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Denver: BEYOND Light Show and Meditation

1. Denver: BEYOND Light Show and Meditation

Enjoy a fully-immersive experience with BEYOND: A Guided Meditation & Laser Light Experience featuring a guided mediation, enchanting music, wondrous sound, and an awe-inspiring laser and projection light experience designed to elevate the soul. See custom audiovisual art installations created by world-famous artists that explore powerful themes. For those who enjoy thinking and meditating while immersing themselves in music and visuals, this planetarium-style, classic rock laser light show is designed to electrify your consciousness. Each Beyond Light Experience starts promptly at 20 minutes past the hour, every hour, during operating hours. This is a non-consumption, family-friendly experience.

Denver: Molly Brown House Museum Self-Guided Tour & Entry

2. Denver: Molly Brown House Museum Self-Guided Tour & Entry

Visit the Molly Brown House Museum and learn about the life of Margaret "Molly" Tobin Brown and her family. Explore the grand historic home as you discover the inspirational story of Denver's Titanic heroine, her activism, philanthropy, and passion. Heroine of the Titanic exhibit is currently being featured throughout the Museum and in our audio tour. This special exhibit will be on view from April 1-September 25 and is included in your ticket.

Colorado Springs: U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Entry

3. Colorado Springs: U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Entry

Experience the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum in the heart of Colorado Springs, the USA's Olympic City. Explore this 60,000-square-foot museum, dedicated to U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes and their compelling stories. Learn about the artifacts, media, and technology behind the athletes who make the United States proud. Hear about the core values of the Olympic and Paralympic movements, including friendship, respect, excellence, determination, equality, inspiration, and courage.  Enter the museum and ride the elevator to the top floor. Follow a spiral path that winds progressively downward to the main floor, creating a parallel experience for all guests on the journey through 12 interactive galleries. Hear stories of Team USA Olympians and Paralympians. Discover one of the most accessible and interactive museums in the world, which opened in 2020 and is designed so that all guests experience the museum in the same way. Enjoy inclusive designs and assistive technologies, including open captions, audio description tracks, assisted listening, universal keypads, RFID-triggered customizations, accessible exhibit spaces with ramps, and more.  Learn about how Team USA athletes consulted throughout the project to achieve this authentic experience and inclusive design.

Denver: History and Architecture Walking Tours

4. 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’s history, enjoy the architecture, and see what is now known as the 16th Street Mall in a new light. Mansion of Quality Hill Tour Discover Quality Hill which boasts architectural gems like the Governor’s Mansion, Malo Mansion, and the Zang Mansion. Learn more about the individuals behind the homes, and their legacy in Denver. Larimer Square Tour Explore Denver’s oldest block and how local citizens saved the block from ruin and dilapidation and created the city’s first historic district.

Denver: Twilight Ghost Walking Tour

5. Denver: Twilight Ghost Walking Tour

Get spooked on a twilight ghost walking tour in Denver. See some of the most haunted dwellings in the city, hearing chilling stories of betrayal, scandal, and murder. Don't be surprised if you encounter some paranormal activity. Embark on your ghost tour and learn about the questionable and sometimes dark history of Denver's now most haunted homes. See the Sheedy Mansion, the Peabody Whitehead Mansion, among many others. Learn about what happened in public locations such as the Colorado State Capitol and Poets Row.

Denver: Downtown Food Walking Tour with Tastings

6. Denver: Downtown Food Walking Tour with Tastings

Discover the flavors of downtown Denver on a walking food tour. Try a range of different cuisines as your guide introduces you to some of the most exciting restaurants in the area. Take your taste buds on a journey and head home with a full belly and a new insight into the city's culinary scene. Meet your foodie guide in front of Tamayo, where you can sample sizzling tacos with fresh and creative salsas. From there, wind through the bustling streets of the "Mile High City", visiting taste the flavor of Denver. Sample delectable pairings at a local hidden gem and satisfy your sweet tooth at a foodie favorite ice cream shop. Try samples of chocolate , and browse authentic Native American art and jewelry. Along the way, snap Instagram-worthy selfies at historic Denver landmarks like Coors Field and Union Station as you delve into the history of this Colorado capital.

Denver’s Downtown: Past and Present In-App Audio Tour (ENG)

7. Denver’s Downtown: Past and Present In-App Audio Tour (ENG)

Embark on a captivating exploration of Denver Downtown with the help of this engaging in-app audio tour. Discover the intriguing historical past and diverse contemporary essence of Colorado's capital city. Immerse yourself in the city's rich heritage, cultural landmarks, and hidden gems. Commence your journey at Coors Field, the home stadium of the Colorado Rockies baseball team, that showcases a cutting-edge layout that will undoubtedly impress you. Venture to the iconic LoDo District, Denver's oldest neighborhood, and trace the city's origins back to its establishment in 1858 following the discovery of gold in the nearby river. Delve into the narrative of Denver's esteemed founder, General William Larimer, and wander through the historic Larimer Square, admiring its exquisite red-brick Victorian architecture. As you wander the cobblestone streets, you will be transported back in time, relishing a bygone era. Gaze upon the distinguished State Capitol Building, housing Colorado's influential government officials, and pay a visit to the Molly Brown House Museum, where you can gain insights into the life of Margaret "Molly" Brown, the renowned philanthropist and survivor of the Titanic. Conclude your tour by exploring the vibrant SoCo district, which pulsates with Denver's captivating nightlife. From its origins as a prominent destination for Colorado gold miners to its present-day status as a bustling and diverse metropolis, Denver's history unravels before you as you are guided by this compelling audio tour. HOW IS THE TOUR GOING — Stay flexible: join the tour whenever you want and explore the sights as long as you like. — Enjoy the tour even offline: all audio tours are tested for high quality and easy navigation.

Discover Denver: A Walking Tour of Denver's Top Sights

8. Discover Denver: A Walking Tour of Denver's Top Sights

Join this fun walking tour with a local Denverite & jump into exploring Denver through our unique pay-what-you-wish model*! We'll see & experience Denver's amazing sights, landmarks and history together, plus see some hidden spots & hear entertaining stories that even most locals don't know. We kick things off at the Colorado State Capitol's Mile High Steps & hit the streets for our walking adventure of the Mile High City. You'll explore Denver's Civic Center & hip LoDo areas, including 11 must-see sights, while also digging into the great culture & history that make Denver so unique. If you're the type that likes a little bit of everything: history, culture, art, & architecture; this tour's for you! We give great recommendations & you'll have lots of opportunities to take pics, ask Qs & learn more in 2 hours than you thought possible. *After your experience wraps up, you decide how much the experience was worth to you (pay-what-you-wish) via a tip to your guide.

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based on 11 reviews

This was an amazing experience! It was even better than I thought it would be. The lights and art were both beautiful. The icing on the cake was the guided meditation! This is a must try!

this was a great way to learn more about the park, it's history, and geology. it was just the right amount of information, easy to use, stop, restart

Our guide was super knowledgeable and passionate about Denver history. I have already recommended her tour to all my Facebook friends!

We absolutely loved this driving app. We especially loved the educational part about each landmark. 5+++ for us!!

Made the trip much more enjoyable to learn about the history of the area we were visiting for the first time.