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Denver

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Flanked by majestic mountains, which attract skiers in winter and hikers in summer, this city is full of outdoor adventures as well offers many cultural attractions. 

Denver, the capital of Colorado, has a rich cowboy history but is no longer the Wild West. A former mining town, this city has long since shaken off its frontier reputation. These days visitors can enjoy all the museums, galleries and theaters you'd expect of a modern state capital along with outstanding outdoor activities.

A great way to get a feel for this city is to head to the Golden Triangle Museum District and explore some of the city’s most-visited exhibition halls. These include the Denver Art Museum, the History Colorado Center and the Art Institute of Colorado. Afterward, take a stroll through the nearby City Park or check out the district’s shops, clubs, cafés, salons, studios and performing arts centers.

Denver’s family attractions are also worth visiting. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Children’s Museum of Denver are very popular and so is the Denver Zoo, which was founded in the late 1800s. Many visitors say it is among the best zoos in the country. Catch a breeze on Water World’s Mile High Flyer ride or on the Lakeside Amusement Park roller coasters. Look for shows at the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre to enjoy a concert among amazing canyon formations. At Dinosaur Ridge, do the Triceratops Trail and marvel at the 1,600 butterflies in the Tropical Conservatory of the Butterfly Pavilion.

Denver and its surrounding areas also offer plenty for those with a love of the great outdoors. In the warmer months, hike the trails of Rocky Mountain National Park or jump on a bike and tour Colorado's Wine Country.

Rent a car and head for the hills. Just 30 minutes' drive away you’ll find Golden, home to the Coors Brewery and the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. To the south, the Garden of the Gods has breathtaking rock formations. In winter, hit the ski slopes at nearby Vail, Copper Mountain or Beaver Creek and discover why Denver is such a popular destination.

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Where to stay in Denver

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Denver Airport DIA
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Denver Airport DIA
2.5 out of 5
6801 Tower Rd, Denver, CO
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $187 per night from Aug 8 to Aug 8
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Dick's Sporting Goods Park, and The Children's ...
4.2/5Excellent! (1,852 reviews)
"The hotel did not have complimentary toothbrushes or toothpaste…… it is next to the airport. We are here because of a missed connection which is most of their business I imagine. Just very disappointing to not provide this -something most all hotels do."

Reviewed on Aug. 1, 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Denver Airport DIA
Sonesta Denver Downtown
Sonesta Denver Downtown
4 out of 5
1450 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $224 per night from Aug 8 to Aug 8
Located in Downtown Denver, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Paramount Theater and Colorado Convention Center. Civic Center Park and Denver Art Museum ...
4.1/5Very Good! (1,629 reviews)
"This hotel need work very dreary rooms and hallways bathroom smelled like mildew and was outdated the check in area was bright and cheery the staff was nice location was great for walking downtown"

Reviewed on Aug. 2, 2021

Sonesta Denver Downtown
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
4 out of 5
650 15th St., Denver, CO
The price is CA $205 per night from Aug 19 to Aug 19
Located in Downtown Denver, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Colorado Convention Center and Paramount Theater. 16th Street Mall and Denver Center ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,458 reviews)
"Friendly, upscale feel. Quiet. Never once saw other people on our floor."

Reviewed on Jul. 31, 2021

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown-Convention Center
Homewood Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown-Convention Center
3.5 out of 5
550 15th St, Denver, CO
The price is CA $190 per night from Aug 19 to Aug 19
Located in Downtown Denver, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Paramount Theater and Colorado Convention Center. 16th Street Mall and Denver Art Museum ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (973 reviews)
"When I arrived check in was very fast the receptionist was very helpful and pleasant the room was very neat and clean smelt nice I just wish the windows was a little bigger Great location for 16th Street, Mall everything you need is right there is just within walking distance"

Reviewed on Aug. 2, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown-Convention Center
Home2 Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center
Home2 Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center
2.5 out of 5
801 15TH STREET, Denver, CO
The price is CA $222 per night from Aug 19 to Aug 19
Located in Downtown Denver, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Colorado Convention Center and Denver Center for the Performing Arts. 16th Street Mall ...
3.9/5Good! (598 reviews)
"Nice, updated, clean hotel."

Reviewed on Jul. 24, 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center
Homewood Suites by Hilton Denver - Littleton
Homewood Suites by Hilton Denver - Littleton
3 out of 5
7630 Shaffer Pkwy, Littleton, CO
The price is CA $236 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 10
Located in Ken Caryl, this golf aparthotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Deer Creek Golf Club and within 3 mi (5 km) of The Manor House and Ridge Indoor Pools. Deer ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (725 reviews)
"A good quality hotel. No complaints."

Reviewed on Jun. 28, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Denver - Littleton
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