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As most visitors and locals are aware, there are many glorious and beautiful sites to behold in the area. Denver Sightseeing tours are a great way to be sure you don't miss a thing, not to mention, the driving is on us. We offer several tours in Denver CO so that you can choose the excursion that is best suited for you, your family or an entire group.
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is definitely one of the tours in Denver that you won’t want to miss. This spectacular park spans 415 square miles and has roads that reach over 12,000 feet high. The views of the peaks and lakes are stunning and provide for many photo opportunities. It is a landscape photographers dream come true. For the avid hikers, there are more than 300 miles of trails to explore, not to mention the wildlife, flowers and foliage to be seen. When taking one of our Denver private tours through Rocky Mountain National Park, you can experience some or all of the following:
  • Taking in the beautiful scenery while traveling through the towns of Boulder, Lyons and Estes Park before entering the national park
  • For the horror movie buff, we will drive by the Stanley Hotel. This historic hotel was the premise for the movie «The Shining».
  • The continental divide is one of Colorado’s landmarks. At this point the water ways to the west flow to the Pacific Ocean and to the east, they flow to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Wildlife viewing could include elk, black bear, moose, deer and so much more.
  • Plenty of stops at overlooks, lakes and picnic areas for lunch.

Mount Evans

One of the day trips from Denver is a scenic tour of Mount Evans. While traveling North America's highest paved road to the top of Mount Evans, you will enjoy the scenic views that span for miles. Mount Evans is one of Colorado's 54 peaks that rise over 14,000 feet. As the tour moves along, you will experience an increase of 9,000 feet in elevation and travel through five climate zones from Denver to Mount Evans. The scenic byway leading to the peak is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Some of the highlights of this tour are:
  • Echo Lake Park is a great stop to have some lunch. The serene lake is great for fishing and the snowcapped mountain views are glorious.
  • Several lookout points along the trek up to Mount Evans provide plenty of photo opportunities and views of the Rocky Mountains.
  • Keep your eyes open for wildlife as you travel through the mountains.

Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak, also known as America's Mountain, is one of the most frequented mountains on the North American continent. The altitude reaches 14,115 feet, making it one of Colorado's 54 peaks above 14,000 feet. The highway leading to the summit takes you through alpine forests, the peaks of mountains in the clouds and mountain reservoirs. Some of the sites along the way include:
  • The Crystal Reservoir Gift Shop to stop and pick up the souvenirs to take home to friends and family.
  • There are three different lakes with picnic areas and hiking trails along the way.
  • Scenic overlooks are a plenty.

Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods, which is located in Colorado Springs, is a National Natural Landmark. The park includes a Visitor and Nature Center, Geo-Trekker theater and a museum with interactive exhibits. You can enjoy lunch in the cafe or from an outdoor terrace that overlooks the gardens and Pikes Peak. This is one of the most photographed views in Colorado. There is so much to do at the Garden of the Gods, including hiking trails, rock climbing, educational programs, guided walking tours and exhibits.

Denver Foothills

One of the tours in Denver, includes exploring the foothills of Denver. This tour is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. Some of the things you can expect to see on the tour include:
  • The historic Lariat Loop will take you on a drive up Bear Creek Canyon to get a breathtaking view of the Rockies.
  • Red Rocks Amphitheater is an outdoor music venue with great views and surrounded by red rocks.
  • Lookout Mountain will provide you with views of the continental divide along with endless views of the plains.

Mining Towns

This is one of the great Denver tours that will give you a taste of the old Wild West. Immerse yourself in what it was like to live in the mountains of Denver during the Gold Rush and learn about the mining life. Some of the things you can experience along this tour include:
  • Travel through the old mining towns of Idaho Springs and Central City where you can see the old mining facilities and view the Wild West buildings.
  • Grand views of the mountains as we travel up Bear Creek Canyon and Squaw Pass
  • A stop at the Red Rock Amphitheater provides views of the Rockies, as well as the red rock and sandstone formations that surround this music venue.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is definitely one of the tours in Denver that you won’t want to miss. This spectacular park spans 415 square miles and has roads that reach over 12,000 feet high. The views of the peaks and lakes are stunning and provide for many photo opportunities. It is a landscape photographers dream come true. For the avid hikers, there are more than 300 miles of trails to explore, not to mention the wildlife, flowers and foliage to be seen. When taking one of our Denver private tours through Rocky Mountain National Park, you can experience some or all of the following:
  • Taking in the beautiful scenery while traveling through the towns of Boulder, Lyons and Estes Park before entering the national park
  • For the horror movie buff, we will drive by the Stanley Hotel. This historic hotel was the premise for the movie «The Shining».
  • The continental divide is one of Colorado’s landmarks. At this point the water ways to the west flow to the Pacific Ocean and to the east, they flow to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Wildlife viewing could include elk, black bear, moose, deer and so much more.
  • Plenty of stops at overlooks, lakes and picnic areas for lunch.

Mount Evans

One of the day trips from Denver is a scenic tour of Mount Evans. While traveling North America's highest paved road to the top of Mount Evans, you will enjoy the scenic views that span for miles. Mount Evans is one of Colorado's 54 peaks that rise over 14,000 feet. As the tour moves along, you will experience an increase of 9,000 feet in elevation and travel through five climate zones from Denver to Mount Evans. The scenic byway leading to the peak is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Some of the highlights of this tour are:
  • Echo Lake Park is a great stop to have some lunch. The serene lake is great for fishing and the snowcapped mountain views are glorious.
  • Several lookout points along the trek up to Mount Evans provide plenty of photo opportunities and views of the Rocky Mountains.
  • Keep your eyes open for wildlife as you travel through the mountains.

Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak, also known as America's Mountain, is one of the most frequented mountains on the North American continent. The altitude reaches 14,115 feet, making it one of Colorado's 54 peaks above 14,000 feet. The highway leading to the summit takes you through alpine forests, the peaks of mountains in the clouds and mountain reservoirs. Some of the sites along the way include:
  • The Crystal Reservoir Gift Shop to stop and pick up the souvenirs to take home to friends and family.
  • There are three different lakes with picnic areas and hiking trails along the way.
  • Scenic overlooks are a plenty.

Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods, which is located in Colorado Springs, is a National Natural Landmark. The park includes a Visitor and Nature Center, Geo-Trekker theater and a museum with interactive exhibits. You can enjoy lunch in the cafe or from an outdoor terrace that overlooks the gardens and Pikes Peak. This is one of the most photographed views in Colorado. There is so much to do at the Garden of the Gods, including hiking trails, rock climbing, educational programs, guided walking tours and exhibits.

Denver Foothills

One of the tours in Denver, includes exploring the foothills of Denver. This tour is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. Some of the things you can expect to see on the tour include:
  • The historic Lariat Loop will take you on a drive up Bear Creek Canyon to get a breathtaking view of the Rockies.
  • Red Rocks Amphitheater is an outdoor music venue with great views and surrounded by red rocks.
  • Lookout Mountain will provide you with views of the continental divide along with endless views of the plains.

Mining Towns

This is one of the great Denver tours that will give you a taste of the old Wild West. Immerse yourself in what it was like to live in the mountains of Denver during the Gold Rush and learn about the mining life. Some of the things you can experience along this tour include:
  • Travel through the old mining towns of Idaho Springs and Central City where you can see the old mining facilities and view the Wild West buildings.
  • Grand views of the mountains as we travel up Bear Creek Canyon and Squaw Pass
  • A stop at the Red Rock Amphitheater provides views of the Rockies, as well as the red rock and sandstone formations that surround this music venue.
We offer many choices of day trips from Denver and believe that you won’t be disappointed no matter which Denver tour you choose. You really can’t go wrong with the glorious views, wildlife and mountain ranges that are in and around Denver. Schedule your Denver sightseeing tour today and leave the navigating and driving to our experienced guides while you sit back, relax and take it all in.

What is the highest peak in Colorado?

a
Pikes Peak
b
Mount Evans
c
Mount Elbert
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What Our Clients Say:

"I come from the east coast and this was my first time in Colorado. I had no idea how beautiful and amazing this place is! I can’t say enough good things about Explorer Tours. They went out of their way to show us places on the Denver foothills tour that we would never have seen otherwise!"
Rick Z.
"Explore Tours rolled out the red carpet for my husband and I on the Mining Towns Brewery Tour. It was an unforgettable experience that we would totally do again and highly recommend. Every stop was unique and had so many interesting features and the beer was a bonus."
Brittany S.
"I wondered if we were too old to make the Mount Evans tour, but Explore Tours made it accessible for us and literally helped us every step of the way. What a spectacular view. Breathtaking in more ways than one! Keep up the good work, Explore Tours! "
Gary D.
"What a treat to see the rock formations in person on the Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods tour. Pictures and videos just don’t compare to the real thing. Everything about the tour was perfect, including the amazing weather! 5-stars for Explore Tours for a first class adventure."
Lisa A.
"One day is really not enough to experience the park, but Explore Tours did an outstanding job showing us the highlights. The tour of Rocky Mountain National Park exceeded our expectations thanks to our friendly and knowledgeable expert guide. Can’t wait to go back!"
Anthony T.
"I come from the east coast and this was my first time in Colorado. I had no idea how beautiful and amazing this place is! I can’t say enough good things about Explorer Tours. They went out of their way to show us places on the Denver foothills tour that we would never have seen otherwise!"
Rick Z.
"Explore Tours rolled out the red carpet for my husband and I on the Mining Towns Brewery Tour. It was an unforgettable experience that we would totally do again and highly recommend. Every stop was unique and had so many interesting features and the beer was a bonus."
Brittany S.
"I wondered if we were too old to make the Mount Evans tour, but Explore Tours made it accessible for us and literally helped us every step of the way. What a spectacular view. Breathtaking in more ways than one! Keep up the good work, Explore Tours! "
Gary D.
"What a treat to see the rock formations in person on the Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods tour. Pictures and videos just don’t compare to the real thing. Everything about the tour was perfect, including the amazing weather! 5-stars for Explore Tours for a first class adventure."
Lisa A.
"One day is really not enough to experience the park, but Explore Tours did an outstanding job showing us the highlights. The tour of Rocky Mountain National Park exceeded our expectations thanks to our friendly and knowledgeable expert guide. Can’t wait to go back!"
Anthony T.

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