Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Where to Take Out of Town Visitors in Denver

If you're like me, you're always trying to impress out of town guests with what Denver and Colorado has to offer. Here's a great list you can Googlemap and always come back to so you can make sure you're not saying "Uh, umm, let me think where we can go..." while your guests are rather unimpressed:

Denver Flair:
Larimer Square
Historic Lodo District (take a stroll)
Confluence Park (take a ride down Cherry Creek in a punt)
16th Street Mall
Denver Art Museum
Wash Park (Denver's "Central Park")
Denver Mint
Museum of Nature & Science
Cherry Creek North
Water World
Indoor Sky Diving (super-fun!)
Tattered Cover Bookstore
Mountain Towns:
Grand Lake
Estes Park
Idaho Springs
Steamboat Springs
Garden of the Gods
Red Rocks
Royal Gorge
Rocky Mountain National Park
Unique Tours:
Molly Brown House
Air Force Academy
Wings Over the Rockies
Favorite Drives:
Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Independence Pass
Mt. Evans Drive
Red Mountain Pass
San Juan Skyway/Million Dollar Highway
Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park
Glenwood Canyon
Maroon Bells, Aspen