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Sightseeing Adventure in the Rocky Mountains

Sightseeing Adventure in the Rocky Mountains - Denver, Colorado
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Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Location: Denver, Colorado

From USD
$125.99

Escape Denver for the day and take a trip to scenic Rocky Mountain National Park. After hotel pickup, enjoy a relaxing drive to the Front Range, where you'll spend the day exploring the area’s natural wonders on a sightseeing tour if you're not in the mood for physical activity but still want to see the beauty of the Colorado landscape.

Get ready for a fun, scenic adventure on this either full or half day active sightseeing tour ... More info ›

Escape Denver for the day and take a trip to scenic Rocky Mountain National Park. After hotel pickup, enjoy a relaxing drive to the Front Range, where you'll spend the day exploring the area’s natural wonders on a sightseeing tour if you're not in the mood for physical activity but still want to see the beauty of the Colorado landscape.

Get ready for a fun, scenic adventure on this either full or half day active sightseeing tour. After hotel pickup, leave Denver early in the morning and head to the Rocky Mountains closest to Denver. Visit, see, and admire stunning views, rock formations, and other sights at only 30 minutes from downtown. Perfect if you don't want to venture too far from the city. The half day option is just a shorter version of the full day option.

With the full day option you spend an entire day in the Front Range, the Rocky Mountains closest to Denver.  Visit several unique sites with beautiful views, natural scenery, and Colorado history. Feel free to combine any of the destinations below to create your own custom sightseeing trip!

There are endless places to visit around Denver but some of the more popular destinations include the following:

  • Visit the famous Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater – the world’s largest natural outdoor amphitheater!
  • Stroll the shops in the small historic cowboy town of Golden
  • Visit a gold mine and old mining town
  • Enjoy history and views at Lookout Mountain’s Nature Center and Buffalo Bill’s Grave
  • Drive to the top of a 14,000ft mountain!

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Private Tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park From Denver

Private Tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park From Denver - Denver, Colorado

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Denver, Colorado

From USD
$630.00

Drive through the beautiful town of Boulder. Visit Estes Park, the Stanley Hotel and the Rocky Mountain National Park.

Join us on a magnificent day tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park ... More info ›

Drive through the beautiful town of Boulder. Visit Estes Park, the Stanley Hotel and the Rocky Mountain National Park.

Join us on a magnificent day tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park. See the continental divide (summer tour only), the most prominent hydrological division and the world’s largest mountain barrier. We will take you to the “top of the world” in the park, filled spectacular vistas. Experience the great outdoors and nature by walking along beautiful trails and watching the wildlife in its natural habitat.

The Rocky Mountains are considered to be one of the most majestic and breathtaking sights to behold in our country. On this tour, you be witness to once in a lifetime wildlife sightings, soaring mountain peaks, and come to understand the true meaning of “Purple Mountain Majesties”.

We will stop at the Alpine Visitors Center (summer tour only), which features extraordinary views of alpine tundra and full river cirque. You’ll also have the chance to take in some local history about our beautiful state, and grab a snack and souvenir.

This park is full of more wildlife and breathtaking views than most people see in an entire lifetime.

Note: tour may be modified due to the weather and road closures.

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Private Pikes Peak Country Tour from Denver

Private Pikes Peak Country Tour from Denver  - Denver, Colorado

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Denver, Colorado

From USD
$630.00

Take a guided tour through the most picturesque locations in Colorado Springs. After pickup at your hotel, you will head south to the Garden of the Gods, you will stop for lunch (is not included) at the beautiful town of Manitou Springs ... More info ›

Take a guided tour through the most picturesque locations in Colorado Springs. After pickup at your hotel, you will head south to the Garden of the Gods, you will stop for lunch (is not included) at the beautiful town of Manitou Springs. After that, you will climb 14115 feet to Pikes Peak Summit. Then you will visit Helen Hunt Falls located in the North Cheyenne Canon Park.

Group Maximum 14 travelers

This private Pikes Peak tour is a great way to explore what the beautiful state of Colorado has to offer. You will experience some of the most breath taking views in Colorado, walk through the historic Manitou Springs, and have the opportunity to walk around the stunning Garden of the Gods and visit the Gorgeous Helen's Falls.

After pickup at your hotel, you begin by traveling south from Denver toward Colorado Springs. The first leg of the journey takes us to a magical stop, Garden of the Gods, This geological heaven will amaze you, considered the best park in the country and the 3rd best park in the world by TripAdvisor traveler's choice list 2013.

The next stop is Pikes Peak. Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the southern front range of the Rocky mountains. standing 14,115 feet is the most prominent 'fourteener' of the 53. The mountain was named in honor of the American explorer Zebulon Pike who was never able to reach the summit but you will.

Upon returning back to earth, you will have time to visit the historic town of Manitou Springs. Manitou Springs, also called "Saratoga of the West", was established as a resort community, known for its mineral springs and "spectacular setting" at the edge of the Pikes Peak.  This unique little town is filled with gift shops, galleries, and restaurants if you care to stop for a bite (Manitou even homes its own brewery).

Lastly, before returning to your hotel, you will stop at the peaceful Helen Hunt Falls. this hidden gem will take your breath away. With a large trailhead, hiking here is well known and very popular.

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Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip from Denver

Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip from Denver - Denver, Colorado
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Duration: 10 hours
Location: Denver, Colorado

From USD
$125.00

Get out of Denver and explore the gorgeous natural scenery Colorado is famous for on this day trip. Enjoy mountain scenery as you travel over Berthoud Pass, crossing the Continental Divide ... More info ›

Get out of Denver and explore the gorgeous natural scenery Colorado is famous for on this day trip. Enjoy mountain scenery as you travel over Berthoud Pass, crossing the Continental Divide. Pass through the scenic ski resort town of Winter Park and enjoy the shores of Grand Lake. Ascend more than 12,000 feet (3,658 meters) above sea level at Rocky National Park to take in majestic vistas and watch for wildlife. Numbers are limited to 10 people, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group.

Following pickup from your Denver hotel or the Cherry Creek Shopping Center in central Denver, travel by comfortable, air-conditioned coach into the famous Rocky Mountains, or Rockies for short. Your knowledgeable driver delves into the powerful geologic forces that created this stunning mountain range as you drive over Berthoud Pass, 11,314 feet (3,448 meters) above sea level, crossing the Continental Divide.

Continue to admire the rugged Rockies as you descend curving, tree-lined roads. You will drive through Winter Park, a small ski resort town on the western slope of the Continental Divide with fun family activities throughout the year. Then you will head to the next town, Grand Lake. Enjoy lunch at an outdoor cafe with fantastic views of the town's namesake, the largest and deepest natural lake in Colorado.

Your tour culminates at Rocky Mountain National Park, a 265,000-acre (107,240-hectare) park with 150 lakes and dozens of lofty mountain peaks. Keep your eyes open for elk, bighorn sheep, moose and black bears as you make your way through the park. Drive along Trail Ridge Road, ascending more than 12,000 feet (3,658 meters) above sea level. Along the way, pause at overlooks for incredible photo ops of peaks, valleys and rushing streams.

Enjoy more scenic mountain roads on your return journey, and conclude your 10-hour day trip in central Denver.

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Scenic Mountain and Mining Town Tour

Scenic Mountain and Mining Town Tour  - Denver, Colorado
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Duration: 7 hours
Location: Denver, Colorado

From USD
$129.00

Be ready for some of the most incredible views, only a short drive from Denver. Stop at the world famous Red Rocks Amphitheater, a natural historic monument and one of the best music venues in the world ... More info ›

Be ready for some of the most incredible views, only a short drive from Denver. Stop at the world famous Red Rocks Amphitheater, a natural historic monument and one of the best music venues in the world. Known for its incredible natural acoustic embedded in millions of year old sandstone formations. Drive through a scenic canyon, stop at a beautiful Alpine Lake. Enjoy fantastic views, in a comfortable ride and great company.

On this tour you will depart from downtown Denver where you will meet your guide and fellow travelers. Your first stop is a visit to one of the best outdoor music venue’s on earth, Red Rocks Amphitheater, where music has echoed off the sandstone cliffs for decades. Drive through Morrison on your way up into Bear Creek Canyon and watch the landscape change as you head up into the mountains. Take in sweeping vistas and the clear waters of Echo Lake, as you continue along on your journey. Continue through some historic mining towns and hear stories of local legends who were a part of Colorado's unique history. 

Summer: June - August - Drive to the top of Mt Evans above 14'000ft.
Fall: September - Drive up to 12'800ft. Last 5 miles to top is closed. 
Winter: October - May. The tour will drive along the foot of Mount Evans and stop at a scenic mountain lake. Additionally the group will stop in a charming historic mining town. 

Please enter any dietary restrictions for anyone in your group by including this information in the Special Requirements field during checkout.

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Private Day Tour of Mt Evans from Denver

Private Day Tour of Mt Evans from Denver - Denver, Colorado
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Denver, Colorado

From USD
$749.00

This tour offers an authentic perspective and awe-inspiring vistas only a short trip from Denver. You’ll get a bit of insight into the early days of the Colorado gold rush as you explore old mining towns and take in stunning vistas ... More info ›

This tour offers an authentic perspective and awe-inspiring vistas only a short trip from Denver. You’ll get a bit of insight into the early days of the Colorado gold rush as you explore old mining towns and take in stunning vistas. From the comfort of our van or SUV (depending on the group size), your guide will take you to several mountain towns. During summer, travel along a scenic road to the summit of Mount Evans, one of Colorado’s highest mountains. In the winter, take in the beautiful landscape along the base of Mt. Evans. Enjoy incredible views throughout the entire day. Fully customized to your group's needs.

Begin your day with pickup from your hotel. Then visit to one of the best outdoor music venue’s on earth, Red Rocks Amphitheater, where music has echoed off the sandstone cliffs for decades. Drive through Morrison on your way up into Bear Creek Canyon and watch the landscape change as you head up into the mountains. During summer, head to the top of Mount Evans, (14,265) for an incredible adventure not ideal for people with fear of heights. In the winter, take in sweeping vistas and the clear waters of Echo Lake, as you continue along on your journey passing though a Wild West town before heading back to Denver. 

Summer: June - September. On Sept. 5th the top 5 miles of Mount Evans will be closed. Elevation reached 12,800'.
Winter: October - May. The tour will drive along the foot of Mount Evans and stop at a scenic mountain lake. Additionally the group will stop in a charming historic mining town. 

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