Downtown Denver Attractions

The Oxford Hotel is located in the core of the city, in immediate proximity to the best downtown Denver attractions. Whether your mood directs you to the shopping haven of the LoDo district or to the fan-frenzied bleachers of Coors baseball Field, The Oxford Hotel gives you unparalleled accessibility as the most luxurious and convenient boutique hotel in Denver to a variety of interesting, worthwhile top things to do in Denver, CO.

 

Sights

Take in the history of the Mile-High City while you explore some of the local treasures. Whether your goal is to shop, drink, eat or simply learn more about Denver, the Oxford is in the heart of it all.

Union Station

1701 Wynkoop Street
, Denver, CO 80202 
(303) 592-5465
Currently the hub of travel by train in the LoDo district, this large three-story train station will now be the future hub for many modes of transportation in the Denver metro area.

LoDo

Lower Downtown Denver, 
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 628-5428

The term stands for Lower Downtown, and this 29-block historic neighborhood of trendy bars, restaurants, shops and art galleries also includes preserved buildings from Denver’s original settlement.

Larimer Square

1430 Larimer Street, 
Denver, CO 80211
 (303) 534-2367

Part of the first city street in Denver, Larimer Square has been restored as a hip and trendy location for shopping, dining and entertainment. It hosts many events throughout the year, including Oktoberfest and Winterfest.

16th Street Mall

16th Street, 
Denver, CO 80202

The 16th Street Mall is a pedestrian and transit mall that runs along 16th street in downtown Denver. The mall is a little over one mile long, from Wewatta Street to the intersection of 16th Avenue and Broadway. The 16th Street Mall features shopping, businesses, street performances and more. The free MallRide transports passengers from end to end of this downtown corridor.

 

Sports Venues

Denver is home to the following major sports leagues:

  • Football: Denver Broncos
  • Baseball: Colorado Rockies
  • Basketball: Denver Nuggets
  • Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
  • Soccer: Colorado Rapids

Coors Field

2001 Blake Street
, Denver, CO 80205
 (303) ROCKIES

This famous ballpark, home of the Colorado Rockies, not only features a traditional setting, but also amazing views of the Rockies and Denver as well. Enjoy the well-known Rockpile bleachers and the club-level section, where fans sit in seats that are roomier while receiving individual attention from servers.

Pepsi Center

1000 Chopper Circle, 
Denver, CO 80204
 (303) 405-1100

The Pepsi Center is Denver’s warehouse of big bold entertainment, hosting a variety of exciting events such as Colorado Avalanche hockey and Denver Nuggets basketball games, musical blowouts like Coldplay and Celine Dion, awe-inspiring figure-skating escapades, and clown-infested, peanut-populated circuses. If you’re looking for fun this side of the Rockies with spectacular views and dramatic space, the Pepsi Center is a Denver must-see.

Sports Authority Field at Mile High

1701 Bryant Street, Denver, Colorado 80204
 (720) 258-3000

Sports Authority Field at Mile High is Denver’s newest and self-proclaimed “best” sports and entertainment destination. Any sports fan would appreciate the home of the Denver Broncos and any music-lover would appreciate the yearly stop of the Vans Warped Tour. So whether you feel like rocking out or yelling at a referee, Sports Authority Field is a perfect place to use your voice and sweat a little. Or a lot.

 

Museums and the Arts

Soak up some of Denver’s rich culture with a few of these nearby attractions.

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

1485 Delgany Street, 
Denver, CO 80202
 (303) 298-7554

The newly renovated Museum of Contemporary Art Denver is a world-class organization that is dedicated to the cultural life of Denver. Founded in 1996, you can find the museum’s new home as of October 2007. View an eclectic mix of photography, new media and modern art.

The Denver Center for Performing Arts

1101 13th Street, 
Denver, CO 80204 
(800) 641-1222

The Denver Performing Arts Complex houses the best in contemporary theater, music, and other art productions. It is a preferred stop for many Broadway tours, and also a supporter of new plays you’d feel privileged to see. Whether you’re in the mood for The Phantom of the Opera, or towing along the kids for The Lion King, this center showcases quality entertainment and endless options for the multiple personalities in your family.

Denver Art Museum

100 West 14th Ave Parkway, 
Denver, CO 80204 
(720) 865-5000

Housing both permanent collections and temporary collections of contemporary and classic art, get your fill of culture and aesthetics in this 356,000-square-foot architectural gem.