How to Beat the Heat in Denver

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Beat the Heat in Denver
Keep Cool at a Mile High this Summer

We are heading into the Dog Days of Summer here in Denver. We’re in the Mile High City, but despite the altitude, it gets hot around here in July and August. Yes, you can take I-70 a few hours west to cool off in the mountains. But if you don’t want to fight the traffic or don't have all day, here are a few ways to cool off around Denver.

Denver Art Museum

Take in incredible art and culture at The Denver Art Museum. It’s a great way to keep cool and explore various styles of art. Enjoy paintings, photography, sculpture and more. Learn more about The Denver Art Museum exhibitions.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

If you’re into exploring everything about our natural world and want to do so in a comfortable air-conditioned environment, check out current exhibits that let you learn more about the work of Leonardo Da Vinci as well as exploring our senses. Check out all of the exhibits here.

Crafts and Drinks

Like showing your creative side? Try one of the many crafts bars in town. You can show your creative side painting or doing a fun craft while enjoying a few cocktails with friends. It’s a fun way to cool off and enjoy a drink. Canvas and Cocktails is a good option in Cherry Creek.

Food, Cocktails, and Shopping

What’s better than enjoying a hot walk along a sidewalk and then stepping into an air-conditioned shop or restaurant? In Cherry Creek, you have plenty of options to enjoy a stroll and then cool off while perusing a local store or enjoying a cold drink in one of the fine dining establishments in the area. Check out Cherry Creek North restaurants and bars.

Union Station

Spend your afternoon at the historic Union Station. Shop and dine in the legendary train station. Visit Union Station and experience the blend of modern culture with old west tradition in one of Denver’s most recognizable buildings. Learn more about the shops and restaurants in Union Station.

When the temps rise, and you don’t want to drive to the mountains, there’s plenty of comfortable places to enjoy your day in Denver. While living at The Residences at Fillmore Plaza, you’ll be close to all of the fun.

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