Mile High Dive


Mermaid in Bronco's jersey, interacting with children through aquarium glass

Mile High mermaid! Photo by i.ytimg.com.

Dry-landers take heart.  If you’re yearning to snorkel with sea creatures a thousand plus miles from the nearest seashore, Landry’s Denver aquarium will have you swimming with more sting rays, eels, fish, and skates than sea snorkelers can hope to glimpse.  You may even spot some mermaids.  

Photo from scubadiving.com

Too calm for you?  In another exhibit, you can scuba dive with the largest sharks in Colorado either as a guest or volunteer.   It’s a great way for divers to keep in practice when a trips to the coast are such a strain.  

After a year of driving to Denver to work as a guide, I can attest that Landry’s is a breathtaking place to volunteer.


About breathtakebyways

Ann Williams’ travel articles have appeared in publications all over the country including The Washington Post, Roads to Adventure, and Jack and Jill. Between researching and writing books, she specializes in creative lectures.

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