For the thrill of undeniable adventures, go on enjoyable private tours of Denver, the capital city of Colorada State.
Take a fascinating tour to a now modern city that dates back to the wild west era. See the significant landmarks or have it as your jumping-off point for ski resorts in the Rocky Mountains which are nearby.
The “mile high city” which is another name for Denver, got that name because of the city' height above sea level. The steps of the Denver Capital Building is one mile above sea level and you can see this fact acknowledged in the cement of the 13th step.
When you are in Denver, you realise that the residents have the right attitude to life and only work to afford to enjoy a great fun filled adventurous or cultural life here. The priorities are more about the happening art scene and the fabulous natural playground at their doorsteps which is not surprising with almost 300 days of glorious sunshine and small quantities of rainfall. Read More...
Experience the Fantastic Sights of Denver on a City Tour by Segway or River Rafting Private Tours in Nearby Arkansas River
When all the city tours or adventure seeking private tours are over, it is time to Party!
There are many ways to enjoy Denver’s nightlife which is fresh and inventive. When in Lower Downtown, everyone calls it LoDo, there are new bars and clubs in converted warehouses.
The very friendly and cheery locals are only too happy to help create fun and relaxed atmosphere and make all tourists feel welcome to the ‘party’.
There are also great venues for arts and Denver residents are very supportive of their arts. In the theatres scattered around the city, you can enjoy musicals, comedy, drama or opera.
Top 10 Things to Do in Denver
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Take a guided tour of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Explore and experience many things in this top family attraction. There are ancient fossils, majestic wildlife dioramas, Egyptian mummies, the latest discoveries from outer space, exhibits about the human body, dazzling gems and minerals and believe it or not so much more. It is a thoroughly enjoyable and fascinating tour, very well arranged.
Molly Brown House
Enjoy a guided tour of Molly Brown House and the museum. The Unsinkable Molly Brown is a Titanic heroine, by surviving, and a woman of extraordinary courage. She was an American philanthropist, activist and socialite. Her house museum is an enduring symbol of the Victorian era. The house has been home to many and had quite a history itself, but in 1970 the Historic Denver Inc restored it back to its original state when Molly lived here.
Denver Botanic Gardens
Take a guided tour of Denver Botanic Gardens which is in the top ranking of Botanic Gardens in the United States. There are thousands of rare, weird and wonderful plants from all over the world. The guides will share their knowledge of living collections and history. Take a tour after dark and experience the Tropical Conservatory, walk along the path lined with lights and see what happens in a tropical forest when the sun goes down.
On a sightseeing tour of areas surrounding Denver, one of the places you will be brought to is the alpine pastures on Mount Evans. It is the highest summit of the Chicago Peaks in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. From the top, there are the most breathtaking panoramic views of the mountains and valley below. Watch out for a variety of wildlife that is usually found roaming in this area such as mountain goats and bighorn sheep.
If not just out of curiosity, take a guided tour to Dinosaur Ridge, located just outside Denver city. At Dinosaur Ridge and Triceratops Trail, you learn how the exhibits and trails were created for people to explore ancient Colorado and the creatures that once lived here. There is a ‘trek through time’ indoor exhibit with actual fossils and full-size replicas. On the trails, see footprints made by dinosaurs.
Denver Firefighters Museum
There are not many cities where you can visit a Firefighters Museum but in Denver, you can. Take a guided tour of this extraordinary museum, learn the history of firefighting in Denver and see the innovative and exciting hands-on activities for you to interact with the traditional exhibits. It helps that this museum is housed in the original Firehouse Number 1 since 1909. It is a fun and interesting tour for all the family to enjoy.
There is no way, on a city tour, that you will not be shown Larimer Square. This is Denver's first historic district with well-restored buildings dating back to the Civil War period. Its other claim to fame is that Buffalo Bill once lived here. In complete contrast, it is a major entertainment district. Art galleries, shops, cheery restaurants, gas lamps, live entertainment make this an interesting place to be day or night.
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys
Take a guided tour of Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys and bring out the inner child in you or see the reactions of your children on toys from olden days. There are exhibits that include Japanese Dolls, Miniature trains, planes and cars, full furnished miniature houses, giant teddy bears, antique dolls, a miniature circus, and so much more. The miniatures are fantastic, so perfect yet so small.
Four Mile House Museum
On a guided tour of the Four Mile House Museum, you learn all about the oldest standing structure in Denver and see the surrounding 12-acre history park. Situated on the banks of Cherry Creek it was a welcome site to travellers coming west to Denver on the Cherokee Trail. The Denver landmark, Four Mile House is the centrepiece of the Park and can be toured inside along with the barns and outbuildings.
Take a guided tour of an Underground Adventure in Downtown Aquarium. This complete complex comes with over a million gallons of underwater exhibits. Some 500 species of animals, a dive lounge, an interactive Stingray Reef touch tank as well as an aquarium restaurant, upscale bar, equipped ballroom and aquatic and geographic exhibits. They also have their very own mermaids who put on spectacular shows!
Travel Tips for Denver
Best Time To Visit
January to March are the ideal months for winter breaks in Denver, the snow has fallen in high areas, the skies are blue and the sun is shining. National holidays are always entertaining times to visit any state but once you are aware that it can be crowded, accommodation and sightseeing tours are more expensive. The harvest months of September and October are very popular times to visit as the weather is amicable and the harvest festivals are brilliant.
Denver, Colorado is not the cheapest, but that does not mean you cannot get good prices if you look hard enough. An average price of a meal for two people in a mid-range restaurant is around $70. A Combo meal at McDonald's is $7. Imported beer can reach as much as $10 a bottle. And a cappuccino in a state known for its cafes is around $5. Look at different private tour operators for the best tour which may not always be the cheapest.
Know Before Visiting
When travelling to anywhere in Denver, Colorado, you are in a State that is the highest altitude in America and therefore there is a slight possibility of Attitude sickness. To avoid this, drink lots of water and take your time getting to your destination, so your body adjusts. There is no alcohol served to anyone under the age of 21, and this is strongly adhered to here. Be careful of your possessions especially when in busy streets as the pickpockets.
Colorado has on average more sunny days than other states in America with around 260, it may be freezing and snowing but the sun remains to glow. The winter months are usually cold and snowy especially in elevated ground during January. Temperatures are as low as minus 10 degrees Celsius. The summer months are usually warm with dry days and a bit chilly at night time with July the hottest. September and October are warm and great months for private tours.