Denver Colorado tourist attractions offer something for all types of visitors to the Mile High City. Below are some of the top attractions and activities to be found in Denver.
Denver has a full variety of amusement parks that offer everything from challenging rock climbing walls to gravity defying roller coasters and water slides. Among some of the most popular parks are the Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park, and the Lollipop Amusement Park.
Museum lovers come to Denver each year to view art, multimedia presentations, sculptures and traveling exhibits in the city’s outstanding museums. If you are an art lover, be sure to visit The Denver Art Museum, which houses the world’s biggest Native American art collection. The Clyfford Still Museum is another great choice, which showcases the works of the artist from which the museum takes its name. Still was among the most influential of the Abstract Impressionist artists of the 20th century.
If you are interested in a behind the scenes look at Colorado’s thriving beer industry, Denver is the perfect city for your next getaway. The legendary Coors Brewery–the world’s largest beer making facility–offers guided tours every day of the year. Included in Denver Colorado tourist attractions are its numerous micro-breweries. One you might enjoy is a trip through the Great Divide Brewery to learn how specialty micro–brews are made.
Sixteenth Street Pedestrian Mall
Among the most visited Denver Colorado tourist attractions is the Sixteenth Street Pedestrian Mall. Lined with 50,000 flowers and 200 trees, this spectacular, mile-long shopping mall has hundreds of stores and 30 outdoor cafes. Renowned architect, I.M. Pei, created the granite pathway to the mall in an intricate pink and gray pattern, resembling that of a diamondback rattlesnake. Featuring free bus service during the day and horse-drawn carriage rides for a reasonable price in the evening, the mall is not only expansive, but unusual.