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.
Looking for romantic things to do in Denver? The Mile High City and romance go hand in hand. Whether you’re on your first date or your 50th, here are some of our favorite spots for starry-eyed romantics in Denver.
Denver is a vibrant, active city with 300 days of sunshine, brilliant blue skies and breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery. Founded in 1858 as a gold mining camp, Denver is located at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains, 5,280 feet (1,609 meters) above sea level — exactly one mile high. Denver welcomes you to experience, explore and discover why visitors feel at home in The Mile High City. Prepare to shop, take in the sights and see the best of Denver with our itinerary designed around three days in Denver.