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City break in Denver. Active leisure ideas for Denver - attractions, recreation and nightlife

The Mile-High City (as Denver is often called) can offer plenty of entertainment for fans of active recreation. Thus, a variety of activities are popular here, including fishing (Trouts Fly Fishing, Galvin Guiding), climbing (Denver Climbing Company), kayaking (The Adventure Shack). In addition, one can enjoy those types of tourism that are considered extreme - auto racing (Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience), Go-karting (Unser Karting & Events). Air balloon flights are in great demand too, and not least due to the fact that breathtaking urban views opening to the eye literally boggle the imagination. Services of this kind are provided by Rocky Mountain Hot Air and Rocky Mountain Balloon Rides.
In the very center of Denver, there is a comfortable hotel, Magnolia Hotel Denver, which has a very attractive and harmonious design. Its spacious rooms bear a simple decoration and feature … Open
AVA Rafting & Zipline offers, as the name implies, rafting and zipline experience, which will surely appeal to those who prefer active rest. In the winter season, you can try out Denver's ski trails. To do this, be sure to contact Christy Sports Ski and Snowboard where you can buy/hire equipment and get advice on which tracks are the best. Amazing SUP-boarding experience is guaranteed from using the services of Rocky Mountain Paddleboard.
Cycling tours are extremely popular since everybody knows the love of Americans for a healthy lifestyle. So, all the necessary equipment can be rented from Mile High Bike Tours, Denver B-Cycle or Bikalope Tours. The most interesting routes are Cherry Creek Trail and South Platte River Trail where you can admire how multifaceted David Fincher's hometown is - being an ultramodern city, it also has excellent natural landscapes. One might think about how lucky local people are - every day they go for a jog to the High Line Canal striking with its majestic view. Copyright
The most luxurious accommodation option in Denver is the Four Seasons Hotel Denver. This fashionable hotel located near Larimer Square occupies an elite high-rise building with panoramic … Open
In order to have plenty of fun, one can just rent a four-seater bike from Wheel Fun Rentals and enjoy the views of the city and its surroundings. Well, to carefully explore all the city's attractions, not only a bike but a scooter can be hired at ScooTours Denver Scooter Rental. It should be noted that there are plenty of sights here - besides the so-called "must-haves", it is worth discovering John Swigert memorial statue and Denver Millennium Bridge. Those who wish to enjoy the views of the fantastic starry sky enveloping the night city as if its defender should be recommended to visit Observatory Park.
Among golf clubs, Green Valley Ranch Golf Club and City Golf Course are the most popular ones where you can not only enjoy the favorite game but also admire the beautiful green spaces. A popular tourist route includes a visit to Denver Zoo, where you can see elephants, cheetahs, bears, parrots, tigers, lions, giraffes, coyotes, peacocks - and all this is in the region's best zoo. When it comes to children's entertainment, such amusement parks as Lakeside and Elitch Gardens Theme Park should be noted. Not only children but also adults will feel like kids here.
Denver has many special hotels that are perfect for organizing a wedding or a romantic getaway. Among them is the Monaco Denver, a Kimpton Hotel, located in the central area of ​​the … Open
Ax throwing, which is so popular all over the United States, is in high demand here - be sure to try it to find out why this sport is so popular. This can be done in Bad Ax Throwing. Fans of bowling gather at Lucky Strike to fully satisfy their needs in the game, GameWorks is designed to please all video games fans, and the youngest visitors in particular. Southwest Rink at Skyline Park should be recommended to those interested in ice skating. Well, if you'd rather enjoy playing laser tag, go to the best place for that - namely, to the simple-named Laser Quest Denver.
Escape quests in Denver will surprise any skeptic with their original storylines and non-trivial puzzles. The best centers of this kind are Escapolog and Epic Escape Game Denver. If these are not enough, you can try some other highly recommended escape rooms such as Room 5280 and Puzzah!. If you want to explore something new, go to Sipping N 'Painting Highlands where visitors have a good time and even learn to draw. Those who prefer the virtual reality to the physical one will like Aviation Xtreme where, as you might guess from the name, you can feel like a real fighter pilot.
The most popular shopping place in Denver is 16th Street Mall. It is accessible only to pedestrians. On this street, there are many popular boutiques where you can buy nice designer clothes, … Open
Want to watch some fresh movies? Cinema Harkins Theaters or Elvis Cinemas can guarantee the best quality in town. Besides, the city has a completely unique theater - Landmark's Mayan Theater. Here you can enjoy an interesting interior and art-house films. Those who'd rather prefer watching sports should head to Pepsi Center or Magness Arena. Stand-up shows are also popular, due to which the city has two places where the best performances of this kind are held - these are Comedy Works and Bovine Metropolis Theater. There are also institutions for those who prefer theatrical performances or opera, and the best among them are Paramount and Ogden theaters.
Beautiful green spaces, great places for walking, the peace of mind - all this awaits those who've decided to visit local parks. One of the best suitable places for this is Cheesman park - it’s just incredibly beautiful here. Something that seems attractive to fans of mysticism is that the park is located on the site of an old cemetery, and its founding was accompanied by scandal. Some people believe that ghosts live here - well, it's worth checking whether this is true or not, and perhaps getting some dose of adrenaline. Other, less “restless” parks are fabulously beautiful Washington Park and Denver Mountain Parks.
In Denver, travelers are provided with a huge selection of attractions, many of which are ideal for visiting with the whole family. A visit to Denver Zoo should be a must-have for your … Open
At night, everyone will find something to their liking in the city. For example, several bars are especially for those who wish to look at the city from a bird's eye view - these are bars such as Fire Terrace (housed in the Art Hotel building), The Tavern Platt Park, and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. Fans of fiery dances should be advised to visit Howl at the Moon Denver - the best place to have fun all night long. Those who want to listen to quality music over a glass of the frothy drink would probably prefer El Chapultepec and Jazz at Jack's. Other interesting places for having fun and just spending a great time in the "Mile-High City" are The Grizzly Rose and Mile High Spirits. Well, people who appreciate a relaxed atmosphere are welcome in Zuni Street Brewing Company and Roosevelt Bar.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Denver
♥   State Park 'Washington' , 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Four Mile' , 6.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Waddell' , 11.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Bear Creek Lake' , 16.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Coal Creek' , 34 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Denver
♥   Amusement park 'Elitch Gardens' Denver, 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Lakeside Amusement Park' Lakeside, 7.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Water World' Denver, 13.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mile High Flea Market' Henderson, 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Heritage Square' Golden, 19.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Denver
♥   Water park 'Water World' Federal Heights, 13.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Great Wolf Lodge' Colorado Springs, 84 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Denver - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Denver - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Denver?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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