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DISCOVER DENVER: Take the Best Bus Tour in the City  

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Hop onboard our comfortable 14-passenger shuttle and enjoy taking in the Mile High City's top sights as we wind through the heart of downtown Denver and also take you to a great spot for views of the city skyscape with the mountains behind. Denver's beauty shines year-round, so whether you visit in summer, fall, winter or spring, experiencing Denver's top sights and landmarks and discovering the stories behind them, is a great way to spend time in our Mile High City.

Along the way, enjoy plenty of fun commentary from your local guide, ask questions, take pictures, and see and hear more about the Mile High City, past and present!

 

You’ll kick off your Discover Denver bus tour at Union Station and then we'll wind through the streets, rolling past some of our favorite highlights, including Denver's top attractions like Larimer Square—Denver’s oldest block—where you can admire the historic architecture and beauty of landmark 19th-century buildings.

We'll pass by world-class museums like the Denver Art Museum, an ultramodern and super unique complex, explore LoDo together, cross over the must-see 16th Street Mall, hear the heist stories of the U.S. Mint, visit the famous Mile High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol, and much more.

 

Your Denver bus tour wraps back up at Union Station so that you can enjoy some of the amazing restaurants, bars and shops nearby after you're done exploring our beautiful Mile High City with your local tour guide.

Denver Bus Tour Details:

Departure Time:

1:30 p.m.

May 1-Oct. 31: 7 days/week

Nov. 1-Apr. 30: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

No tours: Thanksgiving Day, or Dec. 25.

Meeting Place:

Flag pole in front of Union Station (intersection of 17th & Wynkoop)

Duration:

90 minutes

Difficulty:

Easy; 2 optional photo stops

Ending Location:

Union Station

1701 Wynkoop Street

Pricing:

Adult (18+)

$39

Youth (<18)

$32

Discover Denver Bus Tour Itinerary:

  1.  1:30 pm. Start: The stunning Union Station

  2.  Larimer Square, the heart of LoDo

  3.  The Denver Performing Arts Complex's history and beauty

  4.  Colorado Convention Center & the famous Big Blue Bear

  5.  The bustling 16th Street Mall

  6. The historic Brown Palace

  7.  America's longest street: The eclectic Colfax Ave. 

  8.  Cheesman Park and the Botanic Gardens

  9.  Approximately 2:30 pm. The Unsinkable Molly's Brown's House

  10.  The must-see Mile High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol (photo stop)

  11.  The Parisian-inspired Civic Center Park

  12.  Denver Public Library's unique architecture

  13.  Denver Art Museum & Denver's amazing public art

  14.  The striking City and County Building

  15.  The heists of the U.S. Mint

  16.  The Wall Street of the West

  17.  The famous Daniels & Fisher clocktower

  18.  Coors Field and Denver's Sports History

  19.  3:00 pm. Denver Bus Tours End: Back at Union Station

*Route may vary from the above due to weather, road closures, construction, time of day, traffic, etc.

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Additional Bus Tour Info:

Meeting Place:

  • The flagpole in front of Union Station. The flagpole is located on the west corner of 17th and Wynkoop

  • Be sure to arrive by 1:20 p.m., at least 10 minutes prior to the tour departure time to ensure you don't miss the arrival and departure of the bus. Tours do start and depart on time.

  • Union Station: 1701 Wynkoop St. Denver, CO 80202.

  • Tours operate rain, snow, or shine and when events are happening at or around Union Station.

  • Your local tour guide/driver will be wearing a neon yellow Discover Denver Bus Tours shirt and will arrive approximately 5 minutes before your tour's scheduled departure time in your comfortable 14-passenger shuttle bus with a picture of the Denver skyline on the side.

Ages:

  • All ages 5+ are welcome!  Will your kid(s) like the downtown Denver bus tour and exploring LoDo and other areas of Denver? That really depends on your kiddo(s)! Our Denver sightseeing tours are suitable and designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Your guide is trained and experienced to keep the experience and stories fun and engaging for everyone. Youth ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Odds & Ends:

  • The shuttle bus is not wheelchair and stroller accessible.

  • Don't forget to bring water and dress in comfortable layers for Denver's ever-changing weather for the photo stops! 

  • Also, see our FAQ page for a ton more info on our Denver bus tours.

  • Touring with a local is a great activity to do on one of your first days in town!

  • If you are not feeling well or have any cold or flu-like symptoms, please stay home and follow CDC guidelines and common sense and seek appropriate medical care.

  • This tour has a four guest minimum in order to operate. Tours with less than four guests booked will be cancelled and guests will be contacted with alternate options.  

Tickets for bus tours are non-refundable and non-transferrable. 

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Ruben B. "Our tour guide was Sherry Moon and she was an absolute pleasure! Very knowledgeable and truly loves the city's history. Recommended to all our friends and anyone going as their first event to get familiar with the city and it's little secrets including the free buses for mall street which came in VERY handy! Thank you guys!"​ Read full testimonial.

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