While alot of people visit Denver to go snowboarding and Skiing, I visit to enjoy a good hike! Below I listed some of my favorite spots- hope it helps your planning!
- Colorado has the highest elevation than any other state. Therefore, drink lots of water to avoid altitude sickness.
- The Bus going up and down 16th street is free! Hop on once you get tired from shopping
- Rent a car if you want to visit the Rocky Mountains and Colorado Springs
- Bring snow shoes if you’re hiking in the Rockies at that time of the year
Places to go:
- Emerald Lake,
- Lake Isabella
- Blue Lake
- Calypso Cascades
- Saint Malo Chapel on the Rock
- Black Lake
- Sky Pond
- Bear Lake
- Estes Park
- Pikes Peaks (Near Colorado Springs)
- Gardens of the God(Near Colorado Springs)
- Red Rock Canyon Open Space(Near Colorado Springs)
- Red Rock Amplitheater
- The Broadmoor Seven Falls: 200+ steps to get to the top or the falls(Near Colorado Springs)
- Cheyenne Zoo(Near Colorado Springs)
- Cave of the Winds Mountain Park(Near Colorado Springs)
- Manitou Cliff Dwellings
- Shop, stroll, or hop on the bus on 17th street. so much to see!
- Beer Tours:
- Great Divide Brewing Co
- Wynkoop Brewing Co
- Breckenridge Brewery
- Rent an electric scooter in downtown to get around. Just download the app, scan and go!
Eat, Drink, Repeat:
- Coffee Shops
- The Molecule Effect
- Little Owl Coffee
- Thump Coffee
- Crema Coffee House
- Aviano Coffee
- Sonder Coffee
- MUST GO TO ODYSSEY BISTRO AND GRILL!!! Order the Fisherman’s Platter- $40 BUT it can feed 3 people and it loaded with seafood. Also, we got it with the spicy red sauce- YUM!
- Syrup: the kitchen sink is a heartattack waiting to happen but it was so good! Biscuits and gravy, with bacon, tator tots, and a fried egg.
- Sassafras American Eatery: Breakfast Mac and Cheese was the bomb
- The Denver Central Market: Food Hall
- Stotic and Genuine
- Moxie’s : Fresh Bread and pastries- o so good!