Things to Do

There are no shortage of activities in the Denver area!

Download the Official Visitors' Guide, check out some of our favorite spots below, and visit for more!

Please join us Friday, September 8th for a special evening at the Denver Art Museum!

Participants will be chartered from the Hyatt to the Denver Art Museum Grand Sturm Pavilion, where they'll enjoy panoramic views of downtown Denver, a private gallery tour, hosted bar, seated dinner, networking and more. We encourage participation and look forward to celebrating OSSEO 2023 with those who can attend! Tickets are available for purchase at registration.

View & Download the Official Denver Visitors' Guide!

Activities Around Denver

Some of Colorado's best sites are located just outside the city! We highly recommend renting a car or booking tours to the sites below.

1. Garden of the Gods

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There are many ways to explore this awe-inspiring natural landmark! Guided tours are available by Jeep, hiking, horseback riding, Segway, and more.

2. Red Rocks Amphitheater


One of music's most beloved venues sandwiched in the beautiful Rocky Mountains with stunning views of the Denver skyline and countryside. The park is open to explore before noon on concert days.

Concert Schedule:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday, September 5th & 6th: Dierks Bentley (Country)
  • Thursday, September 7th: Janelle Monae (Pop)
  • Friday and Saturday, September 8th & 9th: Brandi Carlile (Alternative, Pop)
  • Sunday, September 10th: Sylvan Esso (Alternative, Pop)

Here's a look at Red Rocks Amphitheatre's 2023 concert schedule | Arts &  Entertainment |

3. Boulder


Located 30 minutes outside of the city, Boulder is the perfect day trip for shopping with stunning views! Start with lunch and shopping on historic Pearl Street, then visit a nearby trail on Flagstaff Mountain.

Downtown Boulder | Places to Go in Colorado - Kid City Boulder Colorado

4. Estes Park / Rocky Mountain National Park


Shopping, outdoor adventures, wildlife encounters, scenic drives and more await you at Estes Park, located 2 hours outside of Denver! Reservations are required to enter the Rocky Mountain National Park, so please book in advance.

Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking & Camping | REI Adventures

Shopping & Dining

  • Landmark District - 1.7 miles away 
    • Landmark is a popular local neighborhood located near the hotel and accessible via complimentary shuttle. The Landmark District offers a number of local boutiques and restaurants in an outdoor shopping environment.
  • Union Station - 12.7 miles away
    • Experience a lovingly restored beaux-arts landmark in the heart of Downtown Denver, where towering ceilings, arched windows, and glittering chandeliers are second only to charming shops, chef-driven cuisine, and an unparalleled lineup of can’t-miss cultural programming.
  • Cherry Creek Shopping Center - 7.7 miles away
    • Denver's indoor luxury shopping mall.
  • Shanahan's - .8 miles away 
    • This steakhouse, owned by a former Broncos coach, was named the #1 Steakhouse in Denver by Trip Advisor in 2022. The décor highlights NFL Super Bowl rings and trophies.
  • YaYa's Euro-Bistro - .9 miles away
    • This popular local spot offers a farm-to-table Mediterranean menu.
  • Black Rock Coffee Bar - .3 miles away
    • A great alternative to the the Hyatt's in-hotel Starbucks.


  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science - 10.7 miles away
    • City Park is a favorite of Denver locals and home to the Denver Zoo and Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
  • Cherry Creek State Park - 1.7 miles away
    • A scenic oasis offering a wide variety of water and land activities for outdoor enthusiasts. The 4,000-acre park and modern campground are open year-round. View birds and wildlife, recreate or relax with the majestic Rocky Mountains as a backdrop.
  • Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre - 3.4 miles away
    • With a seating capacity of 17,000 people, and optimum stage, sound and lighting systems available, Fiddler’s Green is unrivaled in Colorado for its ability to present the leading musical talent.
  • Meow Wolf Convergence Station - 11.3 miles away
    • An immersive art exhibit that you have to see to believe!
  • History Colorado Center - 12.2 miles away
    • Artifacts, stories, and art intermingle at the History Colorado Center to tell the tale of Colorado and the American West. The museum is designed for multi-generational audiences with interactive elements in the majority of the more than fifteen exhibits, that span four floors and capture the spirit of the Centennial State.
  • Brewery Tours - varied
    • Denver is home to many great breweries, including the world-famous Coors Brewery.

*Distances measured from the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center

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