All within walking distance of the Warwick hotel, you can easily access the mile-long pedestrian friendly 16th Street Mall, the historic State Capitol building and other city sights. A car isn’t necessary in this walkable neighborhood surrounded by city bus options and short walks to several sights. Here are some suggestions of things to do in downtown Denver:
16TH STREET MALL
(0.73 mi from Warwick Denver)
Tons of shops, restaurants, and attractions. The streets are lively and closed to car traffic, except for the free shuttle buses, dubbed the MallRide. The free shuttle buses travel up and down the 16 th Street Mall, stopping on every corner. Hop on and hop off as the shuttles come and go every few minutes and make everything downtown easy to reach.
There are so many restaurants and bars to choose from, but those listed below are walking distance from the hotel and stay open late.
TAP FOURTEEN UPTOWN (4 min. walk)
PARK & CO. (3 min. walk)
PRIDE AND SWAGGER (4 min. walk)
STUEBEN’S (5 min. walk)
(0.88 mi from Warwick Denver)
This historic Denver block is the home to mid and high end restaurants, shopping and nightlife. It is lined with outdoor patios and a great place for people watching. Popular with foodies.
MOLLY BROWN HOUSE MUSEUM
(0.5 mi from Warwick Denver)
The Molly Brown house is best known as the home of Denver’s iconic Margaret Brown. Brown was known as “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” because she survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic. She was also an American philanthropist, activist, and socialite.
LEONARDO DA VINCI EXIBITION
Da Vinci extraordinary legacy comes to life in Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius, the most comprehensive exhibition about Leonardo ever presented. Ticket information:
COLORADO STATE CAPITOL BUILDING
(0.32 mi from Warwick Denver)
The golden-domed Colorado State Capitol is one of the prominent features in Denver’s skyline.
UNITED STATES MINT
(0.56 mi from Warwick Denver)
Short and sweet tour, which is about 30 minutes long gives you an excellent view of how money is made. Make reservations well ahead of time!
THE BROWN PALACE
(0.3 mi from Warwick Denver)
Tour this landmark hotel which has been open every day since August 12, 1892. Many changes have taken place over the years, but one thing remains the same – the grandeur and grace of Denver’s most elegant hotel. You can make a reservation for a traditional Afternoon Tea complete with Devonshire cream shipped directly from England.
BIG BLUE BEAR
(0.63 mi from Warwick Denver)
The Big Blue Bear is fun public art peeking inside of the Convention Center.
DENVER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
(not far but will need transportation for a short ride or walk to bus stop) Denver’s largest celebration of international culture and diversity is the Denver International Festival. The 3rd Annual Denver International Festival is a summer celebration of the best traditional food, music, rt, beer and wine from Colorado and abroad. Saturday, August 3rd starting at 11 AM in the heart of downtown Denver at Civic Center Park.
BANJO BILLY’S BUS TOUR
Book a tour of Denver. Looks like fun
The Library Co. Bar and Kitchen
For you bibliophiles coming to the reunion. 40 minutes from the hotel going south.
Enjoy a pleasant short hike in the front range west of Denver and view dinosaur tracks in a beautiful geologic setting. 30 minutes from the hotel. Also tour the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre next door.