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Denver and Foothills Mountain Small-Group Tour

By: ilimo
  • Explore historic downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountain foothills
  • Check out the natural sandstone acoustics at Red Rocks Amphitheatre
  • Take in panoramic views from the top of Lookout Mountain
Denver and Foothills Mountain Small-Group Tour
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Denver and Foothills Mountain Small-Group Tour
Explore beyond Denver and head for the foothills of the Rocky Mountains on a small-group tour. Stunning panoramas, pine forests, Wild West history, and scenic canyon roads are within easy reach of the Mile High City, so you can get out of town even if you just have a half-day to spare and no car. Stops include the famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre and the town of Golden, home of Coors brewing.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group of no more than 14 in downtown Denver, and begin with a visit to historic Larimer Square, one of the city’s oldest places that's now a shopping and dining hub. Hop in the bus and head west into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, just a 30-minute drive away. See the legendary music venue and ancient sandstone formations at Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Park, and follow the scenic Bear Creek Canyon to the typical mountain town of Evergreen, where you’ll stop for photos.

Get a glimpse of Colorado’s ‘beasts of the plains’ at the Buffalo Herd Overlook on the way up Lookout Mountain, one of the closest peaks to Denver that offers stunning views of the Front Range. You can also pay tribute to a chapter of Wild West history at the grave of frontier showman Buffalo Bill. Take the scenic Lariat Loop down the mountain to the town of Golden, home to the Coors brewing company. Take a walk around the charming main street here before returning to Denver.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Good tour but to short

The guide was very friendly, knowledgeable and provided a very good tour/experience. I felt the tour was entirely to quick as you do not have nearly enough time to take in the sights/incredible/beautiful views the tour offered. If your looking to take in unbelievable views...More

Thank jscarecrow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun trip, highly scenic drive.

Madu was our tour guide and she was wonderful. She gave commentary when appropriate. I enjoyed all that she had to say and she also had a great sense of humor. Her driving was very good and the scenery was unbelievable. Red Rocks was more...More

2  Thank Scott N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic Tour

This tour is very reasonably priced and was excellent. The guide, Madu, was a great guide providing a lot of interesting information with a touch of humor. She also assured we were well hydrated and gave anticipatory guidance about each stop how to efficiently use...More

1  Thank susanwiers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

took this tour today and loved it...tour guide was awesome giving history of denver and Colorado. only thing that could have been better would be if the tour spent more time in golden...maybe brew tour etc

Thank ashley b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Tour and Tour Guide

We did this when family came to town and it gave them the ability to enjoy the foothills and learn about the area without having to drive themselves. Van was comfy and scenery was beautiful. We all really enjoyed Red Rocks and Golden. Ben was...More

Thank 023MntTravelers
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10 June 2018|
Response from hdon | Reviewed this property |
It was a four hour tour. Probably actually a little less. We were picked up at our hotel because it was within city limits which was nice. Others met us at a downtown spot. It was a Mercedes small bus/ large van style with... More
5 June 2018|
Response from AnnLa | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you could bring a 3 yr old. I don't think it would interest a child that age but could very easily be done.
11 May 2018|
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Response from barbaralonsbury | Reviewed this property |
Please check out the tour for information