Denver is the capital city of Colorado, it is popularly known Queen city of the west because it majorly contributed to agriculture. The city is located in the east of the mountain range. The city was founded in 1858. Larimer block is famous as its landmarks 19th-century building. Denver art museum is worldwide famous. The city covers the area of 401.4 km square. It is also s hottest city with extremely dry winters.Peak Season :
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Red Rock Park & amphitheater
It is about 15 miles away from the city center and one of the most popular tourist attractions. You can also choose a shuttle in case you do not have a car. It is named due to red sandstone rock formation. The major attraction is weekly live music in season.
Denver Museum of nature and science
It is one of the top cultural attractions. Major highlights are a dinosaur skeleton. Remains of ice age animals, One of the largest gold nuggets. There is also IMAX theatre and planetarium.
Denver botanical garden
It was the first laid out in the s and one of the largest in the United States. Covers around 22 acres. It exhibits a Japanese garden with a s pavilion with ferns and orchids. This garden also hosts events throughout the year.
Denver art museum
The art museum has an iconic collection that includes American Indian European, Asian, African art. It covers a broad range of cultural history from all around the world mainly focuses on Canada and America. It has some pieces that span 2000 years.
It was founded in 1995 and is the home of the Colorado Baseball club. It has a seating capacity of 50,200. Famous Rocky mountains are visible from distance. People often book tickets in advance a only limited amount of tickets are sold.
When to visit
The best time to visit Denver is April through May and September through October. But Denver experience high tourism in June and August, usually the weather is arid during that time.
Closest airport and major airport on Denver is Denver international airport. It is the only international airport in Colorado. Airport locally referred to as DIA.
Accommodation prices are high during August so a better idea is to take place outside the city center to travel in budget. But if you are coming in the off-season you can accommodate in Cherry creek, uptown, Lower downtown, central business district or Capitol Hill. You will find beautiful hotels here with an iconic view and all the facilities.