Travel with FedEx: Denver, CO

We’ve asked members of the FedEx family to help guide you on your travel adventures this year. Here you will find insider advice from our team members on the places they frequent and why they think these locations are hot spots you should add to your road trip checklist. Check out this section which highlights Denver and all of the great things the city has to offer. Courier Brian Johnson takes us to the Rockies for the Top 5 summer spots in the Mile High City.

Meet Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson is a Courier for FedEx Express. He’s worked for FedEx for 17 years and lives in Denver, CO.

Favorite part of working at FedEx:

“Having a physical job that keeps me active and working with the public are my favorite parts of the job at FedEx.”

#1 Travel Tip

“If I could give one tip about traveling to Denver it would be to bring your sunglasses, since we have 300 days of sunshine every year!”

Top 5 things to do in Denver, CO

1. Larimer Square

2. Coors Field

3. Union Station

4. Elitch Gardens

5. Pepsi Center

  • 1. Larimer Square lives in Downtown Denver and is home to main attractions like the Theatre District and Civic Center Park.

  • 2. Coors Field was established in 1995 and is the home of Rockies baseball. Despite having the largest outfield in all MLB fields, Coors Field has twice allowed the most home runs in a ballpark in one season.

  • 3. Union Station is the central hub and main railway station in Denver. Visitors come not only for transportation, but also to eat, shop, and socialize at different restaurants and stores.

  • 4. Thrill-seekers need not look any farther than Elitch Gardens. This amusement park can be found in Downtown Denver. Your ticket will also gain you entry to the Island Kingdom Family Water Park located right next door.

  • 5. The Pepsi Center is truly versatile in that it houses three sports teams from Colorado: the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche, and the Colorado Mammoth.