Denver has about 200 parks and also home to many nationally recognized museums, including a new wing for the Denver Art Museum. This will make you have a lot of things to do with your family to make a wonderful trip, such visitting Children’s Museum of Denver. For NFL or NBA fans, Denver is home to a variety of sports teams and is one of the U.S. cities with teams from four major sports. There are Denver Broncos in NFL, Colorado Rockies in MLB, Denver Nuggets in NBA, Colorado Avalanche in NHL and Colorado Rapids in MLS.
Denver is the capital and largest city in the state of Colorado, United States. The city is located east of the Rocky Mountains and into the heart of the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area. The central downtown district is located in the eastern part of the South Platte River, close encounter with Cherry Creek, about 24 kilometers from the foot of the hill.
Weather and best time to visit Denver
Denver lies within the semi-arid, it has four distinct seasons and receives a modest amount of precipitation spread through the year. Due to its inland location on the High Plains, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Denver, like all cities along the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains, is subject to sudden changes in weather.The climate is very sunny, averaging 3,106 hours or 30July is the warmest month, with a daily average temperature of 74.2 °F (23.4 °C).Summers range from mild to hot with occasional afternoon thunderstorms and high temperatures reaching 90 °F (32 °C) on 38 days annually, and occasionally 100 °F (38 °C). December, the coldest month of the year, has a daily average temperature of 29.9 °F (−1.2 °C). Winters range from mild to occasional bitter cold, with periods of snow and low temperatures alternating with periods of mild weather, the result of chinook winds. In winter, highs can occasionally reach up to 65 °F (18 °C) and can also sometimes fail to reach 0 °F (−18 °C). Snowfall is common throughout the late fall, winter and early spring, averaging 53.5 inches (136 cm) for 1981−2010. The average window for measurable (≥0.1 in or 0.25 cm) snow is October 17 through April 27 although measurable snowfall has fallen in Denver as early as September 4 and as late as June 3. If you want to see some festivals, below you can read best time to visit taken from US News Travel.
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45+ things to do in Denver
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