Welcome to Denver!
Welcome to Denver, the capital city of the Colorado! Enjoy the sunshine, a diverse culture, sports, a large variety of restaurants, and more. Let's explore the many attractions!
Historical Union Station
The Crown Jewel of Denver
Downtown Denver takes you back in time as you visit the Union Station. This Denver landmark opened in 1881 but was renovated as recently as 2014, retaining the history and charm in an updated way.
Dining options in and around Union Station include everything from organic coffee to crafter cocktails and deli sandwiches to sumptuous meals prepared by James Beard Award-Winning chefs.
Shopping in the Union Station area offers something for everyone. Find a new favorite book, fresh flowers, jewelry, furniture, accessories, and more
- Train Station
- Private Events
- Crawford Hotel
Getting Around Denver
Bike or Scooter Rental
TIP: The RTD MyRide app is a convenient way to pay at bus and rail platforms, and you can also get discounts. The Next Ride app will make your travels around Denver easier by providing real-time bus and light rail train arrival times.
Museums Art & Culture
Enjoy a Variety of Denver Museums
Experience Denver on a different level as you visit the city's various museums and art displays. See everything from ancient art to photography to Clyfford Still paintings. Stop by the Colorado Convention Center to see the iconic Blue Bear created by Lawrence Argent, a Colorado-based artist. In addition, street art and murals canvas Denver buildings and make for great photo opportunities.
- Meow Wolf Denver
- Denver Art Museum
- Clyfford Still Museum
- Colorado Railroad Museum
- Colorado Convention Center
- Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave
You'll Love it Here
Buying a Home
If you dream of living in Denver, let's make it happen!
Explore many housing options, from single-family homes to condos and townhouses to high-rises. Whether you want to live in the city or the suburbs, Denver offers a great way of life!
- Get prequalified for a mortgage
- We'll find you a real estate agent
- Meet with the agent
- Buy a home in Denver!
Fun For The Whole FamilySports Scene in Denver
More Sports Than You Can Imagine!
While visiting Denver, enjoy watching various sports, including hockey, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, and soccer. Pro teams include the Colorado Rockies (MLB), Denver Broncos (NFL), Denver Nuggets (NBA), and the Colorado Avalanche (NHL) among others.
Live sports in Denver are held at Coors Field, Empower Field at Mile High, and Ball Arena, and are sure to be a highlight for sports lovers.
Exploring Nature Cycling & Outdoor Fun
Denver Bike Trails
As one of the top five cities in the U.S. for cycling, Denver has endless city bike lanes and mountain trails. Ride a bike through Confluence Park, along the South Platte River Trail, Chatfield State Park, and other areas.
The High Line Canal bike trail is ideal for those who don't mind some hard-packed dirt trails mixed with paved surfaces. The 71-mile trail intersects other trails as it winds through valleys and canyons, with plenty of areas to stop for a rest or a picnic.
Hop on your bike and get to pedaling; there's much outdoor beauty to explore in Denver!
Let's Explore! Activities In & Around Denver
There are so many activities and sites to see in Denver:
- Denver Zoo
- Coors Brewery Tour
- History Colorado Center
- Denver Botanic Gardens
- National Ballpark Museum
- Museum of Nature & Science
- Colorado Sports Hall of Fame
- Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
- Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park
The average price of homes is approximately $561,000 (Nov. 2022)
Denver offers a variety of home-buying options, including detached homes, semi-detached, townhouses, or condos. Choose from popular home styles like Bungalows, Craftsman, and Tudor. Since the average price of homes is elevated, consider living just outside the city to save money.
- Cost of living (single, without rent): $1,489/month
- Average home price: $561,000
- Residential property tax: 7.15%
Denver is nicknamed "The Mile High City"
Denver's nickname is "The Mile High City" because it is exactly one mile high. You can visit the Colorado State Capitol Building to see the exact one-mile above sea level spot, marked with a round brass piece.
Enjoy a trip to Denver between June and September, and you'll enjoy temperatures in the low to high 80s.
- Elevation: 5,279 feet (1 mile)
- Land area: 154.7 mi2
- Approx. population: 2.9 million (2022)
- Median resident age: 34.7 years old
$84,966 is the average income in Denver
Denver has many top-ranked workplaces, including Custom Made Meals (voted #1 by the Denver Post) and Craig Hospital. Common jobs in the area include internships, sales, and customer service reps. Many of the highest-paying jobs in Denver are in the medical field. Here are some of the most in-demand jobs in Denver:
- Sales Associate
- Registered Nurse
- Account Executive
- Customer Service Rep
Moving to Denver, Colorado
Would you like to live in Denver?
Denver Offers Big City Living and Outdoor Recreation
If you would like to live in Denver, consider working in one of the largest industries in the area: broadcast and telecommunications, aerospace, health and wellness, and financial services. The field of IT software also employs many professionals in the area.
Living in Denver also includes a lot of fun outdoor activities. Nearby National Parks include Arches National Park, Canyonlands, Rocky Mountain, and Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, among others. In the summer months enjoy cycling, walking, hiking, and nearby lakes. In the winter enjoy snowboarding, sledding, and ice skating.
If you're interested in moving to Denver, you can choose from a variety of home styles and neighborhoods, within the bustling city or in the suburbs. Reach out to a real estate agent today to find your perfect home.
- Single-Family Homes
- Condos, Townhouses
- Mountain Homes