Tours and Excursions

Colorado State Capitol Building

Even if you're not politically minded, you'll enjoy visiting Colorado's capitol building, which was designed to resemble Washington, DC's. Notable architectural elements include a gold-plated dome that rises 180 feet, carved statues that grace...  Read More

United States Mint

If you've never visited a US Mint, be sure to pencil in time for Denver's, where coins are produced and gold and silver bullion stored. You'll find the process of money-making enlightening, especially when informative tour guides point out...  Read More

If you've got baseball in your blood, you have to make a pilgrimage to Coors Field. The baseball-only stadium came at a price tag of $215 million dollars, but locals say the cost was well worth it. The facility seats more than 50,000 fans and...  Read More

North Denver

Everything for your sweet tooth can be found at Hammond's Candies, where visitors are also invited to take free factory tours to watch as candy canes, lollipops, brittles and many more confections are deliciously handmade.

Wilderness Aware Rafting

Rivers carve out some of the most spectacular scenery in the Rocky Mountains, and you'll find no more exciting way to view the awesome highlights than on a waterborne raft. The strength of waves varies along each river (Class 1, or no waves, to...  Read More

Aviation Technology Services

See the Rocky Mountains in a way that few other visitors do when you take a helicopter tour of the Front Range. On a "Rocky Mountain Experience" tour, Aviation Technology Services offers spectacular views of Denver's urban landscape, the natural...  Read More

Mile Hi Skydiving Center

Mile Hi Skydiving Center, located a short distance from Denver in Longmont, CO, offers tandem and free-fall experiences for daredevils interested in a birds-eye view of the local terrain. First-timers and seasoned folks can both participate, and...  Read More

LoDo District Walking Tours

Historian Kevin Rucker neatly fills Denver's historical sightseeing void with knowledge and clever witticisms, sharing the city's sordid and not-so-sordid past as he guides visitors on walking tours of the city's oldest and most questionable...  Read More

Denver's Beat Poetry Driving Tour

The City of Denver and historian Andrew Burnett have published a web-based driving tour of important Beat sites. The self-guided tour starts out at Civic Center Park, then goes on to the Colburn Hotel, Sonny Lawson Park, the Curtis Park...  Read More