In cities across the world, people board double-decker buses to quickly and efficiently see the sights. Denver offers a more lofty and stylish option at Peaks Lounge, perched on the 27th floor of Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown. With windows on three sides, every seat in the house allows locals and visitors alike to marvel at the city’s impressive skyline.Peaks Lounge at Hyatt Regency in Denver

1- Sip a cocktail and indulge in tasty appetizers or a sweet after work, a day on the town or a conference next door at Colorado Convention Center. Peaks Lounge opens at 3 or 4 p.m., depending on the day.

2- Wrap up a night with your sweetheart or friends after attending a concert or performance in the nearby Theatre District. Share delectable desserts like Berries and S’Mores Fondue and Beer Bread Pudding with caramel sauce and house-made gelato and choose from more than 30 wines by the glass. Peaks Lounge stays open until midnight, Sunday through Thursday, and 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

3- Colorado is producing more local spirits and microbrews than ever. Handcrafted cocktails on the menu showcase the creativity of the state’s distillers and Peaks Lounge’s mixologists. Check back often for a regularly changing selection, including holiday options like a Russian Reindeer, Maple Cabin Fever, Caramel Apple Martini and Winter Spiced Wine. Or savor a classic like a Stranahan’s Old Fashioned and Breckenridge Barrel-Aged Manhattan.

4- Test your knowledge of Denver while gazing at attractions like Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park, identifying key buildings, watching swiftly moving traffic and admiring a magnificent sunset. Sample small plates like Oak-Roasted Salmon Bruschetta and Potato Chip Poutine.

5- Relax around the fire and toast a special occasion. Peaks Lounge is a favorite place for couples to get engaged, friends to celebrate and colleagues to shake on a business deal.

6- For a truly out-of-the-ordinary venue for bridal showers, birthdays, business luncheons or any occasion, Peaks Lounge can be reserved for daytime use. Imagine the guest of honor’s reaction to one of the city’s finest views.

Peaks Lounge has been recognized as Best Hotel Bar by 5280 magazine and Best Place to Take a Client for a Cocktail by Denver’s CBS Channel 7. As the saying goes, “Not to see Peaks is not to see Denver!”