As the state capital and largest city of Colorado, Denver mixes diversity with culture, lifestyle and natural vibe. Drive around the city in your sophisticated RV rental with VroomVroomVroom. We compare motorhome hire deals from trusted companies. With a reliable RV, you can drive to other nearby cities and across the United States.
Known as “The Mile High City", this massive city has several local suburbs, as well as a huge downtown area. There are plenty of cool things to see in Denver including gorgeous natural beauty, stunning mountain views, and amazing architecture. Join one of the many outdoor festivals, visit one or two of Denver’s famous breweries or make your way through the city’s lush green parks.
Some of our favorite things to do year-round in Denver are:
Summer (June, July, August): Summer in Denver is filled with free attractions and fun events. Popular activities include checking out the rock 'n' roll memorabilia at Lower Downtown's Rockmount Ranch Wear, shopping at a farmer’s market, watching an outdoor movie in the park, and hiking at Red Rocks Park. The city is also home to many music festivals. Some of the best places to catch free outdoor summer concerts are City Park, Coohills, Levitt Pavilion, Discovery Park, and Elway's Cherry Creek.
Fall (September, October, November): Kick off your fall fun by driving your RV to several apple orchards around Denver. Go apple picking at YA YA Farm & Orchard, which is less than an hour north of Denver. You may also want to explore some of Colorado’s most haunted spots including Denver’s historic Brown Palace Hotel and Spa near the Molly Brown House Museum.
Winter (December, January, February): Take a spin on the ice at Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park for free. Or go skiing at Loveland Ski Resort, which is about an hour drive via 1-70 W. Some of the best museums in Denver are free and open late at this time of the year, including the Denver Art Museum and the History Colorado Center. The two spectacular fireworks shows over Downtown Denver on New Year's Eve along the 16th Street Mall is a tradition you don't want to miss.
Spring (March, April, May): Explore the golden-domed Colorado Capitol Building or take a tour of the Four Mile House Museum. Another attraction that you should not miss is the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame which is housed in Empower Field at Mile High. About an hour drive from Denver following I-25 S, the picturesque Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs is worth a visit.
Year-Round: Denver is a year-round outdoor city. With your RV, you can explore exotic wildlife including a visit to the Denver Zoo. You can also take a stroll in city parks or get your thrills at the theme and amusement parks. Of course, no visit to Denver will be complete without making a stop to Rocky Mountain National Park. The park is just an hour and a half drive from Denver via US-36 W/Denver Boulder Turnpike, and just 10 minutes away from Estes Park.
Denver Meadows RV Park is located in Aurora and only a 25-minute drive from the CBD via I-70 E. This RV campground boasts 278 RV sites with 140 of them pull-through. The park also provides a laundry facility, full hookups, modern restrooms, modern showers, and a barbecue area. Guests get free access to their recreation room with billiards, a big screen TV, table tennis, and more.
Prospect RV Park is right next to Denver and is only 3 blocks away from the bus stop to downtown Denver. This RV park has 70 sites with 47 sites being full hookups. The park also provides a laundry facility, pay telephones, private bathroom & shower facilities, a dump station, and more. Aside from that, this campervan park features free Wi-Fi, dial-up modem hookups, a pet walk, and a habitat garden.
Flying Saucer RV Park is located on the banks of Bear Creek and just a short 20-minute drive from Denver. This motorhome campground provides 162 sites with 40 being full hookup sites. The camp also provides indoor restrooms with hot showers, laundry facilities, and more. Aside from that, this RV park features shady sites, free Wi-Fi near the office, and more.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science is a national leader in science education and provides spectacular 3D films and stunning exhibits. Enjoy magnificent films like Deep Sea 3D, Space Junk 3D, and To the Arctic 3D. Check out fantastic exhibits like Egyptian Mummies, Expedition Health, Prehistoric Journey, and Space Odyssey. Climb aboard your RV rental and head over to this fantastic fun-filled destination for a whole day of fun.
Denver Botanic Gardens spans over 23 acres and features over 15,000 species of plants. Explore everything from nature trails and wildflower hikes to themed gardens and leisurely strolls. Enjoy York Street, Mount Goliath, Chatfield, and many more gardens. Take a break from your camping adventures and walk around for an afternoon to enjoy the astonishing beauty of thousands of kinds of flowers.
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum lets you discover amazing aircraft exhibits, space technology exhibits, and awe-inspiring replicas. Explore a 150,000 square foot 1930's era Air Force Hangar with over 4 dozen aircraft and space equipment. Drive your rented RV here to see aircrafts such as the rare B-18A Bolo and even a Star Wars X-Wing fighter.
You must be 21 years old or over to rent an RV in Denver.
No. As long as your driver’s license is valid and not expired, this is acceptable. If your license is not written in English, you’ll need to provide an International Driving Permit (IDP).
Free campsites usually don't require reservations. Colorado is home to 11 national forests and camping here is free.
Colorado has several free camping spots including the Park County Road 77, which is only a 90-minute drive from Denver and Colorado Springs.