Studies reveal top Denver tourist attractions

by | Aug 12, 2015 | Blog, Home & Lifestyle


denver lifestyle city park museumLast year, Colorado lured a record 71.3 million tourists to its cities and rural areas. They spent a whopping $18.6 billion in the state –more than half of that in Denver. Who is coming? And what attractions are they flocking to?

Here are some findings from recent studies, as reported by the Denver Post:

Top shopping and entertainment centers visited by people from out-of-state:

1. 16th Street Mall
2. Cherry Creek
3. Lower Downtown Denver
4. Denver Pavilions
5. Larimer Square

Top paid attractions visited by people from out of state:

1. Denver Zoo
2. Denver Art Museum
3. Denver Botanic Gardens
4. Red Rocks Amphitheatre
5. Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Top states sending visitors to Denver:

1. California
2. Texas
3. Illinois
4. Florida
5. Arizona

Top cities sending visitors to Denver:

1. Los Angeles
2. Chicago
3. New York City
4. Albuquerque/Santa Fe
5. Dallas/Ft. Worth

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