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.
Red Rocks Amphitheater: Go see a show at the world famous natural amphitheater.
Are you a yoga lover? Check out an awesome opportunity here!
Rent a B-Cycle: Too much to see and not enough time to walk there? Hop on a B-Cycle and get more done!
Only $9 per day
Whitewater Rafting: Experienced or not this is a great activity for any thrill seeker. There are full day or part day trips available
$50-$60 per trip
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!
Torchy's Tacos: Simply the best tacos in town with cheap drinks too!
True Food Kitchen: American food at a good price with vegetarian options
Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs: Nothing beats a great hot dog!
Peaks Lounge: Perfect place for a late night drink
Alehouse at Amato’s: Great views and even better brews
The Retro Room: Some of the best specials in town!
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!