Denver Metro Area Guide

While searching for an apartment for rent in Denver, be sure and take the time to visit some of the exciting and fascinating aspects of the city you will soon call home. Denver, nicknamed the Mile High City due to its elevation on the edge of the Rocky Mountains, is the capital city of Colorado. This city offers a dynamic and diverse area of culture amidst a scenic mountain area.

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Denver was originally established during the gold rush as a mining town—the site of the original settlement is now Confluence Park located in downtown Denver. In addition to Confluence Park, Denver is home to a variety of different parks for your enjoyment. The 314 acre City Park is something you will want see during your apartment search. Denver is also home to several mountain parks including Red Rocks Park, which is complete with an amphitheatre and the Winter Park Resort. The many city and mountain parks in Denver contribute to its culture of being an active outdoor city. Residents of Denver enjoy skiing, hiking, climbing, kayaking, and camping at the various parks; after settling into your new apartment you should check out some of these areas and try out some new activities.

If an exciting night life and great food are your idea of a great place to live then Denver is the perfect home for you. The LoDo area of the city features restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and art galleries. Denver is also known for its New Mexican Cuisine and is famous for its red and green Chile sauce, burritos, omelets and more. Take time during your apartment search to sample some of the great cuisine Denver has to offer. To quench you thirst stop by the Coors or New Belgium brewing companies where you can take a tour and may even get a sample! While you are touring you may also want to stop by one of Denver’s many museums including the Denver Museum of Art and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

For the sports enthusiast Denver offers something for everyone. Denver is home to the NFL’s Denver Broncos and MLB’s Colorado Rockies. Denver’s Pepsi Center is also the home of the NBA’s Denver Nuggets and MLS’s Colorado Rapids.  One could say that Denver is a sports lover’s dream.

Along with massive skiing resorts, a rich nightlife and a slew of professional sports teams, there are also tons of beautiful Denver apartments available as well. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Denver has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Denver area, our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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