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Heading to Colorado? Search for cheap flights to Denver International Airport (DEN) onboard Frontier Air, American Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, United Airlines, among others. It's usually a non-stop trip from New York but some trips have 1 layover.
In winter Denver gets a lot of snow, mostly between October and March, which is great if you’re planning a ski trip to the Rocky Mountains. Summer hits in June, which is the best time of the year to plan a vacation in Denver. Autumn is also popular for its clear skies and fall colors. Compare your flights to Denver at least 3-4 months in advance.
A flight to Denver from New York takes 4 hours and 30 minutes.
Denver is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and has plenty to offer visitors year-round. The Rocky Mountains are just 12 miles away, the perfect place to escape a day or two with a rental car in Denver, either for a quick ski trip or some hiking.
Museums: Denver is home to dozens of museums that cover everything from nature, science, transportation to art. Top choices include: Denver Art Museum, Molly Brown House Museum and the Byers-Evans House Museum.
City Park: Enjoy 330+ acres of greenery while visiting Denver’ City Park. There are two lakes, meadows, fields, playgrounds, even a zoo and museum. When the sun is out, it's the most popular place to be.
Rocky Mountains: In winter, ski resorts are but 1-2 hours away by car. In the summer, the mountains are perfect for hiking. Take a trip to Beaver Creek, Arapahoe Basin or a bit further to Aspen.
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There is no shortage of choice when it comes to hotels in Denver. You'll find plenty in the budget category, a lot in the mid-range and more than a handful of hotels for the luxury travelers among us. During popular ski and summer holiday weeks, it pays to book your rooms early.
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