Nestled by the foothills of the iconic Rocky Mountains, Denver is the capital city of Colorado with some of the most beautiful natural settings in the US. This city also boasts colourful neighbourhoods, over 300 days of sunshine per year, epic outdoor adventures, a diverse array of delicious cuisines and world-class art. Denver is famously known for its vibrant music scene with a great number of venues, including jazz clubs, intimate bars and concert halls, as well as the famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which is surrounded by dramatic red rock formations and has played host to iconic artists such as the Beatles and U2. The city also has a thriving craft beer culture, with breweries, microbreweries, taverns and brewpubs featuring a large selection of craft beers. Beer lovers should definitely visit Denver during the city’s Great American Beer Festival in October, which lasts for three days and celebrates the city’s local beer cultures. Brightsun Travel has a great selection of holiday packages to Denver, so you could add this immense travel hotspot to your bucket list this year.
Denver is a city of many excellent museum spaces, set in beautiful buildings and dedicated to art, western heritage, cultures and more. The Denver Art Museum is a fine institution of the city, which has an amazing collection of over 700,000 artworks, including Native American masterpieces and pre-Colombian artefacts. The History Colorado Center is another captivating museum space which features interactive exhibits that teach you all about Colorado’s interesting history. Then there’s the Clyfford Still Museum, dedicated to the life story and art of American abstract expressionist Clyfford Still with the artist’s paintings, sculptures, letters, photo albums and more. When you’ve finished exploring Denver’s museums, you could retreat to one of the city’s lush parks for some time out; City Park is considered as the Denver version of Central Park with scenic lakes, flower gardens, fountains, picnic spots, sports facilities and tourist attractions. Finally, what really sets Denver apart from other US cities is its proximity to the attractions of the Colorado Mountains and Rockies, including breath-taking national parks, forests and ski resorts. Book cheap holidays to Denver with Brightsun and look forward to many amazing travel experiences in this charming city.
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