17741
Colorado
Signature City Denver: From Museums to Mountain Parks
Perched at 5,280 feet, Denver stands tall in many ways — world-class art, history, outdoor culture, foothills beauty. Explore one of the West’s most cosmopolitan and progressive cities.
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Program No. 17741RJ
Length
6 days
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1,429
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At a Glance

From its humble beginnings as a mining camp, Denver has evolved into a world-class center for business, art, culture and diversity. Join Road Scholar experts to discover the very best that Colorado's capital city has to offer. Explore the bustling and historic downtown to get a feel for the city’s urban side before venturing to Denver’s Mountain Parks and Wildlife Refuge to get to know the city’s pervasive natural beauty. Discover Denver’s cultural scene at renowned museums and concert venues to round out your in-depth exploration of Denver.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking and standing for sustained periods of time. Elevations of 5,280 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Take an expert-led walking excursion through downtown Denver to learn about the historic “LoDo” district and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Larimer Square.
  • Explore Denver’s Mountain Parks, which comprise 14,000 acres of pristine wilderness, and learn firsthand about the wildlife of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Discover two unique art museums: the renowned Denver Art Museum and the Clyfford Still Museum.
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Joan Fields
A Colorado native, Joan Fields has always had a deep interest in the culture and history of the state. She is a member of several historical organizations and has had many years of experience in leading study explorations for various groups. She is a past president of Ghost Town Club of Colorado, an organization that focuses on the preservation and study of Colorado’s past. Her deep love of the state and passion for history brings everything together.
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Lee Dahl
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