Four Mile Historic Park

Just 20 minutes outside downtown Denver sits Four Mile Historic Park, a living history experience that transports you back to the 1800s frontier days. This is no ordinary dry museum—at Four Mile, you’ll have the chance to explore life on the plains through immersive exhibits and character reenactors. Linger in the smoky blacksmith shop, step into a trapper’s cabin, or pay a visit to Denver’s very first homestead. When your group arrives at the park’s welcome center, you’ll immediately feel the pioneer spirit. Your personal guide will lead you on a journey filled with sights, smells, and stories of early Colorado life. Don’t pass up the chance to pet the gentle horses, or even try your hand at old-fashioned crafts and trades. 

Address: 715 S Forest St, Denver, CO 80246

Phone: (720) 865-0810


Linger isn’t just a funky eatery in Denver’s trendy LoHi neighborhood – it’s a gastronomic rebirth. This award-winning restaurant is housed in a former mortuary, and the eclectic decor playfully indulges its tongue-in-cheek roots. On the rooftop patio, visitors nosh on globally-inspired small plates while sipping on craft cocktails amidst reclaimed church benches and sculptures made from human bones. Talk about dining with a twist! For the full experience, arrive when doors open so you can spend some time exploring Linger’s many curiosities before your meal – from the former crematorium to a repurposed VW van serving as the hostess stand. And don’t forget to make a pit stop in the bathroom – trust us, it’s worth the visit.

Address: Linger 2030 W 30th Ave, Denver, CO 80211

Phone: (303) 993-3120

Forney Museum of Transportation

Vroom vroom! For anyone whose childhood dream was to take a big rig or pilot a steam locomotive, make tracks to the Forney Museum. This expansive gallery honors over a century of wheeled wonders with a fleet of antique automobiles, carriages, locomotives, and more from eras past. But Forney isn’t just for revheads – their curated exhibits also delve into transportation’s role in shaping Colorado’s pioneering days. While you’ll certainly get up close and personal with mint-condition classic cars, the museum truly shines for its vast collection of rare vintage vehicles, from horse-drawn buggies to WW1 field ambulances. Don’t miss the chance to step aboard a Presidential Train Car once used by Eisenhower and shouted “All aboard!” by your personal museum escort. 

Address: 4303 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216

Phone: (303) 297-1113

Trails & Ales

With dozens of award-winning craft breweries pouring out of every neighborhood, Denver has become a true beer mecca for hopheads. And there’s no better way to experience the city’s sudsy delights than with Denver Trails and Ales, a one-of-a-kind tour company blending outdoor adventure with a brewery crawl. Your sudsy sojourn begins by hitting some of Denver’s best hiking trails for a morning of scenic vistas and fresh mountain air. Once you’ve worked up a thirst, your trusty guide and shuttle bus will whisk you off to three locally-loved brewhouses to sample craft creations and brewer’s tales. The perfect pairing of Colorado’s natural beauty and artisanal culture, Trails & Ales ensures you Taste the Rockies in every sense. Denver Trails and Ales

Phone: (720) 600-6770

Black Crown Lounge

Don’t be fooled by its modest exterior, Black Crown Lounge may very well be the most unique and charismatic date spot in town. This unassuming haunt infuses the ambiance of a cozy Victorian lounge with an edgy punk rock twist. Red velvet couches, baroque paintings, and vintage lamplight all mingle alongside walls adorned in street art and framed punk show flyers. But the real treat is ordering from the Black Crown’s expertly curated bar program, where master mixologists spin timeless classics and delightfully unexpected original concoctions. Keep it light with something bubbly like the Princess Peach, or satisfy your dark cravings with the decadently layered Blood & Sand, a heady mix of scotch, cherry liqueur, and sweetened orange juice. Whatever your poison, let the talented bar team dazzle you with an undeniably bold new experience in craft cocktails. 

Address: 723 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204

Phone: (720) 456-7700

The Sixteenth Street Mall

Sure, everyone talks about sampling street snacks in Mexico City or grabbing late-night falafel in New York, but Denver has its very own open-air urban food fest along the iconic 16th Street Mall. This mile-long stretch of pedestrian promenade is a colorful hub for al fresco dining year round, lined with everything from classic diner fare to spicy South Asian specialties. As you stroll the mall, pause to savor sizzling churros, indulge in Belgian waffles dripping with fruit and chocolate, or chase away the evening chill with a paper cup of soul-warming Irish coffee. But the grazing isn’t just for solid bites – the Mall also hosts a selection of drink carts pouring wine, beer, and cocktails so you can linger and sip while soaking in the Mile High scene. 16th Street Mall Located between Market St & Broadway, Denver, CO 80202

Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory Tour

Step into a whimsical world steeped in flavor when you tour the factory where those iconic boxes of Celestial Seasonings teas are made. This quirky hourly experience takes you behind the scenes of the tea production process while showcasing some serious ’70s charm in the form of psychedelic art displays, punny puns, and general flower child vibes. Along the way, you’ll get an insider peek at how ingredients like peppermint, berries, and herbs make their way into the signature tea blends. The real magic happens at the tour’s end when you’re treated to a steamy cup of your personal favorite. Sip slowly and let the aromas transport you to tranquility – or at least back to the groovy tea house era.

Address: 4600 Sleepytime Dr, Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (303) 581-1266

The Jones District

This close-knit creative community nestled in Denver’s Santa Fe Arts District is a veritable labyrinth of local artistry and culture just waiting to be explored. At its heart lies Jones Theatre, whose vintage neon marquee once advertised movies in its past life, now illuminating electrifying shows by indie musicians and theatrics alike. But this isn’t just another artsy neighborhood – The Jones District is a bonafide artistic ecosystem, contained within a single block lined with galleries, studios, and intimate event spaces. Pick up handmade jewelry and decor at Cool Stuff Merch or marvel over dazzling lights displays at BluMatrix. For food and drink, stop by delicious distilleries, brews houses, and pop-up restaurants living rent-free in shipping containers and converted homes. 

Address:  Along Santa Fe Dr. between 6th & 7th Ave., Denver, CO 80204

Plan Your Trip With Denver Party Bus

When you choose to ride with Denver Party Bus, you’re not just getting a comfortable charter bus rental – you’re getting the inside scoop on Denver’s most amazing local gems. Our team of Mile High City experts will be with you every step of the way to craft a hidden adventure tour like none other. Take the road less traveled in true VIP style from start to finish. Call 720-597-7100 today and let’s start planning your one-of-a-kind journey beyond the typical Denver experience!