From its humble roots as a mining town in the mid-1800’s, the city of Denver has come along way since the days of panning for gold. The city sits one mile about sea level or an elevation of 5,280, garnering its famous nickname, “The Mile High City”. Today, Denver is the 24th largest city in the United States and provides a unique blend of urban sophistication and outdoor adventure. Popular attractions in the city include, 16th Street Mall, Union Station, Civic Center Park, LODO bar scene, Denver Art Museum, City Park, Denver Performing Arts Complex, Cheesman Park, Denver Pavilions, Denver Capitol Building, Brown Palace Hotel and a bevy of great pro sports franchises. Nestled along the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is a beautiful city inside and out.