Top Things to Do in Denver, Colorado

Looking for the perfect must-see attractions and top things to do in Denver before visiting the best comedy club in town? Then let us help you plan the perfect day out on the town with a closer look at some of our favorite hidden gems and historic locations in and around Denver. After digging into our list of the top things to do around town, you will have all the information you need to make the most of your time in the Denver area during the day before capping off a wonderful evening with a hilarious comedy show at Denver Comedy Underground.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Featuring over 415 square miles of mountains, meadows, alpine forests, and more, few natural beauties compare to the wonder of Rocky Mountain National Park. Whether you love hiking along the 300 miles of trails found in the park, or you simply want to enjoy a quick picnic before heading home to get ready for a night of laughs at Denver Comedy Underground, there are plenty of reasons to enjoy a day out in nature at one of the nation's most historic national parks.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
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Amazing views of our solar system via the Gates Planetarium, a world-class collection of ancient dinosaur fossils from bygone eras that happened right here in Denver, and so much more awaits those who spend a day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. For visitors who want to walk the path of history before enjoying laughs at Denver's favorite comedy club, few attractions compare to this world-class institution.

Fly Fishing at Denver South Platte

Fly Fishing at Denver South Platte.
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Full of private trout stockings and other thriving fish populations, the Denver South Platte (specifically from Chatfield Reservoir to 120th Avenue) offers up some of the most accessible and enjoyable fly fishing in the Denver area. New and veteran outdoorsmen alike enjoy spending hours taking in these beautiful views, and you just might, too.

Colorado Railroad Museum

Colorado Railroad Museum.
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Powered by the discovery of gold, silver, and other valuable resources, the canyons and high passes surrounding Denver are filled with historic railroad lines and stations that turned this frontier town into a bustling urban metropolis. The Colorado Railroad Museum pays homage to this history with over 50,000 rare photographs and preserved artifacts, as well as summer train rides that are the perfect way to spend a relaxed weekend afternoon.

Denver Union Station

Denver Union Station
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With roots dating all the way back to 1881, Denver Union Station is truly one of the most iconic landmarks in town. Today, this Mile High City treasure is home to restaurants, pop-up markets, fitness classes, and so many other great activities to enjoy before heading to a comedy show at Denver's top comedy club.

High Line Canal Bike Trail

High Line Canal Bike Trail.
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Standing as one of the longest urban bike trails in the United States, the 71-mile High Line Canal Bike Trail offers a little something for everyone who likes to drop a gear and disappear into nature for a few hours. Hard-packed dirt, paved trails, and everything in between await first-time gravel grinders, seasoned mountain bikers, and all other riders.

Downtown Aquarium

Downtown Aquarium.
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Boasting over 150,000 gallons of spectacular marine life, the Downtown Aquarium in Denver is a sight unlike any other. Whether you want to swim with the sharks or simply catch a bite among the fish before heading over to Denver Comedy Underground, it is easy to see why the Downtown Aquarium is an automatic inclusion on any list of "must-see" attractions in Denver.

Coors Field Tours

Coors Field.
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Home to the beloved Colorado Rockies, Coors Field is a one-of-a-kind venue that stands alone among other stadiums in Major League Baseball and is well worth the price of admission on its own. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of this world-class facility during the day, and cap it off with a night of fun at Denver Comedy Underground later in the evening.

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
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From up close and personal looks at some of the finest military aircraft in United States history (including the B-1A Bomber) to a life-size replica of a Star Wars X-Wing Fighter, the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum has something for everyone.

Comedy Shows at Denver Comedy Underground

Comedy fans in Denver, Colorado, enjoying a show at Denver Comedy Underground.
Comedy fans in Denver, Colorado, enjoying a show at Denver Comedy Underground

Regardless of which of these exciting attractions you indulge in during the day, they all pair well with a night of hilarity at the best comedy club near you, Denver Comedy Underground. Be sure to click the link below and secure tickets for an upcoming show today.