Our Favorite Denver, CO Things to Do (& Nearby)

Of course if you visit Colorado you’ve got to go into the mountains…

Take it from us who’ve lived and traveled there, you can find so much to do. It’s almost overwhelming the amount of places there’s street to choose from.

So let us guide you around to our favorites. A few recommendations never hurt…

Recently a few of our team met up in Colorado. With so many cities in Colorado to visit, here’s our favorites!
Check these fun doors out depending on what you’re looking for…


Denver is a vibrant and exciting city that offers a wide variety of attractions and activities for visitors. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, including hiking, biking, and skiing.

The city is also home to a thriving arts and culture scene, with numerous museums, galleries, and performance venues. In addition, Denver is known for its food and drink scene, with a wide variety of restaurants, breweries, and coffee shops. Overall, Denver offers something for everyone, making it a popular destination for travelers.

There is truly something for everyone here!

Brewery Crawl:

There are so many breweries in downtown Denver and the surrounding area. Some of our favorites are

16th Street Mall:

In the heart of downtown there’s a street where only the trolley can drive down and back. Many seasonal events are held in this area. There’s a mix of restaurants, bars and stores although most the stores are chains…


This is a college town on the side of the mountains. It’s what you’d expect in a beautiful mountainside town…

How to Get there: Public transportation (light rail & bus) or car. Depending on whether you rented a car or how much you plan to drink, there are a few options.

Pearl Street Mall:

This walkable, outdoor mall features a wide main strip without car access. There’s fountains, shops, restaurants, bars, breweries & more.

Hiking Trails:

There are a few trailheads near boulder so if you like the outdoors thats always fun.
** Pizza Station for a cheap, yet delicious slide of pizza. (More like 1/4 a pizza…)

Estes Park:

This Colorado mountain town is past Boulder, about 2 hours from Denver. There’s a small downtown strip and multiple hiking trails nearby.
Although it’s a small town, there’s still fun things to do!


If you like to gamble, be sure to visit Blackhawk. It’s an enclave of casinos hidden in the mountains where you can spend the weekend gambling. There’s also beautiful views surrounding the buildings and on the drive up. Colorado mountains for sure!

Idaho Springs:

This tiny town is nestled between mountains for a dramatic backdrop. There’s tons of local shops to visit, selling local creations from Coloradans. You can find jewelry, clothing, decor and other handmade items.

Multiple breweries are located in this small street, more than enough for An afternoon of adventuring. It’s right off the highway too so you can’t get lost…

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