Children's Hospital Colorado

Enjoying Denver, Colorado

Life in the Mile High City

At the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is a beautiful city. With 300 days of sunshine a year, Denver is one of the fittest cities in the nation. Living here naturally fosters a love of the great outdoors. But Denver doesn't stop at offering the nation's largest city park system, 90 golf courses and an incredible 850 miles of paved bike trails-Denver is also a cultural and sophisticated city.


There is lots to see and do in Denver. Mountain-views abound and the panorama visible from Denver is 120 miles long and includes nearly 200 named peaks. Learn more about Denver.

Downtown is also home to three new sports stadiums, eight professional sports teams, 300 restaurants, a wonderfully restored historic district, several museums, great shopping, the second largest performing arts center in the nation, and three college campuses. 

And, in the spirit of the wild west, each winter Denver hosts one of the one of the world's largest rodeos: the National Western Rodeo and Stock Show.

Museums & Culture

Denver has a great love of the arts and culture, with many opportunities for kids and their families.

Relax & Revel

Colorado has four national parks, countless national monuments and 28 major resort areas-most within a two-hour drive of Denver. World-class skiing, hiking, biking, hot springs, rafting, camping and breathtaking scenic wonders are always close by.

Shopping, Dining & Entertainment near Children's Hospital Colorado

Aurora has many things for your family to enjoy right near the hospital including many shopping and restaurant options. With everything from national retail chains to locally-owned shops, Aurora has a shopping experience for every member of your family. There are also over 250 different restaurant options serving everything from classic American food to a wide variety of ethnic options.