Denver is the capital city of the U.S. state of Colorado. The city is
nicknamed the ‘Mile High City’ as it is officially located at a mile above
the junction of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River at the foot of the
Rocky Mountains. Denver is an industrial epicentre, a major hotspot for
business travel and a base for adventure trips into the Rockies. Some of
the major attractions in Denver are Museum of Nature and Science, Denver
Centre for the Performing Arts, and Denver Botanic Gardens.
Things to do in Denver
Museum of Nature and Science
Museum of Nature and Science is home to a range of notable exhibits found
in the city, and some of these exhibits are millions of years old. The
museum is home to the remains of Ice Age animals, huge dinosaur skeletons,
an assorted collection of minerals and stones by a local family, artefacts
of prehistoric Indian peoples, and one of the largest nuggets of gold ever
found in Colorado.
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Denver Center for the Performing Arts, located on the south side of Larimer
Square in Denver, is the place to know in deep about the performing arts
scene of Colorado. Visitors can enjoy a Broadway Show or to enjoy a
theatrical show or some other type of entertainment.
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens are one of the largest botanical gardens in the
United States. These gardens are spread across 23 acres and boast native
plants and plants collected from all parts of the world. Denver Botanical
Garden is home to 43 individual gardens, central to which are the Japanese
Garden and the Boettcher Memorial Conservatory.
Best Time to Visit Denver
Summer season, the months of April and May are the best to book flights
from San Jose to Denver. It is the season when the city celebrates its Soul
Food Festival and Five Point JazzFest. Travelers are advised to book
flights from SJC to DEN in advance to avoid paying more at the last minute.