Denver is a beautiful city that sits on the South Platte River Valley, between the Rocky Mountains the High Plains. Denver not only offers a majestic view for travelers but, according to the US News and World Report of 2016, is one of the best places for one to live in. Renowned for its beautiful scenery, Denver also offers several activities that one can partake into during their visit.
Here are some of the things one has to do in denver during their visit to this majestic city.
- Rocky Mountains
During a visit to Denver, CO, one thing you cannot possibly ignore is a visit to the Rocky Mountains that are just a couple of miles away from the city center. Rocky Mountain National Park is an attraction that one cannot miss out on during their visit. One can even hire a tour guide to help them see all the major and never-miss sites of the National Park.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Denver Foothills Tour is another must-visit attraction of Denver that one should not miss out on. Red Rocks Amphitheater is the primary attraction of the tour; filled with over 9000 seats, one can enjoy live music and other events while enjoying the beautiful sight that is something to behold.
Garden of Gods
Easily dubbed as the nation’s best park, Garden of Gods is a sight to behold. From Garden of Gods, one can drink themselves in the tremendous view of Pike Peaks, which is the highest point in the country. If hiking is your thing, Garden of Gods and Pike Peaks is something you cannot miss out on.
For history buffs, US Mint in Denver opened in 1897, is a must-visit place. One can easily avail themselves of a free tour of the US Mint opened every day except on Federal Holidays. 50 million coins a day, a number that is matchless by any other mint across the globe, is produced at Denver US Mint. Their uniqueness, check out your pocket; if you have a coin with a D on it, it is manufactured at this Mint.
Forney Transportation Museum
Seldom would one find a museum that is dedicated to preserving a diverse range of transportation all the way through US History, and Forney Transportation Museum is indeed a choice for him. Buggies, carriages, sleighs, bicycles, steam locomotives, all and every kind of transportation could be discovered safely preserved in Forney Transportation Museum for one to enjoy.
Molly Brown House Museum
Who has not seen the movie ‘Titanic’ and those who have seen it needs no introduction to Molly Brown. The house she resided in after marrying J.J. Brown has been converted into the museum and is a magnet for every ‘Titanic’ lover.
Denver Botanic Gardens
For lovers of flora and fauna, Denver Botanic Gardens is highly recommended for a visit. An oasis of 23 acres of greenery is not something one could ignore on their visit to Denver. Fall in love with various gardens that are present at Denver Botanic Gardens, ranging from a Japanese garden to plants that are native to the Southern parts of Africa.
Denver is a pretty tourist spot that one should explore once in his lifetime. Now, add the above-mentioned things to your itinerary and enjoy.