9 days in Denver Itinerary

9 days in Denver Itinerary

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Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Denver Zoo. Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park (Trail Ridge Road & Hidden Valley Sledding and Tubing Hill), Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland) and Winter Park Resort (in Winter Park). On the 27th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Keystone Ski Area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and explore and take pictures at Coors Field.

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If you are flying in from Costa Rica, the closest major airport is Denver International Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Ridge Indoor Pools, United States Air Force Academy, Summit Lake Park, Carousel of Happiness
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness

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