Denver Spring Break Crawl: Things to Do Beyond the Colorado Ski Resorts

Denver Festival of Balloons
At the Denver Festival of Balloons, kids can watch balloon artists at work. Photo: Pioneer Balloon Company

In Denver, people don't wait for springtime to get outside. Why would you when there's an abundance of sunny days, almost 6,000 acres of park space within city limits, more than two dozen breweries -- and exponentially more patios to sip those brews on. Here's how to spring break, Mile High City-style.