Denver is burning up. And, no, it has nothing to do with its 300 days of annual sunshine. Between award-winning chefs, secret-box-making artists, polyethnic cajun slamgrass bands, canned wine, and a historic brick foundry turned open-air market, Denver is a place where — perhaps more so than anywhere else in America — creative people are encouraged, sponsored, and enthusiastically celebrated. If you’re visiting for the first time, there’s a lot to do, but here’s a quick rundown of things to do and see.
Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that connects you with fellow travelers and locals, and helps you build trip itineraries with spots that integrate seamlessly into Google Maps and Uber. Download the app to add any of the spots below directly to your future trips.