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  • Denver: Haunted Walking Ghost Tour

    1. Denver: Haunted Walking Ghost Tour

    Like the looming Rockies, Denver’s dark history casts a long shadow over the Mile High City. Dive deep into the haunted history at the heart of the city’s oldest neighborhood, Capitol Hill, on a guided walking tour. Choose between a standard 1-hour tour or a 1.5-hour extended tour. Hear stories take you on a journey back to a time of wealth, luxury, and deceit. This collection of stories will unearth the dark secrets that are the foundation on which this iconic city was built. Follow your guide through 8-13 (standard or extended tour) different sites and historic houses around the state’s Capitol building. Find out where the unsinkable Molly Brown, one of the most famous survivors of the sinking of the Titanic, might still show her face. See a side of Denver not often seen by visitors. Take a walk through the beautiful neighborhood that is the heart of the Mile High City while listeni...

    Very interesting tour! There were some interesting stories and pictures to go along with the areas visited. Walt was very knowledgable and a very charismatic storyteller. Would recommend!

  • Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

    2. Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

    Experience one of nature's greatest treasures, the Garden of the Gods, on an exciting Segway Tour. Admire the Colorado sights such as Kissing Camels, Praying Hands, and Park Overlook.  Enjoy unobscured views and a mellow pace that ensures your visit to this beautiful red rock park is memorable. Your guide will point out exotic plant life, red-tailed hawks, eagles' nests, mule deer, big horn sheep, and of course, numerous spectacular geologic formations and the unique caricatures hidden within them. You will have several short stops, however; generally stay on the Segway throughout the tour. You will learn about the cultural history of the park, and hear a variety of tall tales and true stories of the Old West and Colorado Springs. Be sure to dress in layers with closed-toe shoes. Your tour includes 'Cone Zone' safety training and the best guides in the west.

    Our tour guide, Kevin, was knowledgeable about the history of Garden of the God's and all of the rock formations. The weather was awesome which allowed us to see all of the sites. I would definitely recommend the segway tour to locals, new comers, and visitors.

  • Denver CityPASS®: Save up to 40% on Top Attractions

    3. Denver CityPASS®: Save up to 40% on Top Attractions

    Enjoy your choice of admission to 3, 4, or 5 of the most popular attractions in Denver at up to 40% off of regular combined admission. Marvel at the underwater worlds of the Downtown Aquarium, explore an urban oasis at the Denver Botanical gardens, and discover the wonders of nature at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Other attractions to choose from include The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, The Denver Art Museum, and The History Colorado Center.

  • Denver: Private Tour to Pikes Peak and Garden of Gods

    4. Denver: Private Tour to Pikes Peak and Garden of Gods

    Colorado really shows off its beauty when it comes to Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods. Located in the Rocky Mountains, west of Colorado Springs, start with exploring Pikes Peak, which is well over 2.3 billion years old and the highest summit in the Front Range boasting sprawling views for miles. Enjoy 14,115 feet of beauty right in Denver’s backyard. Explore the endless trails at Garden of the Gods, and disconnect as you view the gigantic sandstone formations surrounding you. This park was voted the best city park in the country and has a phenomenal history which your guide will tell you all about.

    Kyle was very informative, very knowledgeable and very patient. Just truly AWESOME!!!

  • Vail: 2-Hour Small-Group Guided Segway Tour

    5. Vail: 2-Hour Small-Group Guided Segway Tour

    Explore Vail's attractions and scenery with effortless ease on this guided Segway tour. Cruise for 2 hours along 12 miles (about 19 kilometers) of the most beautiful paths and scenic trails the Vail Valley has to offer in a small group of up to 6 people. After making your way to the meeting point, receive training on how to use your Segway. Once you're ready, follow a circuit around Vail, stopping for commentary and photos en route. Admire the mountain and forest backdrops of the Vail Valley, discover hidden sights, and cruise around cobbled Vail Village. As you go, learn facts about Vail’s history and get insider tips from your guide that you may not hear otherwise. Marvel at the amazing scenery of the majestic Rocky mountains as you find out about what makes this pristine natural environment so special and diverse.

  • Denver: Full-Day Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour

    6. Denver: Full-Day Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour

    Escape Denver and visit one of the most charming towns in the Rockies on this small-group tour. The drive up includes a stop at Red Rocks Amphitheater, one of the most beautiful and iconic concert venues in the world. Weather permitting, drive over the Continental Divide at Loveland Pass. At 11,900 feet, the view is like standing on top of the world. Along the way, pick up insights into Colorado's history and culture from an experienced and passionate guide. Finally, arrive in Breckenridge, one of Colorado’s most indelible mountain resorts. Enjoy free time to walk through the town, sit down for a meal, hike to the famous troll, or have fun in the snow in winter months. You’ll have plenty of time to explore before heading back to the Denver.

    Enjoyed the narration and beautiful scenery all the way to Breckenridge. Ryan was a fantastic host and answered all questions. I felt safe in the COVID environment and enjoyed our group’s dynamics.

  • Colorado: Red Rocks, Dinosaur Tracks, & Gold Mine Tour

    7. Colorado: Red Rocks, Dinosaur Tracks, & Gold Mine Tour

    Discover some of the most iconic historical spots that Colorado has to offer. Experience what it's like being in Jurassic Park while exploring Dinosaur Ridge. Learn about the gold rush and pan for gold yourself. Taste Idaho Springs' delicious BBQ. Try new things with this hands-on tour. Stop 1: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre Start the tour exploring Red Rocks, an amphitheater ranked one of the best in the world, while learning about its history and geology. Be surrounded by two sections of red rocks and an outstanding view of Colorado. Get your photos taken for free by a professional photographer with a DSLR camera to remember your experience. Stop 2: Dinosaur Ridge Next, visit Dinosaur Ridge and travel back in time to over 200 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the great plains of Colorado. Learn about the ancient dinosaurs and why Dinosaur Ridge become famous. The world’s first...

  • Denver: History and Architecture Walking Tours

    8. Denver: History and Architecture Walking Tours

    Select from 5 unique walking tours to learn more about notable buildings in Denver, and the individuals who built them. Join a knowledgeable guide on one of the following tours to learn more about architecture and local history. Lower Downtown Walking Tour (LoDo) Begin the tour at Union Station, and admire the beautiful architecture of LoDo as you learn how Denver went from a small grouping of tents to a major railroad hub to skid row to an urban hot spot. Capitol Hill Walking Tour Begin the tour outside the Molly Brown House Museum. Explore the beautiful and charming historic mansions of Capitol Hill and uncover the stories of families who lived in these stately homes at the end of the 19th century. Historic 16th Street Tour Wander down 16th Street in downtown Denver, which has been a vital thoroughfare since 1858. Hear of Denver’...

  • Amazing Boulder Scavenger Hunt Adventure

    9. Amazing Boulder Scavenger Hunt Adventure

    Looking for a way to turn Boulder into a giant game board?   Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a two-hour sightseeing tour of Boulder.  Guided from any smartphone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving challenges and having fun as you learn a bit about Boulder's history while enjoying the outdoors.   Your Boulder Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure begins along the Boulder Creek Path and takes you on a journey into the heart of historic downtown. You'll discover hidden art near a famous teahouse, gems along Pearl Street Mall, a historic luxury hotel and amazing outdoor works of art. Using a smartphone as “the guide” allows participants to start when they want and determine their own pace of play.  Stop for lunch along the way or just sit and enjoy the scenery… why not, it’...

  • Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Golden Colorado

    10. Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Golden Colorado

    Looking for a way to turn Golden Colorado into a giant game board?   Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive mini scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a one and a half-hour sightseeing tour of Golden Colorado.  Guided from any smartphone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history.  The adventure begins outside the Visitor Center and takes you along a path next to Clear Creek as you discovery the rich history of Golden. You'll explore the street art, the historic Armory, and if the wind is right...catch a wiff of Golden's finest brewing.  The tour requires about two miles of walking.  Using a smartphone as “the guide” allows participants to start when they want and determine their own pace of play.  Stop to enjoy a bite to eat or explore the brewery … why n...

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What people are saying about Colorado

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Our tour guide, Kevin, was knowledgeable about the history of Garden of the God's and all of the rock formations. The weather was awesome which allowed us to see all of the sites. I would definitely recommend the segway tour to locals, new comers, and visitors.

Fantastic tour guide. Super fun on the Segway. What a great way to see the park and learn some history at the same time. Money well spent

So fun! Our tour guide Kevin was knowledgeable about the history and formations in the park.

Great experience in Denver, definitely looking forward to another visit

Walt was a fantastic guide! We had a lot of fun. Recommended highly.