As you experience Connexity, it’s important to occasionally hit the “pause” button and take time to recharge–and in a city that’s consistently rated one of the healthiest and most active places in the country, you’ve got plenty of options. When you need some “me time,” want a breath of fresh air, or feel like adding a little physical activity into your day, consider:
Denver’s B-cycle program allows you to rent a bicycle by the minute or the hour and park it at any other B-cycle station. Utilize it to get to a specific destination, or just to explore the city.
Checking out Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
Just a short drive from downtown Denver, this iconic park is a breathtaking escape from the city.
Soak up the sun in City or Cheesman parks, both free to the public and near downtown. City Park features a blooming flower garden and is just steps from the golden-domed state capitol.
Calm your mind after a big day with a yoga class. Studios abound in Denver, including several within walking distance of the Colorado Convention Center. Try Googling “yoga downtown Denver” to find a studio near you.
Taking a hike
The foothills and mountains surrounding Denver offer the perfect opportunity to get outside the city and connect with nature. Check out dayhikesneardenver.com for ideas, including the top 10 dog-friendly hikes near Denver.
Visiting the 16th Street Mall
Packed with restaurants and shops, it’s the perfect place to grab a cup of coffee, pull up a chair on a patio, and watch life in Denver unfold. A free shuttle stops every block, allowing you an easy change of scenery whenever you’d like.