Visit Denver this Summer vacation to get a closer look on a different city in the United States. Most of cities that are highly visited lie on the East or West coast and only a few cities in between get this much attention. 

Usually people want to see the icing on top of the cake and choose the flashiest or most crowded cities in America so they can say they visited all there is to see during their stay. But this couldn’t be more wrong. Big cities are usually cosmopolitan area which means they will pretty much have the same features all over the world, plus they combine different cultures. 

If you want to spend your Summer vacation in the States and actually visit the heart of America you should try a bit of everything and visit many cities that lie in between the two coasts.

For instance, you can visit Denver the capital of Colorado and one of the fastest growing city in the States right now. If you want to see skyscrapers you are in for a treat since “The Mile-High city” as it is called has plenty of them and it is also very tall, standing proud at 5.280 feet above the sea level.

The city is situated in the Great Plains right before the Rocky Mountains start. There will be plenty to do and see in Denver especially since you can also take day trips to the mountains nearby if you feel like getting away from the crowded city life.

Museum Hours

Monday–Thursday 10 am–5 pm
Friday 10 am–8 pm*
Saturday–Sunday 10 am–5 pm**
*On final Fridays in January through October, we’re open until 10 pm for Untitled Final Fridays General admission is free on the first Saturday of the month thanks to Your 6 Hometown Toyota Stores and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) – sourceDenver Art Museum

Admission Ticket Prices

Colorado Resident Adult/Non-Resident College Student/Non-Resident Senior (65+):$10.00
Colorado Resident Senior (65+)/College Student:$8.00
Non-Resident Adult:$13.00
Children (ages 0 – 5) Kids + Teenagers (ages 6 – 18):$Free

*On final Fridays in January through October, we’re open until 10 pm for Untitled Final Fridays

General admission is free on the first Saturday of the month
thanks to Your 6 Hometown Toyota Stores and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) – sourceDenver Art Museum

Denver Art Museum
Denver Art Museum

Colorado, a western U.S. state, has a diverse landscape of arid desert, river canyons and snow-covered Rocky Mountains, which are partly protected by Rocky Mountain National Park. Elsewhere, Mesa Verde National Park features Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings. Perched a mile above sea level, Denver, Colorado’s capital and largest city, features a vibrant downtown area.

Denver Colorado Rocky Mountains
Colorado Rocky Mountains

Right outside the city there is a bison herd which has been maintained since 1914. they are a real delight to see plus they are very peaceful and friendly. They may not be the mighty buffalo but they are impressive at sight. What you should visit during your stay in Denver: check out Mount Evans and Scenic Byway, the Denver museum of nature and science, the Denver Botanic Garden, the Mountain Parks, catch a Colorado Rockies’ game at Coors field, Kirkland museum of fine & decorative art, Denver art museum and the Denver zoo.

Denver International Airport, locally referred to as DIA, is an international airport in the western United States, primarily serving metropolitan Denver, Colorado, as well as the greater Front Range Urban Corridor.

Things to do in Denver Colorado
Denver International Airport

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