#9 wallet-friendly trips destination
Denver
Colorado
35% less than average North American trip cost

You're going to love Denver

Denver is more than just the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and a transit point for skiers and hikers. It’s a welcoming, relaxed, culturally vibrant place to spend time. You’ll fall in love with it in no time.
Denver is great for adventure, nature & food.

Hacker Tip

The Mile-High State was one of the first to allow recreational dispensaries, and the cannabis culture is thriving in Denver. There are even tours that include a trip to a growing facility, two dispensary visits and a stop at a pot-friendly lounge.
Denver Performing Arts Complex Denver Zoo Colorado State Capitol
619,968
population
English
language
19th
largest city in the United States
USD
currency
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Getting to Denver

Take the A Line rail service from the airport for $10.50. The ride takes less than 40 minutes and will drop you directly at downtown Denver’s Union Station.

Median airfare by month

$156 Median airfare from US to Denver in January

Median airfare by time before departure

$182 Median airfare 1 month before departure date
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Staying in Denver

Foodies will want to stay Uptown, home to Restaurant Row, where you’ll find all types of dining options from cafes and bistros to fine dining and outdoor patios. Uptown is also home to City Park, the largest green space in the city and home to the Denver Zoo.

Median hotel rate by month

$141 Median January hotel rate

Median hotel rate by night

$120 Median Sunday hotel rate

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When in Denver

Must-see in Denver

Mount Evans
Mount Evans
Denver Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens

Weather in Denver

Average Temperature (°F)
30° Average temperature in January

Eating in Denver

What should you order while you’re in Denver?

You can't go wrong on Restaurant Row. Find something for everyone with a diverse selection of dining options – including Ace Eat Serve, a Pan-Asian spot that's half ping pong hall.
Denver

What you’ll expect to pay (USD)

$10-15
Cheap meal
$6
A beer
$50-90
Nice dinner for 2
15-20%
Standard tip for good service

Where to eat in Denver

the plimoth the plimoth
American
4.8 Excellent
$$$ $31 to $50
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Vesta Vesta
American
4.8 Excellent
$$$ $31 to $50
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The Capital Grille - Denver The Capital Grille - Denver
Seafood
4.8 Excellent
$$$$ $50 and over
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Root Down Root Down
American
4.8 Excellent
$$ $30 and under
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