Destination guide

Why people love visiting vibrant Downtown Denver

Enjoy the area's architecture, entertainment and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Downtown Denver. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and museums, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. United States Mint and Denver Art Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Denver

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Downtown Denver has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Elitch Gardens Theme Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Denver's Downtown Aquarium (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Denver Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Adams Mystery Playhouse (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • City Park Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Lakeside Amusement Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Denver

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Denver is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Denver Botanic Gardens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Civic Center Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Cheesman Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Congress Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • City Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Washington Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Downtown Denver

Fly into Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), the closest airport, located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Denver, CO (APA-Centennial), which is 14.4 mi (23.1 km) away.

You can see more of Downtown Denver by jumping on the metro at 16th - California Station, 16th - Stout Station or 18th - California Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Denver?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,753 vacation rentals near Denver. From 41 cabins to 721 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Denver for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Denver?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Denver:

  • Five Points: 180 vacation rentals
  • City Park West: 114 vacation rentals
  • Sloan Lake: 300 vacation rentals
  • West Colfax: 64 vacation rentals
  • Cheesman Park: 96 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Denver?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Denver. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ellie Caulkins Opera House: 1,682 vacation rentals
  • University of Denver: 1,625 vacation rentals
  • Denver Botanic Gardens: 1,635 vacation rentals
  • Big Sweep: 1,673 vacation rentals
  • Ogden Theater: 1,667 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Denver listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Denver?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 41 Cabins in Denver. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Denver include:

  • Flats: 721 rentals available
  • Houses: 911 rentals available
  • Cottages: 41 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Denver?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 370 vacation rentals with pool available in Denver. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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