Guidebook for Denver

Diana

Guidebook for Denver

Arts & Culture
IMAX Theater, Planetarium Theater, lots and lots of exhibits, something for everyone. Too many kids running around, best in late afternoon when they are gone.
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Boulevard
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IMAX Theater, Planetarium Theater, lots and lots of exhibits, something for everyone. Too many kids running around, best in late afternoon when they are gone.
Unique architecture, great events, wonderful gift shop, mix of classical and modern art. IMAX theater. Might want to avoid FREE first Saturday (of month) unless you are looking for a place to take the kiddos.
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Denver Art Museum
100 West 14th Avenue Parkway
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Unique architecture, great events, wonderful gift shop, mix of classical and modern art. IMAX theater. Might want to avoid FREE first Saturday (of month) unless you are looking for a place to take the kiddos.
This museum/art gallery is FREE and on the 5th floor of the old Colorado Building, located on the 16th street mall. Collection is functional and interactive. A hidden gem! Bring ear phones for free mobile phone audio tour. When going be sure to check out both halves of the museum since the curators office is in the middle.
Dikeou Collection
1615 California St
This museum/art gallery is FREE and on the 5th floor of the old Colorado Building, located on the 16th street mall. Collection is functional and interactive. A hidden gem! Bring ear phones for free mobile phone audio tour. When going be sure to check out both halves of the museum since the curators office is in the middle.
Hidden Gem, in an historic house across from the Brown Palace. Saloon style exhibits, houses the Anschutz Collection of Western American art.
American Museum of Western Art--The Anschutz Collection
1727 Tremont Place
Hidden Gem, in an historic house across from the Brown Palace. Saloon style exhibits, houses the Anschutz Collection of Western American art.
Tours are $12 and must be purchased onsite behind the house in the (surprisingly impressive) gift shop. Tickets sell out fast! Surprisingly fascinating historical tour.
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Molly Brown House Museum
1340 Pennsylvania Street
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Tours are $12 and must be purchased onsite behind the house in the (surprisingly impressive) gift shop. Tickets sell out fast! Surprisingly fascinating historical tour.
Hidden gem! Museum has vintage cars, trains, motorcycles, airplanes and bicycles. Plus there are wax mannequins in period dress from an old wax museum that are incorporated into the car exhibits. All ages will enjoy.
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Forney Museum of Transportation
4303 Brighton Boulevard
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Hidden gem! Museum has vintage cars, trains, motorcycles, airplanes and bicycles. Plus there are wax mannequins in period dress from an old wax museum that are incorporated into the car exhibits. All ages will enjoy.
Wonderful interactive museum for children.
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Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
2121 Children's Museum Drive
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Wonderful interactive museum for children.
Located a short drive from my location (2.9 miles) and fun for the whole family, The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum (WOTR) is located on the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado. Features of the museum's collection include the USAF's B-1A Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bombers and many other military and general aviation aircraft.
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Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
7711 East Academy Boulevard
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Located a short drive from my location (2.9 miles) and fun for the whole family, The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum (WOTR) is located on the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado. Features of the museum's collection include the USAF's B-1A Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bombers and many other military and general aviation aircraft.
Essentials
This grocery store while busy is not usually swamped with customers making it much easier to shop. And, Safeway is directly across the street and Walgreens and a few food vendors are one block away.
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King Soopers
1355 Krameria Street
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This grocery store while busy is not usually swamped with customers making it much easier to shop. And, Safeway is directly across the street and Walgreens and a few food vendors are one block away.
Love this Safeway store. Very clean, not as busy and it is directly across the street from King Soopers grocery store. Walgreens and food vendors are a block away. Very convenient shopping.
Safeway
6220 East 14th Avenue
Love this Safeway store. Very clean, not as busy and it is directly across the street from King Soopers grocery store. Walgreens and food vendors are a block away. Very convenient shopping.
Very large and very busy grocery store. Best to visit at off times.
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King Soopers
2810 Quebec Street
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Very large and very busy grocery store. Best to visit at off times.
Love the fresh fruits and vegetables and their bakery items (pies). Plus they have a good selection of meals to go.
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Sprouts Farmers Market
3625 East Colfax Avenue
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Love the fresh fruits and vegetables and their bakery items (pies). Plus they have a good selection of meals to go.
This pharmacy and store are a block away from two grocery stores and next to many food vendors on Colfax Ave. Local.
Walgreens
6200 East Colfax Avenue
This pharmacy and store are a block away from two grocery stores and next to many food vendors on Colfax Ave. Local.
Convenient but very very busy.
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Walmart Supercenter
7800 Smith Road
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Convenient but very very busy.
Love having a Trader Joe’s available for it’s unique offerings. Only store outside of Wisconsin the sells “Kringle”.
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Trader Joe's
750 Colorado Boulevard
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Love having a Trader Joe’s available for it’s unique offerings. Only store outside of Wisconsin the sells “Kringle”.
New store, fresh food.
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Whole Foods Market
2375 East 1st Avenue
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New store, fresh food.
Parks & Nature
Beautiful gardens (there is an entrance fee). They have many events so check out their website.
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Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York Street
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Beautiful gardens (there is an entrance fee). They have many events so check out their website.
The Denver Zoo is an 80-acre facility located in City Park of Denver, Colorado, United States. Founded in 1896, it is owned by the City and County of Denver and funded in part by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. It is the most popular paid attraction in the Denver metropolitan area. Wikipedia HOURS: Sun-Sat 9 am to 4 pm
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Denver Zoo
2300 Steele Street
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The Denver Zoo is an 80-acre facility located in City Park of Denver, Colorado, United States. Founded in 1896, it is owned by the City and County of Denver and funded in part by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. It is the most popular paid attraction in the Denver metropolitan area. Wikipedia HOURS: Sun-Sat 9 am to 4 pm
Food Scene
Walkable - This place is also a bakery. Great place for breakfast, brunch or lunch. There is a lot of seating, inside or out.
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Cake Crumbs Bakery & Cafe
2216 Kearney Street
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Walkable - This place is also a bakery. Great place for breakfast, brunch or lunch. There is a lot of seating, inside or out.
Grilled burgers, awesome brussel sprouts, local eatery. Very casual. There are other locations throughout Denver area.
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Chop Shop Casual Urban Eatery Colfax
4990 East Colfax Avenue
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Grilled burgers, awesome brussel sprouts, local eatery. Very casual. There are other locations throughout Denver area.
Wonderful, unique, wine bar, with great food. Try their salads and bruschetta boards, they are fantastic. Great to go in the afternoon as it gets quite noisy in the evenings. Wonderful elevated patio with views of the city.
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Postino LoHi
2715 17th St
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Wonderful, unique, wine bar, with great food. Try their salads and bruschetta boards, they are fantastic. Great to go in the afternoon as it gets quite noisy in the evenings. Wonderful elevated patio with views of the city.
Very unique donuts, open 24 hours.
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Voodoo Doughnut - Colfax
1520 East Colfax Avenue
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Very unique donuts, open 24 hours.
Italian. Walk to dinner. Highest rated restaurant in the neighborhood.
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The Cherry Tomato
4645 East 23rd Avenue
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Italian. Walk to dinner. Highest rated restaurant in the neighborhood.
Burgers, sports bar. Casual. Open late. Local eatery in the upscale Cherry Creek shopping district.
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Cherry Cricket - Cherry Creek
2641 East 2nd Avenue
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Burgers, sports bar. Casual. Open late. Local eatery in the upscale Cherry Creek shopping district.
Breakfast, brunch, waffles, creperies. etc. Very casual. Family owned and managed.
The Delectable Egg
200 Quebec Street
Breakfast, brunch, waffles, creperies. etc. Very casual. Family owned and managed.
Also serves breakfast burritos and baked goods, located in an old house, lots of character. Excellent coffee.
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QuinceEssential Coffee House
1447 Quince St
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Also serves breakfast burritos and baked goods, located in an old house, lots of character. Excellent coffee.
Tiny coffee shop and cafe located off of Colfax on Ivy. Breakfast, brunch or lunch.
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Blunozer Cafe
1475 Ivy St
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Tiny coffee shop and cafe located off of Colfax on Ivy. Breakfast, brunch or lunch.
Over 30 tea options (most loose leaf) from Boulder Tea Spa. Also serves coffee, baked goods and lunch.''This shop is a place where formerly incarcerated men and women can find work. Happy music plays so the atmosphere is upbeat. Great find.
Open Door Tea Shop
3407 Franklin St
Over 30 tea options (most loose leaf) from Boulder Tea Spa. Also serves coffee, baked goods and lunch.''This shop is a place where formerly incarcerated men and women can find work. Happy music plays so the atmosphere is upbeat. Great find.
Hidden gem, fine dining, great food which changes often. Farm to table restaurant. Cozy with rustic decor. Pricey but worth it.
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Tables
2267 Kearney Street
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Hidden gem, fine dining, great food which changes often. Farm to table restaurant. Cozy with rustic decor. Pricey but worth it.
Great place for breakfast and is fairly close to here on Colorado Blvd.
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Snooze an A.M. Eatery
700 Colorado Blvd
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Great place for breakfast and is fairly close to here on Colorado Blvd.
Great place for breakfast, near Union Station in the heart of downtown.
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Snooze an A.M. Eatery
2262 Larimer Street
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Great place for breakfast, near Union Station in the heart of downtown.
Walk-able. Only 3.5 short blocks away. I love the burnt brown sugar flavor and my daughter loves the salted caramel. They also serve a vegan variety and they make their own cones. HOURS: M-F 3-9, Sat.Sun. 1-9. "Em's Ice Cream is a certified organic ice cream company and we're based right in Denver. We make everything from scratch right down to the chocolate chips in our Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. Em's Ice Cream is made using premium organic milk, organic cream, organic eggs, and organic cane sugar. We do not use any stabilizers, GMO's, or food coloring. Our ice cream is gluten free and batch churned to ensure consistent and superior quality."
Em's Ice Cream
2829 Fairfax St
Walk-able. Only 3.5 short blocks away. I love the burnt brown sugar flavor and my daughter loves the salted caramel. They also serve a vegan variety and they make their own cones. HOURS: M-F 3-9, Sat.Sun. 1-9. "Em's Ice Cream is a certified organic ice cream company and we're based right in Denver. We make everything from scratch right down to the chocolate chips in our Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. Em's Ice Cream is made using premium organic milk, organic cream, organic eggs, and organic cane sugar. We do not use any stabilizers, GMO's, or food coloring. Our ice cream is gluten free and batch churned to ensure consistent and superior quality."
Great fried chicken (and may other items) and killer cherry pie best served warmed with ice cream. Plus The Post is a micro-brewery too.
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The Post Brewing Co. - Rosedale
2200 Broadway
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Great fried chicken (and may other items) and killer cherry pie best served warmed with ice cream. Plus The Post is a micro-brewery too.
Wonderful Cajun/creole Breakfast and brunch. There are six locations through out Denver, Boulder and Longmont.
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Lucile's Creole Cafe
275 South Logan Street
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Wonderful Cajun/creole Breakfast and brunch. There are six locations through out Denver, Boulder and Longmont.
Serves great breakfasts and lunch and is fairly close to us. Available for takeout and delivery.
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Syrup City Park
1875 York St
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Serves great breakfasts and lunch and is fairly close to us. Available for takeout and delivery.
This restaurant opened right when the pandemic started and made it because of its great food and five star local reviews. Don’t let it’s name fool you, this restaurant serves it all and spirits too.
Tessa Delicatessen
5724 East Colfax Avenue
This restaurant opened right when the pandemic started and made it because of its great food and five star local reviews. Don’t let it’s name fool you, this restaurant serves it all and spirits too.
Love Chicago style pierogi’s, then this is the place for you. There are a few locations around Denver of this local favorite.
Baba & Pop's Pierogi
9945 East Colfax Avenue
Love Chicago style pierogi’s, then this is the place for you. There are a few locations around Denver of this local favorite.
Local donuts, coffee and breakfast sandwiches.
City Donuts
4918 E Colfax Ave
Local donuts, coffee and breakfast sandwiches.
Drinks & Nightlife
Inside/outside. Serves food too.
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Station 26 Brewing Co.
7045 East 38th Avenue
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Inside/outside. Serves food too.
Think chic industrial/modern take on a library. There is a patio space out back. Free popcorn. Board games and books.
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Fiction Beer Company
7101 East Colfax Avenue
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Think chic industrial/modern take on a library. There is a patio space out back. Free popcorn. Board games and books.
Walkable - 3.5 short blocks west of here. The brother of the owner stayed with us while attending the soft opening of this micro-brewery. Great patio and different food trucks every night. Closed Monday's.
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Long Table Brewhouse
2895 Fairfax St
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Walkable - 3.5 short blocks west of here. The brother of the owner stayed with us while attending the soft opening of this micro-brewery. Great patio and different food trucks every night. Closed Monday's.
Also serves pizza. There is a special on Tuesday evenings.
The Owl Saloon
5026 E Colfax Ave
Also serves pizza. There is a special on Tuesday evenings.
Specializes in craft cocktails specifically of the 19th century. Small place, cozy.
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Union Lodge No.1
1543 Champa St
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Specializes in craft cocktails specifically of the 19th century. Small place, cozy.
A speakeasy bar hidden behind an art gallery. Serves very unique cocktails and some food.
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Millers & Rossi
3542 Walnut St
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A speakeasy bar hidden behind an art gallery. Serves very unique cocktails and some food.
Located at end of the 16th Street Mall. Best at night, only one block long. Most fun on weekend nights. The lights are beautiful! A perfect place to snap a few pictures, have some drinks, grab some food, and shop around a bit.
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Larimer Square
1430 Larimer Street
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Located at end of the 16th Street Mall. Best at night, only one block long. Most fun on weekend nights. The lights are beautiful! A perfect place to snap a few pictures, have some drinks, grab some food, and shop around a bit.
Jazz Bar, Dive Bar. “Since 1933, this roughly 20-barstool, five-booth, linoleum-floored hole-in-the-wall has been the one place in the Mile High City where you know you can find excellent live Jazz music, a cold brew, a diverse crowd, and a decent plate of tamales to soak up the booze.” (5280.com) 1962 Market St., Denver
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El Chapultepec
1962 Market Street
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Jazz Bar, Dive Bar. “Since 1933, this roughly 20-barstool, five-booth, linoleum-floored hole-in-the-wall has been the one place in the Mile High City where you know you can find excellent live Jazz music, a cold brew, a diverse crowd, and a decent plate of tamales to soak up the booze.” (5280.com) 1962 Market St., Denver
Getting Around
RTD Rail Station for the A Line. The A Line runs between and airport and downtown. $10.50 one way. If you take the train from the airport get off at this stop and take an Uber or Lyft for a very short trip to my Airbnb location. Or, transfer to a bus.
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Central Park Station
8200 Smith Rd
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RTD Rail Station for the A Line. The A Line runs between and airport and downtown. $10.50 one way. If you take the train from the airport get off at this stop and take an Uber or Lyft for a very short trip to my Airbnb location. Or, transfer to a bus.
The A Train runs between downtown and the Airport.
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40th & Colorado Station-A Train (RTD Rail Station)
4220 Garfield St
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The A Train runs between downtown and the Airport.
Denver International Airport
8500 Peña Blvd
Historic downtown train and bus terminal. The airport train and light rail run through this station and many local and regional buses take off from here.
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Union Station
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Historic downtown train and bus terminal. The airport train and light rail run through this station and many local and regional buses take off from here.
Shopping
Used bookstore with atmosphere. And yes, there are more books in the basement.
Park Hill Community Bookstore
4620 East 23rd Avenue
Used bookstore with atmosphere. And yes, there are more books in the basement.
Both a shopping mall and the surrounding area is full of boutique shops and restaurants. (Upscale retail) I recommend the area north of the mall on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Avenues. Stores and restaurants are open late. Very safe, clean and well lit.
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Cherry Creek Shopping Center
3000 East 1st Avenue
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Both a shopping mall and the surrounding area is full of boutique shops and restaurants. (Upscale retail) I recommend the area north of the mall on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Avenues. Stores and restaurants are open late. Very safe, clean and well lit.
An upscale mall with the adjacent streets (1st, 2nd, 3rd etc.) full of upscale shops and restaurants. Lovely place to take an evening stroll.
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Cherry Creek Shopping Center
3000 East 1st Avenue
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An upscale mall with the adjacent streets (1st, 2nd, 3rd etc.) full of upscale shops and restaurants. Lovely place to take an evening stroll.