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Foothills of the Rockies Small-Group Half-day Tour

Highlights
  • Escape bustling Denver to see key sights in the Rocky Mountain foothills
  • Relax while a professional does the driving on winding mountain byways
  • Your choice to stroll and shop in Golden or go on a Coors Brewery tour 
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Foothills of the Rockies Small-Group Half-day Tour
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Overview
Ideal for first-time visitors to Colorado or those short on time, this small-group, half-day tour covers some key attractions just outside of Denver in the Rocky Mountain foothills. Let a professional do the driving while your guide shows you around Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, the quaint town of Golden—with a tour of Coors Brewery, if you like—Lookout Mountain, and the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave.
What to Expect

Meet your guide at downtown Denver's Union Station, where you board your comfortable van for the ride to Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater. Admire the stunning views from this concert venue, built right into the red-rock formations, where musical legends have played for decades.

Then motor along the historic Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway to Golden, where you can choose to stroll the shops in the historic town or tour the Coors Brewery—the largest single brewery facility in the world. Then head up Lookout Mountain for panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Memorabilia from the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show are on display at the museum at the top, as is the legendary showman’s grave.

You’re likely to see American bison (aka buffalo) grazing at Genesee Mountain Park on your return to Denver's Union Station, the final stop on your 4.5-hour tour.

Reviews (13)
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Reviewed 9 October 2018
Red Rocks Amphitheater & Evergreen

We had a wonderful half-day tour with Christin who was great fun as a guide and very knowledgeable! We saw the amazing Red Rocks Amphitheater, and then spent time wandering around the old part of Evergreen before looping back through the footshills to view both...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John S
ChristinG161, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi John! Thank you for the 5-Star review of our tour it means a lot to us. Thank you as well for the kind words about me, I'm blushing:) I hope I get to tour with you again in the future. All the best to...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Wild Bill Tour

Great tour and excellent guide Curt very knowledgeable ! We went to the Coors Brewery, saw the grave for Buffalo Bill, loved the mountain view. We saw where they panned for gold in the 1800's.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chavis C
ChristinG161, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us a review and I'm glad you had a great tour! Thank you for the shout out for our excellent guide Curt!

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Great small group tour - highly recommended

We were picked up at Union Station by our guide Kurt. There were eight people on our tour and the mini-van was comfortable. The tour is excellent with plenty of time to look around Red Rocks and finishing up at Buffalo Bill's grave. We even...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheDonkeyCentreHalf
ChristinG161, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for touring with us and for the kind words about our guide Curt! We would love to tour with you again when you are back in Denver. We do have a town of Golden option but not enough time to do Coors and...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Very knowledgeable, friendly and flexible tour guide

Scott was a great guide for our half day tour. He asked us what our preferences/plans were and tailored his talk to our interests. We were only a group of 6 so we took the smaller transit van and we were all comfortable with Scott...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ChristinG161, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for the great review I love that you mentioned learning and seeing on the tour. We really try to make all our tours an experience where the guests will See, Lean and Explore and not just drive past. Thank you for touring with...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Awesome

We had a great time on our tour. The tour guide was friendly and helpful. The van was comfortable. Overall it was awesome. We are looking at doing another one before we head home!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KCinKY2018
Christin G, Owner at Colorado Sightseer, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hi guys, we would love to take you out for another tour. Thank you for the kind words about our guide Curt as well. Thanks for the review and hope to see you again soon.

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We were picked up in Denver and returned there if that's what you mean by continuing the trip to the city?
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