150+ Fun Things to Do in Denver CO

Looking for fun things to do in Denver? Funthingstodo.io has you covered if you’re in town this weekend. This beautiful city located just east of the front range of the Rocky Mountains has plenty of food, drink, landmarks, attractions and jaw dropping scenery to keep you busy. And then make sure to see all of the other activities to do in the beautiful state of Colorado!

Type of Activity

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Take the Coors Golden Brewery Tour and sample the beer
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Appreciate all art forms at the First Friday Art Walk on Santa Fe
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Climb the the 13th step of the Capitol and be a mile high above sea level
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Have a nice walk at Civic Center Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Grab your skateboard and head to the Denver Skatepark
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Learn how coins are made at Denver Mint
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Ride a bike on the Cherry Creek trail and explore the city
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find the peeking Blue Bear at the Convention Center
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Get a breath taking view as far as the eye can see at Lookout Mountain
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See amazing wildlife at Rocky Mountain Arsenal
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Cross the Millennium Bridge and take a selfie
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Have a picnic at Sloan’s Lake Park
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Go for a quick jog at Wash Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Bury your nose in a book at Denver Public Library
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find the giant Janus head at Civic Center
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Spot the “Cash Register” building downtown
outdoor – free – Website >>
Walk around Cherry Creek and find your dream mansion
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Enjoy a great photo op at the historical Union Station
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Sleep less and read more at Tattered Cover Book Store
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Play a game of chess at 16th Street Mall
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Go window shopping at Larimer Square
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Take a snap of the giant “Dancers” at Denver Center for Performing Arts
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Spot a mountain goat at Mount Evans
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Enjoy the majestic view while driving by Mount Evans Scenic Byway
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Go hiking at Summit Lake Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Listen to the choir at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Take a tour of the distillery and have a taste of Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Check out the tap room at the Great Divide Brewery Tour
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Don’t miss the “Ballerinas” at 16th Street Mall
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
See if you can spot a ghost at Cheesman Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find out what’s up at LoDo
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find out how much $30 million look like at the Money Museum
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Have a nice stroll at the University of Denver
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Travel back to the Old West at Rockmount Ranch Wear
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Tour the Epic Brewing Company and have an epic time
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Hammond’s Candy Factory tour
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Stay in shape and run along Platte River
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find out the time at any of the 4 clocks at Daniels and Fisher Tower
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Come to an open house at Chamberlin Observatory and gaze into the stars
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Have a free glass on Mondays at Happy Leaf Kombucha
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
See the history of the Holy Ghost Church
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Drive west to Genesee Park and enjoy the view
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Frolic in the sun at Ruby Hill Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Learn interesting facts at the National Center for Atmospheric Research
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Enter Wizard’s Chest, Denver’s most magical store
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Cross the boardwalk at Chatfield State Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Have a moment of reflection at the Mother Cabrini Shrine
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Take the RTD and explore the city on the color coded trains
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Take a snap of the blue “Mustang” outside the airport
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Admire Chihuly’s chandelier at the Opera House
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find the giant broom
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Look for the best graffiti spots and street art in the city
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Go book hunting at the Denver Book Mall
indoor – free – Website >>
Find the first Chipotle Mexican Grill near the university campus
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Gaze at the Phipps Mansion at Belcaro
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Complete your vinyl collection at Wax Trax! Records
indoor – free – Website >>
Find a quiet spot and read a book at City Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Look for Caesar at City Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Admire the architecture of the Smith House at York Street
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Feel the spirit of the holidays at the annual Parade of Lights
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See Bronco Buster at the City Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Take a walking tour of the Civic Center and Art Museum
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
See live music events at the Greek amphitheater
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
View the historical Ice House at LoDo
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Spot the historical Cranmer House at Hilltop
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fun things to do in Denver

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