Places to Visit: Denver Colorado

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Denver Colorado

When in the Jackson Hole area, you should expand your travel itinerary to include Denver, Colorado. It's a place that any visitors to the west can't pass up. Filled with scenic areas, history and plenty of outdoor recreation, Denver is a great vacation destination for the whole family.

The "Mile High City" is a beautiful city situated between the Colorado plains and the Rocky Mountains. Denver has grown from the old days of being a mining camp. Premier recreation is yours whichever way you turn, and there are a lot of sights to discover in the city itself.

Many visitors love to stroll the promenade at 16th Street and experience the performances of the performers all along the way. You can then take in the many museums and other shops and galleries. City Park is picture-postcard beautiful. Denver Zoo is also a treat, as well as the amusement parks with lots of rides and thrills. In the surrounding Rockies, you can hike and enjoy the wildlife. The higher you go, the more interesting it gets.

To get to Denver, Colorado from Jackson, Wyoming, leave Jackson on US-26 to US-287. Follow US-287 to I-80 East and take exit #359 from I-80.