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Mile High History and Facts  

Nicknamed the Mile High City because Denver’s elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft) above sea level.

  • July average high 88 degrees/low 60 degrees
  • Annual average temperature 64.3 degrees
  • Denver is known for its 300 days of sunshine
  • Metro Denver’s population is 2.94 million
  • 21st largest population in the US!
  • Denver is near the mountains, not in them! 
  • There are 200 named peaks visible from Denver 

Unique Denver Highlights  

Denver boasts the 10th largest downtown in the nation and is also one of the most walkable 

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 Denver Area Guide 

Mile High   

Exactly at the 13th step of the Colorado State Capitol, you are one mile above sea level. Or, cheer on the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field from the row of purple seats, which are also a mile high! 

Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre  

See your favorite artist or band live at none other than the legendary Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre. There is nothing quite like it! 

Visit Rocky Mountains National Park  

Denver is less than a 30 minute drive from the Rocky Mountains' Front Range. Meanwhile, Rocky Mountain National Park, a 265,000-acre area that is dedicated to preserving much of this beautiful place, is 90 minutes from downtown Denver.

Local Brews  

Denver is the N0. 1 beer city and brews more beer than any other metropolitan area in the US.

Denver Botanic Gardens  

Denver has 26 public floral gardens. The Denver Botanical gardens is a lovely oasis in the center of the city with 45 gardens to explore.

Sports Events  

  • Denver has seven professional sports teams and six sports stadiums. 
  • The teams include the Super Bowl 50-winning Denver Broncos (football), the Denver Nuggets (basketball), 2022 Stanley Cup winners the Avalanche (hockey), the Colorado Rapids (soccer), the Colorado Mammoth (indoor lacrosse), and the Denver Outlaws (outdoor lacrosse). 

Denver’s Union Station   

Check out Denver's Union Station, it's a working public transit station and a highly-praised dining, entertainment, and shopping center. 

Washington Park  

A largely residential area, Washington Park is a rectangular expanse with sport facilities, formal flower gardens and winding trails for cycling and jogging. East of the park, Old South Gaylord Street is a bustling shopping district with chic fashion boutiques, galleries, sports bars, and casual bistros.  

 16th Street Mall   

The 16th Street Mall is a pedestrian and transit mall in Denver, Colorado. The mall, 1.25 miles long, runs along 16th Street in downtown Denver. 

Dairy Block  

An urban microdistrict located in the heart of Lower Downtown, with bars, restaurants, and boutique shops. 

Contact Jennie Parson

For more information or if you’re ready to list your home for sale, contact Jennie Parson today! 

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