Set against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, Denver, Colorado beckons visitors with the promise of breathtaking views, exciting nightlife, and a rich cultural history mixed with great food and a unique retail environment. If all this is too enticing to resist, choose from among the many hotels close to 16th Street Mall to explore this vibrant city.
More than 300 stores—both chain- and locally-owned—are set within this impressive pedestrian mall. Running from Union Station to Civic Center, this is a shopper's paradise. But, with over 50 restaurants, it's also a great place to nosh, meet friends, or try something new. A popular destination for street performers, the fun atmosphere makes for a great escape—as do the first-run movies shown inside.
Hotels in Denver will get you close to the shopping action while putting you close to other attractions throughout the city. Just minutes from the hotels near the 16th Street Mall is the Commons Park—a great spot for jogging along the riverfront trail or relaxing after your retail excursions. The Denver Art Museum is well-known for their collection of indigenous pieces while the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is a haven for the young and young-at-heart. Its dinosaurs, mummies, and planetarium will capture the imagination, as will the Denver Zoo, where you just might get the chance to see elephants swimming.
Any hotel close to the 16th Street Mall is also a quick walk from Denver's famous Larimer Square. Known for its restaurants and clubs, it's also an excellent spot for learning more about the history of the city. Want to get a new perspective on Denver? Drive the Mount Evans Scenic Byway and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding countryside as you ascend.
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