Attractions

In the Mile High City, the opportunities for adventure are as vast as the Rocky Mountains themselves. Denver’s top attractions cater to every taste, from thrill-seekers and history buffs to nature lovers to culture aficionados. 

 

For high-octane fun, visit one of Denver’s many amusement parks, starting with Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park. Nestled in the heart of downtown Denver, this adrenaline-packed paradise offers a double dose of excitement with thrilling roller coasters, heart-pounding water slides and family-friendly attractions galore. 

 

During the summer months, don’t forget to pack your swimsuit so you can head to Water World, Denver’s ultimate aquatic playground. This beloved Mile High City site has more than 50 water attractions, from towering slides to lazy rivers. 

 

If you love wildlife, be sure to check out the Denver Zoo, which is home to more than 4,000 animals from around the globe. From majestic elephants to playful penguins, every visit promises unforgettable encounters and educational conservation experiences for the whole family. And while you’re focused on wildlife, zip over to the Downtown Aquarium, where you can immerse yourself in an underwater wonderland filled with exotic sea creatures and interactive exhibits. 

 

For a taste of Colorado’s Wild West heritage, look no further than the iconic Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave. Perched atop Lookout Mountain in nearby Golden, this historic site pays homage to the legendary frontiersman William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, offering a glimpse into the rugged spirit of the American West.

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