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Denver: Rocky Mountain Half-Day Explorer Trip

1. Denver: Rocky Mountain Half-Day Explorer Trip

The foothills of the Rocky Mountains bear amazing views, dinosaur tracks, and the world famous Red Rocks Amphitheater. Drive along the historic Lariat Loop up Bear Creek Canyon and enjoy closer views of the Rockies.  Take a break along the way in Evergreen for a cup of coffee or a beer. Immerse yourself in some of the Wild West feel that Colorado has to offer.  Make a stop at Lookout Mountain for amazing views of the plains and the continental divide. This is the place where Buffalo Bill, the West’s first superstar, requested to be laid to rest.

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Denver: Full-Day Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour

2. Denver: Full-Day Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour

Escape Denver and visit one of the most charming towns in the Rockies on this small-group tour. The drive up includes a stop at Red Rocks Amphitheater, one of the most beautiful and iconic concert venues in the world. Weather permitting, drive over the Continental Divide at Loveland Pass. At 11,900 feet, the view is like standing on top of the world. Along the way, pick up insights into Colorado's history and culture from an experienced and passionate guide. Finally, arrive in Breckenridge, one of Colorado’s most indelible mountain resorts. Enjoy free time to walk through the town, sit down for a meal, hike to the famous troll, or have fun in the snow in winter months. You’ll have plenty of time to explore before heading back to the Denver.

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Denver: Red Rocks Amphitheater and Mount Evans Tour

3. Denver: Red Rocks Amphitheater and Mount Evans Tour

Meet your friendly and knowledgeable guide in downtown Denver. From there, get comfortable in a van and enjoy the picturesque views as you drive to your first stop, the Red Rocks Amphitheater. Admire the breathtaking views in all directions from one of the world’s most unique and scenic outdoor music venues. After Red Rocks Amphitheater, your tour will continue along the scenic Lariat Loop to Evergreen. From there, you will head towards Mount Evans on a scenic bypass with panoramic views. Stop for a picnic lunch at Echo Lake and take in the majestic mountain views. Then enjoy a ride on the highest paved road in North America to the summit of Mt. Evans, at 14,000 feet. On the way back to Denver, enjoy a brief stop in Idaho Springs for a beer or some shopping.

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Colorado: Red Rocks, Dinosaur Tracks, & Gold Mine Tour

4. Colorado: Red Rocks, Dinosaur Tracks, & Gold Mine Tour

Discover some of the most iconic historical spots that Colorado has to offer. Experience what it's like being in Jurassic Park while exploring Dinosaur Ridge. Learn about the gold rush and pan for gold yourself. Taste Idaho Springs' delicious BBQ. Try new things with this hands-on tour. Stop 1: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre Start the tour exploring Red Rocks, an amphitheater ranked one of the best in the world, while learning about its history and geology. Be surrounded by two sections of red rocks and an outstanding view of Colorado. Get your photos taken for free by a professional photographer with a DSLR camera to remember your experience. Stop 2: Dinosaur Ridge Next, visit Dinosaur Ridge and travel back in time to over 200 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the great plains of Colorado. Learn about the ancient dinosaurs and why Dinosaur Ridge become famous. The world’s first known Stegosaurus and Apatosaurus fossils were found here during the late 19th century which started the “dinosaur rush.” Stop 3: Lunch in Idaho Springs Afterward, eat lunch at Smokin’ Yards BBQ in Idaho Springs, a small gold mining town founded in 1859 during the gold rush. Smokin’ Yards started in Idaho Springs and has some of the best BBQ in the state called "High Elevation BBQ." For alternative lunch options, choose from the various food options around Idaho Springs instead. Stop 4: Phoenix Gold Mine Tour Next, experience a family-friendly adventure at the Phoenix Gold Mine with an expert guide. This mine has been passed down for four generations and is family-owned and ran. Get a lesson in panning for gold and have the chance to test your skills and keep what you find. Stop 5: Miner St. Meander Finally, pass by Miner Street which is filled with historic buildings that date back to the 1800s. See small businesses, shops, art galleries, and more.

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What people are saying about Red Rocks Amphitheatre

My friend and I had a great time during this trip. The tour guide was very knowledgable and provided many interesting information about the places we visited and about Denver. The tour was exactly as advertised and the tour guide made sure we get the best experience. Highly recommend!

Our guide, Josh, was really nice and informative. This tour is well worth the time and money. My only wish is that we had more time to explore in Evergreen. The views, the drive, everything about this tour was amazing!!!

Will was a great tour guide and was very knowledgeable, which made the trip even more enjoyable! The views were so amazing in part to him knowing the best spots. So happy we chose to take the tour :)

We had such an amazing time! We enjoyed the information given to us about Colorado and the views. I would definitely recommend. Our tour guide was Will and he was really great!

This was the perfect half day trip to see the beautiful scenery around Denver. Our guide Justin was fabulous!