Where To? - Millennials Love Denver

Author: Christopher King

Traveler Personality: Budget Conscious, Active Millennial

Destination: Denver, Colorado

Why Travel here in the first place?

Denver is currently the fastest growing city in the U.S. It is a city where everyone seems to be happy at all times. Millennials are flocking here by the hundreds and it's also becoming an excellent vacation destination. This type of energy and pace is ideal for younger travelers. The food scene is flourishing and you find amazing craft beer everywhere you turn.

Denver is a walking city where you can take casual strolls through the urban areas or check out the botanical gardens. There are endless outdoor activities in and around Denver such as hiking, kayaking, rafting, and mountain climbing. Denver may be the best destination for active millennials on a tight budget. Let's check out some of the best spots!

What To Do

Denver Botanic Gardens: Seen by many as the best place in Denver to take a stroll.

Creative Commons/flickr: Arleigh Jenkins

Creative Commons/flickr: Arleigh Jenkins

 

  • Red Rocks Amphitheater: Go see a show at the world famous natural amphitheater.

  • Are you a yoga lover? Check out an awesome opportunity here!

Creative Commons/flickr: Klaus Girk

Creative Commons/flickr: Klaus Girk

 

  • Rent a B-Cycle: Too much to see and not enough time to walk there? Hop on a B-Cycle and get more done!

  • Whitewater Rafting: Experienced or not this is a great activity for any thrill seeker. There are full day or part day trips available

  • Zipline:  An equally unbelievable experience with amazing views of the Rocky Mountains

  • Hiking: There are so many amazing options for hiking around Denver. We suggest Mills Lake, a 5.3 mile trail.

Where To Fuel Up

Clearly there is no shortage of activities to cross off your list while visiting Denver, but your gonna need to refuel to get it all in. Check out some of the top places to grab a bite!

Food

Drink

Where To Stay

  • For those seeking a unique experience, check out some of the awesome Airbnb's available. What a great way to get the true local experience of Denver!

  • Looking for turn-down service & a chocolate on your pillow? There is no shortage of downtown hotels deep in the heart of the action, but one of our favorites is The Westin Denver Downtown! Great location and pool. 

Denver has a lot of momentum right now with absolutely no signs of slowing down. Be sure to put it on your list of must-see places!