Be it eye catching street art, food that would make you drool or the hipster bars where you’d yearn to move back in time, say you’d want to hear some live music or probably you love art-it’s nearly impossible you won’t fall in any of the category, so Denver is your place! Thanks to the urbanization, this city with its metropolis outlook has a lot of things to offer you. And you will forever love the Rocky Mountains.
This beautiful American city happens to be the capital of Colorado dating back to some Old West era. Guess what? Titanic survivor Molly Brown has her mansion here!
So here is a list of some of the interesting and frequented places in Denver you wouldn’t like to miss at all-
- Denver Center for the Performing Arts: Showcasing live theater and nurturing ground for new plays the DCPA also offers acting classes for the community. Located in the south side of the Larimer Square, this brilliant cultural center is where you can enjoy a play along with a variety of other entertaining shows. The center also offers educational facilities.
- Mount Evans: Located in the Clear Creek County of Colorado, Mount Evans is the highest summit of the Chicago Peaks. The beauty of this place is sure to steal your heart with the arresting sight of the Echo Lake running close. A common site is that of the mountain goats along with marmots, pika and bighorn sheep. If you like it all silent and peaceful strolling at the early mornings or weekdays are a good option, weekends are usually crowded.
- Coors Field: Founded in the year 1995, the Coors Field is a baseball park located in downtown Denver. Home of the Colorado Rookies baseball club, you can see the Rocky Mountains in the distance. To know more about the stadium and its associated activities you may get become a part of the tours of the facility and grab more information. It’s a good idea to book your tickets in advance. You may also like the idea of dining outside there.
- Denver Botanic Gardens: Located at the Cheesman Park neighborhood of the city, the Denver Botanic Gardens is a public botanical garden and was opened in the late 1950s. Sprawling over 23 acres of land, this botanical garden is one of the largest botanical gardens of America. There are some 47 individual gardens including the Japanese Gardens, orchids, and ferns, waterfalls with tropical and subtropical varieties.
- Denver Zoo: Located in City Park over a sprawling area of 80 acres is the Denver Zoo. Opened in the year 1896, the zoo houses some beautiful species of animals, including carnivorous mammals, hoofed mammals, pachyderms, primates, reptiles, fish and birds. The place has some over 4000 animals with some over 600 species. A great place for kids and family together. You can also buy some food and drinks here.
- 16th Street Mall: This place is one perfect for anyone looking forward to a lazy evening walk. It’s fascinating to see how amidst the sky touching buildings great efforts have been made to prepare a walk through with flower beds, shady trees and benches to sit. Might look for some shopping, this place is good enough. Check out for the boutiques, departmental stores, souvenir shops, restaurants and the street stalls. They are all amazing.
- Museum of Nature and Science: Established in the 1900s, the Museum of Nature and Science is one of the places in Denver you really shouldn’t miss. Related to science and other similar topics, the museum is a wealthy source of history of Colorado. Housing over a million collections on display the museum also exhibits impressive dinosaur skeletons, a collection of minerals presented by the Coors family, remnants of the ice age animals and also one of the largest nuggets of gold found in Colorado. The collection also includes artifacts of pre-historic Indian people.
That was the list. So which of the above do you plan to visit soon?