Discover fun things to do in Denver, like visiting the Highlands

Stay at Radisson Hotel Denver Central to be in the heart of Mile High City, within easy reach of baseball games at Coors Field and the masterpieces at the Denver Art Museum. After an on-site meeting, you can take your colleagues to sip craft beer in the Highlands neighborhood and taste fine wines at Bonacquisti Wine Company or Balistreri Vineyards. Families enjoy a wide variety of fun things to do, such as touring the Children’s Museum of Denver or scoping out the wildlife at Denver Zoo. And local events happening downtown are just a short drive away.

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16th Street Mall

2.81 mi / 4.52 km from the hotel
Visit this mile-long mall that features shops, live street performances, and more than 40 dining options.

Bonacquisti Wine Company

0.85 mi / 1.36 km from the hotel
Led by a family of winemakers, this urban winery has earned regional and international recognition. Stop by for Fridays Uncorked to enjoy live music, food truck nibbles, and, of course, wine.

Empower Field at Mile High

3.27 mi / 5.26 km from the hotel
At an elevation of 5,280 feet above sea level, this internationally acclaimed stadium serves as home to the NFL’s Denver Broncos.

Colorado Convention Center

3 mi / 4.82 km from the hotel
Hosting more than 250 events each year, including the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), this stunning facility features a 5,000-seat theater, 63 meeting rooms, and outdoor terraces with Rocky Mountain views.

Coors Field

2.05 mi / 3.3 km from the hotel
Baseball fans can enjoy great views of the Colorado Rockies team as well as the Rocky Mountains from the stadium’s right-field section. For a full look at the field, check out the bars on the popular two-level rooftop.

Denver Art Museum

3.35 mi / 5.39 km from the hotel
Browse the collections and exhibits, watch artists at work, or attend a captivating lecture at the Denver Art Museum.

Denver Zoo

3.27 mi / 5.27 km from the hotel
Take a personal tour with one of the keepers, watch a sea lion show, and feed the penguins and pelicans at Denver Zoo.

Downtown Aquarium

2.63 mi / 4.23 km from the hotel
At Downtown Aquarium, you can discover more than 500 creatures that thrive in the world’s waters from the seas to rainforests, lagoons, and wharfs. Afterward, top off the experience with a choreographed mermaid show.

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Denver

2.4 mi / 3.87 km from the hotel
Spotlighting the works of artists from the region and around the globe, MCA offers a rotation of intriguing exhibits along with a diverse slate of creative events and educational programs.

Ball Arena

2.7 mi / 4.34 km from the hotel
Home to the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche, and the Colorado Mammoth, this five-level arena also brings in shows by major performers like Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, and Cyndi Lauper.

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

2.88 mi / 4.63 km from the hotel
If you’re traveling with little ones, this museum offers adventure-filled exhibits where they can burn off some energy. There’s even a center for kids three and under so you can enjoy playtime with your baby or toddler.

Water World

5.12 mi / 8.23 km from the hotel
From lazy rivers to the area’s first hydromagnetic coaster, this water park offers refreshing rides for all ages. If you forgot your swimsuit or sunscreen, you can find what you need in the surf shop.