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Vacation in Denver

When choosing a vacation site, many people like to visit resorts where they can enjoy all of the amenities that a resort has to offer. One town that is great to visit that has many resorts in the larger area is Denver, Colorado.

Denver, nicknamed The Mile High City, is the capital and largest city of the state of Colorado. It is located where the Midwestern Plains meet the Rocky Mountains.The city has a mild climate, which consist of four distinct seasons. It can get very cold in Denver from December to March, as the area is susceptible to heavy snow. The spring in the city is nice, as trees start to bud, and the summer time can get quite hot.

Popular attractions in Denver include the Denver Zoo, the Denver Art Museum, Elitch Gardens Theme Park and the Wings over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. The Mile High City boasts several major sports teams, including the football team Denver Broncos, the baseball team Colorado Rockies, the basketball team Denver Nuggets and the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche.In the past, Denver was known for cowboys and mining. The city now is rich with arts and entertainment. There are also many music or arts festivals held in Denver. There is even a festival in Denver dedicated just to beer. There is also the Capitol Hill People’s Fair, in which cowboys and cowgirls attend the rodeo, horse show and stock show. A Cinco de Mayo festival is held each May, which draws a large crowd. Therefore, Denver is a great city for the music and art lover.

Denver is home to lively and vibrant nightlife. The city is known for its live music scene and pubs. There are amazing restaurants, which include sports bars and jazz bars. Tourists love to visit one of the local pubs, as Denver is the number one producer of beer in the country.For those who love adventure, visitors can go hiking and horseback riding in the Rocky Mountains. There are breath-taking views from the Rocky Mountain National Park. Tourists can also go kayaking or white water rafting in the waters of the river.

Denver has a distinct and beautiful skyline with the Rocky Mountains looming in the distance. The scenery in Denver is awe-inspiring, and it is an ideal destination for people looking to relax.When looking for accommodations in Denver, visitors can consider a hotel, resort or one of the many bed and breakfasts in town. Because Denver is close to many popular ski areas, there are many fancy, but affordable ski resorts in the larger area. In fact, Denver is home to airport where many people arrive to go to some of the most popular ski resorts in the world.The Mile High City is easy to get to, as Denver International Airport is about 20 miles from the city and includes most major airlines. There are many shuttles or taxis available to transport visitors to their destination.Denver leaves visitors will an experience that they will never forget. It offers fresh air and peaceful, adventurous activities. It is definitely one of the best vacation spots in the country.


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