Here’s why the Mile-High City is where you are supposed to be.
Denver is a city unlike any other. It’s not about the sports teams or about the rapidly growing economy. Denver is about a way of life that enables, empowers, and embarks on your next adventure.
Mountains and Outdoors
The Denver area offers a dizzying degree of year-round outdoor recreation including countless nearby mountain trails that offer skiing, backpacking, biking, and more. Our state has 53 mountain summits that exceed 14,000 feet and a whopping 637 that reach 13,000 feet in elevation. Colorado has a total of 55 national and state parks as well as 8 national monuments.
Multiple events are scattered across the city at any given time. Taste of Colorado, National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, PrideFest, Denver March Powwow, and Capitol Hill People’s Fair turn out huge crowds year after year. Our metropolitan area also features over 10 distinct art districts where First Friday walks and gatherings bring the creative-minded together. In Denver, you’ll never have a dull weekend again!
Arts and Culture
Nightlife and Music
Live music and entertainment are the essence of our city’s vibrant culture. Nationally-known venues like Red Rocks Amphitheater and The Paramount call the Mile High City home. Throughout the summer and autumn months, free open-air concerts are held including Five Points Jazz Festival and City Park Jazz. Hundreds of our clubs, pubs, and taverns enhance the social scene and dot nearly every corner of all central-Denver neighborhoods.
Our city plays host to the largest public park system in the country. Denver’s miles and miles of soft-surface trails help make Denver a runners’ haven. Acres upon acres of grass and open space are a welcoming venue for friendly matches of kickball, volleyball, soccer and more. Denver’s park system stretches across 4-counties and ensures that the mountains are a getaway everyone can enjoy.
Denver City Parks
Root for the Home Team
With world class sports venues like the Mile High Stadium, Ball Center, and Coors Field, Denver is the place to be for sports fans. The Mile High City is home to no less than eight professional teams– providing excitement for fans year-round. Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Hockey, Rugby… we have it all!
Enjoy Denver’s multi-modal living where walkability, bicycle routes, rail transit, and high-frequency bus lines help connect the dynamic urban fabric of our city. Denver is served by one of the world’s finest aviation hubs, where you can access a multitude of intercontinental destinations through a one-seat plane ride. Starting early 2016, you’ll be able catch a train to the airport thanks to Denver’s commuter rail system.
Get Around, No Problem
Food and Beverage
Denver is among the the top 5 beer towns in the U.S. due in part to our considerable number of microbreweries. For the gourmets and gastronomes alike, Denver boasts a far-reaching diversity of tastes that will cater to nearly every unique kind of craving. Denver’s incredible ethnic spectrum is the basis of our broad variety of dining options that help make it possible to experience a top-notch Middle Eastern dish for breakfast, an Italian cuisine for lunch, and an authentic Salvadoran meal for dinner all within the same 24-hour period
You Need to Be Here
Denver is ready for you to arrive and come alive.