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Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver

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Soak up the scenery and culture of the Rocky Mountains—even if you have a limited time—on this half-day tour from Denver. Check out the sandstone acoustics of Red Rocks Amphitheatre, drive through alpine forests on the scenic Lariat Loop, and get panoramic views of Colorado’s Front Range from atop Lookout Mountain. It's a great way to see the outdoor playground on Denver’s doorstep without renting a car.
You'll start at
Union Station
Denver, CO 80202, USA
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  • 1
    Denver Union Station
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 3
    Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 4
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 5
    Lookout Mountain
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 6
    Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Denver Mountain Parks
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
Union Station
Denver, CO 80202, USA
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  • Escape to the scenic foothills of the Rocky Mountains with a guide
  • See where legendary music acts have performed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre
  • Stop for drinks in the charming mountain town of Evergreen (own expense)
  • Learn about Colorado's Wild West history on top of Lookout Mountain
What to Expect
Make your way to historic Union Station in downtown Denver and head west with a guide and small group. Reach the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, stopping first at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre music venue, where sandstone cliffs provide naturally perfect acoustics. Wind through Bear Creek Canyon to the quaint mountain town of Evergreen, a great place to stop for refreshments (own expense). Drive on the scenic Lariat Loop route to the top of Lookout Mountain, site of Wild West showman Buffalo Bill’s grave and stunning views of the Front Range. On the way back to Denver, pass through the town of Golden, best known as the home of Coors brewery. You are dropped off back at Union Station in time to grab a late lunch or continue exploring downtown Denver on your own.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Union Station, Denver, CO 80202, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Driver/guide
  • Small group tour
  • Water
  • Gratuities
  • Food
  • Entry/Admission - Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking allowed
  • Minimum age is 8 years old - no children under 8 unless it has been authorized by tour operator.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Subject to weather conditions. If canceled due to unsafe weather conditions, an alternative date or full refund will be offered
  • Please note that it is a possibility in the winter that the visibility is limited due to snow. We are flexible with our cancellation policy if snow is in the forecast and are happy to reschedule if weather looks better on another day.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Aspire Tours
Sara S
Great short tour!
It was a snowy day with very low visibility up top, but Jennifer made the best of it and we clicked beautiful
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Linda B
Mountains + Mel (our guide) = MARVELOUS
MEL How SWEET was our guide! Mel was on time, communicative (sent texts so we knew she was on her way and
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I enjoyed Phillip when he took us to Rocky Mountain National Park. He was very knowledgeable because he told us
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Sara S
Wonderful trip to rockies!!
Our trip was great, awesome sunny weather in the middle of feb, picturesque places, amazing tourguide Jeff D.
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Ocala, Florida
Breckenridge Mountain Explorer
My friends and I were on vacation in Denver for our birthdays. We wanted to experience Colorado's beautiful
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Pembroke Pines, Florida
Highly recommend trip
We had such a wonderful experience on our trip. Jeff, our tour guide, did a phenomenal job, very knowledgeable,
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Tiffany C
Thank you Tammy
Thank you Tammy for giving us such a great tour!! It was so fun and we learned so much :) if we’re ever here
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Michael P
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Fantastic Experience
I genuinely believe that any tour can be made or broken by their guide. Our guide was exceptional. Jedi
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New Braunfels, Texas
Awesome day!
Susie was an amazing tour guide! She was energetic, knowledgeable about the history of the area, and genuinely
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Ellina A
Fantastic day trip
We had the best day exploring the Rocky Mountains, it snowed the whole time meaning the views weren’t as good as
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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