Fondly known as the “Mile High City”, this is an area where outdoor adventure meets sophistication. Denver is well known for its cultural attractions, world-class dining, chef-driven dining and outstanding craft breweries, all within an easy reach of the world-renowned Rocky Mountains. Here are some of the top attractions to this city.
Walkability And Easy-Access
Traveling to Denver is a breeze, due to the highly efficient and modern Denver International Airport, which happens to be one of the biggest connecting airports across the globe. From the airport its an effortless and short trip using the airport train onto the Denver Union Station which is located in the center of downtown. On arrival at the Union Station, tourists are greeted by the fully-restored 1914 Beaux-Arts train station, which is the home to a stunning boutique hotel, elegant restaurants and bars and various shops.
In the months of winter, snowboarders and skiers use the Winter Park Express ski train that travels to the mountains to enjoy a unique and exciting ski-in, ski-out experiences. From the Union Station, there is easy access to the downtown by bike, on foot or using the 16th Street Mall shuttle which is offers its services for free.
Denver is also the hub for a number of chef-owned restaurants. Here visitors can walk through Larimer Square among the boutique shops and Victorian buildings where there is a variety of culinary delights to take advantage of. This city is one of the leaders when it comes to the food-hall revolution which includes Avanti F & B where 7 casual rotating dining concepts that share their space with 2 craft bars along with a patio that offers outstanding views over the downtown area. The Central Market is another attraction where tourists and visitors to the city can enjoy a number of providers that serve everything from charcuterie and wood-fired pizza onto gourmet chocolates and freshly-baked breads.
The Music Scene
The music scene on Denver has resulted in well-known rock bands that include the Lumineers, OneRepublic and the Fray. On any night, visitors to the city will find various talented artists that play in several club genres all over the metro areas. Another favorite music attraction includes the Red Rocks Amphitheatre which is located 15 miles away from downtown where visitors can view the stunning sandstone monoliths. From here, residents and visitors enjoy the sweeping views across the Denver skyline.