OFF-BEAT DENVER TOURS
See Denver through a different lens! These guided tours offer VIP access to some of the Mile High City’s greatest hidden gems. Find out how Denver's world-famous beer is brewed, discover where the city's chefs get their inspiration, and get an irreverent look at Mile High history.
Denver Microbrew Tour www.denvermicrobrewtour.com
Find out why Denver is the real King of Beers. The Denver Microbrew Tour is a 1.5-mile guided walking tour in downtown Denver’s historic LoDo (lower downtown) area. The tour includes a tour of the acclaimed Great Divide microbrewery, beer samplings at several microbreweries (including Wynkoop and Breckenridge Brewing). The guides are bona fide Denver brew aficionados – you'll come out of this tour knowing more about beer than you ever thought possible. Culinary Connectors Tours www.culinaryconnectors.com
Calling all Mile High City foodies! Get a behind the scenes look Denver's dining world with one of Culinary Connectors' tours. Spend an afternoon in the kitchen with Colorado’s best chefs with tastings and pairings on the Top Restaurant Tour. Journey down S. Pearl St. for delicious visits to four restaurants, with exclusive access, chef meet 'n' greets, yummy tastes and refreshing beverages at each of these neighborhood gems. On the Gourmet Market tour, step behind the counter and into the stock rooms of four top specialty shops and learn how these artisan owners select the best of the best items. Inside & Out Denver Tour www.denverinsideandout.com
Gangsters, flappers – and a million-dollar heist! History comes alive during this unique walking tour/scavenger hunt, based on the 1922 robbery of the Denver Mint. You'll become unwitting accessories in Denver’s most famous crime mystery, picking up clues along the way, and meeting up with plenty of colorful characters. This urban adventure kicks off in Denver’s LoDo district and visits many of Denver’s most noted landmarks, including the Colorado State Capitol Building and the U.S. Mint. Urban Adventure Quest www.urbanadventurequest.com
Turn Denver into a Gameboard with this scavenger hunt tour. Combine the fun of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams solve clues and complete challenges while learning local history. Start when you want and play at your pace. Banjo Billy’s Bus Tour www.banjobilly.com
This is one you won't forget soon. Banjo Billy’s gives history tours of Denver from an old school bus tricked out to look like a traveling hillbilly shack. Hear ghost tales, crime stories, and history while sitting on a couch, recliner or saddle as the bus rolls through the heart of the city. Denver Brews Cruise www.brewscruise.com/denver
Be driven from brewpub to brewpub, from microbrewery to microbrewery, with VIP treatment at every turn? Not a bad way to spend a few hours. On the Denver cruise, you’ll experience the distinct tastes and styles of three of downtown Denver’s fine craft breweries – Breckenridge Brewery, Pints Pub and Great Divide. From Porters and Stouts, to Belgians, Pale Ales and Lagers, Denver Brews Cruise is sure to satisfy everyone’s preferences.