Denver Highlight #1 - Sites and Things to Do
While you are in Denver in May for the festival, be sure to check out the city! Here is a list of a several things to see and do, as well as suggested links for even more information.
All photos used with permission of and credit given to VISIT DENVER
"Discover the 16th Street Mall, located in downtown Denver. The mile-long, pedestrian friendly Mall is packed with shopping, restaurants and attractions." (Image credit also to Steve Crecelius)
"Colorado has one of the most colorful railroad histories in the world. Following the discovery of gold and silver in the Rockies, railroad lines were pushed up nearly every canyon and high pass, making them the lifeline of every mining camp and community in the state."
The Denver Art Museum houses "the world's greatest collection of Native American art and 68,000 other art objects, including works from European masters, Old West classics and phenomenal traveling exhibits..." (Image credit also to Jeff Wells)
"One of the top five botanic gardens in the nation, Denver Botanic Gardens is an oasis in the city, offering year-round events, Mordecai Children’s Garden, lifelong learning opportunities and research to preserve Colorado’s precious natural resources." (Image credit also to Scott Dressel-Martin)
Rocky Mountain National Park is "one of the top outdoor and adventure destinations in the world is just an hour and a half from Denver. Take a day and explore this magnificent natural gem." (Image credit also to Bruce Boyer)
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