Also known as The Mile-High City, Denver is the place where outdoor adventure meets up with urban sophistication. This is an outdoor city that is not only known for easy access to the Rocky Mountains, it is also known for internationally known cultural attractions, exceptional culinary dining, craft breweries and a thriving music scene.
Located in the South Platte River Valley, this is a modern city that combines with a view of the Rocky Mountains to the west and the Great Plains to the east. The laid back, can-do attitudes of the residents of Denver make visitors feel welcome.
A Rich Culinary Experience
Denver is a major hub in the United States. There are many chef-owned businesses in the area. Just take a walk by the boutique shops and Victorian buildings located on Lanier Street, and you will have your choice of culinary treats to enjoy. You can indulge in meals that use local ingredients.
Some of the restaurants you must visit while in Denver are:
â¢ Central Market
â¢ The Source
â¢ Avanti F&B
Denver is also home to three-time Superbowl Champions, the Denver Broncos. There are three stadiums downtown that serve as home for the three major teams: Denver Broncos (football), the Denver Nuggets (Basketball) and the Colorado Rockies (baseball). There is also a hockey team (Colorado Avalanche) in the area.
No matter what time of year you visit, chances are you will be able to catch one of the local team’s home game.
If you enjoy the outdoors, you will not be disappointed. There is an abundance of outdoor recreational activities you can enjoy.
Denver has many miles off road, paved trails that are all connected. This allows visitors to enjoy rafting, hiking and mountain biking adventures. Rocky Mountain National Park is considered a top travel destination in the world, and it is less than a two-hour drive from downtown Denver.
Denver is a unique city. From its elevation to attractions, arts and adventure, there is no shortage of things to do in Denver.