Denver and the neighboring Rocky Mountains are overflowing with outdoor activities year-round, so let The Mile High City be your basecamp. While many sports like running, cycling and golf continue throughout winter in the metro area, thanks to stretches of mild weather, the snow-covered peaks provide the excitement of skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. After a full day of outdoor adventures, have a feast at these restaurants and bars with cozy fireplaces, grab a craft beer along the Denver Beer Trail or explore the city's vibrant neighborhoods, teeming with arts, culture and urban flair. During the holidays, check out elaborate lights displays all over the city for an enchanting evening out on the town.
Denver is filled with amazing animals, from native Colorado species to exotic creatures from afar.
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