Designed by famed architect I.M. Pei, the pedestrian promenade is made of red, white and gray granite in a repeating pattern that, seen from above, resembles the skin of a diamondback rattlesnake. Free shuttle buses, dubbed the MallRide, travel up and down the 16th Street Mall , stopping on every corner. Hop on and hop off as the shuttles come and go every few minutes and make everything downtown easy to reach.
Denver definitely qualifies as a music lover’s city, ranking as one of “America’s Best Music Cities” by Travel + Leisure. Here’s how to spend a weekend indulging your passion.
The Mile High City is filled with thrills – from gravity-defying roller coasters to challenging climbing walls to wet ‘n’ wild water slides, you’re guaranteed to get your adrenaline fix in Denver. Here are a few highlights.
Whether you’re a road or mountain biker, BMX rider, commuter or gravel grinder, Denver’s got something fun for you. Seemingly endless bike lanes and trails connect for epic two-wheeled adventures. Already one of the top five cities in the U.S. for cycling, according to Redfin’s latest Bike Score, Denver is making it easier than ever to get around town.
If you love dinosaurs, Denver is the place to be. The city lies on some of the most fossil-rich land in the world, which means finding a piece of prehistoric history is as easy as walking your dog. Just ask a guy in Littleton—that’s how he found parts of a T-rex. Here’s a look at the Denver area’s dinosaurs.
Denver street artists have been busy brightening (and enlightening) the urban landscape for decades by making canvases of the city’s alleyways, building exteriors, warehouses, garage doors and storefronts. Now with local news source Westword reporting a proliferation of more than 100 new creations in just one summer, there’s more Denver street art to see in Denver than ever before.