Things to Do in Denver
Chart an exciting Denver adventure during your stay at The Westin Denver Downtown. Our hotel is conveniently located on the 16th Street Pedestrian mall in the Tabor Center, placing travelers near a compelling assortment of things to do in the city.
Spend a weekend afternoon cheering on the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field or root for the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium, both of which are located minutes away from our hotel.
Review our recommendations below and start planning your Denver getaway today. If you have any questions on the local area, or any special requests, please reach out to our Concierge team.
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Denver Zoo - Distance 5.0 miles
Explore the Denver Zoo, one of the city's most popular things to do. Showcasing 613 unique species, the zoo provides educational tours, or you can explore it on your own time.
Coors Brewery Tours - Distance 16.0 miles
An essential thing to do for beer-lovers visiting Denver, the Coors Brewery is one of the world's largest single-site breweries. Spend a weekend taking a tour of the brewery, where you'll learn more about the legacy and history of the company.
Downtown Aquarium - Distance 1.6 miles
Situated in the heart of Denver, the Downtown Aquarium exhibits more than one million gallons of sea life. The facility also includes an innovative restaurant that is surrounded by the aquarium.
Elitch Gardens Amusement Park - Distance 0.6 miles
Bring the kids along to Elitch Gardens Amusement Park, an exciting theme park located in downtown Denver. Enjoy an assortment of thrill rides or spend a weekend afternoon cooling off in the waterpark.
Arts & Culture
Denver Museum of Nature and Science - Distance 3.0 miles
This museum features history exhibits, IMAX, planetarium shows, and explore the earth, the universe, and more, specifically in the Rocky Mountain region. It is a great resource for educational information, and for a cultural experience.
Denver Art Museum - Distance 2.0 miles
The Denver Art Museum showcases international artwork, with traveling exhibits stopping in and also unique displays in the permanent collection. As one of the largest art museums in the West Coast and Chicago, it boasts more than 68,000 pieces of art from across the world!
Children's Museum of Denver - Distance 1.0 miles
The Children's Museum of Denver is the perfect place to take your kids for an educational and learning experience, with plenty of interactive exhibits, and special events happening year around, this is a fun place to visit and explore!
16th Street Pedestrian Mall - Distance 0.1 miles
Located just steps away from our hotel, the pedestrian mall features various shops, restaurants, and attractions. It runs through the center of downtown Denver, and you'll find daily special events, entertainers, and more to keep you busy.
Larimer Square - Distance 0.1 miles
Larimer Square features some of the hottest restaurants and shops in town, plus unique boutiques and stores you won't find anywhere else.
Cherry Creek Shopping Center - Distance 3.8 miles
Located in the heart of Denver, here you will find upscale shopping and dining, with well-known department stores and restaurants.
Sports & Entertainment
Coors Field - Distance 0.3 miles
Coors Field is the home of the Colorado Rockies, and is within walking distance to our hotel. Catch a baseball game here and watch your favorite team play!
Pepsi Center - Distance 0.4 miles
Enjoy a night out and watch a basketball game at Pepsi Center, home of the Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Avalanche. Not only home to these sporting events, but also a popular destination for concert venues as well.
Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium - Distance 1.0 miles
This stadium is home to the Denver Broncos football team. Many other events are also hosted here throughout the year, so be sure to check out their event calendar to learn more.
Union Station - Distance 0.4 miles
Conveniently located within walking distance of The Westin Denver Downtown, start your adventure at Union Station. Offering a variety of transportation options including RTD's front-range bus route, light rail line networks and a full Amtrak train schedule, Union Station is a hub for local travelers and visitors alike.