Inside the Park, 110 peaks reach as high as 11,000 feet in altitude, including the celebrated Longs Peak, which boasts a height of 14,260 feet. The beautiful scenery in this area can be viewed by car or on foot. Trail Ridge Road is the most popular route among tourists and interestingly, it is North America's highest continuous paved roadway. If you are a wildlife enthusiast, you can also anticipate seeing a broad range of birds and animals in their natural habitat, as well as other unforgettable sites. Regardless of what you have in mind for your visit, adventure awaits you in this unspoiled collection of mountains and valleys. On the way back we will drive by Stanley Hotel, famous for its inspiration of the book and movie “The Shining.
Millions of years ago the present-day Front Range was home to ancient mountain ranges, deserts, beaches, and even oceans. Get your first taste of the Rocky Mountains, and maximize your limited time in Denver. Meet your guide in downtown Denver, and head out to the foothills to enjoy views of the Red Rocks, Evergreen Lake and Lookout Mountain. Drive historic Lariat Loop, and get a glimpse of historic Golden, home to Coors Brewery. This 4-hour morning tour leaves you free to explore the city in the afternoon.
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. It is known for its incredible natural acoustic embedded in millions of year old sandstone formations. Drive up the highest paved road in North America to the top of Mount Evans at 14,130 ft and then hike the rest of the way and you’ve climbed a 14er! See bighorn sheep, mountain goats, marmots in their natural habitat. Enjoy incredible views, in a comfortable ride.
Finding the right Day Trip from Denver can be difficult. Sometimes it’s difficult to know which day is best for which tour, which tours are event available, or finding the right place to weigh your options and decide what is best for your budget and traveling party. Below we’ve compiled an easy-to-use system with the best Denver Day Trips for you to browse. It’s never been easier to make your trip exactly what you want it to be for the exact price range you desire!
Within these categories come three different types of trips: the Rocky Mountain National Park Tour, the Denver Foothills Tour, and the Mount Evans Tour. These are all different location-based experiences that offer you different views of Colorado’s natural landscape. Though they provide different sights, the consensus is clear: any of our trips are among the Best Day Trips from Denver!
Another benefit of booking through us is that you can rest easy knowing the entire trip is out of your hands once you get your booking confirmation email. We’ll take all of the responsibilities out of your hands and streamline the experience, making sure you get the most out of your vacation! Apart from daily tours in Denver, we also offer Guided Hiking tours in an affordable price. Check out our Denver Hiking Tour page for more information.