Visiting Denver

(Denver, Colorado - CO, USA)

The city of Denver is known for its stunning scenery, which includes the nearby Rocky Mountains and the expansive Great Plains. Denver is a true city of culture and this bustling metropolis is overflowing with commerce, historic character and modern amenities.

Highlights in Denver include many stunning high-rise buildings, excellent restaurants, and more than 200 city parks and gardens.

Visiting Denver: Places to Visit

  • Denver Zoo, a vast attraction popular with families, with more than 4,000 animals from all around the world, featuring themed habitats and enclosures, including an African Savannah with giraffe meadows and 'predator ridge'
  • Downtown Aquarium, featuring a huge collection of marine creatures, with coral reefs, stingray tank, recreations of coral reefs, colorful fish and more than one million gallons of water
  • Six Flags Elitch Gardens Theme Park, a historic Denver attraction dating back to the latter part of the 19th century, offering a host of fast fairground rides, live shows and outdoor concerts
  • US Mint, founded in the 1860s and featuring areas where visitors can observe the production of coins, located in the downtown district of Denver, along West Colfax Avenue
  • Byers-Evans House, a beautiful and stylish home built by William Byers in 1883, an acclaimed Denver newspaper editor, open to members of the public
  • Colorado State Capitol, a palatial building constructed in the 1880s and famed for its gold-plated dome, which offers stunning panoramic views of both Denver and the Rocky Mountains
  • Larimer Square, a listed part of Denver surrounded by a large selection of shops, restaurants and lively nightspots, including many Victorian buildings and historical city highlights
  • Molly Brown House, once the residence of famous unsinkable' Molly Brown, a survivor of the Titanic who became a national celebrity
  • Four Mile Historic Park, home to the most historic house in the whole of Denver, built in the late 1850s from logs, with seasonal attractions including horse-drawn carriages
  • City Park, the biggest park in Denver, dating back to 1881 and featuring two large lakes, boat hire, impressive views of the Rockies and a popular public golf course
  • Denver Art Museum, full of Native American works of art, together with historic pieces from around the world

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