Denver Urban Adventure Getaway

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Denver Urban Adventure Getaway

Denver is the ideal destination for a long weekend of urban exploration, packed with plenty of outdoor activities and, of course, craft beer. Where else can you go shark swimming, rock climbing, war games, and indoor skydiving in the same weekend?

Day 1

Forney Museum of Transportation

Discover one of the world's most extensive and distinctive transportation collections! Union Pacific's "Big Boy," Amelia Earhart's Kissel vehicle, and special changing displays are among the highlights. Open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Adults pay $14.00, seniors pay $12.00, and children under the age of three pay $8.00.

Forney Museum of Transportation
Forney Museum of Transportation, Brighton Boulevard, Denver, CO, USA

Wynkoop Brewing Company

Our claims to fame include highly recognized small-batch beers, high-quality food and service, the city's premier pool hall, and our magnificent 1888 structure.

Wynkoop Brewing Company
Wynkoop Brewing Company, 18th Street, Denver, CO, USA

Rockmount Ranch Wear

This Colorado institution, which has been family owned since 1946, has authentic old-West items ranging from boots to snap-button blouses.

Rockmount Ranch Wear Mfg Co
Rockmount Ranch Wear Mfg Co, Wazee Street, Denver, CO, USA

Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant

With "Colorado's #1 liquor license," Denver's oldest restaurant serves excellent beef steaks, buffalo, elk, baby-back ribs, and other delectable game delicacies. Over 500 hunting trophies, Native American artifacts, Western memorabilia, and a stunning 150-year-old European bar adorn the walls. Reservations are strongly advised. There is no charge for parking.

Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant
Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant, Osage Street, Denver, CO, USA

Denver Beer Trail

Grab your designated driver and head out to roughly 100 brewpubs, brewers, and tap rooms across the metro area to learn more about Denver's unique beer culture.

The Ramble Hotel

Death & Co, the first outpost outside of its New York institution, an intimate theater and event bar, and a new restaurant from Denver's famed Work & Class are all featured in this 50-room hotel in Denver's River North Art District.

The Ramble Hotel
The Ramble Hotel, 25th Street, Denver, CO, USA

Day 2


Imagine breakfast and lunch made from scratch recipes using only the finest ingredients; a setting brimming with vitality and bursting with inventiveness; and service that oozes fun and knowledge.

Snooze, Peña Blvd, Denver, CO, USA

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Wings) is located in Denver, Colorado, on the old Lowry Air Force Base grounds. The museum is located at Hangar No. 1, which was completed in 1939. The museum's collections, archives, and research library preserve the history of Lowry Air Force Base's operations from 1938 to 1994, while also educating and inspiring visitors about past, present, and future aviation and space endeavors. Hundreds of historic airplanes, space vehicles, and interactive exhibits may be seen at the museum. A rare B-18A Bolo–one of only five remaining WWII-era bombers–five Century-Series fighters, an RF-84K Thunderflash, and one of only two B-1A Lancers are among the collection's highlights. House Bill 1269, approved by the Colorado State Legislature in 1997, designated Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum as Colorado's Official Air and Space Museum.

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, East Academy Boulevard, Denver, CO, USA

Denver Milk Market

Colorado chef Frank Bonanno runs Denver Milk Market, an all-local mix of takeaway and dine-in restaurants and bars.

Denver Milk Market
Denver Milk Market, Wazee Street, Denver, CO, USA

Denver Climbing Company

With your personal Colorado mountain guide, go outdoor rock climbing near Denver. Climb genuine rock cliffs in the Colorado wilderness and prepare to be challenged. Push yourself to the limit, both physically and mentally. Climbing classes for all ability levels, including beginners, are available with the best guides. Our climbing areas are just a short drive from Denver, Colorado. Denver Climbing Company is a great place to start your rock climbing adventure. This is true outdoor rock climbing, and it is only available by reservation.

Denver Climbing Company - Outdoor Rock Climbing
Denver Climbing Company - Outdoor Rock Climbing, Corona Street, Denver, CO, USA


Food, people, nationalities, cultures, and life are all celebrated at Linger. Everything revolves around the street. Dishes from various corners of the globe. Linger's menu is made up of 75% organic ingredients.

Linger, West 30th Avenue, Denver, CO, USA


Axe throwing, beer and art in Denver. That simple.

Dagar Downtown Art Gallery and Axe Room
Dagar Downtown Art Gallery and Axe Room, Lawrence Street, Denver, CO, USA

Curtis Hotel

Make your life a little more interesting! At Denver's only pop culture themed hotel, the Curtis.

the Curtis Denver - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
the Curtis Denver - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Curtis Street, Denver, CO, USA

Day 3

Sam's No. 3

For breakfast, lunch, and supper, our menu is chock-full of award-winning options. Sam's No.3 attempts to give variety, whether you select one of our numerous speciality omelets or breakfast burritos, a specialty salad or a burger.

Sam's No. 3 Cafe
Sam's No. 3 Cafe, Curtis Street, Denver, CO, USA

Colorado Adventure Center

Colorado Adventure Center - Sky Trek Aerial Adventure Course
Colorado Adventure Center - Sky Trek Aerial Adventure Course, Stanley Road, Dumont, CO, USA

In one accessible location, the Colorado Adventure Center provides world-class whitewater rafting, thrilling ziplining, and a difficult aerial adventure course. On Clear Creek, just 35 minutes from Denver, we provide rafting adventures for all abilities. In Idaho Springs, soar on one of Colorado's tallest and longest high tower ziplines for nearly a mile of pure zipping thrills! A exciting eight-line zipline route will take you high above the treetops, crossing the Clear Creek rapids far below. Over 60 challenging elements and ziplines are scattered across three various levels of difficulty on our spectacular aerial adventure course in Idaho Springs, making it perfect for people of all abilities! Combine activities for a full day of excitement and savings! We welcome groups of all sizes and have activities suitable for people of all ages and abilities. The Colorado Adventure Center is your one-stop shop for all of your Colorado Rockies adventure needs!

Viewhouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop - Ballpark

ViewHouse is a well-known bar and restaurant that offers a chef-driven food, a welcoming atmosphere, and an exceptional experience that keeps people coming back for more.

Laws Whiskey House

A good whiskey, like a good narrative, should be shared. Our whiskey is our story at Laws Whiskey House. But what is a whiskey house, exactly? To us, it's a shrine to whiskey, a kind of sanctuary where you can come and explore your passion for the spirit. Laws Whiskey House is a distillery, no doubt, but it's also a place where we can educate and share everything we know and love about whiskey. Our dedication to education is so central to our mission that the term "distillery" doesn't do it justice. That's our tale. And one sip will convince you that there isn't a speck of fiction in it.

Laws Whiskey House
Laws Whiskey House, South Acoma Street, Denver, CO, USA

5280 Burger Bar

Enjoy exquisite, chef-crafted burgers, adult milkshakes, and house-made ice cream prepared with all-natural, locally sourced ingredients.

5280 Burger Bar
5280 Burger Bar, 16th Street Mall, Denver, CO, USA

Bierstadt Lagerhaus

Tradition is important to us. Over the years, we've produced a lot of beer, and we believe that traditional lagers are classics for a reason. They've been around for a long time.

Bierstadt Lagerhaus
Bierstadt Lagerhaus, Blake Street, Denver, CO, USA

Hostel Fish

Hostel Fish is a high-end boutique hostel in the center of downtown Denver. We provide shared dormitory type rooms and private suites for the wise backpacker and budget visitor, all with high-end facilities!

Hostel Fish
Hostel Fish, 20th Street, Denver, CO, USA
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