How to get from Denver Airport to Union Station by train

On board the RTD train towards Denver Union Station

One of the easiest and best ways to reach downtown Denver from Denver International Airport is by taking the Denver Airport rail. This light rail line, which opened in 2016, is known as the A Line or the University of Colorado A Line. Operated by the Regional Transportation District (RTD), the A Line connects Denver International Airport with Union Station in downtown Denver in about 37 minutes. Once leaving the airport, the train makes six brief stops before reaching its …

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Sam’s No. 3: Iconic downtown Denver diner dating back to 1927

The iconic Sam's No. 3 located on 15th and Curtis in downtown Denver

In 1927, Greek immigrant Sam Armatas opened the first Sam’s No. 3 diner in downtown Denver on 15th and Curtis. While this location closed many years ago, Sam’s legacy lives on. In 1998, Sam’s son and grandson reopened Sam’s No. 3 just east of downtown Aurora. The downtown location opened in 2003, just across the street from the original, which opened nearly 100 years ago. In 2013, a third location opened in Glendale. Today, Sam’s No. 3 is popular with …

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SliceWorks LoDo: Neapolitan-style thin crust pizza in Denver, Colorado

White Pizza with sausage added

SliceWorks LoDo, located near Union Station in downtown Denver, is a popular spot for a quick, delicious, and affordable slice of pizza. SliceWorks is best known for their Neapolitan-style thin crust pizzas made with homemade pizza dough and fresh, high quality ingredients. But that’s not all. Other than pizza, SliceWorks is popular for their Italian dishes including lasagna, chicken parmigiana, and ravioli to name a few. In 2012, the Scileppi family founded SliceWorks just to the southeast on Colfax Avenue. …

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Steuben’s Uptown: Brunch in Denver, Colorado

The colorful Monte Cristo

Steuben’s Uptown has long been at the top of my must-eat restaurants in Denver for quite a while now. This retro American diner is well known for its regional American classics ranging from Maine lobster rolls to chicken & waffles. Established in 2006, Steuben’s now has two locations in Denver, one in Uptown and another in the northwest in Arvada. On this trip, I visited the Steuben’s Uptown location. Because I failed to plan, I arrived at Steuben’s Uptown on …

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