Being the capital of the state of Colorado, Denver is the most happening city in terms of business, leisure and official activities. Also known as the Mile High City, it is the largest metro city in 600 miles of radius and the most populous city of Colorado. Located at the junction of Cherry Creek and South Platte River, the city is uniformly stretched over the foothills of Rocky Mountains. It provides equal doses of business, leisure and recreation. It has the nation's largest park system with 200 city parks and over 20,000 acres of mountains. Besides, Denver International Airport is the largest airport in America and the third largest in the world. The city is also known as the sports capital with all the major leagues of football conducted throughout the year.