Denver was founded in 1858 at the junction of the Platte River and Cherry Creek as a supply base for miners and its mild climate and picturesque setting at the foothills of the Rockies soon attracted settlers. Abundant parklands, a vibrant downtown and a number of well-known museums – among them the Colorado History Museum and Denver Art Musuem – characterise this growing city. Although Denver is a young city with many thriving neighbourhoods and a flourishing arts scene, its historic and preservation districts keep it in touch with its frontier town past.
Top itineraries in Denver
The national parks of Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Rocky Mountain comprise the bulk of this tailor-made self-drive, which combines some of America's most spellbinding scenery with the chance to see native wildlife and explore a rich, pioneering history.
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Top places to stay in Denver
A unique and quirky, boutique, 'pop-culture' hotel in downtown Denver, next to the Performing Arts Complex, museums, shopping and restaurants. From the Doubletree by Hilton stable, this is a 'fun' hotel and a wake-up call from Elvis or Austin Powers are just a couple of the fun amenities that lie ah
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