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Tips for living a mile high.

Tips for living a mile high.

Don’t let anything you hear about the mile-high altitude scare you. The air is just thinner and dryer. In fact, many people with respiratory problems move to Denver for the benefits of the dry air. Just follow these simple tips and you will very likely not even notice the difference. Drink water. Drinking plenty of water is the number one way to help your body adjust easily to our higher altitude. The low humidity in Read More »

So much to see and do

So much to see and do

Union Station. Explore the renovated Union Station, a transportation hub, historic landmark and vibrant space for eating, gathering and shopping. Mile High Cultural Pass. Visit 7 fascinating attractions over 5 consecutive days, including: the Clyfford Still Museum, the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Botanic Gardens, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the Denver Zoo, the History Colorado Center, and the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art. Colorado Railroads. All aboard! Colorado has one Read More »

Little known facts

Little known facts

The mountainous area of Colorado is six times the size of Switzerland, containing 9,600 miles of fishing streams, 2,850 lakes, and more than 1,000 peaks two miles high. The road to the top of the 14,260-foot peak of Mount Evans is the highest paved road in North America and is maintained and operated by Denver City Parks Department. In 1893, while on top of nearby Pikes Peak, Katharine Lee Bates was inspired to write the Read More »

One big happy family

One big happy family

Denver proper has a population of 682,545 while there are nearly 3 million people find their new homes in the cities of Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Centennial, Commerce City, Englewood, Golden, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Lakewood, Littleton, Northglenn, Parker Thornton, Westminster, and Wheat Ridge. Our rocky mountain region’s population grew 13.8 percent between 2010 and 2015. According to the 2015 census, 31 percent of the city is made up of Hispanics, while African-Americans Read More »

Contrary to popular belief

Contrary to popular belief

Denver is near the mountains, not in them. The Mile High City is located on high rolling plains, 12 miles east of the “foothills,” a series of gentle mountains that climb to 11,000 feet. Just beyond is the “Front Range of the Rocky Mountains,” a series of formidable snowcapped peaks that rise to 14,000 feet. While Denver might not be in the mountains, the mountains still dominate the city. The picturesque mountain panorama from Denver Read More »

The Mile High City

The Mile High City

By an amazing stroke of good luck, the 13th step on the west side of the Colorado State Capitol Building is exactly 5,280 feet above sea level – one mile high. Believe it or not, in Denver’s rarified air, golf balls go 10 percent farther. The Mile High City is also extremely dry and with less water vapor in the air at this altitude, the sky really is bluer in Colorado.

A little history

A little history

Where Denver now sits were originally three separate towns with three different names. In 1859, the other two names were dropped in return for a barrel of whiskey to be shared by all. Fittingly enough, the first permanent structure in Denver was a saloon.

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