Legendary Denver

From Buffalo Bill's grave to Beat poet hangouts, our editors recommend the most legendary spots in Denver.

Updated: June 23, 2006

Legendary Denver

My Brother's Bar

2376 15th St, Denver, CO 80202

Operating in various forms since 1873, this old haunt was a favorite of Beat poets Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady.

Buckhorn Exchange

1000 Osage St, Denver, CO 80204

Denver's oldest restaurant boasts liquor license no. 1 and serves all the exotic game you can stomach.

Pete's Satire Lounge

1920 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206

Little has changed about this Colfax dive since Bob Dylan and the Smothers Brothers performed here decades ago.

Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum

987-1/2 Lookout Mountain Rd, Golden, CO 80401

Buffalo Bill and his Wild West Show live on today at this Lookout Mountain tourist attraction.

Park Cheesman

1177 Race St, Denver, CO 80206

Once a cemetery, thousands of corpses still lie beneath the surface of this lush park; rumors abound about ghosts and poltergeists.


1160 Lincoln St, Denver, CO 80203

This popular gothic cathedral-turned-nightclub was also the setting for Dee Snider's twisted 1998 horror flick, "Strangeland."

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Casa Bonita

6715 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80214

Known for its cliff divers and marauding apes, this Mexican restaurant has brought in tourists and local families for decades.

Coors Field

2001 Blake St, Denver, CO 80205