Denver Colorado is known for many different things, but the one thing that you will always hear coming from the mouths of locals is that it is the “Mile-High-City”. Denver, Colorado’s elevation is a mile about sea level, and makes that very clear. Not only is that the nickname of their wonderful city, but it is also where most of the names of the small neighborhoods in Denver came from. There are 80 official neighborhoods in Denver Colorado. There are a few that are more well-known than others, but the ones that are more popular are LoDo (also known as Lower Downtown), Union Station, Capitol Hill, Baker, South City Park/Greektown, Highland, Cherry Creek, Washington Park, Lowry, and Curtis Park. Those are the neighborhoods that have the most of the activity that takes place in Denver Colorado.
There are more than 200 parks that are located throughout Denver, but that is the one thing that tends to have all of the cyclists and hikers so eager to travel here. There are many different hikes that are hidden throughout the city. There is everything from small walks to 4 mile hikes. Another thing that usually attracts people to Denver is that it is America’s number one beer city, which brews more beer than any other city in the world.
Denver is a great place for anyone to visit. There is always something going on and having all of the parks and museums, it is really a great place for a family vacation. The Mile-High-City is a really fun place, and a really wonderful place to get out and enjoy all of the outdoor activities because of its proximity to the Rocky Mountains and some of the best skiing and snowboarding in The World. Denver is really a place that is captivating in many different ways for all types of people.