Showcasing a Rich Cultural Heritage

Destination

Colorado is the ideal destination for open-air activities, events and festivals, and our hotel near Denver places you at the heart of it all. Whether you stay on-site at our resort hotel or explore the local area, it's easy to have fun when you visit Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. After flying into Denver International Airport, check in and venture out to explore attractions near the hotel, including Pepsi Center and Empower Field at Mile High.

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Shopping

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center provides easy access to premier shopping destinations around Aurora and Denver, Colorado. Plus, don't forget to stop by one of our souvenir shops to pick up something for friends and family back home.

Adult couple walking arm in arm inside the resort.

Stanley Marketplace is a community of 50 independently owned Colorado businesses collectively offering a place to eat, drink, shop, exercise, play, work, and more.

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Fashion, dining and entertainment have merged on a modern Main Street in the heart of southeast Aurora, Colorado. Southlands offers a convenient, comfortable, charming atmosphere and a great place to gather.

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Designed by famed architect I.M. Pei, the pedestrian promenade is made of red, white and gray granite in a repeating pattern that, seen from above, resembles the skin of a diamondback rattlesnake. Free shuttle buses travel up and down the 16th Street Mall, stopping on every corner. There are 42 outdoor cafés along the mall and the Denver Pavilions is a shopping and dining complex with 12 movie theaters and more than two dozen shops and restaurants.

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is located less than 30 minutes from the Resort at the former Lowry Air Force Base. The museum boasts more than 182,000 square feet of hangar space full of iconic aircraft, space vehicles, artifacts and more.

Airplanes and an X-Wing in a hanger.
Small turtle in a person's open hand.

The Wild Animal Sanctuary

The Wild Animal Sanctuary operates a beautiful and natural habitat for its rescued animals who come from captive situations. They are rescued and rehabilitated so they can live and roam freely in large natural habitats with others of their own kind.

View of the west facing facade of the resort's exterior.

Transportation

Gaylord Rockies Resort offers first-class transportation services with an emphasis on service.