Once known for its cowboys and wild west image, Denver is now of the most developed of American cities with swanky hotels, huge museums and art houses. You can see in these museums of the finest collection of American art. If you are interested in sports Denver is the perfect place to be in as it is home to the Broncos, Nuggets, Rockies, and Avalanche- the national teams. For nature lovers, it’s a boon with its huge national parks and gardens. Here are some of the Denver attractions.
Denver Art Museum and U.S Mint
This is one of the most important monuments in the whole of American Art history as it houses some of the priceless native American art. The exterior building façade is in itself a wonder. Built by the famed Italian designer Gio Ponti, it looks more like a fort than a museum.
All the money produced in this Denver mill comes with a signature “d” that stands for Denver.
16th Street Mall – Pedestrian Mall
If you like walking and people gazing there is nothing like the 16th street mall in Denver. Walk down the promenade which is lined with trees and 50,000 flowers. This granite pathway is designed like a winding rattlesnake. If you are visiting in the night don’t forget to take the horse-drawn carriage.
Shopping at Larimer Square
This block of Victorian building houses the best of best shops in Denver. Chic restaurants and coffee shops line the shops.
In 1858 Denver was founded here… Today it is 850-mile bike It acts as a base for trekking, or you can also go and watch the shark and stingrays in the aquarium nearby.
If you want to laze around the whole day in Denver Avis then head straight for City Park which is a storehouse of Lakes, and flowers. You also get to view the peak of some of the most beautiful mountains from here. If you have time on your hand then head for the Denver Zoo.
Cherry Creek Bike path and shopping center receives many footfalls throughout the seasons. The shopping center is lined with boutiques, spas, galleries. It is uber chic and one of the largest in the whole of United States.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Red Rock amphitheater is one of the most popular theatres and hosted the performance of some of the biggies like the Beatles and Bruce Springsteen. If you have time also check out the Buffalo Bill Museum and Rocky brewery.
Getaways from Denver
Also, include in your list of Denver Avis attractions the Central City and Black Hawk. Its history goes back to the time when they were gold mines. Today it is home to the many casinos that stay awake 24/7. You can also drive down to Georgetown, one of the oldest mining towns in America. Check out almost 200 Victorian buildings in this sleepy town.
Echo Lake and Mount Evans
If trekking appeals to you make the way straight for Echo Lake and Mount Evans. You get wonderful scenery from the peak. The Eco lake is also famous for its fishing resorts. The log cabin adds a romance to the atmosphere.
The Rocky Mountains National Park:
Everyone makes an attempt to visit this sprawling National Park even if they come on a tight schedule. It is the heart and hub of the Rocky Mountains. High Alpine roads, trekking paths, picnic spots, the valley of wildflowers and a wide variety of other flora and fauna are some of the features of this place.