What to Do In Denver

Chelsey Dennis is from Denver and pursuing a PhD at the University of Colorado, Denver, studying education and human development with a concentration in critical studies in education. Her research interests include educational equity for multilingual students and critical pedagogy. She is also a full time English Language Development high school teacher and teacher leader within Denver Public Schools.




Denver City Pass 

  • A pass that allows you entrance to many of Denver’s top attractions 
  • Between $42 and $59 depending on the type of pass purchased 

All of Denver 

Denver Botanic Gardens 

  • Tickets cost $12.50 
  • Hours vary 
  • Provides a variety of gardens, indoor and outdoor 

Congress Park Neighborhood (Denver) 

Denver Museum of Nature and Science 

  • Tickets cost $19.50
  • IMAX
  • Open 9-5 daily 

City Park/ Park Hill Neighborhood (Denver)

Denver Art Museum 

  • Tickets cost $10-$13
  • Open 10-5 daily 

Civic Center (Denver)  

Denver Zoo

  • Tickets cost $20
  • Open 9-4 daily 

City Park Neighborhood (Denver)

Brewery Tours 

  • Denver is well known for being the Napa Valley of Beer 
  • There are many Breweries that do tours or companies that will take you to multiple breweries 
  • See more information here
  • Denver Beer Trail here

Locations vary 

Day Trips

  • Because of Denver’s proximity to the Rocky Mountains, there are countless day trips including: hikes, scenic drives, state parks, etc. 
  • See more information here 

Locations vary

For more information about activities in Denver, please visit: www.denver.org