The Mile-High City indeed includes one step on its capital building that is literally 5,280 feet above sea level. The rest of the city–with a few exceptions–is a little more or a little less than a mile high. This fact, combined with its beautiful Rocky Mountain setting. makes the highest capitol of the 50 United States a remarkable example of urbanature at altitude, combining glorious views with world class skiing close by and an occasional bald eagle visible in City Park downtown.

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