Where to Stay
Located in the trendy RiNo Art District, this hotel is part of a bustling food market that greets guests with a complimentary beer from on-site New Belgium Brewing. After touring the city, most of which is accessible from this prime locale, head to the rooftop for a dip in the hot and cold plunge pools.
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Where to Eat
This lunch-only eatery trains immigrant women in the food industry. The menu changes (prices range from US$3 to $13) but often features international dishes, including roasted Iraqi-style kebabs.
What to Do
This institution is one of the country’s finest destinations for art. On display through January, Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection features 60 paintings showcasing British cultural history from the 1400s through to the late 1800s. Entry is free on the first Saturday of each month.
Of its four active coin-producing facilities in the country, the Denver location is one of two that offers free tours. Here, you can see the craftsmanship that goes into creating coins and learn about the history of the U.S. dollar.
Arts & Culture
More incredible public art, museums and theatres in Denver
[This story appears in the July 2019 edition of WestJet Magazine.]
Discovering Art, Beer and Food in Denver
A trailblazing craft beer industry, a growing culinary scene, revitalized neighbourhoods and a variety of arts-based initiatives make Denver worth exploring. Drink at Denver's first brewery Wynkoop Brewing, visit during the First Friday Art Walk and eat at Acorn restaurant.