Denver, Colorado’s capital, merges its Old West past with its cosmopolitan present. Here you’ll find world-class museums, first-rate restaurants, a flourishing arts scene, and plenty of historic gems to boot. Vibrant neighborhoods offer their own unique flavors, from glamorous Cherry Creek with its luxury shopping, to energetic LoDo with its fashionista-filled bars and hipster brewpubs.

Denver offers stacks to do. Stroll the floral finery at the Denver Botanic Gardens, snoop about Titanic survivor Molly Brown’s mansion, gawp at dinosaur skeletons at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, or hike, bike, and ski in the nearby Rocky Mountains.

What to see & do in Denver

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The world of things to do in Denver includes museums, red cliff parks, art galleries, amusement and water parks, heritage sites with indie shops, famed ballparks, and outdoor adventure. For family theme park fun, head for Water World, Lakeside Amusement Park, or Elitch Gardens with thrill rides, waterslides, Ferris wheels, carnival eats, and games. For shopping, go to Larimer Square with its historic buildings and wide range of indie shops—plus...

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  • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Denver

    This guide to the best places to go shopping in Denver include excellent malls, local markets, and cool districts. The capital of Colorado is a thriving metropolis that is known for its vibrant nightlife, dining scene and world-class shopping. From large shopping malls to local farmers markets, Denver has plenty of places for some retail therapy. Larimer Square is at the...

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Information about Denver can be obtained through the Visit Denver office located on California Street, which offers everything you need to get your trip here started. At the Visit Denver office, you'll find information about points of interest, cultural events, local transportation, accessibility for people with disabilities, and discount deals on things to do.Denver is an accessible city with reliable public transportation in the form of buses, a light rail...

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