Denver

Welcome to Denver, "Queen City of the Plains," a name given to the city in 1859 when it was declared the most elegant and largest town in a thousand mile radius. Venturing through the city, visitors will find urban spaces awash with greenery, parks and wide boulevards.

Today, Denver remains elegant as ever, with gleaming glass towers set amidst Rocky Mountains. Denver offers all of the delights of an urban playground with easy access to natural activities like skiing, hiking, rafting and mountain climbing. 1980's TV buffs will also remember the city as the location for Crystal and Alexis's "Dynasty" cat fights, and in 1999, it is the home of the Superbowl winning Broncos.

There are two main gay and lesbian neighborhoods, the Colfax-Capitol Hill area and South Broadway. Within these neighborhoods, a variety of restaurants reflect Denver's diversity. They're home to shops, spas, and bed & breakfasts in restored Victorian settings. Nightlife offers something for everyone from pulsating dance clubs, to cozy neighborhood bars, to leather and Levi saloons, recalling Denver's days as a Wild West outpost.

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Hotels

  • Adam's Mark Hotel Denver
  • 1550 Court Place
    Denver, CO 80202
  • Website: www.adamsmark.com
  • 800-444-2326
  • Candlewood Suites Denver Tech Center
  • 6780 Galena Street
    Centennial / Denver, CO 80112
  • 303-792-5393
  • Crowne Plaza Denver Downtown Hotel
  • 1450 Glenarm Place
    Denver, CO 80202
  • Website: www.hoteldenver.net
  • 303-573-1450
  • Hotel Monaco Denver
  • 1717 Champa Street
    Denver, CO 80202
  • Website: www.monaco-denver.com
  • 303-296-1717 or 800-990-1303
  • Hotel teatro
  • 1100 Fourteenth Street
    Denver, CO 80202
  • Website: www.hotelteatro.com
  • 888-727-1200

Bars

  • Atrium Bar & Grill
  • 554 S Broadway
    Denver, CO
  • 303-744-1923
  • BoyzTown
  • 117 Broadway
    Denver, CO
  • 303-722-7373
  • Dazzle Jazz Club & Restaurant
  • 930 Lincoln St.
    Denver, CO
  • Website: www.dazzlejazz.com
  • 303-839-5100
  • Decatur Cafe
  • 800 Decatur St.
    Denver, CO 80204
  • 303-825-4521
  • Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret
  • 16th Street Mall at Arapahoe
    Denver, CO
  • Website: www.lannies.com
  • 303-293-0075
  • Midtowne Spa - Denver
  • 2935 Zuni St.
    Denver, CO 80211
  • Website: www.midtowne.com
  • 303-458-8902
  • Ms C's Bar
  • 7900 East Colfax Avenue
    Denver, CO
  • 303-322-4436
  • R & R Denver
  • 4958 E Colfax Ave.
    Denver, CO
  • 303-320-9337

Shops

  • Crypt, The
  • 139 Broadway
    Denver, CO
  • 303-778-6584
  • Decorables & Antiques
  • 6035 East Colfax Avenue
    Denver, CO
  • Website: www.Decorables.net/
  • 303-399-8643
  • PINK Magazine
  • 2408 E. Colfax
    Denver, CO 80206
  • Website: www.pinkmag.com
  • 303-316-4688 or 877-769-7465

Attractions

  • Denver Center for the Performing Arts
  • 1245 Champa Street
    Denver, CO
  • Website: www.DenverCenter.org
  • 303-893-3272
  • Denver Zoo
  • 2300 Steele Street
    Denver, CO 80205-4899
  • Website: www.DenverZoo.org
  • 303-376-4800

Events

Denver Pridefest 2015
GALA Choruses Festival