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Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

The Denver foothills are packed with some of Colorado's best sights, from Red Rocks Amphitheater to Lookout Mountain and scenic Lariat Loop. Over the course of this half-day tour from Denver that explores the scenic foothills, get panoramic views of the mountain surroundings and stroll through small, historic towns before stopping in Evergreen for drinks. It's a quick escape from the big city buzz and a taste of life in the mountains, and one you can easily fit in a day when touring the "Mile High" City.
  • Discover the Red Rocks Amphitheater and enjoy a scenic drive along Lariat Loop
  • Stop at Evergreen, CO for coffee or wine tasting
  • Small group tour ensures intimacy
  • Perfect tour for someone who wants a quick getaway
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Water refill - please bring reusable bottles
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Departure Point

1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 8 years old - no children under 8 unless it has been authorized by tour operator.
  • Subject to weather conditions. If canceled due to unsafe weather conditions, an alternative date or full refund will be offered
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note that it is a possibility in the winter that the visibility is limited due to snow. We are flexible with our cancellation policy if snow is in the forecast and are happy to reschedule if weather looks better on another day.
  • COVID-19 Prepared: reduced group sizes, masks, routine sanitizing, and more
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Service Animals Not Allowed
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Aspire Tours LLC
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Where do we meet for the Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:We meet in front of Denver’s Union Station at 1701 Wynkoop Street, by the large American flag pole by the curb side.
Mar 2021
Q:
Is there parking available for the Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:There are several parking garages in the area, 1899 Wynkoop St. Garage is one of them. The Crawford Hotel, which is at Union Station has valet parking available ($25).
Mar 2021
Q:
What should I wear on the Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:Dress in layers, as it gets cold in the mountains, however, after a hike you might want to shed layers. Light hiking shoes or sneakers with good tread, windbreakers, rain jackets, and hats are recommended.
Mar 2021
Q:
What should I bring with me on the Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:Bring a reusable water bottle for each person. We have refills in the car. Also bring your required medications, sunscreen/lip balm, your camera, and any additional snacks you may want.
Mar 2021
Q:
How strenuous is the Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:We consider this an "active sightseeing tour" with light walking/hiking so that most guests can have a great time. We like to accommodate everyone by giving people the opportunity to walk around or sit down on a bench and enjoy nature.
Mar 2021
Q:
What type of transportation is used for the Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:All our tours are run in 14 passenger upscale vehicles.
Mar 2021
Q:
What if there is bad weather on the date of my Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:We only cancel in cases of extremely bad weather or unsafe conditions. This happens very rarely. When it does, we will notify you to reschedule or receive a refund.
Mar 2021
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver.

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Traveler Tips


  • "If you are looking at doing something for 1/2 a day around Denver, this tour is really good fit!" See review
  • "I would suggest starting this tour a little later in the morning, as many shops were not open at our stops." See review
  • "We wanted to take a tour but spend all day at it, this was perfect." See review

Reviews

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star-5
Great mountain experience for the non-hiker
Brian_A
, Jan 2022
We enjoyed this tour of the mountains, amphitheater and small towns so much. It was a perfect blend of adventure without having to be a hiker. Kyle was a great guide and very knowledgeable about the areas. I would highly recommend this one!
icon Response from Host , Jan 2022
Hi Brian! Thanks for leaving this note for us and Kyle! It sounds like you two had a pretty good day on our Foothills Explorer Tour, it really is the perfect get away from Denver. Safe travels home!
star-5
Awesome
Wyteria_W
, Jan 2022
We had a Great Tour Guide, he was personable and knowledgeable. Fantastic views and good food! Great
star-5
Fun in the mountains.
Saundra_H
, Jan 2022
Tour guide was very knowledgeable and great communicator. He made the trip worth every penny. He had a good sense of humor and very good spirit about him.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2022
Hi there! We're so glad you enjoyed yourself on our Foothills Explorer tour, it seems like you had quite the successful trip! We'd love to have you back, so you know who to call!
star-5
Denver Foothills 2022
Michele_M
, Jan 2022
Mike our tour guide was awesome! He’s very knowledgeable, fun, patient, and thoughtful! I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2022
Hi Michele! Thanks for leaving such a nice note for Mike! He's a wonderful guide and tries his hardest to make sure everyone is comfortable and entertained, we're glad it showed! Safe travels home, and we'll see you next time!
star-5
Wonderful
Fiona_m
, Jan 2022
It was a great tour with aaron. We saw elk and buffaloes. We had time to walk around red rock and golden for some epic scenes. Best guide and eorth every penny and time.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2022
Hi Fiona! Thanks for taking the time to leave us with this review, it sounds like you had quite the lucky day with all the wildlife sightings! Safe travels home, and we'll see you next time!
star-5
We love aaron!!!!!!!!!!...
Abigail_B
, Jan 2022
We love aaron!!!!!!!!!! he was so nice and shared so much information about Denver with us. Recommending him to everyone!!
star-5
Great family outing
Tracy_C
, Jan 2022
Jed was a fantastic guide and we really enjoyed the attention that he gave the whole group. He made sure that everyone had the experience that they wanted to have. I would definitely book with Jed again!
star-5
Great tour!
Randy_H
, Dec 2021
Steve was super polite and informative! I highly recommend this trip to anyone and will be returning for the other tours in the future :)
star-5
You won’t regret this one!
Nate_S
, Dec 2021
Interesting and very chill. It even snowed on us a little bit and it was great! Red Rocks really rocked and Golden is a very cute little western town
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Breathtaking Views
Cajgie_D
, Dec 2021
We took a quick trip to Denver but didn’t have much time and this tour was a great way to see the mountains without taking the entire day. The Red Rocks were fantastic and Lookout Mountain offered a great view of the city. The small group is perfect and the sprinter van beats the big tour bus atmosphere. Our guide Josh was very knowledgeable and helpful and we spent good time at each stop without feeling rushed. We had time in Evergreen and Lookout Mountain to purchase snacks, drinks and other food including souvenirs and the like. I’d recommend Aspire Tours and would go on another outing with this group. Met cool people and had good conversation while seeing the sights.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Hey there! Thanks for leaving such a kind note for us and Josh! Our Foothills Explorer Tour is a great, quick, getaway from the craziness of Denver! We're glad you and your group had such a fun time with us.

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