Downtown of the Mile High City, Denver, Colorado

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Denver is Colorado state capital, its nickname is The Mile High City because its official elevation is one mile above the sea level. Denver is surrounded by 120 miles of mountains which can be seen from the downtown. The weather their is shiny about 300 days of the year with average temperature 18 Celsius (64.3 Fahrenheit). July is the hottest month of the year where the temperature between 15 Celsius (60 Fahrenheit) to 31 Celsius (88 Fahrenheit).

Denver is the 21st largest city in the United States where its population is 2.8 million.

Downtown | 16th Street Mall

One mile from Civic Center Park to Denver Union Station with FREE shuttle service. This mile-long pedestrian promenade in the heart of downtown Denver is lined with 200 trees, 50,000 flowers, public art, outdoor cafés and a wide array of shopping options.

Tourist Information Center on California Street between 15th and 16th.

Cool Things to Know

• Old West aficionados should drop into the lobby of the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center in the Colorado National Bank Building to check out beautiful murals by famed Western artist Allen Tupper True.

• Free hybrid shuttle buses leave either end of the mall as often as every 90 seconds, stopping on every corner.

• The Denver Tourist Information Center at 1575 California Street offers knowledgeable staff, as well as Colorado-made products and brochures for attractions, arts and culture, shopping, tours and outdoor adventure. There is also an information desk at Denver Union Station, a 1914 train station that has been renovated into a transportation and entertainment hub.

Can’t Miss Attractions

D&F TOWER. Inside this historic landmark is the Clocktower Cabaret, a nightclub offering comedy, musical acts and more. The adjoining Skyline Park offers a calm downtown oasis. DENVER PAVILIONS. Two square blocks of shopping, dining and entertainment, with Uniqlo, Hard Rock Cafe, Banana Republic, Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes, Montbell and the affordably chic H&M.

Downtown | Lodo (Lower Downtown) Larimer Square

The area is home to Coors Field, where the Colorado Rockies play ball, as well as a large concentration of Victorian and early 20th century buildings. Today, these iconic red brick warehouses have been converted into art galleries, trendy restaurants, sports bars, rooftop cafés, clubs and brewpubs.

Cool Things to Know

• The renovated Denver Union Station is a must-see! This historic 1914 building has been transformed into a dining, shopping and entertainment hub, Tall centered around the 112-room Crawford Hotel. The station also serves Denver’s light and commuter rail lines, including a direct line to Denver International Airport.

Can’t Miss Attractions

LARIMER SQUARE. On Denver’s hippest block, find several coffee shops, chef-owned restaurants, nightclubs and some of the most exclusive boutiques in the city.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART DENVER (MCA). Designed by London architect David Adjaye, the museum has five galleries of changing exhibits, a cool gift shop and a rooftop café.

TATTERED COVER. If you’re a bookworm, LODO’s Tattered Cover is the place to be. One of America’s best independent bookstores, its shelves are packed with thousands of volumes. Grab a latte from the café and settle into an armchair for a relaxing morning.

WYNKOOP BREWING CO. Denver’s first (and largest) brewpub was co-founded by former Colorado Gov. (and previously Denver Mayor) John Hickenlooper. Sip one of their Railyard Ales and enjoy a variety of bar games, from billiards to darts.

DAIRY DAIRY BLOCK. A vibrant, walkable micro- district located in the heart of LoDo, Dairy Block is a collection of artisan goods, boutiques and artwork. It’s also the home of Denver Milk Market, Chef Frank Bonanno’s 16-concept gourmet food hall. From bites and beverages to retail and small-batch goods, Dairy Block is a true Denver experience.

Denver is Easy to get around

Airport to downtown Rail Services is an affordable and convenient way to get downtown.

Raid a bike with dedicated bike lanes and paths through the city. it’s easy to get around on a bike.