Denver Union Station
Type: Historic Sites
There are many reasons to make historic Union Station the start of your sightseeing tour or your hub from which to explore downtown and beyond. Start with a fun, art-centric scavenger hunt through the... Read More
There are many reasons to make historic Union Station the start of your sightseeing tour or your hub from which to explore downtown and beyond. Start with a fun, art-centric scavenger hunt through the terminal. Search for original blueprints of the Great Hall on a stairwell. Find a stack of old suitcases high above the Great Hall. Check out a cool train mural–"and have breakfast at the same time. Find cowboys in a stairwell (head south) and a painting featuring historic local characters (go north). Discover the design elements that recall an old-fashioned train depot and look for Colorado's state flower in white. After, take a break for ice cream or coffee, find a souvenir or experience one of the station's restaurants. Then hop on a bus or walk a couple of blocks to the Light Rail tracks to get to additional areas of the city.
1701 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202
- Sightseeing: "Some downtown tours meet near Union Station, or explore on your own as the station is walking distance from top restaurants, Coors Field, Ball Arena, Larimer Square and other Denver sites."
- Free Things to Do: "If you get tired of working on your iPad or mobile device, duck into one of the excellent restaurants in Union Station for a bite and a beverage, especially at happy hour."
- Best for Sightseeing Because: Union Station is a must-see attraction in its own right, a transportation hub from which to explore the city and a base for exploring downtown.
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: In addition to being a transportation hub, Union Station is a place to work and play thanks to free Wi-Fi and a free fountain.
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