Halcyon Hotel…Hip and casual Cherry Creek North trendsetter. Great Italian restaurant. Free bike rentals.
The Art Hotel…Cool for the arty crowd and across from the Denver Art Museum. Rooftop bar.
Crawford Hotel…New boutique hotel located in Union Station. Steps away from the train station and great food and drink options
Hotel Teatro…Premium luxury hotel located in the heart of downtown Denver
Kimpton Hotel Born…Adjacent to Union station in downtown Denver. Walk-able to many great restaurants.
The Ramble Hotel…Stylish and hip luxury design.
EAT + DRINK
FAVORITE Restaurants… Guard & Grace + The Populist (American)
BEST Brunch Spot… Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox or Snooze
BEST Dispensary’s… Northern Lights Cannabis Co. and Livergreen
BEST Sushi… Sushi Hai + Isakai Den
BEST Restaurant with a VIEW… El Five (Spanish and Mediterranean)
BEST Burgers + Taco’s…Cherry Cricket (can’t beat that combo!)
BEST Margaritas… El Camino’s
BEST Place for Cocktails…Williams & Graham (Speakeasy located in a corner bookstore) + The Copper Lounge
BEST Italian… Carmine’s on Penn (family style)
BEST Ice Cream… Sweet Cow + Bonnie Brae Ice Cream
BEST Pizza… Ernie’s Bar & Grill + Proto’s Pizza
DO + SEE
PRETTY Hiking Routes Nearby… South Park Hike or Echo Lake to Summit Lake (gorgeous views!)
BEST Family Spots… The Zoo, Denver’s Nature and Science Museum and Denver’s Children Museum. Also, Denver has tons of great parks around the city.
FUN Stop for the Whole Family …Union Station for drinks and food + you can catch a train to and from the airport
MUST Do…Go to a concert or just visit Red Rocks!
HIPPEST Neighborhoods to Peruse… Wash Park and The Highlands for funky coffee chops and vintage boutiques
TIP + TRICK
KNOW Before You Go…Drink lots of water. Denver is the “Mile High” City (5280 feet in elevation) so it is super dry and some people tend to get altitude sickness.