Denver is a geographically isolated city sitting exactly one mile above
sea level and over 600 barren miles from the next closest major city.
Concealed from the west by bold foothills and towering 14,000-foot peaks,
and protected to the east by an expansive and unforgiving high desert
terrain, it is a place where everybody seems to be from somewhere else.
Today, modern-day pioneers flock to the city via their Denver car rental
for world-class skiing and biking, serene hiking and intense rock climbing.
They travel here from far and wide to imbibe famous microbrews, stand
in the humbling presence of massive peaks or find prosperity in the
booming computer and telecommunications economy. The end result: blended
but cohesive neighborhoods, brimming with a diverse collection of cultures
and exuding character and charm.
Anchored by Civic Center Park and the 16th Street Mall, a mile-long,
tree-lined pedestrian promenade, downtown is the perfect place to begin
exploring the Mile High City from your Denver car rental. Downtown's
vital mix of government, entertainment, business and sport make Denver's
central business district the envy of the West. Take a tour of the Colorado
State Capitol Building, where the eighteenth step places you exactly
one mile above sea level, or stroll through the nation's best collection
of Native American art at the Denver Art Museum. Park your Denver car
rental and shop away at the Tabor Center or take in a Broadway show
at one of the eight theaters comprising the Denver Performing Arts Complex.
After a long day of sightseeing, kick back in a brewpub and enjoy a
microbrew, or treat yourself to a fine dining experience at one of downtown's
Don't stop with downtown Denver as there are dozens more neighborhoods
to take in via your Denver car rental. Lower Downtown, Uptown, Five
Points, Capitol Hill and more are all worth driving to and spending