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Visiting Denver

With the Rocky Mountains to the west and the Great Plains to the east, everyone from skiers to horseback riders uses Denver as a base for exploring world class trails up monoliths like Mount Evans. Aptly nicknamed "the Mile High City," Colorado’s capital boasts top-notch museums like the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, thriving nightlife in historic LoDo, and a healthy passion for professional sports in Coors Field and Mile High Stadium.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, ... Read More
With the Rocky Mountains to the west and the Great Plains to the east, everyone from skiers to horseback riders uses Denver as a base for exploring world class trails up monoliths like Mount Evans. Aptly nicknamed "the Mile High City," Colorado’s capital boasts top-notch museums like the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, thriving nightlife in historic LoDo, and a healthy passion for professional sports in Coors Field and Mile High Stadium.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Denver

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Denver

Written by SeenThat on 07 Aug, 2006

The Mile High City is smaller than its title when measured horizontally and its center can be leisurely explored by foot in less than a day. Despite the method of arrival, downtown and LoDo are the first places to visit since they contain all the…Read More


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Arvada

Written by SeenThat on 05 Aug, 2006

The USA provides many surprises to the visitor. Before arriving for the first time, I thought that through the many Hollywood movies I have seen, I had a clear idea of how the cities look. In addition to that, articles read elsewhere, convinced me that…Read More


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From Denver to Santa Fe in a Polar Bus

Written by SeenThat on 29 Jul, 2006

In my way out of Denver, expecting another string of delays, I decided to continue writing the spooks story I began writing on the way to town. It had proven to be an amusing and effective pastime and my expected arrival at 2:35am to Santa…Read More


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Climbing from Oakland to Denver

Written by SeenThat on 28 Jul, 2006

Oakland's Greyhound terminal resembles an aquarium, slightly round with many glass doors and a few of those ubiquitous video cameras in America watching over citizens. In my hour-long wait for the bus there, I began writing a short spooks story taking part in the place.…Read More


Denver History Museums and U S Mint

Written by Bev'sTravels on 09 Jun, 2005

To get a good perspective on Colorado, before going to Vail and the Rockies, spend a day or two in Denver. There were several wonderful history museums - the Colorado History Museum and the Black American West Museum. Both were wonderful and gave a historical…Read More


Rocky Mountain National Park, outside of Denver

Written by Bev'sTravels on 08 Jun, 2005

After leaving the wonderful Denver museums, we drove up to Estes Park, and the Rocky Mountain National Park. WOW! It took almost 2 hours because we hit rush hour, and drove on Interstate 25, which was packed at 4pm on a holiday weekend, and…Read More


Mount Evans 4th of July Adventure

Written by Ashkitkat on 08 Sep, 2002

Mt. Evans is the only mountain, other than Pikes Peak, in Colorado that has a paved road up to the top of it. Because of its easy accessibility I am always taking out-of-town guests up to the top. This Fourth of July started out innocently…Read More


Coors Field

Written by JANET S on 02 Aug, 2002

The baseball diamond that the Colorado Rockies call home is a treasure! This is a beautiful field with a view of the mountains that few ballparks could compete with. If the Rockies hit a home run (and the thin air lets them hit quite a…Read More


16th Street Mall

Written by JodiJill on 12 Aug, 2000

Downtown Denver has a really neat mall set up for people to walk along and enjoy the moment. The 16th Street Mall is a place you can sit out on the patio and watch the sunset while sipping a brew or shop at Larimer Square…Read More


Using Denver International Airport

Written by JodiJill on 12 Aug, 2000

Coming to Colorado is a great experience and I don't think one of us residents would discourage you, but you need to know a little bit about the airport. I travel in and out of it every other week, and, at times, it can be…Read More


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