Written by Nora Heston Tarte, San Joaquin Magazine
With plenty of places to hike, bike and sip beer, it’s impossible to get bored when visiting the Mile High City. Enjoy the old—19th century buildings and a state capitol with ties to the Gold Rush—and the new. Like most big cities, Denver has the normal amenities, such as professional sports teams to cheer on, countless museums to traipse through, and streets filled with one-off restaurants and bars. But what’s great about Denver is all the unusual that hides around every urban corner. Check out our list of truly unique experiences to have in and near Denver, many of which are located in the city’s Lower Downtown (LoDo) neighborhood, and create a trip you’ll never forget.