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Breckenridge: Ultimate Mountain Tour from Denver

1. Breckenridge: Ultimate Mountain Tour from Denver

Discover Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater and Clear Creek Canyon, get 360-degree views, check out an old western town, get lunch and go shopping, and then return to Denver through the Eisenhower Tunnel – the longest and highest passenger car tunnel in the world Explore Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater. Travel up a rugged Canyon on your way up and over the Continental Divide while reaching an altitude of nearly 12,000 feet. Take a short walk on a beautiful trail for breathtaking views of 3 mountain ranges and the Dillon Reservoir. Visit Breckenridge, a historic mining town and ski resort. Stroll down Main Street and enjoy shopping and lunch on your own and/or take a gondola to the base of the ski area. Return to Denver full of wonderful new impressions.

Between Vail & Denver: a Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

2. Between Vail & Denver: a Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

With a smartphone as your guide, follow the suggested route from the audio guide along Interstate 70, and discover one of the most scenic drives in Colorado. Start anywhere along the route between Denver and Vail or Breckenridge. Connect your smartphone to your vehicle's stereo and listen to an audio tour guide via an app while you drive (download information found in your confirmation voucher). Once you download and install the tour, you will get directions on starting the tour and learn how the app works. As you drive, learn about the area's mining history and the legend of Poker Alice. Discover the beauty of the Loveland Pass. Hear about the Arapaho Basin and other sights at your own pace.  With no time constraints, enjoy the freedom to stop anywhere and take your time exploring. Fun audio clips will play automatically as you drive, using a live GPS map. No data is used during the tour. Easily navigate your tour and enjoy entertainment suitable for all ages. Stay laughing and engaged with your friends or family along the way with trivia fun. Enjoy a fun multiple-choice trivia question about the sights at each point of interest you pass.

Boulder: Vail and Breckenridge Smartphone Audio Tour

3. Boulder: Vail and Breckenridge Smartphone Audio Tour

Make your drive come alive on this self-guided driving tour along Highway 93 and I-70 connecting Boulder, Vail, and Breckenridge. Simply download your personal audio guide and tour to get started on this scenic route in the Rocky Mountain foothills. Your audio guide will point out must-see parks, historical sites, recreation areas, and more. Let your audio guide transform your scenic drive into a sight-seeing, fact-finding, trivia-answering, family-friendly adventure as you learn about some of the cities and small towns along your route. Pass Boulder, Idaho Springs, Georgetown, Silverthorne, Frisco, Breckenridge, Vail, and more. Explore the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Refuge, the Colorado Railroad Museum, the National Earthquake Information Centre, the Walking Mountains Nature Center, and the Georgetown Loop Railroad, with attractions and special events all throughout the year. Take time to see the sights at your leisure and feel free to take the tour in either direction. See Genesee Park, Clear Creek County, Arapaho National Forest, Loveland Pass, White River National Forest, and the awe-inspiring Eisenhower Tunnel. Listen as your guide points out North Table Mountain, Twin Peaks, the Dillon Reservoir, Copper Mountain, Vail Pass, Shrine Pass, and Arapaho Basin, where you can get a breathtaking view of the Continental Divide.

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4.5 / 5

based on 17 reviews

Our tour to Breckenridge was wonderful! Christine, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable about the area and we learned so much at each stop. This tour is a great option for those who want to see the highlights of Red Rocks, the Continental Divide and a gorgeous ski town in a short amount of time. Great addition to our Denver itinerary and would definitely recommend!

Fantastic full day tour with a very knowledgeable local tour guide. Filled with great stops and learned a huge amount about the areas visited. Highly recommend for anyone who wants to see the foothills and Breckenridge on a relaxing easy paced day tour from Denver.

We have made this trip probably dozens of times. First time with tour. Learned quite a bit. Wondered why other things were excluded. Definitely recommend!

Found it to be a very informative and fun to listen to audio tour.