Visit Grizzly Rose, 16th St. Mall and More in Denver
The Mile-High City is packed with nationally famous attractions that can keep you busy for days, and the Country Inn & Suites, Denver International Airport is within an easy drive of many of them. Discover great works of art in the iconic buildings of the Denver Art Museum, catch a rodeo at the National Western Complex, or dance the night away at the famous Grizzly Rose honky-tonk bar. If you’re traveling with the family, discover something new at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, or plan a day of fun at the Denver Zoo or Elitch Gardens Theme Park. Don’t miss these great local attractions:
- 16th St. Mall (14 miles)
Stroll or take a free shuttle to explore this pedestrian-friendly street in downtown Denver, where you’ll find shops, movie theaters, breweries, restaurants and cafés.
Phone: +1 (303) 534-6161 x238
- Colorado Convention Center (14.1 miles)
In addition to hosting hundreds of events each year, this 2.2-million-square-foot building features an art collection, including a famous 40-foot bear sculpture.
Phone: +1 (303) 228-8000
- Colorado State Capitol Building (14 miles)
Built in 1894, this impressive building includes an iconic gold-leaf dome. Tour the building to see the beautiful architecture, stained glass and portraits of all U.S. presidents.
Phone: +1 (303) 866-2604
- Denver Art Museum (16.2 miles)
This world-class art collection—with more than 70,000 works from around the globe—is housed in eye-catching buildings that are works of art in their own right.
Phone: +1 (720) 865-5000
- Denver Museum of Nature and Science (11.2 miles)
Visit this extensive museum to see real Egyptian mummies, handle fossils, see enormous sparkling jewels, and catch an unforgettable planetarium or IMAX show.
Phone: +1 (800) 925-2250
- Denver Zoo (11.2 miles)
One of Denver’s most popular attractions, this historic zoo features big cats, Asian elephants, gorillas and many more animals in unique, environmentally friendly exhibits.
Phone: +1 (303) 376-4800
- Downtown Aquarium (13.3 miles)
Bring the family and discover the wonders of the sea at this entertaining aquarium that lets you explore rainforests, sunken temples, shipwrecks and more. Don’t miss the interactive mermaid show!
Phone: +1 (303) 561-4450
- Elitch Gardens Theme Park (13.4 miles)
From kiddie bumper cars to thrill rides like the Mind Eraser, this family-friendly theme park offers fun for all ages.
Phone: +1 (303) 595-4FUN
- Grizzly Rose (11.9 miles)
Country music fans won’t want to miss this award-winning club and dance hall that’s hosted legends such as Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks and Willie Nelson. Catch live music six nights each week!
Phone: +1 (303) 295-1330
- Hammond's Candies (13.5 miles)
Hammond’s has been making confectionary delights since the 1920s. Take a free tour of the factory to watch how chocolates, lollipops, toffee bites and more are made, and then take home a sweet treat for yourself.
Phone: +1 (303) 333-5588
- Molly Brown House Museum (14 miles)
Actress and social activist Molly Brown was best known for surviving the sinking of the Titanic. Learn about her legacy as you tour her family’s beautiful estate.
Phone: +1 (303) 832-4092
- National Western Complex (9.8 miles)
Attend a rodeo, rock concert, truck show or county fair at this historic stadium near downtown Denver.
Phone: +1 (303) 297-1166
- United States Mint (16 miles)
The U.S. Mint in Denver is one of only four facilities where American coins are made. Take a free tour to see coin production in action and pick up a one-of-a-kind souvenir in the gift shop.
Phone: +1 (800) 872-6468
For a truly memorable adventure, check out one of our Denver day trip suggestions.
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Nearby Denver Services:
- Gas station (0.3 miles)
- Post office (3 miles)
- Anschultz Medical Campus (6 miles)