Tag Archive: Denver

Sep 22

Denver Botanic Gardens: A Beautiful Spot in the City

Walking Path

Denver Botanic Garden in Cheesman Park and contains more than 15,000 species of plants.  It is a large 23 acre botanical garden that is home to North America’s largest collection of plants from a cold temperate climate, but that is not all that the garden has in store for its visitors.  There are many different …

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Sep 12

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Dinosaur Fossils

The Denver Musuem of Nature and Science is a massive 500,000 square-foot science museum that has in-depth information on six different fields of study.  Their six main areas are anthropology, geology, health science, paleontology, space science and zoology.  Each area had state-of-the-art exhibits that were mostly hands on and seemed to be loved by the …

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Sep 04

The Downtown Denver Aquarium

Tropical Fish

The Downtown Denver Aquarium is a wonderful aquarium for the city of Denver.  This Colorado aquarium will probably never set world records or be considered one of the best in the country, but if you want to see a well run aquarium that has plenty of attractions then this is a good place to start. …

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Aug 24

Denver Zoo: Lots of Mile High Animal Fun

Baby Orangutan

The Denver Zoo seems to get better every time that we go.  Our first visit there was a couple of years ago and we were not that impressed.  It seemed like there was a lot of potential but it was not quite there yet.  I do not know if it was the time of year …

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Aug 21

Butterfly Pavilion- Westminster Colorado

White Butterfly

The Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster Colorado which is suburb of Denver is a wonderful place to spend an hour or two watching hundreds of butterflies and other creepy crawlies.  It is a little bigger than an insect house at a large zoo, so if you have an insect house or butterfly house at your local zoo …

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Jul 30

Wings over the Rockies Air and Space Museum

Hangar Space

Visiting the Wings over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is a good way to spend a few hours if you are ever in Denver, Colorado.  It is an excellent museum that Karen and I feel would entertain the whole family.  I could not see anybody getting bored there because there is so much to …

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