Dominated by the majesty of the Rocky Mountains, with over 300 days of sunshine a year, 54 mountain peaks over 14,000 feet, 65,000 miles of streams, 15 national forests and 40 State parks - Colorado offers year-round scenic beauty and an abundance of outdoor activities. Denver is home to lively tree lined avenues and fabulous shopping. Jetset would like to thank all city, state and regional tourist authorities and CVB's for their photographic assistance and access to their libraries.
Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains and blessed with 300 days of sunshine a year, Denver is a lively city with a great love of the outdoors. Denver has the tenth largest downtown in the U.S. - a bustling area centred around a pedestrian promenade that is lined with cafes and flower baskets. There are mountain views, a collection of museums and galleries and excellent shopping.