Top 5 Things To Do in Denver...

Washington Park is a rectangular urban park covering 155 acres in south central Denver, offering a public gym and swimming pool, plus two formal gardens and two lakes for fishing. Washington Park is a popular place with Denver residents who enjoy strolling, jogging and bicycling through the network of trails. Tennis and basketball courts are also available.

A historic Denver attraction, Elitch Gardens was located in northwest Denver for several decades and recently moved to a bigger location downtown. Offering over one hundred rides, Elitch Gardens is a great entertainment venue for families. Several restaurants and a variety of shows and roller coasters, plus an adjacent water park make this a top Denver amusement park. Nearby is the Pepsi Center.

On Lookout Mountain just north of Golden, Colorado, stands the Buffalo Bill tomb and museum. One of the most famous characters of the old west, his real name was William F. Cody and his Wild West shows thrilled audiences all over the world. Next door is the Pahaska Tepee Gift Shop offering souvenirs and snacks. An outstanding view of the Rocky Mountains, the town of Golden, and the greater Denver area from Lookout Mountain.

The Denver Museum of Art is a stunning building five stories high, offering one of the largest art displays in the western states. An entire floor is dedicated to Native American art, making this one of the most popular attractions in the city. Nearby is the Colorado Convention Center.

The U.S. Mint in downtown Denver was established in 1863, and today visitors can see the actual minting of United States coinage from lumps of metal to shiny uncirculated coins. Tight security and free admission at 320 West Colfax Avenue.