Denver is the capital of the US state of Colorado. The cultural and
economic epicentre of Colorado, Denver is located in the South Platte River
Valley on the western edge of the High Plains, just east of the Front Range
of the Rocky Mountains. The city is popular as ‘the Mile-High City’ and
serves as an excellent base for trips into the Rocky Mountains.Denver
offers plenty of things to see and do. Admirers of nature’s beauty can pay
a visit to Mount Evans, Denver Botanical Gardens, and Denver Zoo. Art
lovers can head towards Denver Centre for the Performing Arts, Kirkland
Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and Denver Art Museum.
Things to do in Denver
Civic Center Park
Located in the heart of the city, Civic Center Park is a green and
beautiful area laid out in Classical style with several monuments. There
are located numerous principal administrative buildings of the state of
Colorado around the park. Along the north of Civic Center Park is Denver's
main traffic artery - Colfax Avenue.
The peak of Mount Evans treats visitors with panoramic views over the
mountain and the valley. It is an apt spot to visit for nature lovers. A
variety of wildlife also frequents the mountain. The peak it at an immense
height and visitors can see mountain goats, bighorn sheep, marmots, and
pika. It is a seasonal road which is shut down during winters reopens in
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens is spread in nearly 23 acres next to Cheesman Park.
Among the major highpoints of this tourist attraction are the Japanese
Garden, the Boettcher Memorial Conservatory boasting tropical and
subtropical plant species, and the Marnie's Pavilion boasting ferns,
orchids, and waterfalls.
Best Time to Fly to Denver
Denver lies within the semi-arid continental climate zone. The best times
to book flights from Cincinnati to Denver are April through May and then
September to October, to explore the city in lesser crowds. Summer is the
peak tourist season in Denver hence one should, if going in this season,
book Denver flights well in advance.