Denver isn’t a fly-over city anymore. We have an exciting downtown, great public transportation, four major sports teams and a zeal for fun, activity and wellness. The city is booming with construction and jobs across diverse industries. New restaurants and shops are popping up all over town, and there’s a thriving arts, culture and nightlife scene.
What’s to love
Denver is one of the healthiest cities in the country. We have four seasons, 300+ days of annual sunshine, and the largest public park system of any U.S. city, providing year-round activities for people to enjoy. It is truly a great place to raise a family.
Zagat ranked Denver No. 4 on the 2017 “Most Exciting Food Cities in America” list. Our dining scene is continuously growing, offering a diversity of cuisines, craft brews and spirits. We’ve embraced the market-hall food trend with The Denver Central Market and The Source.
Favorite new restaurants
Stoic & Genuine for caviar and oysters. Tavernetta for Italian food and great service. Tamayo for modern Mexican with flare (conveniently located next door to our office!).
You’ll find locals dining downtown at Cholon, an Asian fusion restaurant known for its delicious soup dumplings, and Guard and Grace, a steakhouse that offers happy hour specials and small plates. But to experience a true Denver classic, check out the Cherry Cricket in Cherry Creek. Go for the burgers and stay for the beer.
Williams & Graham is a favorite (be sure to make a reservation). From the front, it looks like a bookstore, but once you’re inside, it feels like you’ve passed through a time machine into a 1920s speakeasy. Ocean Prime has a fun martini selection. Dry ice makes for a crowd pleaser.
The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in downtown is a must-see historic hotel. The surrounding area has so much to offer that is within walking distance or a quick ride share away.
Thing to do
Catch a Colorado Rockies baseball game. Coors Field is one of the most beautiful ballparks in the country. There’s not a bad seat or view in the house. The selection of beer and food is excellent and affordable. The Rockies are an exciting, up-and-coming team. Home runs fly out of the stadium, ensuring drama from the first inning to the last.
Everyone should experience Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Attend a concert, or just hike the actual amphitheater and surrounding areas. It is beautiful!