Downtown Denver skyline
February 9, 2015

Denver, the Mile High City, has the enviable distinction of having one of the prettiest scenic backdrops of any major city in the country.


Denver’s Union Station

Union Station Denver
January 31, 2015

Staff The venerable Union Station in lower downtown Denver has been reborn as a long-awaited transit hub and a flourishing hotel, restaurant and entertainment space. Buses, trains, the free 16th Street Mall shuttle through downtown, and several light-rail routes converge at the site, with more still to come. In and around the station are more than a dozen retail shops, restaurants, bars and the boutique Crawford Hotel, named for Denver…


Denver Firefighters Museum

September 19, 2013

The Denver Firefighters Museum is located in a historic firehouse and features galleries on Denver’s fires, fire apparatus, tools and equipment, fire suppression, and other duties firefighters perform, plus a children’s gallery.


Chester M. Alter Arboretum

June 22, 2013

The University of Denver’s Chester Alter Arboretum is home to 10 Champion and Notable trees: cedar of Lebanon, crabapple, eastern wahoo, European hornbeam, horse chestnut, shantung maple, trident maple, weeping giant sequoia and yellow buckeye.


Denver Water Xeriscape Garden

Denver Water’s xeriscape garden demonstrates how green gardening can be achieved with minimal water. It includes more than 200 species of flowers, grasses, turf, shrubs and trees.

June 10, 2013