Top 36 Things to do in Denver, Colorado

The Mile High City has been drawing outdoor enthusiasts for years, thanks to the ample powder and abundance of ski trails in winter. When it comes to staying active, hiking, biking, and snowmobiling are just some of the other ways to spend your time in Denver. When temperatures warm in Colorado’s capital, you can enjoy a scenic aerial trip through the mountains on the longest zipline track in the state. Indeed,adventures in Denver are certainly easy to come by. When you’re finding things to do in Denver, however, don’t forget that the City of Plains is also rife with art and culture, including along the Golden Triangle Museum District.

4-Day Rocky Mountain & Denver Explorer Tour by Aspire Tours
Get to know the Colorado Rockies and one of America's fastest-growing cities on this tour of Denver's spectacular surrounds. You can experience the incredible landscape, connect with fellow explorers, and create amazing memories as you travel with your expert local... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 days

Free cancellation

$499
per person

Brewery Walking Tour in River North Art District by Aspire Tours
Pick up one of Denver's most delicious pints as your bounce between breweries in the up-and-coming River North Art District. Sample pale ales, porters, lagers, and other innovative blends as you go behind the scenes to chat with the malt... Read More

$44
per person

City Highlights Party Bus Tour by Centennial Tours
Take an eclectic tour of Denver to discover the many facets of the Mile-High City. You have a chance to stop at various food trucks and even try the world-famous bacon-maple bar at Voodoo Donut. This tour also provides an... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

$60
per person

City History & Sightseeing Bus Tour by Banjo Billy's Bus Tours
Cruise around the Mile-High City, uncovering the intriguing landmarks and fascinating tales that make up Denver's wild past. In a school bus converted to look like a rustic Colorado cabin, embark on an eclectic excursion filled with ghost stories, murder... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

$22
per person

Craft Distillery Party Bus Tour by Centennial Tours
Discover a new craze in the Mile-High City—craft distilleries. Not your regular craft beer tour, this tour allows you to try different craft liquors including whiskey, vodka, gin, and rum. Cruise around in a lively party bus as your expert... Read More

$55
per person

Denver Mountain Parks & City Tour Combo by Gray Line Denver
Discover Colorado's glorious mountain scenery and the bustling modern city of Denver on this day tour. Visit the famous Red Rock Amphitheater, Bear Creek Canyon, as well as major cultural and historical sites of this high-altitude metropolis. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

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$80

$70
per person

Dining at Hard Rock Cafe with Priority Seating
Dine like a rock star among pop, soul, and rock 'n' roll memorabilia—costumes and instruments from your favorite musicians—at the Hard Rock Cafe. Skip the lines with priority seating and enjoy a classic meal and a cookie. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

2 hours

Free cancellation

$24
per person

EagleRider Motorcycle Rental
Harley-Davidson® is the quintessential American motorcycle. Take the opportunity to climb aboard this iconic vehicle and experience your vacation destination from an entirely new perspective. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

$172
per person

Evening Wine Tour by Mile High Wine Tours
See why Colorado's sunny, stream-watered valleys make the perfect climate for growing grapes on this half-day wine tour. Follow the guidance of knowledgeable wine enthusiasts to visit 3 beloved local wineries and sample a range of decadent wines, perfectly paired... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$99
per person

Foothills Explorer Tour by Aspire Tours
Embark on a half-day adventure to explore the historic towns and breathtaking natural scenery of the Rocky Mountain foothills beyond the Denver city limits. Hear tales from the Wild Wild West at the grave of Buffalo Bill, see real dinosaur... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per person

Guided Downtown Scooter Tour by ScooTours
Hop on a stylish scooter to zip around downtown Denver with a knowledgeable guide. Spend as much time as you’d like getting comfortable on your ride, and then cruise the streets to check out the Mile High City’s public art,... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$92
per person

Guided Snowmobile Tour
Whether you want to explore Colorado's lush forests or get your adrenaline pumping, your professional guide makes sure your speedy snowmobile tour is a memorable one. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$123
per person

Historical Walking Tour in Downtown by Aspire Tours
Take a walk into the past as you meander along downtown Denver's storied streets. Admire centuries-old architecture, learn about the city's Wild West pioneers, and listen to stories from your local guide as you stroll past fascinating museums, stately government... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$29
per person

History & Whiskey Downtown Walking Tour by Centennial Tours
Embark on a tour filled with whiskey and fun history as you explore downtown Denver on foot. Listen to your local guide as they tell you about some of the most iconic sites in the Mile-High City and get you... Read More
Indoor Skydiving Experience by iFLY
Experience all the plummeting, free fall, and soaring sensations of skydiving without ever getting on a plane. This indoor skydiving experience puts you in a vertical wind tunnel, so you can float weightlessly in space for an unforgettable adrenaline rush... Read More

Categories: Adventures

1 hour

Free cancellation

$60
per person

Private City Highlights Walking Tour by Denver Walking Tours
Set out for a private walking tour through the heart of downtown Denver, enjoying a route that’s customized to your needs and interests. Along the way, enjoy plenty of time to chat with your guide, ask questions, take pictures, and... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$130
Group ( 1 to 5 Travelers )

Private Ghosts of Capitol Hill Walking Tour by Denver Walking Tours
Get a glimpse into the strange happenings in Denver’s seedy past on this walking tour of Capitol Hill. The stories that Denver’s ghosts and ghouls have to tell are sure to raise the hairs on your arms and send chills... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$130
Group ( 1 to 5 Travelers )

Private Guided Snowshoeing Full-Day Tour
Snowshoeing is a great workout, easy to learn, and a perfect way to enjoy the winter away from the crowds. Join a snowshoeing adventure and get introduced to Denver's beautiful backyard, the Rocky Mountains. This snowy trek is sure to... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$499
per person

Private Spirits & Ghosts Party Bus Tour by Centennial Tours
Hop on a party bus and explore some of the most haunted sites in Denver. As you are driven down the streets, a local psychic will entertain you with ghost stories and readings. You can also enjoy spirits of another... Read More
Prohibition & Lower Downtown Walking Tour by Centennial Tours
Take a tour that examines the Prohibition Era’s effect on Denver during the 1920s. Learn about bootleggers and speakeasies as you explore the city. You also have a chance to taste some of the once-illegal spirits that made this time... Read More
Rock Climbing by Denver Climbing Company
Get an introduction to climbing or enhance your skills with expert guides to teach you anything from the basics, to more advanced techniques. Learn how to climb and belay in one of the most stunning natural settings in the United... Read More

Categories: Adventures

4 hours

Free cancellation

$60
per person

Rocky Mountain National Park Full-Day Tour by Aspire Tours
Spend a day immersed in the breathtaking natural beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park. Take in sweeping vistas from the park’s highest summit, hike wooded trails for an up-close look at the park’s wildlife, and even see the grand Stanley... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$99
per person

Scooter Rental by ScooTours
Rent a zippy and stylish scooter for a few hours or a whole day to explore downtown Denver at your leisure. Follow suggested route maps or just roll down city streets on your own as you scope out the landmarks... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$72
per person

Shared Shuttle: Denver Airport (DEN) to Boulder Hotels
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Denver Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Denver Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour 10 minutes

Free cancellation

$25
per person

Shared Shuttle: Denver Airport (DEN) to Denver Area Hotels
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Denver Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Denver Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour

Free cancellation

$20
per person

Shared Shuttle: Denver Airport (DEN) to Ski Resorts
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between the Denver Airport (DEN) and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For Denver, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour 50 minutes

Free cancellation

$138
per person

Shared Shuttle: Denver Airport (DEN) to Steamboat Springs
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Denver Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Denver Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$186
per person

Shared Shuttle: Denver Airport to Winter Park (DEN)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Denver Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Denver Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

2 hours

Free cancellation

$140
per person

Smartphone-Guided City Scavenger Hunt
Embark on an interactive tour of Denver and discover the city while using hints and completing unique challenges. See landmarks and historical locations such as the Brown Palace Hotel and the Capitol Building as you solve clues on your smartphone... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$15
per person

SpaFinder Gift Card
Pamper yourself with a facial, sweat it out in hot yoga, or ease into a state of calm with a soothing massage—however you find your bliss, the Spafinder gift card can get you there. With more than 20,000 participating wellness... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

$50
per person

Spirits & Ghosts Downtown Walking Tour by Centennial Tours
Explore the best bars and most haunted and historic sites as your psychic guide leads you on a paranormal tour of the city. Learn the tragic and sometimes humorous stories of ghosts that haunt the landmarks of the Mile-High City.... Read More

$60
per person

Supercar Driving Experience
Experience the heart-throbbing feeling of your hands behind the wheel of one of the world's most exotic cars with this supercar adventure. Whip around the breathtaking Rocky Mountain foothills in a luxurious 2014 Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Spyder or a 2011... Read More

Categories: Adventures

35 minutes

$114
per person

Urban Adventure Tour by Aspire Tours
Hit the streets of the Mile High City for a driving tour through Denver’s historic, eclectic, and up-and-coming neighborhoods. Hear stories from the Colorado capitol's Wild West past and artsy, innovative present as you stop at parks and galleries, ending... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$59
per person

Whiskey & Jazz Walking Tour by Centennial Tours
Explore Denver’s hottest distilleries on foot and sample some of the finest whiskies in town. Follow an expert tour guide well versed in the craft distillery culture of the Mile-High City. Then enjoy live Jazz music at the famous El... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$45
per person

Wine Connoisseur Tour to 4 Area Wineries
Discover Denver's burgeoning wine industry with a half-day winetasting adventure to some of the area's finest wineries. Take your wine knowledge and palate to the next level with 4 unique winery estate tours and over 35 different hand crafted red... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

6 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$168
per person

Wine Enthusiast Tour to 3 Area Wineries by Mile High Wine Tours
Join this half-day wine tour to discover why Colorado's mountain stream-watered valleys, warmed by over 300 days of sunshine, make the perfect climate for growing grapes. Led by wine enthusiasts, tour 3 locally-beloved wineries and sample a range of decadent... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

5 hours

Free cancellation

$138
per person

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