A sophisticated urban oasis that offers endless outdoor adventures at the same time? Welcome to Denver. Be inspired by our art, our culture, our history and our great outdoors - all just steps outside our front door at
the ART, a hotel. Local hotspots found below.

Golden Triangle

Immersed in a neighborhood rich with art, culture and history, the hotel is proud to be part of the vibrant Golden Triangle Creative District. ART Intake Tip: In addition to eight must-visit museums, "the Triangle" is rolling out Final Friday Art Walks, which will allow visitors to explore creative and artful side of the neighborhood with special programming and events for the final Friday of each month.


Art District on Santa Fe

Art District on Santa Fe, located on and near Santa Fe Drive and Kalamath Street, features authentic Mexican culture, along with more than 60 independent galleries offering anything from textiles to sculpture and contemporary art to mixed media. ART Intake Tip: don't miss First Friday Art Walks, a monthly event featuring free gallery admission, small bites and adult beverages.



Lower Downtown Historic District, fondly known as LoDo, pays tribute to its historic past with renovated saloons and saddleries, the remains of Denver's mining boomtown, turned into farm-to-table restaurants, microbreweries, and endless see-and-be-seen bars. At the same time, Union Station, a locally owned-and-operated co-operative space and train station, bridges the historic past of Denver to its exciting future.



Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My. Uptown is Denver's young and progressively-minded neighborhood where you can find the Denver Zoo, City Park, and Restaurant Row, a stretch on 17th Avenue dotted with taquerias, bistros and fine dining. Local's tip: Check out City Park Jazz, offered every Sunday in June or July, for a free jazz concert.



RiNo, or River North Art District, is an up-and-coming neighborhood in the Northwest part of Denver that is on the forefront of incorporating art and community into all aspects of life. From commissioned street murals to co-operative markets to urban agriculture, RiNo is all about keeping it local and defining itself as a place where "art is made".


Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill, a.k.a. Cap Hill, is an eclectic neighborhood with strong ties to the LGBTQ community. You will find everyone from politicians to punk rockers here, enjoying one of the most renowned stretches of the iconic Colfax Avenue. Cap Hill is also home to the State Capitol and the Denver Botanic Gardens, which regularly showcase rotating art and cultural exhibits.


Cherry Creek

Aside from all the culture and activities that Denver offers, we also have a premier shopping mecca, Cherry Creek, just five minutes away from downtown. The largest shopping destination between Chicago and San Francisco, Cherry Creek boasts more than 480 shops, boutiques, galleries and restaurants, including Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Burberry, and Ralph Lauren.


16th Street Mall

Known as the commercial heart of downtown Denver, the 16th Street Mall is a mile-long pedestrian thoroughfare with retail stores, outdoor cafes, and live performances all day and night. Paired with renovated office buildings and lively entertainment venues, this Denver attraction is a thrumming must-see urban adventure and as an added bonus, offers free transportation.