This day-long trip stops at several Colorado Springs-area attractions including the Garden of the Gods, the top of Pikes Peak and a tour of historic Manitou Springs. The first thing you will notice about the Garden of the Gods is the variety of red, pink and white sandstone rock formations. The beauty of these ancient geological formations has amazed people for centuries. On your tour, there will be ample time for you to explore and many photo opportunities. The next stop on the itinerary is the majestic view from the top of Pikes Peak. The mountain stands at 14,115 feet and is the tallest mountain in the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. As you stand at the summit, you will have a beautiful view of Colorado Springs and the rest of the Rocky Mountain range. With the right conditions, you will see for miles, enjoying all the natural beauty. After descending from the mountain, our tour continues with drive through Manitou Springs, a small resort town to the west of Colorado Springs. The town was founded in the late 1800s to be a health spa centered on the eight natural mineral springs in the area. When you travel with us, you can trust that it will be a day to remember.
Schedule your next escape from Denver; don't miss the opportunity to view the best that nature offers, and let us guide you on a tour of Rocky Mountain National Park. We will highlight the most iconic landmarks in the area and give you lessons in history and nature. Join us on an adventure that delivers countless memories. As our tour begins, we will take a drive past the city of Boulder and the iconic Flatirons. You won't believe your eyes as you view the slanted sandstone formations at the foothills. These red wonders are approximately 300 million years old. Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular parks in the United States. Everywhere you turn, you will see beautiful views of the mountains. As you venture around, you will be greeted with rare wildlife as well. Located within Rocky Mountain National Park is Trail Ridge Road. On this highway, you will feel as though you are on the top of the world. As you venture up, you will encounter exciting wildlife and wildflowers. Our van will travel approximately 14,000 feet in the air with great photo opportunities. If you are a Stephen King fan, you will be excited to visit the Stanley Hotel from the horror movie "The Shine." Originally opened in 1909, it was brought back to life by the film. Today, the hotel is beautifully restored and serves as a retreat for tourists. On your visit, uncover more of its history and make a little Hollywood magic as you enjoy a glass of whiskey at the bar. Approximately 90 miles from Denver, Estes Park is a great place to encounter views of the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy the lively downtown, which is filled with unique boutiques and cafes. Outside the city, there are a number of scenic drives. At each turn, you will delight in the
When you visit Colorado, you shouldn't miss the Denver Foothills. To make sure that you experience the most impressive and popular spots, consider taking our tour. You will be amazed by Red Rocks Amphitheater it is a natural wonder in Colorado that was built into a giant red sandstone formation. We will visit Evergreen Lake and enjoy glorious views from Lookout Mountain. On the way back we will drive though Lariat Loop and by the largest single-site brewery the Coors Brewery. Our tour has something for everyone. Admire the sites, enjoy the views, and get a taste of history within a short period of time. Get ready to take a lot of pictures and to make memories that last a lifetime.
Let us take you on a memorable trip away from Denver. Our Mount Evans tour is a combination of natural beauty and fascinating history. In addition to seeing the world from the top of Mount Evans, you will enjoy stops at the Red Rocks Amphitheater, Echo Lake and the city of Idaho Springs. Red Rocks Amphitheater is a musical venue surrounded by red sandstone rock formations. The natural acoustics of this location have made it a favorite venue of performers since it opened in 1941. The next stop on the way to the summit is scenic Echo Lake. Here, you can enjoy the beauty of crisp mountain waters surrounded by evergreen trees. The tour continues along the Mount Evans Scenic Byway until we reach the top of Mount Evans. At 14,130 feet, this mountain is one of the tallest in the front range of the Rocky Mountains. You may spot Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep and mountain goats making their way through the territory. Make sure you are ready to preserve the memory with some fantastic pictures. Before heading back to Denver, you will get to see some local history in the city of Idaho Springs. In 1859, prospectors discovered gold at this location where the Chicago Creek meets Clear Creek.
Boulder is home to snow-capped peaks, natural sandstone slabs, and the Flatirons that helped to make it famous. This intriguing town sits over 5400 feet above sea level and is neatly tucked into the Rocky Mountains foothills. The mountain ranges roll easily into the city's quaint residential area, where visitors can stroll on pine scented trails, visit the historic Pearl Street district. You will find it virtually impossible to experience all the sights and sounds in this picturesque region on just one trip, but that is an excellent excuse for visiting again in the future.
When you visit Colorado, it is a great time to enjoy the beautiful wonders of nature in the area. Mount Falcon is a traveler's dream. It is a wonderful place to enjoy panoramic views of the Rockies and the entire Denver skyline. Located a short drive from the city, the well-maintained trails are ideal for guests of all ages. You may wish to plan a picnic lunch as well. Along the western side of Castle Trail lies the Walker Home Ruins. This historical site was erected in 1909. The home burnt to the ground shortly after being built, but it is a sight to behold and is a lovely backdrop for souvenir photos.
We have our Denver Private Tours section! Each of the below experiences provide you an intimate, unique look at Colorado’s beauty. These Denver Tours are longer than the average tour, lasting anywhere from 4 hours to 9 hours. The durations and prices are listed underneath each tour name so you can pick the right one for your budget!
With each tour comes a private experience led by a knowledgeable tour guide through a variety of different places. Enjoy local ales and brews with the Private Mining Town Brewery Tour, explore the historic architecture with the Private Day trip to Royal Gorge Bridge, or start your day off right with the Private Morning Hike! Though there are many different experiences to choose from, you can be rest assured that you’ll have a memorable experience on one of our Denver private tours.