Looking for an Affordable, yet Amazing Vacation Experience? Visit Denver!
When considering the location for your next vacation, Denver, Colorado is probably not on the list. However, more and more people are choosing to visit Denver great for the many diverse Denver events available and for the tours Denver has to offer. The City of Denver is the largest city and second most populated, and the capital of the U.S. state of Colorado. The geography of Denver makes the city very beautiful and unique, as it is located in the center of the Front Range Urban Corridor, which is between the Rocky Mountains to the west and the High Plains to the east.
The Denver nickname is the “Mile-High City” because of the official elevation of the city is one mile above sea level. Located within the semi-arid, continental climate zone, Denver has four distinct seasons, with the most popular times to visit being the fall and the summer. The climate is typically very pleasant and sunny, as the city averages 3,106 hours or 300 days of sunshine a year. However, the pleasant climate is not the only reason to visit Denver. Denver tours and the many events located in Denver bring a long list of things for tourists to do experience in this great, unique city.
If you are a sports fanatic, there are some incredible sporting venues to see in Denver. With eight professional sport teams, including the Colorado Rockies and Denver Broncos, Denver is a paradise for sport fans everywhere … not to mention, Denver is one of the top destinations for outdoor recreation in the United States. As of 2006, Denver also features over 200 parks, from small parks all over the city, to the giant 314 acre City Park. Denver also has 29 recreation centers providing places and programs for recreation and relaxation.
Family, wildlife, amusement and historic attractions are also located all over the city of Denver. Home to world-class museums, a downtown amusement park and one of the most popular zoos in America, the Denver attractions are sure to fill your trip with a wide range of sights and sounds you can take back home with you. There are plenty of options for shopping and seeing great art and culture, too. If you are looking to spend some time in a great city, with great attractions and a pleasant climate, visit Denver!