skating, jet-skiing, sailing boating,
sledding, snowmobiling, swimming and
many other activities and attractions.
Coors Brewing Company
13th and Ford streets
Take a tour of one of the best-known
breweries in the country at the Coors
Brewing Company in Golden. The 45-
minute tour includes insight into the beer-making process from malting and
brewing to packaging. Don’t miss the
samples at the end! Beer samples are
served to visitors over 21 years of age
with a valid I.D.
Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York St.
Love plants? Visit one of the top five
botanical gardens in the nation. Denver
Botanic Gardens spans 24 acres and has
more than 32,000 plants from around the
world. The Botanic Gardens also offer
regular educational programs, concerts,
and other special events.
2300 Steele St.
The most popular cultural attraction in
Denver for both young and old is the
Denver Zoo. The zoo is open every day
of the year, including Christmas. Founded
in 1896, The Denver Zoo is committed to
animals across the globe and seeks to
secure a better world for animals through
human understanding. It is one of the
most visited zoos in the country. Located
conveniently just minutes from downtown
Denver in City Park on 80 acres, the zoo
is recognized internationally as a leader
in exhibitry and continues to grow as a
leader in conservation and education
programs. Nearly 4,000 animals
representing over 750 species, live here.
16831 W. Alameda Pkwy.
This outdoor museum features Jurassic
dinosaur bones and more than 300
Cretaceous dinosaur footprints. It is
conveniently located just 15 miles west of
downtown Denver in the Morrison Fossil
Beds National Natural Landmark. Stop
by the visitor’s center and gift shop on
your way out.
Four Mile Historic Park
715 S. Forest St.
Four Mile Historic Park preserves
Colorado’s western rural heritage. The
Four Mile House, Denver’s oldest house,
once served as a stagecoach stop,
wayside inn and tavern for travelers on
the Cherokee Trail. The facility provides
school/youth programs, senior field trips,
special events, guided museum and
grounds tours, a summer day camp and
site rental opportunities.
18301 W. Colfax Ave.
This “Western Victorian” shopping and
entertainment complex provides a variety
of shops, restaurants, and entertainment
opportunities. It is open year-round and
has special seasonal and weekend
Denver Botanic Gardens.
Photo By Scott Dressel-Martin
Denver Botanic Gardens. Photo By Scott Dressel-Martin