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Denver Museum of Contemporary Art

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The MCA, Museum of Contemporary Art, was founded in 1996 and provided the city of Denver with its first contemporary art museum.  David Adjaye, at the Museum’s tenth year as a cultural presenter, was

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Cave of the Winds

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Cave Of the Winds in Manitou Springs, Colorado is celebrating its 130th anniversary this year!  Originally discovered by Arthur Love in the 1860’s, the cave was explored and excavated by George Washington Snider.  Mr.

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High Line Canal

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High Line Canal is a 66 mile long canal located in the Denver, Colorado area.  The waterway runs from Waterton Canyon to the Rocky Mountain Arsenal through Douglas County, Arapahoe County, and Denver County.

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10 Colorado Parks

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1. Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site – An adobe fort built in 1833 located near La Junta, Colorado in Otero County. The fort was built by William and Charles Bent as well as

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Black Hawk and Central City

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Who says all the good casinos are in Vegas? Denver residents definitely aren’t. With a whole slew of casinos in our own backyard, Denverites can frequent the casinos of Black Hawk and Central City,

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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The famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre stands 6450 feet above sea level and is the only geologically formed, acoustically perfect amphitheatre of its kind in the world. Artists and visitors alike aspire to be a

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Explore the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster

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Since 1995, the Butterfly Pavilion has been providing people in the Denver metro area with a fun-filled, educational experience for anyone interested in invertebrates from around the world. The Butterfly Pavilion prides itself on

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The Mizel Museum

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The Mizel Museum is in Denver, Colorado. It is located in Babi Yar Park. The Mizel Museum is run by the Jewish Rabbi Stanley Wagner – and Carol and Larry Mizel founded the Mizel

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The Age of Real Pirates

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EVENT: Exhibition “REAL PIRATES: THE UNTOLD STORY OF WHYDAH FROM SLAVE SHIP TO PIRATE SHIP.” LOCATION: Denver Museum of Nature and Science at 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205, ph: 303.370.6000 TICKETS: Online and

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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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Located in Colorado, the Royal Gorge Bridge is one of the greatest landmarks in the country. Until 2003, the Royal Gorge Bridge was the highest suspension bridge in the world, only to be recently

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Four Corners Monument

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The Four Corners area is a significant point in the United States because the Four Corners Monument is shared by four different states in America. Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah are all the

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Denver Mint

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The United States Mint was created by Congress on April 2, 1782 and receives more than $1 billion in annual revenues.  Because it is a self-funded agency, revenues beyond the operating expenses are turned

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Antelope Canyon

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The Antelope Canyon is one of the most visited slot canyons in the world and is based in Navajo, Arizona. The Antelope is separated into two slot canyon sections which both have been named

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The Great Sand Dunes National Park

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People often associate the Centennial State with the iconic silhouette of the Great Rockies. Yet Colorado is one of the most geographically diverse states in the U.S., with dozens of ecosystems ranging from desert

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Travel Back to the Jurassic: The Dinosaur Resource Center from Woodland Park

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Dinosaurs are awe inspiring creatures which roamed the prehistoric world, millions and millions of years ago. For dinosaur enthusiasts there is nothing more captivating than learning more about raptors and pterodactyls or the mighty

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