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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 travellers 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 travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 travellers
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
Kihei, Hawaii
Great winter tour
Nora was a terrific tour guide! Perfect winter afternoon seeing Red Rock, Evergreen and Buffalo Bill’s museum and
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Kyle rocked this tour!
Kyle Harris was absolutely awesome!!! We have traveled quite a bit & taken many tours & Kyle is definitely our
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Kelli L
Cary, North Carolina
Last minute decision
We decided very last minute to book a 1/2 day tour. I had my mom (66) and my 12 yo daughter with me. We all had a
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Patrick D
Great Day
We had a wonderful afternoon with Ryan from Aspire Tours who took us on a private Brews and Views tour. He shared
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Houston, Texas
Amazing tour of the mountains!
This tour exceeded our expectations. We went to some popular spots outside of Denver to get good views of the
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Rocky Mountains tour was GREAT!
We were in town for a conference and was able to book a tour on the spur of a moment. We did the full day Rocky
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Lexington, Kentucky
Gal bestie trip in Feb 2020
I was in town for a long weekend of galentine fun with some of my besties! Little frustrated it wouldn’t let me
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Best day ever!!
Our guide Jennifer was awesome! This company knew what it was doing when they hired this young lady! She was so
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Easley, South Carolina
A Great Way To See The Beautiful Mountain Areas Outside Of Denver!
Our tour guide, Susie Watson, was terrific!! She has a great sense of humor and is very knowledgeable about the
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Annette I
Sarasota, Florida
We were in town for a conference and five of us took this afternoon tour. Our tour guide was Mel- she was
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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