Ready to have some fun in the Mile High City?
There is so much to do…everything from gourmet donuts to great shopping to the marine wonders of the Denver Aquarium. Keep reading to find out what CLE students do for fun in this dynamic, eclectic city.
Mile High Comics
Mile High Comics has the distinction of being America’s largest comics dealer, with over 10 million comics in stock! Looking for rare comics from the 1950’s? Would some variant covers complete your collection? Then head over to Mile High Comics and enjoy their fantastic selection, along with other games, busts, toys, and collectibles. A must-see for any comic fan!
Voodoo Donuts is a donut shop unlike any other! Known for its edgy flavors and unique donut names such as Grape Ape, Chuckles, Pot Hole, and Memphis Mafia, there is something to satisfy every sweet tooth. Are you looking for a vegan donut option? You can find those here too. Get a group of friends together and enjoy this hip donut shop at any time of day!
Looking for a unique spin on golfing? Check out Aqua Golf’s signature water driving range, where you can test your skill by hitting various targets in a huge lake. This facility has a 36-hole mini golf course as well, featuring an array of water hazards and sand traps. Come to Aqua Golf to spend a fun day outdoor with your friends and classmates!
16th Street Mall
Located in the heart of downtown, the 16th Street Pedestrian mall is 1.25 miles long and boasts a wide variety of shops, cafes, theaters, and people-watching. There are free buses that stop on every corner, and you can even ride in a horse-drawn carriage in the evening! Choose your perfect meal from one of the 42 restaurants and enjoy a movie at Denver Pavilions.
Tattered Cover Book Store
Do you love stepping into a bookstore and taking in the scent of paper and ink? The Tattered Cover is one of the largest independent booksellers in the country. Besides its inventory of a million books (all branches combined), this one-of-a-kind spot also sells greeting cards, gifts, and has a café. Look around to find notes from fellow bookworms that suggest which books to read and why.
The Denver Aquarium is a fantastic way to spend the day learning more about the aquatic habitats of the world. Over 500 species are housed here, and in addition to the water animals, you can also see tigers and other animals that you wouldn’t normally see in an aquarium. There is a large restaurant on-site that has a diverse and interesting menu for your enjoyment.