Denver Vacation - Deals & Packages!Regarded as the best place to live in the USA by U.S. News & World Report, Denver is the capital city of Colorado and an economic and cultural hub of the region. It was founded by gold diggers as a temporary settlement during Pike's Peak Gold Rush in 1858 AD and was characterised by numerous gold mines in its stretch. Once the madness subsided, the mining sites began to disappear just as quickly as they had appeared. Later, the place became a prominent dwelling place in the state and was named Denver, and is currently the second most populated city in south-western US.Places of Interest in Denver Denver Center for the Performing Arts Denver Center for the Performing Arts in Larimer Square, is the most prominent cultural center of Denver. It heralds contemporary Amrican styles of performing arts, and is more than renowned for the Boettcher Concert Hall, Auditorium Theater and Ellie Caulkins Opera House. A night out here often blissfully turns into a cherishable experience of watching a theatrical performance in Broadway Show.United States Mint U.S. Mint is one of the six most significant facilities of the US. This is where the American currency is made and some parts of the country's gold reserves are stored, thus making this monetary institution crucial to the nation's financial identity. United States Mint offers free guided tours of the facility to its visitors and illuminates them about the history and process of printing a dollar. However, please note that reservations need to be scheduled online.