Aloft Denver International Airport


16470 East 40th Circle, Aurora, CO, 80011, United States   •  Weather:   

Local Time Phone 303-371-9500 Hotel Reservations 866-716-8143


Things to do in Denver

Aloft Denver International Airport is located just minutes from baggage claim and is also in close proximity to a variety of exciting things to do in Denver. Our location provides easy access to local businesses, dining, Denver's vibrant downtown, and plenty of outdoor activities and attractions.

Local Attractions

  • Elitch Gardens (10 miles) - Take the whole family and spend the day at this 70-acre amusement and water park near Downtown Denver.
  • Denver Zoo (15 miles) - Bring the kids and explore this 80-acre facility that is home to over 600 species and 4,000 animals.
  • Denver Botanic Gardens (15 miles) - Enjoy beautiful garden displays, outdoor art exhibits, and gardening classes at this top-ranked botanical garden.
  • Green Valley Ranch Beer Garden (3.5 miles) - Sip on the great craft brews of Colorado at this 7,500 sq ft. outdoor garden.

Arts & Culture

  • Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (4 miles)Located on the former grounds of Lowry Air Force Base, the museum has a collection of over four dozen aircraft and space vehicles.
  • Denver Museum of Natural History (15 miles) - Explore exhibits on anthropology, health science, geology, paleontology, space, and zoology then relax and enjoy a show at the museum's IMAX theater.


  • Northfield Stapleton (4 miles)This 1,200,000-square-foot, open-air retail town center has all the shops and restaurants you need for a full day of shopping.
  • Aurora Town Center (5 miles) You'll find all your favorite shops and restaurants at this indoor shopping mall located right off I-225.
  • Stanley Marketplace (6.8 miles) - Shop, eat and play in this community of over 50 independently owned businesses located in Aurora.


  • Pepsi Center (15 miles) - This multi-purpose arena is home to Colorado's NBA and NHL teams, the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche.
  • Coors Field (15 miles) - Cheer on Colorado's MLB team, the Colorado Rockies, when you're in town April - October.
  • Sports Authority Field at Mile High (14.4 miles) - Cheer on the Denver Broncos NFL team or catch a show at the Mile High field.
  • Dick's Sporting Goods Park (7.4 miles) - This soccer stadium in Commerce City is home to the Colorado Rapids professional men's soccer team and can seat up to 27,000 people for concert events.

Ski Resorts

  • Loveland Ski Area (69.4 miles) - This winter wonderland is located west of Denver in Dillon, CO and features 1,800 acres of slopes.
  • Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (76.7 miles) - Located in Keystone, CO, "A-Basin" first opened in 1946, and is known for their extended season, usually open through early July.
  • Keystone Resort (87 miles) - Enjoy over 3,000 acres of terrain, plus family-friendly activities, and award-winning dining at Keystone.
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort (94 miles) - This mountain town features 5 peaks, plus the highest chairlift in North America, and sits at just under 13,000 ft. high.

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What's Nearby

  1. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
  2. Aurora Town Center
  3. Breckenridge Ski Resort
  4. Coors Field
  5. Denver Botanic Gardens
  6. Denver Museum of Natural History
  7. Denver Zoo
  8. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
  9. Elitch Gardens
  10. Green Valley Ranch Beer Garden
  11. Keystone Resort
  12. Loveland Ski Area
  13. Northfield Stapleton
  14. Pepsi Center
  15. Sports Authority Field at Mile High
  16. Stanley Marketplace
  17. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

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