Going up! Welcome to The Mile High City, where urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure in the Old West. Diverse neighborhoods and a thriving cultural scene sit at the foot of the Rocky Mountains giving urbanites and outdoor adventurers the best of both worlds.

Blue skies ahead, Denver has over 300 days of sunshine making it the perfect destination to visit any day of the year. Grab your shades and get ready to explore this epic city where history, culture and natural beauty thrive 5,280 feet in the air.

Insider Tip

Colorado's allergy seasons are divided into 3 different pollen groups. Trees in the spring, grass in the summer and weeds in the late summer and fall. Keep allergies at bay with FLONASE® SENSIMIST™ Allergy Relief so you can enjoy Denver's spectacular playground any time of year.

About town

Denver Botanic Gardens — Beautiful any time of the year, spend a few hours here to stop and smell the roses. Pack a picnic, relax by the lily pond or wander through the exhibits for an ethereal visit.

Union Station — All aboard! One of Denver's most iconic and historic landmarks, this recently renovated 1914 Beaux-Arts train station is not only the city's transportation hub, but it's also home to 10 chef-owned restaurants, bars, boutiques, and The Crawford Hotel.

16th Street Mall — This mile long, pedestrian friendly mall includes shops, restaurants and people watching galore. Let the free shuttle be your guide as you hop on and off wherever you please. Then grab a bite in one of the 42 outdoor cafes where you can unwind and enjoy the Colorado sunshine.

Mount Evans — Drive up the highest paved road in North America to the 14, 264-foot summit of Mount Evans—one of 54 peaks in Colorado that soar to 14,000 feet and above—also known as the famous "fourteeners".

Must eats

Biscuits N' Glory — Big, buttery, flaky melt-in-your-mouth biscuits. Need we say more? Locals line up early to snag a seat at The Denver Biscuit Co. where imaginative plates from Biscuit French Toast to Biscuit Pot pie play starring roles. Insider tip: Early bird catches the biscuit—these baking wizards close-up shop at 2pm.

Dog Domination — Biker Jim's Dogs needs no introduction. Let's just get right to it. Exotic meats like reindeer, wild boar, rattlesnake, pheasant, elk, antelope and buffalo. Bold toppings like cream cheese (shot out of a caulking gun), wasabi aioli and Malaysian curry jam. Don't worry—Biker Jim figured out the perfect combinations, so all you gotta do is order.

Everything But The Kitchen Sink — Hungry? That's the only way to be at Sam's No. 3. This hometown favorite has been serving up award-winning Mexican, Greek and All-American signature dishes since 1927. From classic dishes like the Denver omelet to a "burrito the size of your head", you're in for a treat followed by a well-deserved nap.

Have a Ball

Home Run Derby — Home to the Colorado Rockies, Coors Field is the highest elevation park in the Major Leagues. Don't forget your mitt—this ballpark has the reputation for being the most homerun friendly in the country.

We Are The Champions — Sports Authority Field at Mile High is where Colorado fans go crazy for their beloved Denver Broncos. In 2016, they brought home their third NFL championship.

Game On — He shoots, he scores! Snag a seat at the Pepsi Center where the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets both call home. Come hungry—the awesome food selection is always a win.

Insider Tip

The Colorado sunshine can be more powerful than you think. At higher altitudes, the sun's rays are more intense. Slather on the sunblock, sport some shades and stay hydrated. Also, don't forget to carry FLONASE® SENSIMIST™ Allergy Relief to keep your allergies in check.

Selfie alert

Blue Bear — Befriend this beloved 40ft tall blue bear curiously peering into the Colorado Convention center.

City Park — Star in the perfect panorama shot of Denver's skyline framed by the Rocky Mountains.

Colorado State Capitol — Strike a pose in front of this historic beauty, whose dome is made from real gold.

Mount Evans — Go all the way up and become insta-famous with this #fourteener shot.

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