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

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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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
COVID-19 Prepared: reduced group sizes, masks, routine sanitizing, and more
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Departure Point

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

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • 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
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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
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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
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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 face masks and attendee health during Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver.

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  • "If you are looking at doing something for 1/2 a day around Denver, this tour is really good fit!" See review
  • "We wanted to take a tour but spend all day at it, this was perfect." See review

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Excellent Foothills tour
Alan_J
, Jun 2021
Red Rocks and Lookout Mountain. The views of snow-capped mountains were awesome. Gentry, our guide, was entertaining and informative
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Great Tour
Alice
, Jun 2021
Josh was a friendly and knowledgeable guide. The tour was great. A lot of beautiful scenery and the right amount of stops. The bus is very comfortable. This is a great way to see Red Rocks, Bear Canyon and Mr. Lookout.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Alice, thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback and leave us a review! We're so excited to hear that you had an enjoyable day on the Denver Foothills Explorer Tour with Josh! Thanks again, and we hope you'll consider booking with us again in the future!
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Charles_M
, Jun 2021
Our tour guide Shea was the best. Knowledgeable, fun and energetic. If we are ever in Denver we definitely to another tour!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Charles, thank you for leaving us a positive review! We also appreciate your feedback. We're happy to know you enjoyed your day on tour with Shay, we hope to see you again!
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Enjoyable!
Gina_B
, Jun 2021
Enjoyable tour. Shay did a great job. She was very informative and timely. It seems she enjoys her job and it shows. Thank you for a great job Shay !!!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Gina, thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review and sharing your feedback! We're excited to hear that you had such a fun time with Shay on tour and we hope to have you book with us again the next time you're in town!
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Spectacular landscapes
JoAnn_m
, Jun 2021
Red Rocks Amphitheatre was stunning! All of the stops were breathtaking. Wish we could have seen some wildlife but that’s the luck of the draw.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi JoAnn, we're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your Red Rocks stop on the Denver Foothills Explorer tour! Thank you for leaving a positive review and sharing your feedback, we hope you'll consider booking with us again!
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wonderful!
Patricia_B
, Jun 2021
Aaron, my quide is a fountain of knowledge of the Rocky Mountains and made my afternoon a truly memorable experience with his captivating dialogue, kindness, consideration and his attempts to keep his clients safe and happy.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Patricia, thank you for the positive review! We're glad to know you had a great day with Aaron on tour. We hope you'll consider booking with us again sometime!
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Tour guide Aaron was great. Very informative and personable. I would recommend this tour for anyone interested in the h
Tom_B
, Jun 2021
Saw Red Rocks and loved it. Also enjoyed Lookout Mtn and Buffalo Bill’s grave.mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Nepoije;jbdnc;jwbncqiwdjbncvpqijbn ‘owejkncponcvpeiwqjcnvpiwjencpwein. Weopcpweiucpewucepwiupewicpweibjun Ojwenc[o oiewcjn[ewonc [oiwecn [woeinc[oeijndjn[oi2jd [oinjc[oeidoie2 o[iend[jd[o23i iejfd[oie
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Tom! We're excited to know that Aaron gave you a great tour- thank you for writing such a positive review. We hope to have you book with us the next time you're in town!
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Denver Foothills Tour
Roxanne_G
, Jun 2021
Aaron, our tour guide, was exceptional! We couldn’t believe how knowledgeable he was and how eloquently he delivered so much information!!! It was a beautiful day in the foothills and we are so glad we took this tour!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Roxanne, thank you for leaving us a positive review! We're so happy to hear that you had a great time on tour with Aaron. We hope you'll consider booking with us again in the future!
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Roberta_P
, May 2021
Jed was a wealth of information. He did a great job. It was a rainy day but we had a good time. I would definitely recommend this trip.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review! We're so happy to hear you had a great time on tour with Jed, and we hope to have you book with us again in the future!
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Very Good Tour
Jennifer
, May 2021
Very good tour. Lots of great information. Jed was a great tour guide, but some of it came off a little too lecture-like. I would have appreciated more interaction with the guests, especially since there were only 12 people.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Jennifer, we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with Jed! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review and share your feedback. We hope to have you book another tour with us in the future!
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