Whether you are new to the area or have lived here for 20 years, it is important to know the vast number of sites and activities there are in Denver. With kids, with pets, with a partner, or with yourself there are plenty of things to do within 50 miles of Denver. The Denver Aquarium is an all-time favorite for Denverite’s. This Aquarium offers several unique learning experiences and adventure. From shark cage dives to dining under the sea, it is a great experience for all ages. If you are looking for another indoor activity, the Denver Art Museum is a popular option. Known for its Native American Art and new exhibits opening weekly, this museum is the perfect activity for an art enthusiast.
However, coming to Denver you must know there is 360 days of sunshine so there is plenty of opportunity for outdoor activities. For those looking for a relaxing outdoor experience, look towards the hot springs of Colorado. Specifically, Indian Hot Springs located off of I-70. This area is located half way between Denver and the mountains, so it is a perfect place to hit on the way back from skiing or to just go for the day. These hot springs are the perfect way to relax and have a spa day while getting outdoors.
For those looking for a quick escape and a great place to read a book, go for a jog, walk your dog, or even slack line, Sloan’s Lake Park is a perfect place. This park has a great view of downtown Denver and a gorgeous lake to set your sights on while you enjoy your time at the park. Not only is this a hot spot around Denver for quick outdoor getaways. It also hosts many different events such as Denver Sloan’s Lake Art & Music Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, and Clothing Swap.
People who are looking for guided trips, look no further, Denver is the hub for businesses that have guided tours to all of the wonderful places in Colorado. These guided day trips are vast in location and offer a large range of activities. You can take a half day exploring trip to the Rocky Mountains or a walking brewery tour that takes you to three of Denver’s microbreweries on foot. You can take a tour of Pikes Peak and the Garden of the Gods. Or head out and take a guided glacier hike with geothermal cave pools. For those into scarier adventures, take the twilight ghost tour and learn about Denver’s haunted history. With so many great options from guided Denver tours to Royal Gorge rafting to even the Denver Graffiti tour, there is something for everyone.