Private 4-Hours Foothills Explorer Tour from Denver

3 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Millions of years ago the present-day Front Range was home to ancient mountain ranges, deserts, beaches, and even oceans. Get your first taste of the Rocky Mountains, and maximize your limited time in Denver. Meet your guide in downtown Denver, and head out to the foothills to enjoy views of the Red Rocks, Evergreen Lake and Lookout Mountain. Drive historic Lariat Loop, and get a glimpse of historic Golden, home to Coors Brewery. This 4-hour morning tour leaves you free to explore the city in the afternoon.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Amphitheatre is an open-air amphitheatre built into a rock structure near Morrison, Colorado, 10 miles (16 km) west of Denver. There is a large, tilted, disc-shaped rock behind the stage, a huge vertical rock angled outwards from stage right, several large outcrops angled outwards from stage left and a seating area for up to 9,525 people in between. The Amphitheater has a long history of offering a variety of music venues to visitors of all ages.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Evergreen Lake

Come and experience the 55 acre Evergreen Lake Park, the recreational jewel of Evergreen. Home to the Evergreen Lakehouse, this is the perfect spot for q quick escape into nature.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Evergreen

Evergreen’s historic Main Street, bordered between a pink cliff wall of boulders and the rapidly flowing mountain waters of Bear Creek is compact, but full of irresistible fine arts, crafts and gifts worthy of any home, as well as bistros, coffee shops, boutiques, specialty shopping, and live music.

Stop At: Lookout Mountain

Downtown Denver, 12 miles to the east, can be seen clearly from the Lookout Mountain. It is known for its natural scenery! The summit is famous as the gravesite of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody and has several sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Its earliest known inhabitants were the Ute tribe of American Indians, who used the mountain as a lookout point upon the surrounding region.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

Buffalo Bill Cody remains the ultimate Old West icon. One of his final wishes was to be buried on Lookout Mountain above Denver, and his grave site at Lookout Mountain Park is free to visit. As part of the Denver Mountain Parks system, the park offers an engaging museum dedicated to the life and times of Buffalo Bill and his internationally known Wild West show.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway

A 40-mile stretch in the foothills west of Denver, Colorado, the Lariat Loop connects the communities of Golden, Morrison, Lookout Mountain and Evergreen, and features some of the area’s best historical and cultural attractions, not to mention spectacular mountain views and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Pass By: Coors Brewery

Pass by the Coors Brewery in Golden, Colorado, that is the largest single brewery facility in the world.

Pass By: Golden

Golden is a city and former gold rush town at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, in Colorado.
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