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1 Museo De Las Americas
Overall rating:
Rank: 1 About 50

For an intriguing look into the history of Latin American art, spend an afternoon at the Museo De Las Americas.  Located in the Santa Fe Arts District in Denver, the museum has an amazing...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 861 Santa Fe Drive
Type: Museums


2 Cherry Creek Shopping Center
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Rank: 2 About 50

Shoppers will feel like they’ve landed in heaven upon entering the Cherry Creek Shopping Center.  The luxury selections are top notch and include over 160 stores, many of which are exclusive to the region,...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 3000 East First Avenue, Denver, CO
Type: Stores and shopping malls


3 Denver Pavillions
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Rank: 3 About 50

If you’re not entertained for hours at the Denver Pavilions, you’re just plain hopeless.  From line dancing to live concerts, movie mania at any of the 15 movie screens,...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 500 16th St
Type: Stores and shopping malls


4 Larimer Square
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Rank: 4 About 50

Larimer Square is named after General William Larimer, who came with hundreds of others to the area during the gold rush and staked out land with his son.  The area grew quickly with saloons, Denver’s first...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Stores and shopping malls


5 The Denver Botanic Gardens
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Rank: 6 About 50

The gardens will delight flower, plant and cactus lovers with their hundreds of species of flowers from around the world, including those as far away from the gardens as Africa, Argentina and the Himalayas and as close as others...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1007 York St.
Type: Parks and gardens


Budget Night
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Rank: 7 About 50

Stroll the streets of the 16th Street Mall, an outdoor shopping mall in downtown Denver.  It offers a free bus that travels the length of the mall if you get tired out window shopping the souvenir...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Nightlife


Glamour Night
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Rank: 8 About 50

Enjoy a glass of wine and listen to the music of world class artists during the Summer concert series MB Bank Amphitheatre at the Denver Botanic Gardens.  Artists featured have include Chris Isaac, B....

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Nightlife


6 Mar Lee
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Rank: 10 About 50

The neighborhood is blessed with two parks to explore, Garfield Lake Park where you’ll find a baseball field, basketball court, outdoor pool, tennis courts and the opportunity to fish, or...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


7 Molly Brown House Museum
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Rank: 11 About 50

Molly Brown was well-known for being “the unsinkable Molly Brown” surviving the demise of the Titanic maiden voyage.   The organizers of “Historic Denver, Inc.” have made...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1340 Pennsylvania Street
Type: Museums


Best Places
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Rank: 12 About 50

Colorado is known to be the most popular vacation destination states and there are various suggested itineraries which are full of activity. For a 1 to 3 day tour, Denver can be seen through an array of activities....

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Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


8 Cherry Creek Lake
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Rank: 13 About 50

For boating enthusiasts, Cherry Creek Lake is ideal with the boat ramps open March through October.  Fishing is popular with Walleye, Catfish, Bass, Trout and Carp known to swim the waters.  The...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 4201 South Parker Road
Type: Nature and sport


9 Denver Firefighters Museum
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Rank: 14 About 50

Walk in the footprints of courageous firefighters of days gone by at Denver Fire Station No. 1 located in the City’s Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The station is over a hundred years old and visitors...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1326 Tremont Place
Type: Museums


10 Five Points
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Rank: 15 About 50

The Five Points neighborhood has a really great variety of restaurants and clubs to check out including Denver’s oldest brewery, the Wynkoop Brewing Company, and an historic jazz club, The Rossonian Lounge in the Baxter...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


11 Union Station
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Rank: 16 About 50

In keeping with the times and the needs of today’s travelers, a 300 million dollar renovation of the nearly 20 acres of land with railroad tracks will be built on and renovated for light and heavy rail tracks for commuters. And yet, to pay...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


12 Activities in Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge
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Rank: 17 About 50

The refuge is a paradise for nature lovers who will be awed by the bison roaming freely on the over 12,000-acre property currently under restoration with a diverse offering of land, including prairie, lakes, wooded sites and marshes. ...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 6550 Gateway Road
Type: Nature and sport


13 Colorado Convention Center
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Rank: 18 About 50

Denver has its own “King Kong” of sorts and you’ll see him as you approach the Colorado Convention Center.  He’s a 40-foot tall concrete lapis lazuli blue bear peering inside the windows of the...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 700 14th St
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


14 Daniels & Fisher Tower
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Rank: 19 About 50

The Daniels and Fisher Tower is a 20-foot clock tower inspired by Italian Renaissance architecture as it rises above the streets of downtown Denver for visitors to admire.  At the time it...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1601 Arapahoe
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


15 Sakura Square
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Rank: 21 About 50

The Pagoda-style entryway to shops and markets and a Japanese garden at Sakura Square sets the tone for this plaza that holds a special place in the hearts of Japanese-Americans in northwest Denver downtown.  The square...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1255 19th Street
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


16 Sun Valley
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Rank: 22 About 50

Sloan Lake Park in Sun Valley has stunning views of the downtown Denver skyline on one side and the Colorado mountains on the other as you walk or bike around the lake.  It’s a peaceful and picture perfect...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


17 The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
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Rank: 23 About 50

The 210 foot twin spires and 75 beautifully-colored stained glass windows imported from Munich, Germany are exquisite features of the Cathedral Basilica of Immaculate Conception, a church where His Holiness Pope John Paul II...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1530 Logan St
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Downtown
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Rank: 24 About 50

Downtown Denver is the pivot and around which the rest of the city rotates. It is known as the tenth largest downtown area in the nation and offers a variety of activities, entertainment and shopping. It is impossible to leave the metro area...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


18 Denver Art Museum
Overall rating:
Rank: 26 About 50

Denver Art Museum, as name suggests, exhibits various art forms pertaining to culture of Colorado. Artists would love to watch the artifacts displayed over here.

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 100 W 14th Avenue Pkwy
Type: Museums


19 Museum of Contemporary Art
Overall rating:
Rank: 27 About 50

Take in the best in traveling and rotating art from contemporary artists who work in various mediums inspiring guests to come to their own conclusions about the intentions of the creators.   The works are divided between the five...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1485 Delgany Street
Type: Museums


20 Colorado History Museum
Overall rating:
Rank: 28 About 50

Get your fill of “howdy” and “saddle up” when you tour the Colorado History Museum where one of the biggest cowboy exhibits in the country would make even Gene Autry and Roy Rogers proud to called...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1300 Broadway
Type: Museums


21 The Shelter
Overall rating:
Rank: 30 About 50

A number of historic buildings in the downtown area have been converted to pubs and Denver is a place where one can find an array of nightlife options. The Shelter is a place with a massive dance floor, a lounge in the basement...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 1037 Broadway
Type: Nightlife

Attractions close to Denver


Miniature World - 1.2 mi
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Whilst in Victoria, one can get to see miniature world of tiniest of villages to the world been shrunk into small miniature size. The visitors get to be the judge and enter the miniature wonderland. This is the greatest little show on...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 649 Humboldt St.
Distance: 1.9
City: Victoria

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Denver Temple - 2.3 mi
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The people of the city of Centennial are very religious. So another important place to visit is the Denver Temple. It’s the most artistically built temple and also the largest one in the area of Denver, Centennial....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Denver Temple Denver, Colorado 80161,USA
Distance: 3.7
City: Centennial

Type: Other attractions + Share


Hyland Hills Park and Recreation Center - 8.2 mi
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The park was established in 1955 and serves over 100000 residents in the area. It offers world class facilities, notable being the Water World, however it also provides recreational activities like Golf courses, tennis courts, swimming...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 1800 W. 89th Ave., Federal Heights, Colorado
Distance: 13.2
City: Federal Heights

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


Aurora Village - 9.8 mi
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The Aurora Village is located near the Aurora Lake, at 62.27 degrees latitude and one can experience darkness up to 20 hours in a day.  It offers its visitors exciting day and night activities especially viewing the Northern...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Aurora Village
Distance: 15.7
City: Yellowknife

Type: Nature and sport + Share

Neighbouring places: Denver


Berkley - 5 mi

Berkley can be described as a CDP, i.e. census-designated place located in county of Adams, Colorado, US. As per US Census Bureau, area of Berkley on the whole comes out to be 10.9 sq. Km; out of which 3.58%25 consists of...

Distance: 8.1
City: Berkley

Lakewood - 5.7 mi

Lakewood city is located in Jefferson County of Colorado State in the United States. It is the most populated city in Jefferson ...

Distance: 9.1
City: Lakewood

Englewood - 6.1 mi

Englewood is located in Arapahoe County in Colorado, USA. The city has a population around 32,000 inhabitants and has a total area of close to 17...

Distance: 9.8
City: Englewood

Arvada - 6.5 mi

Arvada lies in Adams and Jefferson County in Colorado in the USA. The city covers a total area of 32.9 sq miles and includes a population of 104,830 people making it the 8th ...

Distance: 10.5
City: Arvada

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