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Denver: Haunted Walking Ghost Tour

1. Denver: Haunted Walking Ghost Tour

Like the looming Rockies, Denver’s dark history casts a long shadow over the Mile High City. Dive deep into the haunted history at the heart of the city’s oldest neighborhood, Capitol Hill, on a guided walking tour. Choose between a standard 1-hour tour or a 1.5-hour extended tour. Hear stories take you on a journey back to a time of wealth, luxury, and deceit. This collection of stories will unearth the dark secrets that are the foundation on which this iconic city was built. Follow your guide through 8-13 (standard or extended tour) different sites and historic houses around the state’s Capitol building. Find out where the unsinkable Molly Brown, one of the most famous survivors of the sinking of the Titanic, might still show her face. See a side of Denver not often seen by visitors. Take a walk through the beautiful neighborhood that is the heart of the Mile High City while listening to the chilling tales of its past. Have an informative, memorable, and slightly terrifying night on a tour is perfect for first-time visitors to Denver and seasoned locals alike.

Denver: Downtown Small-Group Food Tasting Tour

2. Denver: Downtown Small-Group Food Tasting Tour

Come see why Zagat ranked Denver the 4th Hottest Food City in America. Taste unique and delicious dishes from award-winning local restaurants and learn fun history about the Mile High City on this signature downtown Denver walking food tour. You will taste authentic Neopolitan pizza from the only pizzeria in Colorado certified by the AVPN in Italy, award-winning from-scratch Colorado green chile, fluffy baked empanadas from a family-owned shop, Southwestern fusion cuisine on the brand new Dairy Block, and a sweet treat inside the historic Union Station. In between tastings, your local food tour guide will share stories about Denver's history and architecture. From secret tunnels to world-famous bordellos, learn just how wild the west was in the city's early days. You'll also visit historic sites and city landmarks like the iconic Union Station, the brand new Dairy Block, the baseball stadium, and Denver's oldest hotel.

Denver: RiNo Beer and Graffiti Tour

3. Denver: RiNo Beer and Graffiti Tour

The RiNo became a hub of innovation in Denver. Explore it on a guided walking tour and discover the historic warehouses and factories that now house restaurants, art galleries, and brewpubs. Stop by to taste some of the district's best beers. This art district has become an incubator for Denver's craft brewing industry. Stroll around and taste 10 beers or ciders along the way. The Sippin’ Pretty sour-ale and a German-style pilsner will be the highlights of the tour. The art definitely extends beyond gallery walls in this neighborhood. Also, take some time to contemplate the colorful and innovative street art murals. Find them in the alleys and on the buildings around almost every corner.

Denver: 3-Hour Brewery Walking Tour

4. Denver: 3-Hour Brewery Walking Tour

Walkthrough North Denver's popular Sunnyside and Lohi neighborhoods and visit three local microbreweries. Spend approximately one hour in each brewery and try their specialty craft beers. Your first stop will be at a brewery with French-inspired craft beers. Afterward, head to a brewhouse with rotating taps of a wide variety of beers from the United States and abroad. At both the first and second stops enjoy trying four different tasters. Your last stop is a visit to a brewery that serves traditional German-style beers. While here, try a full pour of beer.  During your short walks between each brewery, have the chance to hear about Denver and its craft beer scene. Learn about different styles of beer and how they are made, from grain to glass during a tour of the brewhouse. Ask the guide any questions you may have on any of the beers you taste or about the overall brewing process.

Denver: History and Architecture Walking Tours

5. Denver: History and Architecture Walking Tours

Select from 5 unique walking tours to learn more about notable buildings in Denver, and the individuals who built them. Join a knowledgeable guide on one of the following tours to learn more about architecture and local history. Lower Downtown Walking Tour (LoDo) Begin the tour at Union Station, and admire the beautiful architecture of LoDo as you learn how Denver went from a small grouping of tents to a major railroad hub to skid row to an urban hot spot. Capitol Hill Walking Tour Begin the tour outside the Molly Brown House Museum. Explore the beautiful and charming historic mansions of Capitol Hill and uncover the stories of families who lived in these stately homes at the end of the 19th century. Historic 16th Street Tour Wander down 16th Street in downtown Denver, which has been a vital thoroughfare since 1858. Hear of Denver’s history, enjoy the architecture, and see what is now known as the 16th Street Mall in a new light. Mansion of Quality Hill Tour Discover Quality Hill which boasts architectural gems like the Governor’s Mansion, Malo Mansion, and the Zang Mansion. Learn more about the individuals behind the homes, and their legacy in Denver. Larimer Square Tour Explore Denver’s oldest block and how local citizens saved the block from ruin and dilapidation and created the city’s first historic district.

Denver: Customized Guided Tour

6. Denver: Customized Guided Tour

Explore the city with a friendly local who is passionate about his/her city and eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your trip. Explore where you're staying and learn about the neighborhood, find out about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around, and the hidden gems. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable in navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay. Your meeting place and tour details will be organised once the confirmation of your booking is received. Your tour will be customized with the right local for you based on your interests. Each tour is completely customized so you can choose the meeting location, start time and length that you prefer, the tour is a minimum of two hours.  During the walking tour you will have the option of taking public transportation or taxi to get around the city, at your own expense. The local guides, are locals who are passionate about their city, love to meet travelers and share what they love about their city.  They are not professional tour guides and do these tours occasionally, which provides an authentic and personal experience that is like having a friend show you around their home city.  Through conversations with your guide, you’ll learn what it’s like to live in Denver, learn about cultural differences, local events and politics and also get to know each other on a personal level. With this experience, you won’t be just passing through the city, you’ll be part of it.

Denver: LoDo Craft Beer Guided Walking Tour

7. Denver: LoDo Craft Beer Guided Walking Tour

Taste your way through the historic Lower Downtown district of Denver as you visit 4 hand-picked microbreweries to sample seasonal and local ales, lagers, and stouts. Take a guided 1.5-mile walk through the LoDo and Ballpark districts and visit fantastic microbreweries to sample beer along the way. Make 4 stops on your tour and go behind the scenes of the brewing process, visit a brewpub that began a nationwide franchise, and drink in the brewery founded by the governor. Learn about the city's history and how it became the capital of craft beer. Discover why Denver is dubbed the “Napa Valley of Beer” from your tour guide, share a drink with them, and ask them all your beer-related questions.

Denver: River North Art District Guided Tour

8. Denver: River North Art District Guided Tour

Explore the trendy River North Art District on this guided tour through the mural-covered streets. See some of the most exciting and diverse artworks in the American West and sample a local culinary treat along the way.  Get off the tourist trail to see graffiti and 3D installations, and artworks by and supporting black, female, Native American, and LGBT artists. Explore the hip Upper Larimer Street with its brewpubs and colorful murals. Stop for a tasty snack as you feast your eyes on the art.

Denver: Downtown Cocktail Tour

9. Denver: Downtown Cocktail Tour

Get off the beaten path on this tour of the city’s fascinating drinking establishments and enjoy three delicious cocktails. Listen to the stories behind some of the city’s most popular drinks and how they fit in with the history of Denver and Colorado. Delve into the intriguing background of Prohibition-era cocktails at Denver’s modern-day speakeasies, historic bars, and popular hangouts, and try out local twists on cocktail classics. Sit back, soak up the stories from your local guide and entertaining bartenders.

Denver: Guided Walking Ghost Tour at Capitol Hill

10. Denver: Guided Walking Ghost Tour at Capitol Hill

Bone chilling stories of Denver's most haunted mansions! Your guide will share stories of murder, scandals, deceit and betrayal as we stroll along the eerie dark streets of Capitol Hill. You will discover where to look for paranormal activity and ghostly apparitions at the most notorious locations. • Spooky nighttime walk through Denver's Capitol Hill. • Discover where to take pictures of Paranormal Activity. • Gaze at the unique architecture of the Mansions of Millionaire Row. • Hear the dark history of some of Denver's most elite.

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What people are saying about Denver

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Our guide was excellent and made the tour very interesting. Her stories of Molly Brown were very interested and she had a way of keeping our attention through the entire tour!

Guide was friendly and had lots of fun and interesting ghost stories plus history of the area! Fun tour!

The tour was excellent. Our guide was funny and fantastic!!! Everyone enjoyed it a lot.

Walt was a fantastic guide! We had a lot of fun. Recommended highly.

The guided tour by a local was very informative and entertaining