts and being acoustically perfect, but you can visit the park for some of the most breath-taking sunrises in Denver as well as inspiring workouts from hiking and running to yoga.



 Botanic Gardens, Denver Zoo, Museum of Nature and Science and Gates Planetarium

Take a stroll through the 23-acre park at the Denver Botanic garden or the 80-acre Denver Zoo.

And, while in the area, be sure to head over to the Museum of Nature and Science, with a stop at the Gates Planetarium for an experience that's out of this world.

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Check out the most realistic flight simulators in Colorado at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. Located on the former Lowry Air Force Base, the museum features over 50 iconic aircraft, providing something for every kind of aviation interest.




Miller Coors Brewery Tour

Learn about the history ... and science ... that goes into every glass, bottle, can and pint of the Miller Coors Beer brands. Be sure to stick with it til the end ... there might be a sample or two to compliment your interest.



 Day trip to explore Golden, Boulder, Colorado Springs or a Ski Resort

Check out the former gold rush town of Golden and learn the history of mining. Make a stop at the 1800s-style railroad depot with vintage trains to get a feel for life in the Gold Rush days.

Consider all Boulder has to offer including the Fiske Planetarium and the Museum of National History, with zoology and anthropology exhibits, located on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

Or, explore Pikes National Forest in Colorado Springs and conquer the 14,114' summit of Pikes Peak.

Learn first-hand why Colorado is home to the world's best skiing and snowboarding.



Molly Brown House, Denver Art Museum and U.S. Mint

Stop in for a visit at a National Register of Historic Places...the former home of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown."

And, while in the neighborhood, check out one of the largest art museums between the West Coast and Chicago.

Be sure to cash in on the chance to see U.S. currency being made at the impressive U.S. Mint in Denver -- one of only six in the nation.


Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey

Discover Rocky Mountain single malt at the first modern microdistillery to legally make whiskey in Colorado.