Denver offers a mashup of culture & outdoor adventure, but there are many ways to experience it without spending a ton. Tip: Skip the ride-share & stretch your legs. It’s one of the most walkable cities in the US. Want more ways to save? We got you.Less
These biscuits come stacked with a big reputation, earning the attention of the renowned “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” Choose from 19 different ways to get your biscuits served for around $12.
Under the same umbrella as the Denver Biscuit Company, you’ll often find The Atomic Cowboy in many of the same locations. And with Happy hour specials that include $2 PBRs and $3 well drinks, you can’t go wrong if you’re looking to save.
Originally started as a gourmet hot dog cart, these dogs became so popular that the owner opened a brick-and-mortar location just outside Coors Field. Pick and choose your dog and toppings for under $10.
Denver’s first brewpub (definitely not its last!) offers free tours of the brewery which include free samples of beer and Q&A time with the brewers.
You might not see just-released blockbusters, but the prices here can’t be beat: $3 before 6 pm and $4 after 6 pm. Tip: Head to the Littleton location just a 20-minute drive outside Denver to experience an old school drive-in. Tickets are $20 per car.
If you’re interested in how coins are made, sign up for a free tour to see the facility, learn about its history and even see coins being produced (if you’re lucky!). Guided tours are about 45 minutes long.
Explore 24 acres of gardens with landscapes and plants from all over the world. Tip: Spring for a Mile High Culture Pass. Just $10 more than the Botanic Gardens entrance fee, this pass will get you into two other participating attractions of your choice including the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Zoo.
Mount Evans is a favorite for its minimum effort and maximum views. Take the Mount Evans Road and Scenic Byway (the highest paved road in the US), which ends just before the summit. With appropriate footwear, you can hike the rest of the way. Tip: To drive almost to the top, visit between June and September and pay $15 per car. For the rest of the year, only the lower road is open - which means you’ll pay less ($5 per car) but hike more.
The Moxy offers an anything-but-ordinary hotel stay. Think bright interiors and stylish rooms with oversized furniture for around $95/night. Located in the Cherry Creek area just outside downtown Denver, you’ll find a vibrant shopping and nightlife scene. Tip: Celebrate your arrival with a free drink at the hotel bar after checking in. Book a room ⬇️
Centrally located in downtown Denver, the Sheraton offers major landmarks within walking distance and views of the Rocky Mountains just outside your balcony window for around $90/night. Book a room ⬇️