Commuter traffic in downtown Denver
The Denver area is a region in Colorado, a state of the United States of America. It is centered on the city of Denver, Colorado's capital and largest city, but includes some outlying areas as well.
Roughly speaking, this region is comprised of Jefferson, Douglas, Denver and Broomfield Counties, with the Western halves of Adams and Arapahoe Counties. It is bounded on the:
Region boundaries in Colorado are indistinct, and sometimes contentious. If you're looking for a destination/attraction that you think should be in this region, but can't find it, check the pages for South Central Colorado, Eastern Plains, and Front Range.
Denver Area Suburbs
See also the Front Range and South Central Colorado regions for other cities on the fringe of the Denver metropolitan area.
- Colorado Rafting With thousands of miles of rivers in Colorado. White water rafting is one of the largest tourism attractions in the state. May outfitters are a short drive into the Rocky Mountains. Choose from varying difficulty levels and trip lengths. Many outfitters offer half day, full day and overnight trips.
- The Burnsley Hotel,  1000 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80203. phone (303) 830-1000. . This is a downtown Denver all-suite hotel complete with an on site restaurant and piano bar.