This haven is for creatives with a soft spot for mountain views.
Denver, Colorado, defies the stereotype of a big city, thanks to its panoramic mountain views and relaxed atmosphere. Cyclists and runners line every street, and outdoor activities top the list of weekend plans for locals. Whether you have a penchant for strolling through timeworn streets or checking out the latest bar opening, Denver has you covered. The young spirit of this city allows the eccentric and creative to thrive — and makes for an enthralling place to explore.
- Cherry Creek
- Five Points
- Lower Downtown
- South Broadway
The variety of Downtown Denver will stick with you: Buildings saturated with history are neighbors with modern nightclubs and bars. Much of this area is characterized by the 16th Street Mall, open only to pedestrians and dotted with boutiques and alfresco dining.
Sports, Shopping, Dining
Cherry Creek is home to upscale art galleries, one of the liveliest shopping centers in the region (it’s not uncommon to catch a cappella groups and live string quartet performances) and walkable streets lined with award-winning restaurants.
Five Points lies at the intersection of Downtown Denver and the suburbs, with plenty of restaurants and museums tucked alongside residential blocks. Once a buzzy destination for jazz, the area has maintained its multicultural and artistic flair.
Cafes, Pubs, Taprooms, Museums, Restaurants
LoDo is Denver’s oldest neighborhood, full of historic gems and Victorian architecture. Today, these 25 square blocks are packed with restaurants, clubs, galleries and shops, making it a hot spot for locals and visitors alike.
Shopping, Restaurants, Nightlife
Once known as a major thoroughfare, SoBo is now a corridor dotted with cozy taverns, antiques shops and music venues. Whether you’re headed to Antique Row to bargain hunt or you want to check out some top-notch art galleries, this downtown artery is full of hidden gems.
Shopping, Restaurants, Galleries, Bookstores, Music Venues
Stay in The Center of it All
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Spend a Culture-Filled Weekend in Denver, Colorado
Shop and Dine in Historic Buildings
Immerse yourself in some of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods, where historical character collides with modern hot spots. From popular shopping avenues in LoDo to mouthwatering Soul Food in Five Points, catch a glimpse of Denver at its best.
Appreciate the City’s Best Art
Discover the city's art scene by wandering through locally owned galleries and shops in the hip SoBo strip before making your way to the sprawling Denver Art Museum to catch works by some of the world’s most esteemed artists.
Enjoy Denver's Parks and a Walk Downtown
Spend a leisurely day exploring some of Denver’s treasures, from a display of Colorado’s natural beauty at the Botanic Gardens to performance art in the Theatre District.