Denver Holidays Budget Travel USA
Why Visit Denver?
Denver is the capital city of Colorado which has been dubbed as the Mile High City. Based within touching distance of the Rocky Mountains, it provides the gateway for many winter getaways and skiing holidays. But it also has a lot to offer itself, so make sure you take the time to explore the city on your holidays to Denver.
As the only major city in the area, Denver has a unique attraction. Its location is exactly a mile above sea level gives Denver its famous nickname. The city is best seen in winter, when the sprinkling of snow and frost provides outstanding views of the Rocky Mountains. Denver has an impressive arts scene that's sure to excite you. Find the pulse of Denver’s vibrant creative community year-round on the first Friday of each month in seven art districts. Galleries, studios and cultural attractions stay open late for a mind-expanding night of art, food, drink and fun.
No need to venture far if you are looking to do some shopping while in Denver as the Cherry Creek shopping centre is located in the heart of Denver which is the regions premium shopping mall with over 160 shops including Macy’s, Sephora and Michael Kors! Also the 16th Street Mall is a tree-lined, pedestrian promenade that runs through the centre of Downtown and is lined with outdoor cafes, renovated historic office buildings, sparkling glass-walled skyscrapers, shops, restaurants and retail stores.
Cherry Creek Shopping Mall
Denver nightlife is nothing but fun and lively. Local and national artists play in numerous clubs. There are chic hot spots and trendy lounges in Larimer Square and energetic atmosphere at Colfax Nightlife District where people dance the night away. LoDo – the city;s oldest region boasts hip places often jammed with people due to a variety of clubs from country-and western to comedy and jazz.
Denver at Night
Food and Restaurants
The city’s culinary scene is thriving with risk-taking food experts. Top restaurants in Denver reflect the city’s outstanding diversity and allegiance to local produce. The restaurant Avelina serves American cuisine with wood-oven roasted dishes and exquisite desserts are a treat to food enthusiasts. Mister Tuna is an Asian-fusion restaurant that local Denverites love. Their king crab with brown butter and black lava salt is a must-try! For those who are into the Rock ‘N’ Roll, why not head to Hard Rock Café.
Hard Rock Cafe
Looking for a place to stay in the city? No worries. There are plenty of accommodations in Denver that will suit you. To those who are looking for a luxury hotel, look no further other than the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa with suites that will exceed expectations. There are plenty of cheaper accommodations such as B&Bs but for thrill-seekers, why not stay in one of the renowned haunted hotels in Denver such as the Oxford Hotel!
Budget Travel USA got you covered for an amazing Denver holiday from Dublin. Check out more of our USA holidays to cities such as Seattle and Phoenix from Ireland!