Here's a list of things to explore while in Denver for the NAIC's Spring 2017 National Meeting, including breweries, museums, bookstores, baseball and the 16th Street Mall.
The Mile High City is known for its many microbreweries, which are considered among the best in the nation. The Travel Channel recently listed what it considers the best 8 breweries in Denver.
Denver Art Museum
The Denver Art Museum is one of the largest museums west of Chicago. Located in the heart of downtown, it has more than 70,000 works and is famous for its Native American art collection.
16th Street Mall
One of the most unique outdoor malls in the country, the 16th Street Mall boasts 42 outdoor cafes and countless stores along the mall. There is a free shuttle bus along 16th Street, just a block away from the Hyatt Regency Denver.
Tattered Cover Bookstore
Founded in 1971, The Tattered Cover now has four locations in Denver and is generally considered one of the best independent bookstores in the country. It's full of old-style lamps, leather couches and, of course, a lot of books. You can even print your own novel with the Espresso Book Machine.
Colorado Rockies Baseball
Baseball season is here. You may be away from your hometown team, but you can still catch nine innings at Coors Field. The Rockies will play the Dodgers and the Padres while the NAIC is in town. Coors Field is a short cab ride away from the Hyatt Regency Denver. Here's the Rockies' schedule.
Molly Brown House Museum
The Molly Brown House Museum traverses the journey of Margaret Tobin Brown, a Titanic survivor. It is one of few Titanic sites in the United States. The museum explores Margaret's experience, how the different classes of passengers traveled, immigration stories and the Titanic's impact on maritime law.
Colorado State Capitol
The state capitol building is made of Colorado rose onyx (Beylah red marble), a stone so rare that all known reserves were used to build the capitol. Free tours are offered Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.