The best fleet of motorhomes and campervans for rent in Denver
The capital of Colorado, Denver is the state’s most populous city with over 700,000 people calling it home. The city is located in the South Platte River Valley just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Downtown Denver is immediately east of the confluence of the South Platte River and Cherry Creek.
Nicknamed the “Mile High City” for its elevation, Denver sits exactly 5,280 feet above sea level and boasts 300 days of sunshine per year. As you can imagine, this makes it an ideal destination for tourists all year-round.
The city itself has 200 parks and nearly 20,000 acres of parks in the nearby Rocky Mountains, making it one of the best cities in the U.S. for getting back to nature. The area is also incredibly environmentally conscious, ranking in the top 30 greenest cities in America.
Denver welcomes millions of tourists every year with crowds attracted by the plethora of outdoor activities and pumping urban fare. Whether you enjoy a good hike or are a sucker for a good feed, you’ll find everything you want and more in Denver.
If you rent a campervan in Denver, you can get there by car. Denver is crisscrossed with highways, the main one being the Interstate highway 70 which spans the whole nation, crossing the entirety of Colorado.You can also reach Denver by plane. Denver International Airport serves the metropolitan area of Denver as well as the greater Front Range Urban Corridor. The airport is 25 miles from Downtown Denver.The train is another option. The Amtrak Zephyr runs daily between San Francisco and Chicago, stopping at Denver along the way. Noted as one of the most picturesque train routes in the United States, the trip across the Rockies is particularly worth the ticket price.
Street parking in Denver runs an average of $1 per hour with an average limit of 2 hours maximum. It should be noted that Denver charges for overnight parking and requires you to move your vehicle 100 feet if parked for 2 hours from 8 am to 10 pm.
If you choose to park in a garage or lot you’ll be looking at $4 to $24 per hour. There are a number of dedicated garages throughout the city with pricing going up the closer you get to the city center.