• Google revealed its top 20 destinations that travelers have already taken an interest in for any upcoming warm weather getaways, with Denver ranking #17. The list reflects people in the U.S. searching on Google Flights for travel anytime between June 1 through August 31, 2024. Google gathers insights from mid-January to mid-March from U.S. users to find out what travel-related queries are top of mind ahead of summer (April 2024)

  • Denver ranked No. 10 on Allianz Partners' Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations in 2024 list, based on a survey of top domestic cities to visit (May 2024)

  • Thrillist ranked Denver among the most affordable destinations for summer 2024 vacation (May 2024)

  • Travel + Leisure declared Denver the No. 1 city on their list of “20 Cheapest Places to Travel Around the World in 2024” (January 2024)

  • In April 2024, WalletHub ranked Denver No. 7 among the top U.S. cities for active lifestyles.

  • Travel + Leisure named Denver the No. 1 Best U.S. City for Fall Travel (September 2023)

  • Rolling Stone Magazine noted Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre as the No. 1 "Hottest Music Venue in the Country in 2023" (April 2023)

  • In Men’s Journal’s 2024 Travel Awards, Denver took the No. 25 spot on a list of the "50 Best U.S. Vacation Destinations" (April 2024)   

  • Denver International Airport’s (DIA) fleet operations was recognized for its sustainable management as the number three fleet in North America by the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) (August 2023)
  • Denver ranked #1 on Architectural Digest's list of the “Top 50 Most Climate Resilient Cities” due to factors including fewer threats of extreme weather damage and city-level initiatives to support clean energy (July 2023)

  • Denver is 2023's 5th best cold destination for winter travel according to a recent study from the personal finance outlet WalletHub.com

  • WalletHub also declared Denver as the 9th best city to celebrate New Year’s Eve (December 2023)
  • TODAY declared Denver in the top five sought-after destinations from July through September (June 2023) 

  • Denver ranked No. 10 in the 2023 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best City for Street Art (June 2023)

  • Denver ranked No. 14 in AFAR’s top 20 cities to live in and visit (June 2023)
  • Time Magazine included Denver in their list of the World’s 100 Greatest Places (July 2021)

  • Resonance Consultancy named Denver the No. 8 destination on its America’s Best Cities list (June 2021)

  • Denver is in the top 20 U.S. cities to live based on place, people, programming, product, prosperity and promotion, according to AFAR (June 2022)

  • Travel + Leisure proclaimed Denver among the “The 18 Cheapest Places to Travel in 2023,” at an average of $593 for a flight and hotel (January 2023)

  • In Food & Wine’s 2023 list of “The 10 Best U.S. Airports for Food,” Denver International Airport landed the Editor’s Pick (April 2023)
  • Time Out ranked Denver Union Station No. 9 in "The 21 most beautiful train stations in the U.S." (April 2023)

  • Travel Pulse named Denver one of their top three best U.S. destinations (January 2022)

  • Denver is in the top 10 best sports cities in the U.S., according to Wallet Hub (November 2022)

  • LawnStarter declared Denver No. 7 in a list of cities with the best bike scores and noting Denver as No. 3 for its number of bicycling clubs (June 2023)

  • Today.com listed Denver in the top 39 best places to travel with kids in 2023 (February 2023)

  • AARP named Denver No. 4 on its list of “10 best U.S. Destinations for LGBTQ Families in 2021.” (June 2021)

  • Denver is ranked ninth in Fifty Grande's list of Best Live Music Cities in the U.S. 

  • Red Rocks Amphitheatre was the highest-grossing and most-attended venue in the world in 2021, according to Billboard magazine. (Dec. 2021)

  • In 2020, NatGeo UK recognized Denver as the 4th most sustainable destination in the world.