Cities We’re In | Denver
Denver is a dreamy city with mesmerizing mountain scenery and 300 days of sunny weather.
It’s the perfect place to visit for endless outdoor excursions, craft beer, picturesque parks, and a whole lot of craft beer. Denver has become a destination in demand in recent years. Built along the edge of the rocky mountains, there are over 200 peaks visible from downtown Denver that makes for a breathtaking panoramic view, whichever season you choose to visit.
Known as the Mile High City because of its one-mile-high elevation (5280 feet above sea level), Denver is home to beautiful views, natural beauty, and tons of outdoor adventures to be had. There are over 200 parks, totaling 5,000 acres tucked throughout the city — plus they’re all free! So there’s no excuse not to get out and explore. If biking is more your scene, there are 85 miles worth of trails wrapped around Denver. From scooters and pedal boats to skate parks and swimming, there’s something for everyone when it comes to getting active in this city.
Red Rocks Amphitheater
Yes, this iconic concert venue deserves its own section. The idea for Red Rocks was created in the early 1930’s and would change the term “rock concert” forever. Built into the of the Colorado Rockies, this venue has breathtaking architecture that’s baffled geologists for centuries. With incredible acoustics and starry skies high above, Red Rocks has been enticing people from around the world to attend a concert at this venue — hosting huge artists including the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Jimi Hendrix, and more.
Food and Drink
Similar to the altitude in the city, this city boasts about having an elevated food scene as well. With a diverse population that prides itself on getting outside, a lot of eateries have fresh farm-to-table ingredients and other outdoor elements to make dishes more dynamic and authentic to what Denver’s all about. This city is growing fast, bringing in thousands of young professionals with a big appetite for trendy, tasty eating establishments, food trucks, and craft beers galore. Check out this list of 50 best things to eat in Denver before you die.
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