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#1 of 135 in Denver
Category: Mountains

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#2 of 135 in Denver
Category: Scenic Drives
This high-altitude scenic drive climbs more than 7,000 feet in just 28 miles, reaching an altitude of 14,264 feet.
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#3 of 135 in Denver
Category: Natural History Museums; Science Museums; Theaters; Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. A... more » Owner description: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. « less
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#4 of 135 in Denver
Category: Gardens
Spanning more than 23 acres, this urban garden features more than 15,000 species from around the world.
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#5 of 135 in Denver
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: A modern stadium with an old-fashioned feel, this is one of the National League's first new parks built exclusively for... more » Owner description: A modern stadium with an old-fashioned feel, this is one of the National League's first new parks built exclusively for baseball since 1962. « less
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#6 of 135 in Denver
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Kirkland Museum displays decorative art from 1880 to 1980, with over 3,300 examples of Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Glasgow... more » Owner description: Kirkland Museum displays decorative art from 1880 to 1980, with over 3,300 examples of Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Glasgow Style, Wiener Werkstätte, De Stijl, Bauhaus, Art Deco, Modern, and Pop Art. A retrospective of Colorado’s distinguished painter, Vance Kirkland (1904-1981), and over 600 works of other modernist Colorado artists are also on view. Kirkland Museum is a member of Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. « less
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#7 of 135 in Denver
Category: Parks
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#8 of 135 in Denver
Category: Art Museums

  www.denverartmuse... 720-865-5000 The Denver Art Museum is a private, non-profit, educational resource for Colorado.  The mission of the museum is to enrich the lives of... more »

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#9 of 135 in Denver
Category: Theaters; Performances
Owner description: The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an exhilarating mix of Broadway shows, professional theatre, backstage tours,... more » Owner description: The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an exhilarating mix of Broadway shows, professional theatre, backstage tours, acting instruction and breathtaking facilities. The Tony Award-winning Denver Center Theatre Company offers classics, revivals and world premieres while Denver Center Attractions presents blockbuster musical touring shows and cabaret productions. The Denver Center Theatre Academy develops the talents of aspiring actors while the Seawell Grand Ballroom hosts meetings, receptions and galas. « less
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#10 of 135 in Denver
Category: Symphonies; Performances; Concerts
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#11 of 135 in Denver
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Adventure Awaits! Every day, Denver Zoo seeks to inspire exploration and discovery, and creates connections with people,... more » Owner description: Adventure Awaits! Every day, Denver Zoo seeks to inspire exploration and discovery, and creates connections with people, animals and nature. And every day, we’re working to save animals and conserve wildlife here and around the world. Your visit and support aids in all these efforts- Thank you. Denver Zoo is home to 3,800 animals representing more than 650 species and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). AZA accreditation assures the highest standards of animal care. A leader in environmental action, Denver Zoo is dedicated to ensuring the safety of the environment in support of all species and is the first U.S. zoo to receive ISO 14001 certification for the entire facility and operations. This international certification ensures the zoo is attaining the highest environmental standards. Since 1996, Denver Zoo has participated in 594 conservation projects in 62 countries on all seven continents. In 2012 alone, Denver Zoo participated in 98 projects in 18 countries and more than $1 million in funds was spent by the zoo in support of animal conservation in the field. « less
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#12 of 135 in Denver
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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#13 of 135 in Denver
Category: Libraries
The largest library in the greater metro area is known for its books, photographs and maps about Denver's frontier history.
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#14 of 135 in Denver
Category: Parks
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#15 of 135 in Denver
Category: Theaters; Performances
This regional theater company has won a Tony Award.
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#16 of 135 in Denver
Category: Biking Trails; State Parks
Parallels its namesake creek for 15 miles.
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#17 of 135 in Denver
Category: Art Museums
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#18 of 135 in Denver
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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#19 of 135 in Denver
Category: Performances
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#20 of 135 in Denver
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
This fancy antique-filled Victorian house was the home of Molly Brown, a famous survivor of the Titanic.
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#21 of 135 in Denver
Category: Ballets
Owner description: Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 53 years of presenting world-class classical ballet and superior... more » Owner description: Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 53 years of presenting world-class classical ballet and superior dance in Denver. Colorado Ballet enhances the cultural life of Colorado through performances of the professional company, training at the Academy, and Education & Outreach programs. « less
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#22 of 135 in Denver
Category: Performances; Sports Complexes
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#23 of 135 in Denver
Category: Military Museums; Science Museums; Specialty Museums

Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum is located within the former Hangar 1 (Building 401) on land that was part of Lowry Air Force Base.  The museum building is one of... more »

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#24 of 135 in Denver
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Welcome to Adams Mystery Playhouse! Colorado's ONLY full-time Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre. The best, longest... more » Owner description: Welcome to Adams Mystery Playhouse! Colorado's ONLY full-time Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre. The best, longest running and most critically-acclaimed Murder Mystery Dinner Show in Denver! Adams Mystery Playhouse is Colorado's ONLY Mystery Dinner Theatre. Adams Mystery Playhouse in Denver CO on Denver's 7 's A-List. We're thrilled to be nominated for the Best Theater.No matter what age, guests can expect to enjoy several types of theatre during the night. Hints of melodrama, street performing, singing and flat-out-fun-interaction keep this evening moving. And, participation is as much, or as little, as you like. The five hilarious, professional actors weave together a story that youre sure never to forget. Costumes are welcomed for guests, but not required. Parking is free and the facility is handicapped accessible. Shows are Friday and Saturday nights, with Sundays, Thursdays and lunches for the public also available. Private group parties are welcomed any night or weekday, but may be at a higher price. The food consists of a yummy one-entree buffet, catered by Bella Basil, a partner company with the Cuellars for the last 14 years. Upgraded menu items are available for private groups. The cash bar is full-service and bar tabs may be run for larger parties. For corporate team-building events, birthday parties, school field trips, holiday parties, date nights any reason to bring a group together and have fun, Adams Mystery Playhouse is the place for you. Get ready to have the crime-of-your-life! « less
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#25 of 135 in Denver
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Movie Theaters; Historic Sites
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#26 of 135 in Denver
Category: Specialty Museums

Denver's Best Kept Secret For years, people drove past the former Power House for the downtown trolley line that had huge signs on the interstate highway that proclaimed the... more »

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#27 of 135 in Denver
Category: Government Buildings
Owner description: A key feature in the Denver skyline because of its gold bell-shaped dome, the Capitol Building, fittingly in the Mile High... more » Owner description: A key feature in the Denver skyline because of its gold bell-shaped dome, the Capitol Building, fittingly in the Mile High City, has a point located at exactly 5,280 feet above sea level. Free tours are available for visitors. « less
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#28 of 135 in Denver
Category: Educational Sites
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#29 of 135 in Denver
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
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#30 of 135 in Denver
Category: Parks
Owner description: The most popular park in the city, this 320-acre sanctuary offers recreation opportunities galore and houses the Denver Zoo,... more » Owner description: The most popular park in the city, this 320-acre sanctuary offers recreation opportunities galore and houses the Denver Zoo, the Colorado Museum of Natural History and an IMAX Theatre. « less
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