The Denver skyline with the Rocky Mountains in the background.

Colorado is an up and coming state. It has been an important state in the craft beer and distillery movement. It is also a growing city for information technology and startups. It has been ranked among the top ten cities in the nation to live. Denver combines the best of the East Coast and the West with a metropolitan city which has classy cocktail lounges, clubs, and nice restaurants while providing easy access to the mountains for outdoor activities. For singles who enjoy both the city and the mountains, then Denver is a great city for you. This solo travel guide to Denver’s neighborhoods provides an overview of the hottest neighborhoods to check out when you visit.

A Solo Travel Guide To Denver’s Hottest Neighborhoods

Denver’s Hottest Neighborhoods


The Highlands is where singles want to go if they want to experience the trendy Denver neighborhood. It features hip restaurants, renovated houses and bungalows, and Little Man Ice Cream which is a Denver staple during the warm weather months. Denver Beer Co is located in the Highlands, try the Graham Cracker Porter, as well as a three-story flagship REI store.


RiNo is the River North Art District. This part of Denver combines urban charm with industrial renewal. RiNo features jazz clubs, renewed warehouses and factories, restaurants, and brewpubs. RiNo was event named one of the top ten neighborhoods in the United States by The Lonely Planet.


LoDo is Lower Downtown and it is Denver’s oldest neighborhood. Some of the city’s finest restaurants, galleries, shops, and boutiques are located in LoDo. LoDo is home to many businesses from startups to finance to information technology companies and the capitol building is located nearby on Capitol Hill. Be sure to visit Larimer Square which is the oldest historic district during your LoDo visit in Denver.

Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill combines history with hip restaurants. The Brown Palace is the oldest historical hotel in Denver and it is located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The Molly Brown House is another historical building located in the neighborhood. But blocks away are nightlife spots such as the Black Box. If you enjoy history along with having a good time, you won’t want to miss this neighborhood during your solo travel trip to Denver.

Cherry Creek

Cherry Creek is the swanky neighborhood in Denver. It is home to the Cherry Creek Mall, multi-million dollar mansions, and high-end restaurants and boutiques. If you love people watching, shopping, and fine dining along with the arts then you will have to visit the most exclusive neighborhood in Denver.

Where To Stay During Your Solo Travel Trip To Denver

Denver and the surrounding area have a range of cabins and vacation rentals available for singles who are planning a trip to Denver. Plan a trip through All The Rooms to find the perfect place to stay during your solo travel trip to Denver. If you enjoyed this solo travel guide to Denver’s neighborhoods, plan your next trip to San Francisco or New York City with the other guides we have for singles.

Views expressed in this article are the author’s opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views of Secure Single. It is intended for informational and educational purposes only. James Bollen is the author of Thriving Solo: How to Flourish and Live Your Perfect Life (Without A Soulmate). Now available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon. Subscribe to Secure Single’s Substack for free!
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James Bollen is the Founder and President of Secure Single. He is an entrepreneur and a content creator with the goal of helping all different types of singles to learn to thrive as a single person.
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