Fun Things To Do In Denver, Colorado
Denver, Colorado offers an exciting lineup of sightseeing, museums, attractions and fun things to do for everyone. Whether you're traveling with your family and kids or getting away from it all for a romantic weekend escape with that special someone - splendid attractions and exciting things to do are all around you in Denver, CO. Conveniently located nearby downtown Denver and leading attractions, the Best Western PLUS Denver offers the perfect spot for seeing and doing it all.Check out a few of our top picks around town…
Denver, Colorado Tourist Attractions
Elitch Gardens Amusement & Water Park in Denver.
Elitch Gardens Theme Park is one of Denver's premier amusement parks. Known previously as "Six Flags Elitch Gardens," admission to Elitch Gardens offers entrance to both an amusement park with roller coasters, rides and entertainment plus Island Kingdom Water Park. To learn more about exciting attractions and fun family things to do at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado, please visit www.elitchgardens.com/.
The Denver Coliseum is home to some of Denver's most exciting events, including the National Western Stock Show, Disney on Ice, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus and the WCW's Spring Stampede, plus local competitions and sporting events. To buy tickets for upcoming shows at the Denver Coliseum and view a schedule of events, visit www.denvercoliseum.com
Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Denver.
Dick's Sporting Goods Park is located in Commerce City, CO and is one of the Denver area's leading sporting arenas. The 300-acre complex is the home field of the Colorado Rapids professional soccer team, plus Dick's Sporting Goods Park is also a top venue of for local youth soccer events. For more information about upcoming soccer and sports events taking place at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, please visit www.dickssportinggoodspark.com.
Coors Field in Denver, Colorado is one of the newest stadiums in Major League Baseball. A state-of-the-art facility, Coors Field is home to the Colorado Rockies. Head to the 20th row of Coors Field for the "Mile High Seating," which is marked in purple. For more details about tickets and to get a schedule of upcoming Rockies baseball games at Coors Field, visit colorado.rockies.mlb.com.
Denver Pepsi Center.
Denver's Pepsi Center is the famous home of the National Basketball Association's Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League team, plus the Colorado Crush Arena Football League team, as well as many other top events, shows and concerts. To get tickets to Denver Nuggets basketball games and learn more about upcoming events at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO, please visit www.pepsicenter.com.
Invesco Field at Mile High, Denver.
Invesco Field at Mile High is the home stadium of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. One of the NFL's newer fields, Invesco Field was completed in 2001. The "Mile High" part of Invesco Field's title signifies the stadium's elevation - one mile above sea level! Home to world-famous events, in 2008, Invesco Field at Mile High was the site of the Democratic National Convention. To view a schedule of upcoming events at Invesco Field, visit www.invescofield.com.
The Denver Zoo.
The Denver Zoo is a sprawling 80-acre wildlife park that is home to thousands of exotic creatures and rare species, including penguins, lions, polar bears, tigers, to name a few. Top attractions include Predator Ridge, a natural re-creation of an African savanna, Wolf Pack Woods, Monkey Island and the Pioneer Train, which travels around the zoo. To learn more about one of Denver, Colorado's leading attractions and all the fun things to do at the zoo, visit www.denverzoo.org.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is a 500,000-square-foot building devoted to displaying artifacts and objects in the fields of Anthropology, Geology, Health Sciences, Paleontology, Space Science and Zoology. The state-of-the-art Denver Museum of Nature & Science is also home to a towering IMAX film screen. To learn more about leading attractions and fun things for kids to do at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, visit www.dmns.org.
The Colorado Convention Center.
The Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado is one of America's leading convention and meeting venues. The Colorado Convention Center features 63 event rooms with more than 100,000 square feet of meeting space, 85,000 square feet of ballroom space, and the 5,000-seat Wells Fargo Theatre. To learn more about upcoming events and conferences at the Colorado Convention Center, visit denverconvention.com.
Denver Botanic Gardens.
The Denver Botanic Gardens is set on 23 acres in the Cheesman Park neighborhood and is one of the most famous public gardens in the United States. Home to a world-renowned Japanese Garden, Woody Allen shot part of his 1973 movie "Sleeper" in the Denver Botanic Gardens. For more information about current garden and art exhibits at the Denver Botanic Gardens, please visit www.botanicgardens.org/.