How to Plan an Outstanding 3-Day Denver Itinerary

Denver is one of the most unique cities in the entire country. Few places offer the same amount of outdoor activities, entertainment, cuisine, and cultural experiences as the capital city of the Centennial State. That’s why we created a three-day Denver itinerary so you can explore the best parts of town on a long weekend! If you want to find more places to see and things to do during your visit, request your free Denver Vacation Guide!

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Your Denver 3-Day Itinerary

Day 1


Start your day with our delicious complimentary breakfast in the morning. A delicious assortment of muffins, fresh fruit, and daily specials will fuel you on the first adventure of your three-day Denver itinerary. Spend some of the late morning shopping at one of the many establishments around the Capitol Hill District like Voodoo Doughnuts or the Tattered Cover Bookstore!


If you’re new to Denver, we recommend exploring one of the city’s many green spaces. City Park is only a 10-minute walk from Castle Marne and features 330 acres of walking trails and lounging space, while also housing several museums and the Denver Zoo.


After your day of exploring, head back to Castle Marne for a romantic candlelight dinner. You and your special someone can enjoy a four-course spread prepared fresh by our chef in the intimate Peacock Room. While we do not serve alcohol at the Castle, we recommend bringing your own bottle of wine or beer. We have suggestions for where to buy and will provide the glasses for you!

Day 2


Wake up in the comfort of your luxurious accommodation and head down for a light breakfast. After your meal, plan to tour one of the museums and historical buildings near Castle Marne! Each of these informative exhibit halls offers a glimpse into a facet of our rich past and provides an interactive way to learn more about the many fun facts of Denver.


If you want to experience a taste (or a sip) of the Mile High City, make sure you add at least one of the local microbreweries to your three-day Denver itinerary. Whether you’re a connoisseur or just wanting to try something new, savoring the rich brewing tradition in the Centennial State’s capital city is a must.  Each of these craft beer destinations offers an inviting atmospheres rotational and permanent selections, brewery tours, and great food to pairings.


Complete your tasting tour at one of the fantastic downtown restaurants in Denver. These dining establishments offer a diverse array of culinary delights. Visit popular places like The Avenue Grill, Beast + Bottle, Fruition Restaurant, and Guard and Grace for a memorable night!

Day 3

Morning and Afternoon

Savor your last scrumptious breakfast at Castle Marne before taking a trek to the nearby Rocky Mountains. The national park offers plenty of top-notch hiking trails that meander through lush forests, waterfalls, and scenic mountain vistas. Make sure you bring your camera to capture the surrounding nature and immerse yourself in the wonder of Colorado!


Spend the final evening of your three-day Denver itinerary experiencing the city’s best entertainment. Dive into our list of the top music venues around the Mile High City for a mix of nightlife, cuisine, and entertainment These venues are fantastic spots for a cultural experience that you surely won’t forget!

Tip: If you want to enjoy your three-day Denver itinerary, but you’re not sure when to visit, check out our blog on the best time to visit the Mile High City!

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Beautiful architecture, incredible accommodations, and an excellent location make Castle Marne the perfect place to stay during your long weekend trip to Denver. Our rooms offer an array of amenitites and comforts that provide our guests with a fantastic experience that will have you wanting to come back again and again.

Ready to start planning your Denver getaway? Book one of our rooms today! We look forward to welcoming you to our special city!