Welcome to Welge Travel Report's Denver city guide. Here you'll find the best of Denver. WTR's Denver map shows you the location of our favorite things to do in Denver - including the The Denver Art Museum and Dinosaur Ridge.
You'll also find the best dining in Denver, guided by WTR's own Carlota Cuisine. Fine dining in Denver includes Fruition and Root Down.
Welge Travel Report Notables in Denver
Getting around in Denver
Public Transportation in Denver
Denver’s public transportation is easy, inexpensive and convenient. You can get pretty much anywhere in The Mile High City by rail or bus, and often get there faster than by car. WTR's Tony Transit says the best way to get around is to check out (https://www.denver.org/about-denver/transportation/public-transportation/)
Amtrak (www.amtrak.com) - Your connection to more than 500 stations in 46 states. For online information and train schedules visit www.amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)
Shopping in Denver
Our Shari Shopper says the best shopping can be found at: Larimer Square, 16th St. Mall, Cherry Creek, Antique Row, Highlands Square and South Broadway. Shari says check out the new hot Denver upstart - Topo Designs.
People Watching in Denver
16th Street Mall is WTR's Francois Flaneur's best choice for upscale PW as is the Cherry Street shopping center.
Beverages in Denver
Grape Experience - Our Winnie Winesnob says Colorado has a thriving wine industry producing a wide variety of wines that include chardonnays and merlots among many other varieties. WTR's Larry Lager says the best is Our Mutual Friend Brewing.
Dining in Denver
For our cuisine driven travelers WTR's Carlota Cuisine says the best dinner is at Table Six - D: Daily, BR: Su, 609 Corona St, 303-831-8800.
Starters are - sweetbread mousse with brioche, roasted cashews with Thai chilies and roasted garlic or short ribs. Enjoy a glass of the Arte Latino Cava.
Your main is the duck confit and roasted vegetables, the T6 chicken Pad Thai or the roasted lamb leg.
Dessert is the tangerine eclair with pecan crumble and your wine is the '09 Bien Nacido Syrah.
Nightlife/Entertainment in Denver
WTR's Shauna Showtime says the hot spots are Larimer Square, LoDo and South of Colfax Nightclub District.
Recognition for Denver
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums such as: The Denver Museum of Art
Now to May 20, 2018 see Degas – A Passion for Perfection
Degas: A Passion for Perfection showcases prolific French artist Edgar Degas’ works from 1855 to 1906. More than 100 works consisting of paintings, drawings, pastels, etchings, monotypes, and sculptures in bronze are on view.
The exhibition focuses on the most prominent and recurring themes throughout Degas’ 60-year career.
These include his interest in learning from the art of the past and from that of his contemporaries, a lifelong fascination with the nude, a passion for horses, and his strong interest in opera and dance.