Touch down at Denver International Airport and you're just an easy 40-minute drive from the heart of downtown Denver. For public transit fans, you can also take the easy and convenient SkyRide bus or University of Colorado A Line train to get wherever you want to go in both the Denver-Aurora and Boulder metro areas.
You may be familiar with Austin's unique vibe, but you'll find that Denver has just as vibrant a creative scene. Discover a collection of thriving arts districts, including the River North Art District (renowned for its street art), Tennyson Street Cultural District, the Golden Triangle Creative District (home to the world famous Denver Art Museum), and the hub of the Denver art scene, the Art District on Santa Fe, which includes dozens of galleries and artist studios. Animal lovers should consider a trip to the Denver Zoo, which homes over 4,300 animals from around the world—tours are free Monday through Thursday!
If you're a fan of Austin's booming craft beer scene, you'll find that Denver's can give it a serious run for its money! Traverse the Denver Beer Trail, a network of over 30 breweries, brewpubs, and tap rooms that stretches from South Denver up to Boulder. You can also take one of many brewery tours, exploring the legendary Coors Brewery plus craft breweries you may not have heard of before. When you get hungry on your beer journey, downtown Denver also offers innovative farm-to-table restaurants, award-winning chef-owned eateries, and lots of locally sourced cuisine.