Headed to Denver and wondering what you should do?

Look no further! Here is my top picks for sights to see, foods to eat, and things to do! 
 

HIKES

Easy

Medium

Hard

 

general nature Areas to check out near Denver

  • Staunton State Park

  • Red Rocks Amphitheater & Matthews/Winter Park

  • Green Mountain

  • Mount Falcon

  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park

  • Boulder Flatirons

  • Alderfer/Three Sisters Park

  • Clear Creek Canyon

  • Lookout Mountain

 

dog friendly hikes to do near denver

https://www.colorado.com/articles/9-favorite-fall-dog-hikes

https://www.colorado.com/articles/9-favorite-fall-dog-hikes

  • Elk Meadow Off-Leash area in Evergreen

  • Red Rocks Trail at Red Rocks Park

  • Green Mountain Trail near Boulder

  • Red Rocks Open Space in Colorado Springs

  • Bear Creek Trail in Lair O' the Bear Park

  • Meadowlark Trail Loop in Littleton

  • Flatirons Vista in Boulder

  • Frazer Meadow Trail in Golden

  • And more!

 

 

FOOD & DRINK

Overall Winners

  • Root Down

  • Denver Biscuit Co

  • Linger

  • Mercantile

  • Cho77 / Cholon

  • Lucile's Creole Cafe

  • Himchuli

  • Cart Driver

  • Izakaya Den

  • Izakaya Ronin

  • The Family Jones

Breakfast/Brunch

  • Denver Biscuit Co

  • Rise & Shine

  • The Universal

  • Beast & Bottle

Coffee Spots

  • Pigtrain Coffee

  • Crema Coffee House

  • Allegro (in Whole Foods)

  • Stowaway

  • Little Owl

  • Huckleberry Roasters at Dairy block

Fast & Healthy Lunch

  • Next Door | Union Station

  • Protein Bar & Kitchen

  • Biju's Little Curry Shop

  • Mercantile Dining and Provision

  • Honor Society Handcrafted Eatery

  • ProsperOats

  • Garbanzo

Vegetarian/Vegan Friendl

  • City O' City

  • Beet Box

  • Root Down

  • Watercourse Foods

  • The Corner Beet

  • Sputnik

  • Himchuli

  • Parsley

  • Vital Root

  • Mellow Mushroom

  • New Saigon

Ice Cream/Sweets

  • Sweet Action

  • Liks

  • Little Man

  • Milkbox Ice Creamery

  • Sweet Cow

  • Voodoo Doughnut Mile High

  • Habit Donuts

 

BREWERIES

  • Great Divide Brewing Co

  • Crooked Stave Brewing Co

  • Epic Brewing Co

  • Vine Street Pub & Brewery

  • Renegade Brewing Company

  • Denver Beer Co

  • Upslope (Boulder)

  • Avery (Boulder)

 

 

THINGS TO DO

City Attractions

  • Museum of Contemporary Art

  • First Friday Art Walks

  • City Park (and all the museums there)

  • Denver Art Museum

  • Denver Botanic Gardens

  • The Source

  • Ogden Theatre

  • Coors Brewery Tour

  • Denver Zoo

  • Landmark's Mayan Theatre

 

Fitness Studios

  • Movement Climbing and Fitness for amazing indoor rock climbing!

  • Kindness Yoga

 

 

And... much much more! Colorado is freaking amazing and I hope y'all have a blast. Plus, if you think this list is missing something, please let me know!!