If you re looking for a change of pace, consider the fun you can have in Denver, a city known for its abundance of recreational activities and its majestic scenery, thanks in large part to the Rocky Mountains. Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) is on the east side of town, and you can get there by driving yourself or using the public bus service provided by Fresno Express. A direct flight from Fresno to Denver takes less than two and a half hours.
One of the most popular destinations in the Mile-High City is the Denver Botanic Gardens on York Street. The city botanic garden is routinely described as a beautiful destination in downtown. Denver has several entertaining exhibits, including a children s garden. Other noteworthy attractions include Mount Evans, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Denver Art Museum.
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Denver winters can be brisk, when the average temperature is 15 degrees, but summers are pleasant, and the temperature routinely hovers around 90 degrees. Even when it's cold, the city sees more sunny days than just about anywhere else in the country. The Denver International Airport (DEN) is on the northwest side of town, off Pena Boulevard and more than 20 miles east of town. For ease and convenience, you can take a taxi to your destination. For a more affordable option, you can use public transportation provided by the Regional Transportation District.