Denver Tours, Sightseeing and Attractions

If you're going to visit the Mile High city of Denver in the near future, you're probably really looking forward to experiencing the clean mountain air and Old-West ambiance that make the city unique. The History Colorado Center is a state of the art facility where visitors can experience Rocky Mountain history through a variety of hands-on exhibits and special events featuring fascinating western memorabilia.

If you want to experience Denver like a local instead of spending all of your time on attractions in Denver intended for the tourist trade, you should take a day or so to explore the 16th Street Mall area of downtown Denver. A pedestrian-friendly promenade lined by an abundance of mature trees provides easy access to numerous cafes and retail establishments, and you can get information about Denver excursions as well as a map of the city at the Denver Visitor Information Center located at 16th & California, if having a physical map in your hands is your thing.

Denver activities range from visiting old gold and silver mining camps, sampling nightlife spots in the Larimer Square District to spending an afternoon in the Denver Art Museum. Denver tours include visiting the U.S. Mint and taking a guided tour around the capitol building of the state of Colorado. Another must see is the Denver Aquarium, which features creatures such as sting rays and sharks. Things to do in Denver also include taking advantage of the over 850 mile network of bike trails located along the Platte River.

Denver is both a rustic mountain community and a world class city, and the type of vacation you have there will depend on your individual preferences. Denver has been called the beer capital of the world, making the Coors bottling plant one of the must see attractions for beer aficionados. You will even find over 90 top craft breweries in the LoDo Historic District.

At Expedia, we can help you find the places to visit that best suit your interests. There are so many things to do in Denver that you won't spend one boring minute in that city.
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