Photos: Denver's best free attractions and tours, part one

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This summer, we've been celebrating Colorado and the Mile High City by spotlighting many of the features found on Visit Denver's site, including our collection of Denver's top eleven hidden tourism gems and the thirteen best free day trips from Denver. But our latest list, featuring the best free attractions and tours in Denver, is so big -- seventeen items strong -- that we're breaking it into two parts. Start today with selections that'll take you into the top ten, complete with photos, links and Visit Denver text -- and the price is definitely right. Check them out below.

Number 17: REI Flagship

Located in the restored 1901 Denver Tramway building, the REI Denver Flagship store is a complete outdoor resource, a historic landmark and an award-winning architectural accomplishment. Don't miss the interactive features, including mountain bike trails, a 45-foot climbing wall and more.
Number 16: Rockmount Ranch Wear
R.E.M. vet Peter Buck with Rockmount owner Steve Weil.
"Browse the racks and enjoy the free museum at Lower Downtown's historic Rockmount Ranch Wear, the originator of the western snap-button shirt. The walls are adorned with photos of the many celebs who have worn Rockmount shirts, including Eric Clapton, Robert Redford and Elvis Presley."
Continue to keep counting down Denver's best free attractions and tours, part one.

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