Denver Lifestyle: Arts, Culture and Activities

Music, outdoor adventure, shopping, sports and certainly a taste of the Old West -- Denver has got it all.
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Ride the Rapids

Whitewater rafting doesn't get much better than in Denver's nearby rivers.

Explore the Great Outdoors

Denver is within easy distance of spectacular hiking and biking trails, camping, skiing, and more.

River Rafting With a Skyline View

Keep your rafting trip within city limits at Denver's Confluence Park.

Bicycle Tour of Cherry Creek

Denver offers miles and miles of bike paths for the dedicated cyclist or active sightseer.

Rocky Mountain Backdrop

The Rocky Mountains form Denver's western border.

A Hiker's Paradise

Want great hiking? Some of the country's best trails are just a short drive away.

Tee Time on Picturesque Golf Courses

The City Park Golf Course offers views of Denver's downtown.

Rock Out at Red Rocks Amphitheater

Performers from all genres play concerts in this amazing outdoor setting.

Red Rocks Vista

The area around Red Rocks Amphitheater offers inviting hiking trails or picnic spots.

Buffalo Bill Museum

Take a Wild West history lesson at this museum.

Downtown Denver: National Western Stock Show

A herd of longhorn cattle parade through downtown Denver.

Dancers at the Mexican Rodeo

Festive dances and mariachi music are just some of the highlights of the rodeo.

The Black American West Museum

Learn the history of the African American men and women who helped found the American West.

Grab a Beer

Denver is known for its top-notch breweries.

Dog Day Afternoon

Dogs welcome for an afternoon of eating, shopping, and exploring along the 16th Street Mall.

Denver Street Musicians

Street musicians liven up the scene along the 16th Street Mall.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Cheer on the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.

The Museum of Nature and Science

Big and little explorers delight in the exhibits at this museum.

Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Catch your favorite arias in this state-of-the-art opera house.

Denver Botanic Gardens

Visit the blooms, plants and ducks in these beautiful gardens.

Live Music at the Botanic Gardens

Mix and mingle with flowers and music during the Gardens' Summer Concert Series.

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