There’s so much to do in Denver, it’s a good idea to take the opportunity when travelling by private jet and extend a stay to pack everything in! Denver is the capital of Colorado and home to more than 3 million people. It is situated along the east of the Rocky Mountains so if hiking is on the to-do list, it’s a great place to experience it. Of course, taking one of GOGO Jets private charters is the best way to enjoy Denver’s stupendous views!
Don’t miss downtown Denver which is a unique combination of Wild West and city chic. To really delve into cowboy culture, go and see the 16th Street Mall which has many old bookshops full of cowboy memorabilia and printed materials. There are even boutiques where shoppers can buy cowboy gear. Lower Downtown is the place to experience the food on offer in Denver, with 28 square blocks of restaurants, bars and pubs – many of these places offer live music too which only adds to the ambience.
Take a trip to the aquarium which is Downtown Denver and houses over 1 million gallons of underwater, highlighting oceanic ecosystems and freshwater too. There are more than 500 varieties of fish to marvel at. Try out the interactive touch tank where visitors can pet stingrays and don’t miss the shipwreck and coral lagoon.
Green fingered people will get a lot out of a visit to the Botanic Gardens which has a large amphitheatre used for concerts in the summer. There’s a conservatory, rotating exhibits and many different themed gardens to admire. This is a great place to relax, kick back and experience nature.
Denver is also home to many museums such as the Morrison National History Museum, the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. The latter offers IMAX movies and astronomy demonstrations. The Morrison National History Museum boasts an eclectic collection of dinosaur bones and plenty of exciting prehistoric information. The art museum houses international work and a generous 19th century photography collection featuring the American West.
If baseball is something that appeals, then catch a game at Coors Field and see the Colorado Rockies hit a few homeruns. It’s a relatively new venue and really needs to be experienced, with a 38,000 square foot double decker rooftop area and VIP terrace not to mention the 52 craft beers waiting to be sampled!
Denver also has one of the largest water parks in America so head down to Water World which stretches 67 acres of land with slides and rides for people of all ages. One of the best is the long Lazy River but go armed with.
Shopaholics in Denver won’t be disappointed; there are so many malls and boutiques to spend that hard-earned cash! Visit Cherry Creek Shopping Center with plenty of retail shops and small, independent boutiques for a unique shopping experience. Downtown, try Rockmount Ranch Wear for Western-style clothing or the Rhinestone cowboy look! Larimer Square is another great place for authentic cowboy wear especially leather cowboy boots. There’s also furniture, hats, t shirts, accessories and more to buy – all Denver style.