Things to do while you are in Denver

Denver is a tourist destination that is very popular for any American looking to not travel outside the United States. The city itself has tons of attractions that range from cultural enrichment locations, universities and collages, relaxing spots, historical locations, to just plain fantastic. Depending on the traveling company you go with the city can offer many places to both a solo adventure and a family one.

Botanic Gardens

Let’s list a few so you can check them out when you visit Denver.

The wild side of Denver is rich and offers many locations people of all ages.

These include:

The Denver Botanic Gardens

Spanning over 23 acres with over 32,000 diverse plants from all over the world. Which include species from Africa, Australia, and the internationally recognized Japanese Garden plants.

 The Downtown Aquarium

The city has an amazing aquarium which is host to a little over 550 different species of animals. These include sections like The Dive Lounge, the Stingray Reef where you can touch stingray’s in the tank, The Aquarium wine and dine Restaurant, The Nautilus Ballroom and much more.

The aquarium also has a restaurant, an upscale bar, many shopping locations, a huge ballroom and many aquatic exhibits.

Ticket prices range from 10-20 dollars, and they open up at 10 am and close at around 9 pm.

The Wild Animal Sanctuary

Wild Animal SanctuaryLocated 30 miles outside of Denver we have the 720-acre rescue and educational facility. Wildlife such as lions, tigers, bears, wolfs, and much more can be found here. We recommend this for any loving animal family.

Denver is also home to many fun activities that include theme parks and summer waterworks.

Some of them are:

  • The Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park has the unique half-pipe ride which you won’t see anywhere else in America.
  • The Water World is the best place to relax after a hot day in the summer.
  • The Lakeside Amusement Park has an incredible roller coaster which is packed with action for people of all ages.