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Denver: Cannabis-Friendly Mountain Sunset Tour with Guide

1. Denver: Cannabis-Friendly Mountain Sunset Tour with Guide

Embark on a 420-friendly sunset tour and discover what makes Denver the Mile High City. Travel to Red Rocks Park and spot native wildlife from Lookout Mountain, travel along the Lariat Loop, and much more. Head to the meeting point and be welcomed with a complimentary pre-roll and gummy. Then, test your vintage gaming skills in a retro video game arcade while you wait for everyone to arrive for the tour. Once everyone has checked in, hop aboard the party bus or luxury vehicle and head off to Red Rocks Park. Marvel at the world-famous sight and see ancient rock formations. Next, make your way to Lookout Mountain where you'll have the opportunity to use your photography skills to capture amazing shots. Keep a lookout for wild buffalo and elk and soak in the panoramic mountain views. Make a quick stop at Buffalo Bill's grave before taking a drive along one of Colorado's best-known scenic byways, the Lariat Loop. Finally, make a stop at The Golden Mill, the perfect spot to satisfy that munchie craving that's bound to have kicked in by now. End your tour with a convenient return journey to the meeting point.

From Denver: Red Rocks, Evergreen, and Echo Lake Tour

2. From Denver: Red Rocks, Evergreen, and Echo Lake Tour

Discover the magic of Colorado's natural scenery on a guided tour through mountains, canyons, rock formations, and lakes. Take a break from the big city and dive into the wonders of the iconic Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater, the quaint town of Evergreen, and the pristine Echo Lake. Just a short drive out of the city, you'll come across an outstanding variety of untouched landscapes. Visit Red Rocks Park and see the famous amphitheater carved into the rocks. Then, drive into the mountains via Bear Creek Canyon and see many of the Denver Mountain Parks. Browse the shops or enjoy a quick drink in the small mountainous town of Evergreen. Witness beautiful hilltop views by climbing up a mountain pass to Echo Lake. Stroll around this incredible glacial lake sitting at 10,600 feet high and have a great chance to observe local wildlife.

From Denver: Red Rocks and Foothills Half-Day Guided Tour

3. From Denver: Red Rocks and Foothills Half-Day Guided Tour

Enjoy a scenic guided tour of the landscape surrounding Denver, including the Red Rocks Amphitheater, Evergreen Lake, and more. Depart from the historic Denver Union Station and head out for a day of incredible scenery. Stop first at the famous Red Rocks Amphitheater. This truly unique venue is built into a giant red sandstone formation. Next, stop at Lookout Mountain and take in views of mountains and the Denver cityscape. Take the scenic route on the way back to Denver via the Lariat Loop which connects the towns of Golden, Evergreen, and Morrison. Pass by the largest single-site brewery in the United States, Coors Brewery. Get a taste of history and geography as you admire the sites and enjoy the views on this essential tour of the Colorado landscape.

From Denver: Breckenridge and Rocky Mountains Guided Tour

4. From Denver: Breckenridge and Rocky Mountains Guided Tour

Discover Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater and Clear Creek Canyon, get 360-degree views, check out an old western town, get lunch and go shopping, and then return to Denver through the Eisenhower Tunnel – the longest and highest passenger car tunnel in the world Explore Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater. Travel up a rugged Canyon on your way up and over the Continental Divide while reaching an altitude of nearly 12,000 feet. Take a short walk on a beautiful trail for breathtaking views of 3 mountain ranges and the Dillon Reservoir. Visit Breckenridge, a historic mining town and ski resort. Stroll down Main Street and enjoy shopping and lunch on your own and/or take a gondola to the base of the ski area. Return to Denver full of wonderful new impressions.

From Denver: Red Rocks and Mount Blue Sky Guided Day-Trip

5. From Denver: Red Rocks and Mount Blue Sky Guided Day-Trip

Embark on a memorable trip outside of Denver to the wilderness of Mount Blue Sky (formerly Mount Evans) on this day trip. See the world from the top of the mountain and enjoy scenic stops at the Red Rocks Amphitheater, Echo Lake, and Idaho Springs. See the Red Rocks Amphitheater, built in a red sandstone rock formation and one of the most beautiful music venues in the United States. Next, head to Echo Lake, filled with its crisp mountain waters and surrounded by evergreen trees. Continue to the summit, along the Mount Blue Sky Scenic Byway. Take some spectacular pictures from the top of one of the tallest mountains in the Rockies and be on the lookout for Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep and mountain goats making their way around. On your way back to Denver, check out some local history in the city of Idaho Springs. In 1859, prospectors discovered gold at this location where the Chicago Creek meets Clear Creek.

From Denver: Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Golden Driving Tour

6. From Denver: Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Golden Driving Tour

Experience a 4-hour tour of the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre. Learn how Red Rocks is becoming a leader in sustainability. Hear stories about underrepresented groups. See where U2 and The Beatles performed. Shop for souvenirs in the mining town of Golden, home to the Coors brewing company. Meet your guide at Denver's Union Station and go on a short ride to the foothills at the west of the city, where the Great Plains meet the Rocky Mountains. Then, drive up the hills surrounding Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre to witness 300 million years of geological history. See the rock structures and hear about the Great Unconformity, a geological mystery where an unexplained gap occurs in the geological record. Learn about the unique plants and animals. Next, enter Red Rocks Amphitheater, which has staged concerts by U2, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, and many others. Hear how it was used as a ceremonial space by indigenous peoples. Then, head to Golden, a mining town that was established during a gold rush, and which is home to the Coors brewery. Shop for souvenirs, relax in the park by the creek, and buy lunch in a restaurant. Finally, go back to Denver.

Red Rocks Walking Tour

7. Red Rocks Walking Tour

Your walking tour starts with some epic views atop this legendary natural amphitheatre, from where your tour guide will share stories of the famous rockers and icons who have performed on the Red Rocks stage. If you can pull yourself away from the amazing scenery of Colorado’s landscape beyond the amphitheatre, we’ll take our tour down into the Visitor Center, where you’ll be blown away by the floor-to-ceiling display of every concert since 1947. Find your favorite artists, from John Denver to The Beatles. Your private tour of Red Rocks can include an easy hike around the amphitheatre. Your tour guide will narrate the park’s geological past as you walk, pointing out a particularly curious anomaly, the Great Unconformity. During operating hours, we can stop for lunch within the amphitheatre, or pack ahead to enjoy a picnic with plenty of Colorado sunshine!

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What people are saying about Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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4.8 / 5

based on 152 reviews

My friends and I had such a great time on this trip! There was so much to do and see. Phil was our guide and he was incredible! Very knowledgeable and professional. Not to mentioned he helped us take pictures along the way! I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone!

The tour surpassed my expectations. The meetup spot was cool, van was fun, the driver/ guide was very personable and friendly and the places we went were bananas! 10/10 would recommend!

Our guide was wonderful, very friendly and knowledgeable. The views were breathtaking and you will definitely get some dope pics. I highly recommend trying this.

Jenna was a great tour guide, definitely worth the money spent, and appreciated the sunset and different places they took us on

Craig was awesome! We had a blast and the site seeing was amazing!