Denver International Airport (DEN)
Orientation and Maps
(Denver, Colorado (CO), USA)
Denver has grown into a major urban city, full of culture, top dining venues and a host of nightclubs. Famous for its cow-town past, Denver has become a true metropolis and although it is a large city, much of the downtown area is eminently walkable. Within the city you will find plenty of parks and recreations areas, with the Cherry Creek State Park located to the southeast, and the Bear Creek Lake Park to the southwest.
To the northeast of the downtown district and close to the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Refuge, Denver International Airport (DEN) is well connected to the city and this part of Colorado. The airport is located along Pana Boulevard and near to the I-70 interstate. Denver's bus station is located on 19th Street and offers regular buses around the area. Greyhound buses also operate here and travel further afield, with popular destinations including Cheyenne, which can be reached in around three hours.
The train station in Denver is known as Union Station and can be found between 17th Street and Wynkoop Street. Regular Amtrak trains offer fast services to many prominent American cities, including both San Francisco and Chicago. During the winter months, a special ski train travels to the Winter Park at weekends.
Denver International Airport (DEN) Maps: Important City Districts
The main sightseeing opportunities are centered around the downtown district of Denver, which is a square-shaped area bounded on the eastern and southern sides by the Broadway stretch and the Colfax Avenue. Denver's main shops are based along the busy 16th Street.
Those looking for the best restaurants in the city should consider the extensive selection located in the Lower Downtown area, which is often referred to locally as simply 'LoDo'. Plenty of dining venues and nightclubs are centered around Larimer Square.
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