Dive into food and fun at the Downtown Aquarium – an underwater adventure! Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Denver is the Downtown Aquarium, an incredible dining and entertainment complex featuring 1.25 million gallons of aquarium exhibits...
Sprawling complex with a state-of-the-art aquarium housing 500+ species, plus a restaurant & lounge.
Although a little spendy, the Denver aquarium is a peaceful and serene outing. Don’t eat at the cafe, although very cool- the food is meh.
Catch lunch during one of the mermaid shows. One of our favorite parts is getting to pet the sting rays!
Go for the aquarium, stay for lunch! Make sure to feed the sting rays on your way out!
“Summertime theme park that sits in the middle of Denver's busiest highways. Remarkable that it can even exist nowadays...get in before its gone”
“Lions and tigers and bears – and so much more, on lovely grounds make the Denver Zoo one of the most popular zoos in America. Go underwater with polar bears at Northern Shores, or eyeball-to-eyeball with a gorilla in Primate Panorama. Predator Ridge recreates the plains of Africa with a pride of lions, while Tropical Discovery is rainforest teeming with crocodiles and gila monsters. ”
“Take in a concert or a game. You can choose from ice hockey, basketball, or lacrosse. ”
“ Ticket prices vary by seat and game Hours vary seasonally Details Sports, Tours TYPE 1 to 2 hours TIME TO SPEND 4.1 SCORECARD 4.0 Value 4.5 Facilities 4.5 Atmosphere HOW WE RANK THINGS TO DO Named for Denver's famed beer, Coors Field in Denver's LoDo district is home to Major League Baseball's Colorado Rockies. The stadium occupies a whopping 76 acres and has the capacity for more than 50,000 people. Of course, the main reason to come to Coors Field is to catch a game, but there's more to this stadium than a diamond. Whether you're traveling with children or alone, be sure to spend some time at the Interactive Area, where you can test your skills in the video batting cages and the Speed Pitch area. And if you've left the kids at home, take the opportunity to sample some of Denver's local brews on the Rooftop, a 38,000-square-foot platform with fantastic views of the field and downtown Denver. If the weather isn't cooperating, pay a visit to the on-site SandLot brewery instead. Even if you aren't able to catch a game, you should still take time to tour the stadium. Guided tours, which cost $12 for adults and $9 for seniors and children ages 12 and younger, allow you to visit areas you wouldn't get to see if you simply attended a game. Tour times vary throughout the year: During baseball season, guided tours are offered at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. on non-game days and at 10 a.m. and noon when there's an evening game. There are no tours offered when there's an afternoon game. During the offseason, you can explore the stadium every day at noon and 2 p.m. Although reservations aren't required, they are recommended as groups fill up quickly. Keep in mind that your best bet for scoring game tickets would be booking in advance. Detailed seating charts and ticket prices, as well as more information on reserving a spot on a tour, can be found on the Colorado Rockies website. You can reach the stadium on foot from downtown Denver – it's also near popular areas like Larimer Square and the 16th Street Mall – or via the Union Station stop on the light rail's A, B, C, E and W lines.”
“At the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, you can do it all. Whether you're scaling a 3 1/2 story climber, stepping inside a 6-foot bubble or sculpting a clay masterpiece, there is always a new adventure to explore, create or discover!”