Popular Cherry Creek Attractions
Cherry Creek is home to lots of great attractions, so whether you're in town for business or pleasure, there are plenty of things to do that will make your trip more enjoyable. Courtyard by Marriott Denver Cherry Creek is conveniently located in downtown Denver, just minutes from entertainment venues, museums, shopping, dining and attractions as well as businesses, colleges and the Colorado Convention Center, so not matter what your plans, our University of Denver hotel is an excellent choice for lodging that is central to popular destinations.
Things to Do in Denver
Cultural Attractions in Denver
Denver is rife with exciting and enriching cultural attractions. The Denver Art Museum is an architectural masterpiece featuring art from around the country, including a robust Native American art collection, as well as paintings, sculptures and other objets d'art from around the world. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is great for adults and kids alike, with its showcase of natural history, from its tyrannosaurus rex exhibit to Egyptian mummies, the human body, gems and minerals, outer space and wildlife exhibits. Cherry Creek North is a district in downtown Denver that not only offers fabulous shopping and dining, but is also home to lots of galleries and museums, is home to the Cherry Creek Arts Festival every Fourth of July weekend, and features public artwork.
If you're in town for a concert or performing arts event, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is minutes from our Cherry Creek hotel and is a premier venue for world-class performances.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, a natural rock structure in which open-air concerts are performed, is another venue for outstanding events not far from Courtyard Denver Cherry Creek.
Denver for the Sports Fan
Denver is home to several professional sports teams, as well as Denver Pioneers college sports, so throughout the year, there's always some sort of sporting action close to our Cherry Creek hotel. The Pepsi Center is home to Denver Nuggets basketball, Colorado Avalanche hockey and Mammoth Lacrosse, and has also been known to host UFC and WWE events as well as women's basketball.
For NFL fans, Sports Authority Field at Mile High is home field for the Denver Broncos, and for those who follow college basketball, Magness Arena is where all the Denver Pioneers action happens, and is home rink for the Pioneer hockey team. The Colorado Convention Center is also known to host sporting events, from UFC weigh-ins to the NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four.
More Denver/Cherry Creek Attractions
In addition to cultural and sports attractions, Denver offers other fun and entertaining things to do, like a visit to Elitch Gardens, a 70-acre amusement park and water park with high-speed roller coasters, kiddie rides for the youngsters, and water rides, as well as a nightly fireworks and light show. In the mood for something a little wilder? The Denver Zoo is just four miles from our hotel and offers close-up looks at a diverse variety of animals—from bears and lions to turtles, birds, tarantulas and orangutans.