Denver, the Mile High City, is one of the most beautiful cities in the United States. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Denver has all of the amenities of an urban city surrounded by natural beauty.
MORE THAN 300 DAYS OF SUNSHINE PER YEAR
Denver is composed of an array of diverse neighborhoods, and most of the neighborhoods surrounding Denver Health itself are highly walkable and bike-able. Boasting an ideal climate with an average of more than 300 days of sunshine each year, it is a state of true seasons with crisp fall days, beautiful, snowy winters, warm springs, and sun-filled summers. It is not uncommon to have a large snowstorm followed abruptly by a day warm enough for shorts and flip-flops.
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Denver is a culturally sophisticated city with one of the most highly educated populations in the United States. It serves as the economic, cultural and transportation capital of the vast Rocky Mountain region. The Denver metro area is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. With this rapid growth, the demand for ever increasing numbers of diversions has been met by a variety of private and public intstiutions. Home to the new Denver Art Museum, the Denver Center Theater and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, the arts maintain a strong and continually evolving presence in the Denver area.
ENJOY DENVER'S NIGHT LIFE.
MUSIC, FOOD, MICROBREWS.
The Mile High City enjoys a thriving night life with near-limitless options for "fun on the town". There are more than 300 restaurants in the city of Denver and a trendy restored downtown district known as "Lo Do" (Lower Downtown), which hosts more than 90 sports bars, brew pubs and clubs. More beer is brewed here each day than in any other city in America with multiple microbreweries producing nearly 80 different varieties in the city of Denver alone. Some of the best live music venues in the country are found in the Denver area, including the world famous Red Rocks Amphitheater.
Western city style, beautiful surroundings, and the opportunity to enjoy the Rocky Mountains has drawn a number of dynamic and interesting people to Denver who ensure the continued vibrance of this fast growing city.
FOUR SEASONS TO ENJOY
THE GREAT OUTDOORS
For the outdoor enthusiast, Colorado has much to offer every season of the year. The winter months offer a myriad of activities including world-class skiing and snowboarding. There are a number of mountain resorts, some as little as one hour from Denver. In addition, many locations offer backcountry skiing, snowshoeing and ice climbing.
In the summer months, there is excellent hiking including the largest roster of "fourteeners" in the continental United States. Colorado is home to 54 mountain peaks greater than 14,000 feet in elevation. Additionally, hundreds of miles of varied mountain terrain offer challenging rock climbing and outstanding mountain biking and day hikes. Countless rivers, streams and lakes offer fishing, kayaking and white-water rafting as well.