Things to Do in Denver

A stunning destination for leisure guests and group travelers alike, Denver, Colorado offers a distinct array of activities to enjoy during down time. Whether you are visiting for a staycation, vacation, or just because, or attending an event at the Colorado Convention Center or in one of our meeting venues, The Brown Palace offers everything from spa treatments to daily Afternoon Tea to keep you fulfilled throughout your stay. See some of our favorite things to do in our hotel are below that you can enjoy solo or alongside other meeting attendees.

For adventures in and around Denver, please visit out Local Denver Attractions page that also has information on booking shuttle to and from Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains for skiing as well as to Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

Discover Denver

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.

Denver Museums

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.

16th Street Mall

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.