1. Denver: Explore Must-See Highlights & Historic Landmarks
Discover Denver's blend of history and contemporary culture on this walking tour. Starting at the Colorado State Capitol, a 19th-century building reminiscent of the United States Capitol, you'll meet your local guide and learn about the city's origins before setting off to explore the hotspots and historic sites that make Denver unique. After leaving the State Capitol, head to the Lower Downtown neighborhood, known as LoDo, to experience the modern side of Denver. This area is filled with lively bars and trendy restaurants. Take a walk down the 16th Street Mall, a mile-long pedestrian promenade designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei, and explore the array of exciting shops, eateries, and entertainment venues. You may also take a leisurely stroll around the tree-lined Larimer Square, a local favorite spot. Step off the streets and into the historic Brown Palace Hotel, built in the late 19th century. As one of the first hotels to feature an atrium design, it is renowned for its unique architecture. Take a moment to admire the building's beauty and learn about its history. Our tour concludes at Union Station, the heart of Denver. Recently restored to its former glory, Union Station offers a variety of dining and shopping options, as well as ample opportunities for people-watching. Once a hub for transporting settlers to the West, it now serves as Denver's main train station. As your tour ends, you'll be in an ideal location to continue exploring downtown Denver.