Having fun in the Denver area doesn’t have to break the bank! There are lots of fun activities you can participate in for under $10 a person.
Denver is full of super cool locations, delicious food and exciting venues to explore, so choose a few of our fun ideas below and see the city through new eyes (and save some money while you’re at it)!
1. Sample five flavors of ice cream with a flight
215 S. Holly St. Denver, CO 80246
Ordering a flight of beer is common now at many pubs and breweries, but how about a flight of ice cream?? High Point Creamery offers a flight of 5 flavors! It’s a fun way of not having to commit to one flavor at the ice cream parlor!
2. Take a trip to Tiny Town
Price: $5 + $2 for a train ride
Why should kids have all the fun?! Tiny Town is just that…a miniature outdoor town, complete with small buildings and displays to explore! Then take a fun train ride around the park and enjoy the lovely Colorado scenery.
3. Visit Buffalo Bill
Obviously you can’t actually visit Buffafo Bill, but you can visit his museum and grave which is the next best thing, right??
4. Explore the Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
There’s lots of beauty to discover at the botanic gardens!
5. Go Bargain Hunting at the Mile High Flea Market
Price: $2-$3 admission + whatever you spend on your finds
It’s always fun to go on a good treasure hunt at the flea market! It’s also a fun place to people watch!
6. Go Tubing and float down a real river
Grab something that floats and head down to Clear Creek and float your cares away!
7. Try to finish an Illegal Pete’s burrito
South Broadway, University, LoDo and DTC
You can order yours with queso, carnitas, or extra corn salsa… these HUGE burritos are a Denver staple and very hard to finish due to their size!!
8. Visit the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art
Collections at this very vintage museum include an art deco corner, furniture designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and nostalgic items like a vintage vacuum cleaner!
9. Go back to prehistoric times
Take an informative shuttle tour that will guide you around Dinosaur Ridge!
10. Order the Swedish meatballs at IKEA
Price: $4.99 ($4.49 if you go for the new veggie option)
Because they’re delicious, and IKEA is fun to walk around too! (Just be prepared to get lost)