Downtown Denver History & Highlights - Small Group Walking Tour

14 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

Take a deeper look into Denver and get to know why locals love the Mile High City so much. On this tour, your local guide will show off downtown Denver’s incredible historic architecture and tell you stories of how this pioneer town came to be the capital of Colorado. In addition to seeing the city’s most iconic landmarks including the Capitol State Building and Union Station, you’ll get a chance to see preservation and revitalization side-by-side at historic Larimer Square. Throughout the tour, your guide will make sure to point out the best places to eat, drink, shop, and play in and around Denver!

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Colorado State Capitol

Our tour begins at the Colorado State Capitol, a beautifully historic building constructed in the late 19th century. Here, you'll meet your guide and hear the beginnings of Denver's rich history.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: LoDo

Lower Downtown (known as LoDo to locals) showcases the more modern side of Denver. You'll walk along the 16th Street Mall, home to many sources of entertainment from restaurants to local music. It's the heart of modern Denver!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At:

Your guide will lead you into this wonderfully picturesque, late 19th century hotel where you'll be able to marvel at the one-of-a-kind architecture.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Larimer Square

This bustling area of LoDo is one of locals' favorite spots for shopping, dining, and entertainment. We'll likely walk down this tree-lined street along the tour.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Denver Union Station

Refinished and refurbished to its former glory, Union Station continues to operate as Denver's main train station - a far cry from it's early days bringing settlers to the West. Today, Union Station boasts restaurants, shopping, and lots of people-watching. When your tour ends, you'll be in the perfect, central spot to continue exploring downtown Denver!

Duration: 15 minutes
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