A stunning destination for group travel, Denver, Colorado offers a distinct array of activities to enjoy during down time. Whether you are attending an event at the Colorado Convention Center or in one of our meeting venues, The Brown Palace offers everything from spa treatments to afternoon tea to keep you fulfilled throughout your stay. See some of our favorite things to do below to enjoy solo or alongside other meeting attendees.
Experience a longstanding tradition complete with scones, tea pastries and tea sandwiches along with Devonshire cream shipped in from England in the nine-story atrium.
The lobby is an inspiring setting for post-meeting cocktails and delicious bites. The area also features live jazz to enjoy alongside your favorite cocktail.
Located in the brilliant center of Downtown Denver, The Brown Palace has been a treasured landmark since 1892. Our upscale hotel offers easy access to many things to do in Denver within walking distance or a short car ride to downtown Denver attractions, from the Denver Art Museum and the 16th Street Mall to the Ball Arena.
Don’t know where to start? Our walking distance guide has everything you need to know about nearby LoDo hidden gems. Check out some of our favorites from the guide below and enjoy an unforgettable Denver vacation.
The Brown Palace is located within proximity of many world-class Denver museums and exhibits. Plan your day with our Arts & Culture guide and use our map and directions to see how close each museum location is to our Denver hotel. The museums listed include the Denver Art Museum, the Clyfford Still Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA), the Molly Brown House Museum, and more.
Shopping and dining are a breeze during your stay at The Brown Palace Hotel, among the most convenient hotels near 16th Street Mall. Our central location affords guests easy access to a variety of things to do in Denver with these boutique shopping experiences. The 16th Street Mall is home to 42 outdoor cafes, movie theaters and designer stores, including Banana Republic, Forever 21, and H&M. The Brown Palace is also located near the Larimer Square and the LoDo area.
Located 10-miles west of Denver, this open-air amphitheater hosts some of the city’s hottest concerts and special events. Past acts have included Keith Urban, BB King, Peter Frampton, Sublime, Phoenix, Bruno Mars and John Mayer.
The perks of staying at hotels near Coors Field are endless for sports fans. Experience the height of Denver entertainment by attending a game at the Empower Field, no matter the sport of preference. The Mile-High stadium is home to the Denver Broncos, the Rockies, as well as Coors Field and the Ball Arena, which is home to the teams, Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche.
Discover the craft beer capital of the West. Located right in the downtown area near our hotel you can find many Denver microbreweries tours located such as the Denver Beer Company. View our Denver microbreweries map for more information.
The Brown Palace is proud to be a Denver green hotel with a commitment to sustainability. During your stay in Denver, Colorado, you can Go Green too by visiting these local powerhouses: The National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden and Environmental Cleanup at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City.
The Denver Zoo began with a special gift to the mayor of Denver, a black bear cub that came to live at City Park. Since then, the zoo continued to flourish with creative new ways to connect guests to diverse animals that were gradually added to the exhibits, including South African lions, lemurs, rhinos, camels, Asian elephants and more.
The Denver Performing Arts Complex is the largest performing arts complex under one roof, and the second-largest center of its kind in terms of number of venues and seating capacity. It is home to a Tony Award-winning repertory theatre company, Broadway touring productions, contemporary dance and ballet, a major symphony orchestra, internationally-acclaimed opera and more.