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Denver History and Highlights

Tour Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in Denver’s golden age at historic sites including The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa, Union Station, Larimer Square, and more
  • Get to know the stories of famous, lesser-known, and controversial figures who shaped our views of the wild west, including a showman and a sharpshooter, a brave Arapaho leader, and an “Unsinkable” and indomitable activist
  • Spy some of Colorado’s most famous mountain peaks framed by our downtown buildings and get some out-of-town recreation ideas from your guide
  • Visit local businesses and discover the best local coffee shops, bars, and restaurants
Adults Ages 13+
Children Agest 6-12
Young Children Under 6
Private Tour Starting Price

See the Best of Denver on a Walking Tour

Folks have been drawn to Denver for over a century — find out why on this downtown adventure exploring the Queen City of the Plain’s rich past, glinting with the promise of gold and other “riches” of the Rocky Mountains. Join our team of local guides a mile high up and take in the fascinating stories, beautiful architecture, and modern food-and-drink scene on this orientation tour of Colorado’s capital city.

Language: English

Inclusions: English-speaking guide

Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, gratuity for the guide

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Meeting point: Colorado Veterans Monument in Lincoln Memorial Park, on the west facing side of Capitol Building, between Lincoln Street and North Broadway – 1449 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80203
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  • Starting time: 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Ending point: A central location in the LoDo neighborhood, close to public transit
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