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Explore Denver, CO from our convenient Aurora hotel

The convenient location of the Radisson Hotel Denver Southeast off I-225 makes navigating Aurora and the surrounding Denver area easy and stress-free. Discover outdoor adventures at nearby Cherry Creek State Park, or enjoy a round of golf at Kennedy Golf Course, less than three miles away. Catch a Denver Nuggets basketball game at Pepsi Center, or find things to do while exploring the neighborhood of LoDo. For easy travel around the region, head to the light rail stop, just one block over.

Nature

  • Cherry Creek State Park (1.1 miles)
    Covering more than 4,000 acres, this scenic park offers year-round entertainment in the form of water sports on the 880-acre reservoir, 12 miles of hiking and biking trails, and cross-country skiing in the winter.
    Phone: +1 (303) 690-1166
  • Aurora Reservoir (11.6 miles)
    Whether you want to catch some sun, go for a boat ride, fish, kayak or swim, this 800-surface-acre body of water is one of Aurora's finest city parks. 
    Phone: +1 (303) 326-8425
  • Denver Botanic Gardens (13 miles)
    Denver's Botanic Gardens feature beautiful displays of rare flowers and plants, plus local flora, sculpture exhibitions and much more. Check the website for special free admission days.
    Phone: +1 (720) 865-3500

Golf

  • Heather Ridge Golf Course (2.6 miles)
    Challenge yourself or a friend to a round of 18 at this beautiful course. Afterward, grab a refreshing drink and a juicy burger at the on-site bar and grill.
    Phone: +1 (303) 755-3550
  • Kennedy Golf Course (2.7 miles)
    Visit one of Denver’s golf giants to experience fun and challenging opportunities for golfers of all ages.
    Phone: +1 (720) 865-0720

Sports

  • Sports Authority Field at Mile High (15.6 miles)
    Paint your face in orange and blue to cheer on the NFL Denver Broncos at the one-and-only Mile High Stadium, now called Sports Authority Field at Mile High. 
    Phone: +1 (720) 258-3000
  • Coors Field (18.3 miles)
    Listen for the crack of the bat as you root for the Colorado Rockies at this baseball stadium.
    Phone: +1 (303) 292-0200

Family fun

  • Del Mar Aquatic Center (7.3 miles)
    Pack your swimsuit to enjoy an afternoon at this sprawling park complex, which includes a six-lane pool, diving boards, waterslides and more.
    Phone: +1 (303) 739-1520
  • Aurora Sports Park (10 miles)
    Have fun on the soccer, football, softball and baseball fields at this local park. Afterward, refuel with a delightful picnic in one of seven designated shelters.
  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science (10.2 miles)
    Take a prehistoric journey with the dinosaurs, roam the galaxies of space, or marvel at the life and art of native North American cultures. Kids won’t want to miss Discovery Zone.
    Phone: +1 (303) 370-6000
  • Denver Zoo (10.5 miles)
    With more than 4,000 animals, the Denver Zoo is a great spot to learn about the natural world firsthand. Watch sloths take it easy, chill with the penguins or look at the majestic lions at this 80-acre animal refuge.
    Phone: +1 (720) 337-1400
  • Downtown Aquarium (15.7 miles)
    Observe marine animals in the tank, catch a 4-D movie or watch a live mermaid show! Afterward, enjoy a snack from the excellent on-site dining options or attend happy hour at the lounge.
    Phone: +1 (303) 561-4450
  • Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park (16.4 miles)
    Get launched from a giant slingshot or thrown for a loop on a roller coaster at Elitch Gardens, where the whole family can enjoy a day of thrills and adventure.
    Phone: +1 (303) 595-4386

Entertainment

  • Town Center at Aurora (5.1 miles)
    With more than 130 stores and restaurants, including Dillard's, Macy's and Victoria's Secret, this indoor mall has everything you need for an afternoon of retail therapy.
    Phone: +1 (303) 344-9764
  • Pepsi Center (15.7 miles)
    The biggest names in music swap out with sporting legends week to week at this massive events center. Check the calendar for upcoming events, including games for the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Mammoth and the Colorado Avalanche.
    Phone: +1 (303) 405-1100
  • Denver Art Museum (16.1 miles)
    The Denver Art Museum is home to a diverse collection spanning more than 70,000 works. The pieces on display include pre-Columbian art, modern and contemporary art, and textile art.
    Phone: +1 (720) 865-5000
  • LoDo (16.6 miles)
    LoDo is Denver's oldest neighborhood and draws in crowds for delicious eats, beautiful architecture and exciting art galleries.
  • Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre (28 miles)
    This geologically formed, open-air amphitheater offers an excellent roster of live music set against a stunning scenic backdrop. Past artists have included Kings of Leon, Darius Rucker and The Avett Brothers.
    Phone: +1 (720) 865-2494

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Directions to the hotel
From Denver Airport: Exit the airport onto Pena Blvd. Travel 12 miles and then take the left ramp onto I-70W for 1.6 miles. Take Exit 282/Colorado Springs/Peoria St onto I-225 south toward Aurora/Colorado Springs. Go 8.7 miles and take Exit 4/Parker Road (CO-83S). The Parker Road exit becomes two lanes. Stay in the left lane to exit. The exit loops and puts you into the far-right lane of Parker Road, heading south. From the right lane, exit onto Vaughn Way/Dam Road. The exit loops around. Turn right at the stop light onto Vaughn Way. Cross under Parker Road and the hotel is on the left, just past the first light.