Self-catering vacation accommodation in the Denver area is set in and around the capital of the state of Colorado. It sits at the junction of the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains, which makes the city an important gateway for holidaymakers visiting mountain resorts throughout the year.
Denver area vacation rentals are found in a city with a thriving cultural scene, with a host of prominent museums to visit. The Denver Art Museum is an expansive attraction that would take a day for a comprehensive visit. Elsewhere there’s the Denver Mint, which offers hourly tours – more money is made here that in any other location on the planet. You’ll also find the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, which offers a host of hands-on exhibits as well as a IMAX cinema.
In the summer months it would be well worth visiting some of the family-oriented attractions around self-catering vacation accommodation in the Denver are. Lakeside is an amusement park that eschews the commercialism of modern attractions and features a range of rides and games that hark back to the early and mid-20th Century. Meanwhile the Butterfly Pavilion is a short drive south from downtown Denver and boasts a range of exhibits devoted to the natural world, with a tropical conservatory that houses more than 1,000 butterflies.
In the winter months Denver area vacation rentals are within driving distance of numerous prestigious winter resorts, including Copper Mountain, Keystone, Winter Park, Breckenridge, Vail and Aspen. Breckenridge is one of the closest, at just over an hour away, and offers more than 150 runs spread across a skiable area of 2,358 acres.
In the summer months the mountain resorts to the west of holiday accommodation in the Denver area become perfect destinations for people in search of adventure and magnificent natural scenery. In the Arapaho National Forest are some fantastic walking trails, and opportunities for mountain biking, climbing and kayaking.
At Denver area vacation rentals you can expect a continental climate, which creates a big difference between summer and winter conditions. In June, July and August daily highs usually reach or exceed the high 20s. Winters here are cool, with sub-zero temperatures common at night, and snowfall more regular the further west you go.
Travelling from the UK you can reach Denver area self-catering accommodation by flying with British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR) to Denver International Airport (DEN), which is one of the busiest and largest international airports in the world.