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Get behind-the-scenes looks at Denver’s thriving beer scene, including the largest single-site brewery in the world, as well as specialty microbreweries. To enrich your experience even further, delve into the fine craft alcohol scene with tours of Denver’s distilleries.
Public art is one of the most obvious expressions of a city’s culture and creativity — and there’s no shortage of it in The Mile High City. From vibrant murals to our beloved Blue Bear, Denver’s public art makes a stroll through the city a cultural experience all its own.
Kids are often tough to please, but they’ll be grinning from ear to ear when they’re in The Mile High City, thanks to Denver’s wide array of kid-friendly activities. Interactive museums, incredible zoos and aquariums, wide-open parks — they’re all perfect ways to entertain your little travelers!
Rolling Stone magazine calls it America’s best amphitheater. Musical legends including the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead and the Rolling Stones have raved about it. And many a music fan will wistfully recount their first-ever Red Rocks concert.
You can’t have bragging rights from a Denver vacation until you see these sights. Warning: it may take more than one visit! Here are some of Denver’s Mile High Must-Sees, arranged by location. And be sure to check out our Neighborhood Guides to discover Denver’s must-see neighborhoods and find the perfect Denver hotel for your vacation.
From native Colorado species to exotic creatures from the other side of the globe, from delicate butterflies to lumbering elephants, The Mile High City is filled with amazing animals in state-of-the-art habitats.