Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting Downtown Denver

Enjoy the area's architecture, entertainment and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay 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-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Where to stay near Denver?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,572 house rentals near Denver. From 827 Houses to 46 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Denver for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling 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: 175 vacation rentals
  • Jefferson Park: 168 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 249 vacation rentals
  • LoDo: 474 vacation rentals
  • Cherry Creek: 430 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Denver?

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

  • Coors Field: 889 home rentals
  • Colorado Convention Center: 662 home rentals
  • Pepsi Center: 1,511 home rentals
  • University of Colorado-Denver: 1,500 home rentals
  • Legacy Ridge Golf Course: 1,704 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Denver listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Denver?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 827 Houses in Denver. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Denver include:

  • Cabins: 46 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 428 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 46 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Denver?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 216 vacation homes with pool available in Denver.

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