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Buffalo Bill’s Grave & MuseumDistance From Denver Intl. Airport: 42.3mi
987 Half Lookout Mountain Rd
This museum is filled with memorabilia honoring the famous frontier scout, showman and Pony Express rider, William F. Cody. Exhibitions include gun collections and posters from the Wild West Show. A beautiful view of the mountains and the plains is visible from his gravesite.
Colorado’s Ocean Journey
Colorado’s Ocean JourneyDistance From Denver Intl. Airport: 24.5mi
700 Water St
Colorado’s Ocean Journey is a world-class aquarium that takes visitors on two journeys following two rivers that both start 12,000 feet above sea level. On one side, visitors follow the Colorado River through red rock canyons and flash floods on its way to the Sea of Cortez. On the other side, visitors twist through tropical rain forests following the Kampar River through the mountains of Sumatra on their way to a coral reef filled with sharks and colorful fish.
Denver Museum of Natural HistoryDistance From Denver Intl. Airport: 21.5mi
2001 Colorado Blvd
The Denver Museum of Natural History is the fourth largest museum of its kind in the nation, with over 80 dioramas depicting animals from around the world. It also features an outstanding dinosaur collection, a Hall of Life devoted to studying the human body, a planetarium, an outstanding geological collection and an IMAX theater. The museum has recently opened Prehistoric Journey, a permanent exhibit that takes a fascinating look at the Earth’s 3.5 billion-year history of life.
Denver ZooDistance From Denver Intl. Airport: 21.7mi
In City Park between York & Colorado Blvd on 23rd Ave
The Denver Zoo is consistently rated as one of the top 10 in America with 3,500 animals in lovely spreading grounds in City Park. “Tropical Discovery,” is a 1.5-acre rainforest under glass in which visitors feel the sensation of walking through a jungle teeming with wildlife. Other highlights of the Zoo include “Northern Shores” where you can watch polar bears swim underwater and Primate Panorama, where visitors can get as close as 10 feet to over 29 species of monkeys.
Six Flags Elitch Gardens Theme ParkDistance From Denver Intl. Airport: 25.7mi
I-25 at Speer Blvd
Six Flags Elitch Gardens Theme Park is a one hundred-year-old theme park known for its European atmosphere, elaborate floral gardens, and thrill rides. In 1995, Elitch Gardens moved to an expanded location in downtown Denver along the South Platte River with all new rides, gardens, lagoons, restaurants and amusements
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Red Rocks AmphitheatreDistance From Denver Intl. Airport: 5.7mi
12 mi west of Denver in Morrison Colorado
Red Rocks Amphitheatre is a 9,000-seat natural outdoor arena carved out of huge, 500-foot (152 m) high, red sandstone cliffs, all overlooking Denver and the plains. With its views and geologic wonders, it’s one of the world’s most famous concert sites and has played host to everyone from the Beatles to symphony orchestras. Seventy million years ago, the rocks were the beach of an ancient inland sea that covered eastern Colorado and Kansas. Today, it’s a wonderful site for hikes, picnics and concerts.
Tiny TownDistance From Denver Intl. Airport: 39.7mi
6249 S Turkey Creek Rd
Tiny Town is a kid-sized village with dozens of “Old West” buildings, all built at 1/6 scale in a scenic mountain location. An authentic toy steam locomotive circles the park giving children and adults a ride past the miniature town.
U.S. MintDistance From Denver Intl. Airport: 26.3mi
W Colfax Ave & Cherokee St
The U.S. Mint is where over five billion coins are made each year and there are free 20-minute tours on weekdays. It is also the second largest storehouse of gold bullion in the U.S. after Fort Knox. The gift shop has many unique coins not available anywhere else, and there is a small museum on the history of money.