Perhaps it’s the 300 days of sunshine or the bright, blue skies, but whatever ‘it’ is, one thing’s for certain… Love is in the air in Denver, Colorado. You’ve probably never considered this incredible location before but we’ve got some romantic activity suggestions right here!

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Get lost in the Denver Botanic Gardens

Meander through lush rose gardens, fields of Colorado wildflowers, and around the water ponds teeming with huge lily pads and flowers. This sweet spot has dozens of hideaways for stealing kisses among the fabulous florals!

Watch the sun set over the Rocky Mountains at Peaks Lounge

See the gorgeous pinks and oranges of the setting sun over the Rocky Mountains at this 27th level retreat inside the Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center.

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Cozy up inside amidst a Colorado aspen grove inside Beatrice & Woodsley

Embrace the soft lighting, rustic decor and delicious, seasonal food that create an idyllic and intimate spot and dining experience for you and your new husband.

Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride and dinner in Larimer Square

The tree-lined street is adorned with hanging lights all year round, making it one of the most popular and romantic date night spots in the city, so why not top it off with a carriage ride and an intimate dinner?

Hike among the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

The couple who plays together, stays together. Taking a hike among the beautiful setting here will make you understand why this iconic landscape inspires musicians around the world.

Experience the glamour of the golden age

Check out the swank bars after Prohibition ended in 1933 at The Cooper Lounge in the newly renovated Beaux-Arts Denver Union Station. Sample the hottest of restaurants or make a night of it at the unique Crawford Hotel!

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Feel the love under the rotating heart at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Just in front of the museum, this rotating heart is a top location for engagement and wedding photos. Follow it up with a glass of wine on the rooftop of the museum during sunset.

Sip on cocktails in the dark and sultry Green Russell

Ignite your passion in this Prohibition-era cocktail lounge that specialises in classic cocktails hand-crafted with local spirits. Why not sweeten up the evening with a decadent fresh-baked pie and champagne cocktail?

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Snuggle up on the velvet couch at the historic Colorado National Bank Building

Don’t worry, it’s not a bank anymore! Recently renovated into a boutique hotel, lounge and western-inspired restaurant, this would make for a really enjoyable honeymoon experience.

Pack a picnic for a day in Washington Park

Why not make the most of the local treats from one of Denver’s many specialty markets, and pack up a picnic box for a day among the vibrant gardens? And you can even rent a paddle boat or tandem bike for a turn around the popular park.

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Love is all around in Denver, the capital city of Colorado. Begin planning your romantic getaway in Denver by going to VisitDenver.com, or checking out their Facebook and Twitter. Want more of a beach destination for your first holiday as husband and wife? Check this out…