Situated 5,280 feet above sea level, Denver is the Mile High City.
Lively and diverse, Denver is one of America's fastest growing cities. Offering a mild, dry climate and 300 days of sunshine a year, Denver is great to visit year round.
Join in outdoor activities like white water rafting, zip-lining, golfing, and exploring bike trails. Not adventurous? Visit Park Cherry Creek North where you can shop, dine and visit the farmers' market. Discover Denver's thriving arts and culture scene that includes musuems, street art, and Denver's growing arts district - there's always something that will catch your eye. Denver Art Museum (DAM) is the largest art museum between Kansas City and the West Coast. DAM is filled with classics by Monet, Picasso and Matisse to more modern works by Warhol and O'Keeffe. The museum contains a collection numbering more than 55,000 works from around the world.
Home to award-winning chefs and restaurateurs, Denver is one of the top dining locations in the country. You will find farm-to-table bistros to classic steakhouses and historic Denver restaurants. Whether downtown on the 16th Street Mall or looking for a unique spot in Cherry Creek, you have a variety of great options to choose from. If you love steak, swing by Guard and Grace. From local chef, Troy Guard, you will find wood-fired grills, charcuterie plates, an oyster menu and an impressive wine list. He has modernized the "steakhouse," which is served up in a contemporary, hip setting. Favorites include the ribeye, oak-fired carrots and sticky toffee pudding.
While visiting Denver, make sure to stop at Great Divide Barrel Bar. Denver holds its own when it comes to beer and has an ever-growing market for small craft breweries, passion projects, and big operations that still maintain the highest beer standards. In the last ten years, over 200 breweries opened in Colorado with many of those located right in Denver. Great Divide's massive new production facility on Brighton Boulevard in RiNo allows the Denver brewery to produce greater quantities of its nationally acclaimed beer. They also have sixteen taps featured in a modern space that has both an open, yet intimate feel to it.
The Crawford Hotel at Union Station is a great place to rest your head and is located in the newly renovated Union Station, originally opened in 1881, one of Denver’s most important historical landmarks. From blueprints, to terrazzo flooring, to iron staircases, many of the building’s original features remain. In addition to accomodations, The Crawford Hotel also has great restaurants. From breakfast at Snooze to 30 Colorado craft beers on tap at the Terminal Bar, the station’s former ticketing window, there is so much to explore at Union Station.
Other notable spots include: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Washington Park, Downtown Denver, and Coors Field, Mile High Stadium.
WRITTEN BY MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES. DISCOVER: LUXURY PROPERTIES FOR SALE IN DENVER.
- Denver, CO, USA