Are you visiting Denver for the first time? Do you live in Denver and are looking for new things to do? Spending time exploring a new or familiar place is fun. Take some time and pretend to be a tourist in Denver!
Some popular activities to do are:
Do you love beer? Denver has over 150 breweries! There are so many popular breweries, including New Belgium at the Source Hotel, Bruz Beers, Cerveceria Colorado, The Grateful Gnome Sandwich Shoppe & Brewery, The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project, Odell Brewing Company, Dos Luces Brewery, and Woods Boss Brewing and the Novel Strand Brewing Company.
Each brewery is unique and has an amazing beer selection. Certain breweries have food and outdoor spaces. We would recommend spending a few days exploring the many breweries that Denver has to offer!
One of the most popular places to go to in Denver is to Red Rocks for a concert or exercise event. The venue holds over 8,000 people and hosts over 100 performances every year.
Some of the genres of music you can see at Red Rocks are EDM, country, rock, indie and more! This is a great way to enjoy music or a workout and time outdoors.
Explore Some Of The Many Hiking Trails
Another popular activity in Denver is hiking. There are so many trails to pick from.
One of the most popular trails is the Trading Post Trail in Red Rocks Park. You can do more than see a show in Red Rocks!
Other great hiking paths are the First and Second Flatiron Train, Royal Arch Trail in the Chautauqua Park, Enchanted Mesa Loop and hiking up the Green Mountain.
Denver has so many different trails at different levels for people of all ages to enjoy.
You can easily explore the many things that Denver has to offer with your family as well. Here are some family-friendly activities you can check out:
See The Animals At Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
This is a beautiful zoo in the mountains where more than 800 different species live. Kids can take part in interactive demonstrations and educational opportunities. It’s a great, and fun way, to learn about the different animals.
Also, there many play areas for kids to enjoy and hand-feed the biggest giraffe herd in captivity.
Dinosaur Resource Center
Experience fossils from raptors, T-rexes, flying and marine reptiles, gigantic meat-eating fish and more! Kids can pretend to be a paleontologist for the day!
They can also view a functioning fossil preparation laboratory. A trip to the Dinosaur Resource Center is so much better than sitting in front of the TV all day!
Bear Creek & Fountain Creek Nature Centers
Enjoy your time outdoors, no matter what time of year it may be! Explore trails, observe wildlife, and learning from educational programs.
One thing you can observe is the outside/inside of a beehive – try to find the queen bee! Kids can enjoy comparing their arm span to the wingspan of different birds in the area as well.
This is fun for the whole family, no matter how old (or young) you are!
Ghost Town Museum
Experience an Old Western village in an indoor museum. It is made from structures that were a part of a vibrant mountainside community.
Kids can design a “wanted” poster, listen to the piano player, and look for gold.
There are so many things to do in Denver. This is just scraping the surface of some of the many things to do in our fun and friendly city!
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