Denver's Hidden Gems & Neighborhoods

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Explore Denver's hidden gems and neighborhoods — where you can party like famed Beat Generation Writer Jack Kerouac, eat in a converted mortuary and enjoy bluebird skies.

Sustainability Activity
Groundwork Denver

Volunteer with Groundwork Denver whose mission is to bring about the sustained improvement of the physical environment and promote health and well-being through community-based partnerships and action.

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Rockmount Ranch Wear Photo
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Rockmount Ranch Wear
Find authentic old-West gear — from boots to snap-button shirts — at this Colorado institution that's been family owned since 1946.
Lunch
Linger

Linger embraces diversity - of food, people, ethnicities, cultures, and life. It's all about the street. Dishes from all over the world. 75% of…

Activity
Ophelia's Electric Soapbox
Ophelia's serves as a restaurant, bar, and live music venue, with a boudoir-style décor that honors the building's past, and Ophelia, the muse.
Activity
Little Man Ice Cream

At Little Man, we strive to bring you the best ice cream experience in town. Our ice cream is hand-made with some of the finest, local ingredients…

Lodging
The Oxford Hotel
The Oxford Hotel is one of the most historic hotels in the heart of downtown Denver! Come enjoy all we have to offer in a comfortable and classic…
Day
2
Breakfast
The Woods at the Source
The Woods is a full service restaurant, bar and beer garden featuring dishes collaboratively paired with New Belgium Brewing craft beers.
Activity
Five Points Historic Walking Tour
Follow the footsteps of the people who brought the power of Denver's African-American community to life on this self-guided walking tour. Along the…
Lunch
Zeppelin Station
A lively food hall in Denver's artsy RiNo district, with vendors serving everything from banh mi and fried chicken to gelato and cocktails.
Activity
Denver Graffiti Tour

Explore the explosively technicolor murals and street-art pieces of the RiNo Arts District on this guided walking tour. 

Dinner
Beckon
A unique, pre-paid and ticketed dining experience where you'll indulge in internationally inspired multiple-course meals, with expertly paired drinks.
Activity
Ratio Beerworks

Ratio started in the punk scene back in the late 90's. We cut our teeth by touring, playing out, creating zines, and working at labels. That DIY…

Lodging
The Ramble Hotel
A 50-room hotel located in Denver’s River North Art District and featuring Death & Co, the first location outside of its New York institution, an…
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3
Breakfast
Death & Co. Denver
Like its New York flagship, though with a completely new and unique menu, Death & Co Denver offers warm hospitality, attentive, full-table service,…
Activity
Tattered Cover Book Store -- LoDo

Established in 1971, locally owned Tattered Cover Book Store has four unique locations in the Denver area, and satelite stores at the airport. We…

Lunch
Atelier by Radex
French-influenced with a casual, friendly vibe, Atelier by Radex is a spectacular choice for lunch or dinner.
Activity
Relax at City Park

Unwind at sprawling City Park, where you'll find picnic spots, lakeside trails and stunning Rocky Mountain views.

Dinner
Ace Eat Serve

Inspired by the comfort foods and shop houses of Southeast Asia, Ace combines Asian inspired cuisine with an expansive indoor/outdoor bar, year…

Activity
d bar Desserts
We have designed D Bar to be a favorite getaway for those who love dessert, food, wine and living life.
Lodging
The Warwick Denver Hotel
Combining the finest in comfort with unmatched hospitality and service.
Day
4
Breakfast
Denver Biscuit Company -- Broadway
Locally loved biscuit sandwiches and platters served in a rustic cafe with a biscuit bus.
Activity
Clyfford Still Museum

The award-winning Clyfford Still Museum is the permanent home for 93% of the life's work of the Abstract Expressionist pioneer, Clyfford Still…

Lunch
100% de Agave -- Mexican Grill & Cantina
Contemporary Mexican dishes and refined tequila drinks served in a vibrant, trendy space with a bar featuring more than 100 different tequila…
Activity
Museo de las Americas

Museo de las Americas is dedicated to educating our community through collecting, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the diverse arts and…

Dinner
Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant

Denver's oldest restaurant, with "Colorado's #1 liquor license," serving prime beef steaks, buffalo, elk, baby-back ribs and other fabulous game …

Activity
Denver's Art District on Sante Fe

Denver's Art District on Santa Fe is a unique, nationally known art and cultural district with over 60 galleries, restaurants and shops located a…

Lodging
Element Denver Downtown East
Located in the Golden Triangle Art District this Downtown Denver hotel is right around the corner from the Colorado Convention center, Cherry Creek…
Day
5
Breakfast
Local Jones -- Halcyon

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails in this neighborhood eatery that dishes out delights like avocado toast, local striped bass, green…

Activity
Cherry Creek North
Cherry Creek North is a 16-block, pedestrian-friendly, premier outdoor shopping and dining neighborhood that is home to hundreds of galleries,…
Lunch
Cherry Cricket -- Cherry Creek

We've been slinging brews, burgers and good times since 1945. Very little has changed inside the neighborhood's favorite spot.

Activity
Laws Whiskey House

A great whiskey, like a great story is meant to be shared.At Laws Whiskey House our whiskey is our story.

But exactly what is a whiskey…

Dinner
Beatrice & Woodsley
Created somewhere between the wilderness of the forest and the solitude of the city, Beatrice & Woodsley brought the Colorado wilderness into Denver…
Activity
Dos Luces
Dos Luces serves up gluten-free beer (made with corn!) as well as plenty of non-alcoholic beverages in a warm and inviting space.
Lodging
HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek
Combining the ease of Colorado's lifestyle with the air and grace of a great hotel, Halcyon Cherry Creek is luxury served on the unassuming side.