Travelers who are making the journey from Chicago into Denver International Airport (DEN), for business or pleasure, will be blown away by the majestic mountain views on the descent. Denver is a vibrant city that is home to major professional sporting teams, top museums, as well as a thriving local shopping scene to boot.
If your whole family is traveling to Denver, you can check out the Downtown Aquarium, the Children's Museum of Denver or the Denver Zoo. The Molly Brown House Museum is a specialty museum that chronicles the life of this famous Titanic survivor, and the Forney Transportation Museum is a must-see attraction for anyone who has an interest in planes, trains or automobiles.
Once you have picked up your rental car at Denver International Airport, getting into the city will be easy on either Interstate 70 or Toll-Road E470. If you are looking for things to do while in the surrounding area, you can hop in your car and head south on Interstate 25 to the United States Air Force Academy, the Botanic Gardens or the Elitch Gardens Theme Park.
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Travelers who are flying into Denver International Airport (DEN) from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), can expect to be in the air for a little over two hours.