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Denver: Denver Terrors Ghost Tour

1. Denver: Denver Terrors 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 Cocktail Tour

2. 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

3. 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.

Denver: History and Highlights Guided Tour

4. Denver: History and Highlights Guided Tour

Explore the highlights of Denver on this guided walking tour. Visit some of the city's major landmarks, including the State Capitol Building, Union Station, and Larimer Square. Start your tour at the Colorado Veterans Monument in Lincoln Memorial Park. See several of the city’s most iconic and significant institutions, including the Denver Art Museum and its eye-catching avant-garde extension and outdoor sculptures. From here, make your way to the stately grounds of Civic Center Park, featuring fountains, formal gardens, and a Greek amphitheater often used for summertime concerts. Hear the stories of civic improvement in the early 1900s, spearheaded by a former mayor. Enjoy impressive views of the Colorado State Capitol before making your way into the lower downtown area. Admire the architecture and stop in at a late 19th-century hotel to have a look at its interior. Check out the outdoor art at the performing arts center. Visit historic Larimer Square, the place where Denver began, now home to boutique stores, restaurants, and coffee shops. Learn about the city's beginnings as a frontier mining post and the history behind the unique Larimer St. houses. Finally, end your walking tour at the hub of downtown Denver, Union Station. This historic beaux arts train station has welcomed travelers to Colorado for over a century.

Denver: Downtown Food Walking Tour with Tastings

5. Denver: Downtown Food Walking Tour with Tastings

Discover the flavors of downtown Denver on a walking food tour. Try a range of different cuisines as your guide introduces you to some of the most exciting restaurants in the area. Take your taste buds on a journey and head home with a full belly and a new insight into the city's culinary scene. Meet your foodie guide in front of Tamayo, where you can sample sizzling tacos with fresh and creative salsas. From there, wind through the bustling streets of the "Mile High City", visiting taste the flavor of Denver. Sample delectable pairings at a local hidden gem and satisfy your sweet tooth at a foodie favorite ice cream shop. Try samples of chocolate , and browse authentic Native American art and jewelry. Along the way, snap Instagram-worthy selfies at historic Denver landmarks like Coors Field and Union Station as you delve into the history of this Colorado capital.

Denver: LoDo Craft Beer Guided Walking Tour

6. 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: Downtown Small-Group Food Tasting Tour

7. 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: Ghosts of Capitol Hill Guided Walking Tour

8. Denver: Ghosts of Capitol Hill Guided Walking Tour

Get a glimpse into the strange happenings in Denver’s seedy past on this walking tour of Denver's historic Capitol Hill. Feel the chills run down your spine as you hear the stories that Denver's ghosts and ghouls are dying to share. Meet your guide and set out on foot into the historic Capitol Hill area of Denver. As you stroll along, hear about strange happenings from the city’s past, and visit supposedly haunted sites where spirits might linger. Listen to your local ghost-enthusiast guide, as you venture between Denver landmarks, city streets, and unravel the city's mountain-framed history. Uncover a hidden burial ground, and walk through the shadows of Cheesman Park—one of the city’s most haunted locales. Keep your eyes peeled for ghostly figures at the Henry Treat Rogers Mansion, the Molly Brown House, and the Dunning-Benedict House, and try to spot a quick-moving poltergeist at Stoiberhof and in the darkened windows of the Croke-Patterson mansion.

Denver: RiNo Beer and Graffiti Tour

9. 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: All Ages Guided Ghost Walking Tour

10. Denver: All Ages Guided Ghost Walking Tour

Learn about some of the most fascinating and spooky sites of Denver on this all-ages walking ghost tour that showcases the city's pristine Victorian manors and the spirits that dwell within. Visit the home that J.J. and Molly Brown purchased after the silver crash happened in 1893. Learn about and discuss Molly Brown and how she used her wealth for social classes and how the citizens rallied together to purchase the house. Have the opportunity to explore a late Victorian mansion, the Byer's-Evans House, and hear about the fascinating history that surrounds it. Learn about the haunted history that surrounds the Marijuana Mansion Denver and discuss the impressive architecture. Next, walk to the Peabody-Whitehead Mansion where you will be informed about the influential homeowners and the eerie hauntings that happened almost immediately after the Whitehead family moved in. Another fascinating stop on the tour will be the Patterson Inn where the guide will discuss the legendary haunted history. Get a glimpse into an authentic traditional Victorian home when you come to the Capitol Hill Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn, which happens to be the only manor of its kind that isn't haunted.

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What people are saying about Denver

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based on 4 reviews

Our guide Glory was friendly, enthusiastic about the art and very informative about the artists. She had fun stories about how the art changes over time and how the artists weigh in on the different iterations. We really enjoyed this guided tour.

Our guide was amazing - animated and truly loves her ghosts. We did fact check some of the stories, history tells another story on the Espinosa clan.

Patrick was excellent. The tour superb. I would highly recommend it to others

Really informative and guide really knew the history of the drinks in Denver.

Hunter was awesome! Good tour would highly recommend