Cheap flights from Oklahoma City to Denver, and what to do once you're there

Cheap flights from Oklahoma City to Denver, and what to do once you're there
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By Hoodline - Published on June 06, 2019.

Sometimes, you just need to get away. If you're in need of an escape, why not head to Denver? Thanks in part to its breathtaking mountain views, vibrant food scene and proximity to outdoor adventures, the New York Times named the Colorado city one of the top places to visit in 2018. If you're looking to explore a Denver destination, head to the Golden Triangle Creative District near downtown. The up-and-coming arts center has a lot to offer, including world-class museums and galleries.

Using travel site Skyscanner, we’ve sifted through the cheapest flights between Oklahoma City and Denver in the next few months, including some popular hotel options and favorite local attractions. (Prices and availability are current as of publication and subject to change.)

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Flight deals to Denver

The cheapest flights between Oklahoma City and Denver are if you leave on June 16 and return from Colorado on June 18. Frontier Airlines currently has tickets for $97, roundtrip.

There are also deals to be had in August. If you fly out of Oklahoma City on Aug. 24 and return from Denver on Aug. 28, American Airlines can get you there and back for $154 roundtrip.

Top Denver hotels

Regarding where to stay, here are some of Denver’s top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price and customer satisfaction.

The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa (321 17th St.)

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If you're looking to splurge on top quality, consider The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa. The hotel has a 4.9-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $169.

The Hyatt Regency At Colorado Convention Center (650 15th St.)

If you're looking for an inexpensive place to stay, try The Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center, which has rooms for $76/night.

Set in the heart of Denver, this hotel is close to the Colorado Convention Center, the United States Mint, as well as the Denver Art Museum. Additional attractions include the 16th Street Mall.

The Embassy Suites (1420 Stout St.)

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A third option is The Embassy Suites. The 4.6-star hotel has rooms for $159/night. This hotel puts you right next door to all the activity of the Denver Convention Center.

The suites have 32-inch flat-screens, a video game console, a coffee maker, a microwave and a mini-fridge. Guests can enjoy a swim in the saline pool or work out in the fitness facility. A complimentary breakfast is served each morning, and a manager's reception with complimentary drinks and snacks is available in the evening.

Featured Denver food and drink

If you're looking to snag a bite at one of Denver's many quality eateries, here are a couple of popular culinary destinations from Skyscanner's listings that will help keep you satiated.

Snooze an A.M. Eatery (1701 Wynkoop St.)

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If you're looking for a local favorite, head to Snooze an A.M. Eatery, which has an average of 4.7 stars out of 72 reviews on Skyscanner.

"This restaurant is one to write home about! Suggestions: the Blueberry Danish Pancakes, Freaky Friday Pancakes and the Orange Snoozious. You won’t be disappointed," wrote visitor Mikayla.

Sushi Den (1487 S. Pearl St.)

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There's also Sushi Den, which has been regarded as one of the premier sushi and Japanese restaurants in the United States since 1985.

"Great atmosphere, staff and sushi. Also, the drinks are wonderful as well. Just remember to get there early! There is a wait for a reason," wrote Adam. 

Featured Denver attractions

To round out your trip, Denver offers plenty of popular attractions worth visiting. Here are two top recommendations, based on Skyscanner's descriptions and reviews.

Denver Zoo (2300 Steele St.)

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First up is the Denver Zoo.

Visit the polar ice caps, a tropical forest, the African savanna and a jungle all in one day. The zoo features more than 3,500 animals representing 600 species.

"Terrific zoo that appears compact but has a ton to see," wrote visitor Tammy. 

Denver Botanic Gardens (1007 York St.)

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The Denver Botanic Gardens are another popular destination.

These gardens encompass 21 acres. Seek solitude in the sanctuary of the Japanese Garden, overlooking a pond with goldfish and bonsai trees.

"This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen," wrote visitor Beth. "They have every color of the rainbow of tulips! Such an amazing place to see. A must do in Denver."

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