For general information on Denver including, please click here.
- Click here for Open Table list of restaurants around the Convention Center.
- Click here for Yelp list of restaurants in the area.
- Click here for a full list of restaurants. When the site opens, click on the Restaurants tab. Then click on Dining in Denver. Scroll down and click on Regions. Click on Downtown and click Search. There are many other ways to search for cuisines, neighborhoods, etc. at this site.
- Here are some specific recommendations that Jean got from a friend who eats downtown a lot. Some are a longish walk, but don’t forget about the free shuttle bus that runs down the 16th Street Mall. Taxis, Uber and Lyft are plentiful too. Interactive map with descriptions and links for the following list:
GETTING TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT
AIRPORT RAIL TO DOWNTOWN
RTD offers new easy, affordable and reliable connections to and from the Denver International Airport on the A lightrail line. At a cost of only $9 each way, travelers can take the airport rail from DEN to Denver Union Station and vice versa. The 23-mile ride takes approximately 37 minutes. At Union Station you can board a free shuttle up 16th street to within one block of the meeting venue (the Colorado Convention Center) and associated hotels. Use the RTD trip planner to plan your route from Denver’s Union Station to the convention center after connecting from the airport.
AIRPORT SHUTTLES, BUSES & CABS
The airport is located northeast of downtown Denver. A cab or DIA airport shuttle ride puts you in the heart of the city in about 25 minutes. The city’s public transport system, Regional Transportation District (RTD), also operates five bus routes under the frequent airport express bus service called skyRide. View more information on Denver Ground Transportation.
GETTING AROUND DENVER
The Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) offers eco-friendly transportation by Bus or Light Rail services within and around the City of Denver. Use the RTD trip planner to plan your route from Denver’s Union Station to the convention center after connecting from the airport.
BIKING AND WALKING
Denver has a vast trail system and many bicycle friendly streets. CLICK HERE for complete bike and trail maps of Denver and surrounding areas.
Denver B-cycle, Denver’s bike sharing program, is great way to experience the crisp fresh air of the Mile High City. Find each station outside our main entrance at 14th and Stout and 14th and Welton. Denver B-Cycle is amongst the largest bike sharing program in the U.S. and is accessible for all who enjoy a nice bike ride through the city.