See Denver through a different lens! These unique and off-beat 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 zoom through the city on a scooter. Don't settle for the norm with some of these off-best and unique tours in Denver!
CITY ON THE SIDE: SIDECAR MOTORCYCLE TOURS
What could be more exhilarating than taking in Colorado’s beautiful scenery from the passenger seat of a classic-looking Russian sidecar motorcycle? Imagine having unconfined, open-air views and getting to go where other vehicles can’t. Take a tour with City on the Side and you’ll learn about the history, culture and landscapes of Denver and the Rocky Mountains as you motor along with professional “sidecarists” and become the center of attention everywhere you go.
DENVER MICROBREW TOUR
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) or RiNo (River North) districts. The tour includes beer samplings at several microbreweries and a pint of your choice to close out the tour. The RiNo district tour, a decidely more off-the-beaten-path option, also includes viewing some impressive street art along the way. The guides are bona fide Denver brew aficionados — you'll come out of this tour knowing more about beer than you ever thought possible.
DENVER BREW TOURS
What makes Denver Brew Tours different? YOU pick the breweries! Choose from any of the more than 100 local breweries in and around Denver, or pick from a list of nearly 50 partner breweries. You can even enjoy a brew or two on the bus or in the van! Denver Brew Tours also offers walking tours of select Sunnyside and LoHi breweries every Friday (4 p.m.) and Saturday (1 p.m.).
Centennial Tours launched Denver's first craft distillery tour, and since then the company has expanded its tours to offer customers all kinds of ways to taste local whiskey, spirits, wine and cocktails. Centennial conducts walking and chauffeured tours that weave in Denver history, music and sightseeing. Centennial also offers family tours that feature dinosaurs and donuts and tours for specific interests like food or nature.
Explore The Mile High City on a super-cool scooter! ScooTours Denver offers motorized, Vespa-style scooter rental and guided scooter tours. The guided tours are especially fun, as friendly scooter tour guides lead you to the best sights and tell you stories of Denver past and present. Never ridden a scooter before? No problem. If you can ride a bicycle, are 18 or older, and have a valid driver's license, ScooTours can easily train you to ride.
MILE HIGH TAP TOURS
Sit back as a 12-passenger van drives you and your friends along South Broadway and Santa Fe Drive on a four-hour tour to three breweries. Mile High Tap Tours presently partners with Breckenridge Brewery, Brew on Broadway, St. Patrick's Brewing Co., Dead Hippie Brewing and Locavore Beer Works.
BANJO BILLY'S BUS TOUR
This is one you won't soon forget. Banjo Billy's Bus Tour gives history tours of Denver from an old school bus tricked out to look like a traveling hillbilly shack. Hear ghost tales, crime stories, history and trivia while sitting on a couch, recliner or saddle as the bus rolls through the heart of the city.
DENVER BREWS CRUISE
Being 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 Brews Cruise, you'll experience the distinct tastes and styles of three of downtown Denver's beer-drinking hot spots — Breckenridge Brewery, Pints Pub and Great Divide Brewing Co. From porters and stouts to pale ales and lagers, Denver Brews Cruise is sure to satisfy everyone's preferences.
DENVER PEDICAB TOURS
Denver enjoys 300 days of sunshine per year, so enjoy the great outdoors while you tour The Mile High City. Denver Pedicab Tours will provide a safe, knowledgeable tour guide to pedal you across town or to your next event. As part of the package, you can go home with well-documented memories of your tour, as Denver Pedicab offers to stop at any location to capture high-quality images of you and your family at iconic locations around downtown Denver.
Tuk-tuks — three-wheeled, motorized rickshaws that are popular in Asia, Latin America and Africa — will now zip you around Denver, too. Founded on the principle of making the world a cleaner and greener place, eTuk Ride connects these cute, electric-powered, environmentally conscious vehicles to riders on demand. It's an affordable and fun way to see more of Denver than you could on foot.
WALKING DEAD DENVER GHOST TOURS
Visit some of Denver's favorite haunts on this spooky downtown walking tour that blends history with "paranormal testimony" from psychics, mediums and paranormal researchers. Departing from Union Station, Walking Dead Denver Ghost Tours will introduce you to the darker side of Denver's history, from haunted hotels and bars to underground tunnels and vaults.