At Museum Residences, art, architecture, history, and the theatre seamlessly connect with the pulse of the city for a celebration of life and spirit. Embrace the new Cultural Artsway into the sophisticated side of downtown Denver.
Denver is located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is one of America's most beautiful cities. And one of the most fun. Blessed with 300 days of sunshine a year, Denver is a lively city with a great love of the outdoors. Here you'll find the nation's largest city park system, 90 golf courses and an incredible 850 miles of paved bike trails. Denver is also a cultural and sophisticated city. From a thriving arts scene, world class attractions, and endless shopping possibilities, to nationally recognized chefs, exciting nightlife and abundant outdoor recreation, Denver welcomes you to experience, explore and discover how the Mile High City will awaken your senses like nowhere else.
Denver has the 10th largest downtown in America. Unlike some Western cities, Denver has a definitive, exciting and walkable downtown. Within a mile radius, downtown Denver has three major sports stadiums, the nation’s second largest performing arts center, three colleges with 30,000 students, an assortment of art and history museums, a mint producing 10 billion coins a year, a river offering white water rafting, over 5,300 hotel rooms, a $140 million amusement park, a $100 million aquarium with sharks and sea otters, and well over 300 restaurants.
Denver might not be in the mountains, but the mountains have an undeniable presence in the city. There are 200 named peaks visible from Denver, including 32 that soar to 13,000 feet and above. The mountain panorama visible from Denver is 140 miles long. State law prohibits building any structure that would block the view from the State Capitol. Access to the mountains west of Denver required building the highest auto tunnel in the world (Eisenhower Tunnel) and the longest railroad tunnel in North America (the Moffat Tunnel).
Denver isone of only a few cities to offer eight professional sports teams: NFL Denver Broncos; MLB Colorado Rockies; NHL Colorado Avalanche; NBA Denver Nuggets; Arena Football's Colorado Crush; Major League Soccer's Colorado Rapids; National Lacrosse League's Colorado Mammoth; and Major League Lacrosse Colorado Outlaws. In addition, Denver has horse racing, dog racing, and one of the world's largest rodeos - the National Western.
Denver has one of the highest educated populations in America and a great love of the arts. The Denver Art Museum has doubled in size with a new building designed by Daniel Libeskind. The Denver Performing Arts Complex is the second largest in the nation with ten theatres seating 10,000 people for theatre, symphony, opera, and ballet.
Denver has an amazing collection of museums devoted to the wonders of Planet Earth. The Denver Zoo is the fourth most popular zoo in the nation and is undergoing a $130 million improvement program. The Downtown Aquarium has 15,000 fish and plants, while the Denver Museum of Nature & Science has added a space museum and the world's most advanced digital planetarium.
Denver brews more beer than any other city with 80 different beers brewed here. LoDo is Denver's hip downtown historic district where restored Victorian buildings now house more than 90 sports bars, brew pubs, jazz clubs and restaurants. Denver has a growing music scene and some of the best concert venues on earth, including the famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre, a 9,000-seat arena carved out of gigantic red rock boulders.
Colorado Ski Information
Colorado boasts over 25 ski resorts, the closest of which
is only 45 minutes from Denver.