Attractions - Local Landmarks and Places of Interest.
Colorado's capital city provides plenty of landmarks, historical buildings and other attractions. Take a free tour of Coors Brewery or pay homage to the best of the West at Buffalo Bill's grave.
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The SCFD (Scientific & Cultural Facilities District) in Denver sponsors free days at museums, zoos and botanic gardens across the Mile High City for 2011. The SCFD sales and use tax of 0.1% provides the funding for free admission to Colorado residents. A Colorado driver's license or ID may be required for admission.
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The United States Mint in Denver, Colo., mints quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies. The Mint offers free tours of its facility Monday - Friday.
The Mile High City offers plenty of free things to do all year long. Enjoy Denver without spending a dime with our list of Top 10 Free Denver Activities.
The Corn Maze at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield provides plenty of Halloween fun for the whole family. The Corn Maze is open every September and October in Denver, CO.
Irish eyes are smiling at the Colorado Irish Festival, held every July in Littleton, CO. The three-day festival at Clement Park celebrates Irish dance, music and culture.
Story Trek offers an innovative way to tour Denver, armed with only a map and a cell phone. The program provides recorded information about historical information on the city's landmarks.
A profile of the Molly Brown House Museum in Denver, CO.
Cinco de Mayo commemorates a battle between Mexico and France on the morning of May 5, 1862 at Puebla, Mexico. Located 100 miles east of Mexico City, the city of Puebla witnessed a victory for the Mexican troops under the command of General Zaragosa. One hundred and forty-seven years later, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated as a festival of Mexican culture, art and music across the U.S.
The 2009 concert schedule for Red Rocks Amphitheatre includes Phish, Celtic Woman and Leonard Cohen.
Celebrate the luck of the Irish with ten photos of Denver's St. Patrick's Day Parade. All photos taken on March 14, 2009.
Celebrate the luck of Irish this St. Patrick's Day with parades, events for kids, and of course, green beer!
The National Western Stock Show Parade marches livestock through downtown Denver every January. All photos taken on January 13, 2009.
The SCFD (Scientific & Cultural Facilities District) in Denver sponsors free days at museums, zoos and botanic gardens across the Mile High City for 2009.
Preview the Trail of Lights with our image gallery from photographer Scott Dressel-Martin. The Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield will host the Trail of Lights from Dec. 3, 2008 - Jan. 4, 2009.
Haunted houses in Denver provide mile-high excitement for Halloween 2008.
With so much to do in Denver, it's hard to choose where to start in the Mile High City. We have combed through the city to narrow it down to Denver's top ten tourist attractions. From the outdoor beauty of Red Rocks to the indoor grace of the Denver Art Museum, there is something for everyone in the Mile High City.
A profile of the Downtown Aquarium in Denver, CO.
The Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a nature preserve on 750 acres southwest of Denver. The gardens are open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, and admission costs $5 per car. All photos taken on March 21, 2008.
The Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a nature preserve located southwest of Denver.
The 2008 concert schedule for Red Rocks Amphitheatre includes The Cure, The Police and Jethro Tull.
The National Western Stock Show has been a Denver tradition since 1906. Even urban cowboys can get a kick out of these five photos from the Rodeo event. The National Western comes to town for three weeks every January.
Getting cultured in Denver doesn't have to cost a dime with our list of free days at museums, zoos and botanic gardens across the city.
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver presents an eclectic mix of photography, new media and modern art.
Get a sneak peek of the new exhibit at the Denver Art Museum with ten full-color images. Artisans & Kings: Selected Treasures from the Louvre opens on Oct. 5, 2007 and continues through Jan. 6, 2008.
Paintings, sculptures, and royal treasures from the Louvre museum in Paris land in the Mile High City. The Denver Art Museum will be exhibiting Artisans & Kings: Selected Treasures from the Louvre from Oct. 5, 2007 - Jan. 6, 2008.
Visit the storied past of the Centennial state at the Colorado History Museum in Denver, CO.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science features exhibits, a planeterium and IMAX movie theater.
Take a ride on a rollercoaster or splash in the water park at Elitch Gardens Theme Park located in downtown Denver.
Cool off with Water World's wave pool and waterslides this summer! Located 15 minutes north of Denver, Water World is one of the nation's largest water parks.
The 2007 concert schedule for Red Rocks Ampitheatre includes the Killers, The Fray, John Mayer and Norah Jones.
Spring has sprung in Denver with this collection of ten photos from the Denver Botanic Gardens.
A profile of the Denver Art Museum in Denver, CO.
A profile of the Denver Zoo in Denver, CO.
A profile of the Denver Botanic Gardens in Denver, CO.
A walking tour of the major attractions on Capitol Hill: the Byers-Evans House, the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Public Library, the State Capitol, Civic Center Park and the Denver Mint.
Built by Rocky Mountain News publisher William Byers, this historic house features tours and exhibits.
Visit the famous cowboy's final resting place, located a short drive from Denver.
Explore the Victorian home of the Unsinkable Molly Brown, who sailed on the Titanic and lived to tell about it.