Scenic Spots in Denver. Photo credit: mandymooo
What is there to know about Denver? Besides naturally being the Mile High City, we can also thank nature for providing the good people of Denver with some stunning scenery. Since the beginning, Denver has attracted all sorts of individuals, like multicultural groups, to new contemporary modernists. There is one thing everyone can agree on – that Denver is a beautiful city, inside and out. Don’t you think it’s time to book a cheap ticket to Denver and catch a sight for sore eyes?
Denver Botanical Gardens
Who isn’t trying to find a moment of Zen in their busy lifestyle? Denver may be a hip and happening city, especially in the downtown area, but peace and quiet is always close by. Head to the Denver Botanical Gardens in the middle of the city where you’re surrounded by 23 acres of green goodness.  Grab your scenic spot anywhere in these gardens. Try the Japanese garden for views that almost take you right to Japan, with bonsai gardens and traditional flora of the region.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Actions speak louder than words and the best way to experience Red Rocks Amphitheatre is to get over there! This open-air natural rock structure is just outside of Denver. Its purpose is to be used as an outdoor concert facility; providing outstanding acoustics for live performances. But, it is also a splendid scenic spot to see the natural beauty of Colorado. Catch a glimpse of the sienna burnt colorful rock structure by day against the backdrop of the rugged terrain, or watch it illuminate at night with the glowing sunset.
City Park – Denver
Flock to where the locals go for a bit of spacious freedom. City Park is a large green space that reminds you that a slice of relaxation is always nearby. Enjoy the thrill of people watching, walking leisurely and basically unwinding. The place is so recognized, it was even part of the 1893 World's Fair City Beautiful Movement; in which the park was designed in these very likes. Scenic spots include the landmark boat pavilion based on Spanish architecture and the Prismatic Fountains that date back to the early 20th century. The modern twist is the LED lights that make it glow. Best of all, any time of the year, you can get a view of the modern Denver skyline from City Park.
Colorado State Capitol
Scenic tours usually include important places and structural marvels, like the Colorado State Capitol. It is home to the Colorado General Assembly and the Governor. This very important place was designed in the likes of the US Capitol building in Washington D.C. Nonetheless, besides observing this beautiful building, you need to get on the steps and find the one mile high point. Since you’re above sea level, you’ll capture panoramic views of snowcapped peaks that are worth the climb.
Mount Evans Scenic Byway
Last, but not least, you’ll need a car to get out into the heart of the Colorado landscape. Drive 60 miles out of Denver to the highest paved road in America. In any season, the inviting views of lush trees, high peaked mountains and gorging falls will be worth the journey. Take our advice and just go; there are many scenic spots you won't get enough of.
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