3 Must-Do Summertime Denver Activities

Summertime will be in Denver, Colorado before you know it. But don’t wait till it’s here to start planning your summer vacation outings in the wonderful Mile High City. To help you make the most of your 2012 summer, take a look at these events and activities that will make it impossible to leave or resist a trip to Denver.

  1. Toyota Elephant Passage: This one of a kind experience will open June 1st at the Denver Zoo.  Occupying 10-acres on the southern edge of the Denver Zoo, Toyota Elephant Passage ( is the largest bull elephant habitat in the world). The expansive $50-million complex will allow you to explore and discover the rich history of animals in Asian culture and their complicated relationship with humans. In short, it’s Denver’s newest must-see!
  2. Colorado History Museum: On April 28th, the doors of the History Colorado Center will open to tell the stories of colorful Coloradans with fun, family-friendly activities inside a beautiful new building in Denver’s Golden Triangle Museum District. The opening exhibits highlight the courage, persistence, triumphs, tragedies and character of the men and women who created Colorado.
  3. Summer concerts at Red Rocks: No summer in Denver is complete without at least one — or two or five — trips out to the awe-inspiring Red Rocks Amphitheatre, located just 15 miles from downtown Denver. 70 million years in the making, the 9,450-seat venue is flanked by enormous 300-foot red sandstone rock formations and always boasts a star-studded musical schedule. There is no doubt that a concert at Red Rocks is a must-do this summer.

For more information Denver or to make your own reservations at The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa please call (303) 297-3111 or e-mail us atconcierge@brownpalace.com.

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