Go Back   iRV2 Forums > CAMPING, TRAVEL and TRIP PLANNING > Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-24-2015, 10:59 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
oakcreekeric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Oak Creek, WI
Posts: 940
What to do in Denver, CO ?

Hello...

Just thought I would give this a try....

Next week (10/1 thru 10/5) we will be in Denver... Unfortunately, we aren't taking our RV... but I would like your help none-the-less...

Looking for suggestions on what to do.. where to go.. what to miss.. what NOT to miss..

As much as I would love to be taking this trip in the RV.. we opted for a cheap flight instead..

We're gonna have a rental car.. and we don't mind driving, as long as it's worth the time..

So.. hit me up with some good suggestions...

Thanks !!
__________________

__________________
Eric & Denise
2012 Itasca Sunstar 35F
2010 Harley-Davidson Ultra Limited
oakcreekeric is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-24-2015, 01:14 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
pagosajoe's Avatar
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Southwest
Posts: 1,548
Way too many things to list, but:

If you like Mexican food in an interesting, touristy setting complete with performers and cliff divers, try Casa Bonita, a long-time Denver favorite (actually, it's in Lakewood) - kids of all ages enjoy it:

Casa Bonita — Denver Mexican Restaurant | Taste the Magic of Mexico!

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is great:

Igniting our community’s passion for nature and science : Denver Museum of Nature & Science

And here's a list of many museums in Denver:

Denver Museums : The Official Denver Guide

The Denver mint, where you can see your money being made:

https://www.usmint.gov/mint_tours/?a...artreservation

The botanic gardens is a place to see:

Home | Denver Botanic Gardens

Lookout Mountain, where Buffalo Bill is buried:

Lookout Mountain - great views of Denver from 7,500' - Review of Lookout Mountain, Golden, CO - TripAdvisor

Head up to Boulder to take a walk along Pearl Street Mall, with lots of interesting shops:

Visit | History of Pearl Street | Downtown Boulder, CO

Head up into the mountains toward Evergreen and points west, and enjoy leaf peeping, since the tree leaves have turned brilliant colors.

No doubt, others will chime in - enjoy your trip!
__________________

__________________
Joe and Debbie, Emma the Aussie Cattle Dog who adopted us
2012 Discovery 36J, Blue Ox and Air Force One, 2010 GMC Acadia Toad
USAF (Ret) WDØM http://wd0m.com
pagosajoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2015, 01:36 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
EZDZIT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 529
If you are interested in western art, the Leaning Tree greeting card company offers a beautiful, and free, museum at 6055 Longbow Drive in Boulder. Much more info at their website, www.leaningtreemuseum.com. Tours of the Jelly Belly factory are also nearby.
__________________
Fred & Mary RVM135
2012 Dutch Star 3735 ISL 400
2012 GMC Sierra Ext Cab 4x4
EZDZIT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2015, 10:17 PM   #4
Member
 
Gulf Streamers Club
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 35
For me it would have to be dinner at the Buck Horn Exchange, awesome food.
__________________
Ric Holland
Gulf Stream Independence
Raleigh NC
103holland is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2015, 10:36 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
SteveLevin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Posts: 1,195
If you are into aviation or Star Wars, head to Wings over the Rockies Aviation Museum.

If you are a car person, or just want to see as far as you can see, Pikes Peak is a couple of hours away but on a clear day the view is spectacular.

Steve
__________________
The Green Machine -- 2000 Mountain High Coachworks Summit (Spartan chassis / Cummins ISC)
...and F-Troop: Fearghus, Fiona, and Frankie (Cairn Terriers)
SteveLevin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2015, 07:35 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
darcan's Avatar


 
Newmar Owners Club
Spartan Chassis
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Centerville, SD
Posts: 295
Check out what concerts are out at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Beautiful. They get great concerts and the place is amazing! If you are not into music, just drive out for fun on an afternoon. It is actually by Morrison, CO. Great eateries and shops in Morrison. Very near Denver.
__________________
Darrell and Candice
2018 Newmar Dutch Star 4369
"Somebody left the gate open"
darcan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2015, 08:13 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
halfwright's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 589
For me, it would be the Forney Museum of Transportation.

Forney Museum of Transportation

You will see more one of a kind cars there than any place on Earth. Plus cars owned by famous people.
__________________
Jim and Darlene Wright
plus Ryder, the Ethiopian
monkeybeaver dog
halfwright is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2015, 11:19 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
Dennis_K's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Lake Havasu City, AZ
Posts: 1,086
If you like Trains there is the Georgetown Loop Railroad in Georgetown and the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden. Also in Golden the Coors brewery has a great tour.
__________________
2012 Monaco Knight 36 PFT
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
2005 Jeep Rubicon Unlimited on 2007 16' Car Hauler trailer
Dennis_K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2015, 11:43 AM   #9
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Austin,TX
Posts: 400
If you want to do something active and outdoors, hit the Valmont Bike Park in Boulder. You can rent bikes from bike shops in town. It's not difficult riding, and is a lot of fun!
__________________

__________________
2015 Coachmen Freedom Express 292BHDS
2013 RAM 2500 4X4 Laramie CrewCab, 6'4'' bed, 3.42 RAR, 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel, Payload 2547, Max tow 17,480, Blue Ox WDH
Loraura is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
December- Ms to Denver, co apgob Navigation, Routes & Roads 8 09-15-2015 01:06 PM
Grand Teton NP to Denver Freedom65 Navigation, Routes & Roads 7 08-20-2014 01:47 PM
Recommendations for full service near Denver? Nuclear Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 1 05-20-2014 06:54 AM
North Dakota to Denver area help Greghound Navigation, Routes & Roads 2 05-08-2014 01:54 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:25 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.