Denver hiking
Snowy peaks around the lake on Chicago Lakes hike near Denver, Colorado


Region in Colorado, United States
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Denver is one of the best big cities in the world for outdoor adventures. Located just east of the front ranges of the Rocky Mountains, this capital city allows locals and tourists alike to get outdoors any time of the year. While many people fly into Denver and immediately head west, there are a lot of reasons to recommend Denver as a base for a great vacation.

Denver has it all for an outdoor vacation! Not only is it at the base of the Rocky Mountains, but the city itself has a vibrant arts, restaurant and bar scene. Locals know the best way to experience the area is a daytrip west into the Rocky Mountains and back to Denver for drinks on a patio or an incredible meal at one of the city’s many great restaurants.

Denver also caters well to travellers with great selection of hotels that work with every budget. Whether you base yourself in downtown Denver or in one of the adjacent towns depends on what sights you want to see while in the region.

Summer sees outdoor hiking in one of the many parks or nearby Rocky Mountains. There is also great mountain biking, climbing and road biking. Catch a game at Coors Field and enjoy drinks on a patio. Winter sees snowshoeing and snowshoeing opportunities west of the city. Locals flock to local NBA and NHL games as they escape the occasional winter storms.

Whether you’re in Denver for a conference or coming for a holiday, you’ll find a lot to do in this wonderful city.

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