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A Romantic Walk in Denver, Co

A Romantic Walk in Denver, Co, Denver, Colorado (B)

Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to take on this romantic 2.5 mile through Denver’s most romantic spots. Here’s where to go for a Valentine’s Day walk through downtown Denver.

Nothing says romance like great views and the ticking of time. The Daniels & Fisher tower, built to promote the now-defunct Daniels & Fisher, nee May Stores, was restored just in front off the wrecking ball in the 1980s. With doors from the crumbed Ford building in Detroit, this clock tower beauty gives stunning views of downtown and romantic thoughts of proposals and weddings. On Saturdays at noon, the events group gives $10 tours to all takers.

After taking the elevator for 17 floors and stepping to the top for another 5 floors, we viewed 360 degrees of downtown including the Rockies and Sports Authority field. In addition, we saw wonderful clock faces and fabulous chandeliers! I wondered if any ghosts lived in the tower as we headed down the elevator and ambled toward Union Station.

We picked up some chocolate from Rocky Mountain Chocolate, and then we enjoyed our 6-7 block walk on 16th Street Mall to arrive at Wynkoop and Union Station. Built in 1880 and then remodeled in 1911, this throwback to rail heydays still stands in glory. Once over 150 trains came through a day, and now Rapid Transit Denver can take you by rail to Denver International Airport. While at Union Station, we stopped through Bloom for a rose and then the Crawford Hotel allowed us a secret peek from the second floor. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Romantic Walk in Denver, Co
Guide Location: USA » Denver
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Chris Englert
Read it on Author's Website: https://eatwalklearn.com/index.php/2016/02/15/romantic-walk-in-denver/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Daniels & Fisher tower
  • Union Station
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate
  • 16th Street Mall
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Dancers near the Denver Convention Center
  • a giant blue bear sculpture looking into the Performing Arts center
  • Hopdoddy