If you despise sitting in a crowded restaurant, or forgot to make a Valentine's reservations or no restaurant is accepting last-minute schedules for this romantic holiday, consider these three options in downtown Denver.
Sometimes, last-minute plans are the most memorable.
On average, 55,000 people use the free MallRide shuttles every day, according to Downtown Denver Partnership.
Out-of-town visitors, downtown workers and casual guests will swarm the area filled with attractions, restaurants and just people-watching activities.
1. Walk the Millenium Bridge.
Completed in 2002, this bridge stands as the world’s first cable-stayed bridge using post-tensioned structural construction. The bridge is the first of three pedestrian bridges between Downtown Denver and the Highland neighborhood. Pedestrians can view the traffic on Interstate 25 at a vantage point.
2. Take a carriage ride.
Carriages will be available for last-minute planners. However, prices range from $95 to $275 with a time frame between 20 to 90 minutes, depending on the desired route.
3. Order a drink at the Peak Lounge.
Located on the 27th floor of the Hyatt Regency, this space shows panoramic, beautific views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and the Mile High City. Visitors can select from a menu of more than 40 wines by the glass, mixed cocktails and a slew of brews, along with an array of appetizers and desserts. Hyatt Regency Denver, at 650 15th Street, is located one block from the 16th Street Mall. Reservations are not required while first-come, first served are welcome.
Tip 1: Walk around 16th Street Mall for some ideas.
Tip 2: Stop by the tourism office at the northeast corner of 16th and California Streets.
Tip 3: Be flexible to calculate a change in weather.
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