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PRIVATE DISCOVER  DENVER  BUS TOURS

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Tour  Overview

 

See and experience Denver's top landmarks & sights in the comfort of your own 14-passenger shuttle bus with our most popular Denver bus tour experience through the heart of Denver and LoDo.

Our private Discover Denver bus tour is a terrific option for groups - because the best way possible to experience Denver and LoDo is on foot! Whether you're in town for a conference or vacation, or you're a business, group of friends, faith-based group, family - celebrating a birthday, bachelor/bachelorette party, family reunion or graduation - this tour is the best way to experience all that is Denver in a few hours. 

This must-do Denver bus tour winds through the heart of downtown Denver as we visit the Mile High City's top sights and landmarks and discover the stories behind them. Along the way, enjoy plenty of time to chat with your guide, ask questions, take pictures, and hear about the Mile High City, past and present!

The best part? Our team of fun, local guides can customize your Denver sightseeing tour based on your need and interests for more personalization.

 

Your historic Denver bus tour starts at the gorgeous Union Station, and then you'll wind through the streets, including a must-see highlight: Larimer Square—the city’s oldest block—where you can admire the historic architecture of landmark 19th-century buildings.

You'll pass by world-class museums like the Denver Art Museum as you hear about well-known Denverites from centuries past, 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 bus tour with your local guide wraps back up at one of Denver's most famous spots: Union Station, where you'll hear about the plethora of entertainment options and choices of restaurants, bars and shops that you can enjoy after you're done exploring LoDo and our beautiful Mile High City.

Tour Details:

Departure Time Choices:

8:30 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

3:30 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

Above times are bookable online.

Looking for a different time? Just email us!

Duration:

2 hours

Looking for a custom tour duration or custom stops/sights? Just email us!

Year-Round : 7 days/week

No tours: Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 24-25.

Difficulty:

Easy, 2 optional stops where you can disembark the bus

Meeting Place:

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

Looking for a different meeting place or hotel pick-up? Just email us!

Ending Location:

Union Station

1701 Wynkoop Street

Looking for a different ending location? Just email us!

Additional Best of Denver 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 at least 10 minutes prior to the tour departure time to ensure you do not 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 a few 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 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.

  • Please feel free to bring a mask with you and wear it if you would like to. Mask use is currently optional.  

Pricing:

1-7 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $485

3-hour tour: $690

4-hour tour: $895

8-14 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $575

3-hour tour: $800

4-hour tour: $1025

Tour Itinerary*  *Can be customized based on your interests and schedule
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Refunds are not available for private tours.

  1.  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 Blue Bear

  5.  The bustling 16th Street Mall

  6.  The eclectic Colfax - America's longest street

  7.  Cheesman Park 

  8.  The Unsinkable Molly's Brown's House

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

  10.  The Parisian-inspired Civic Center Park

  11.  Denver Public Library's unique architecture

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

  13.  The striking City and County Building

  14.  The heists of the U.S. Mint

  15.  The Wall Street of the West

  16.  Hop Alley: Where Denver's Chinatown once stood

  17.  Coors Field and Denver's Sports History

  18.  Denver Bus Tours End: Back at Union Station

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

3-Hour Tour Includes These Additional Stops:

All Denver sights on the 2-hour tour plus:

  • Clyfford Stills Museum

  • Byers-Evans House

  • Firefighter's Museum

  • 16th Street Mall Stop #2 - Some of Denver's "seedy" characters

  • Rockmount Ranch Wear

  • The infamous Oxford Hotel

4-Hour Tour Includes These Additional Stops:

All Denver sights on the 3-hour tour plus:

  • The iconic D&F Clock Tower

  • ​The Money Museum

  • Musical Grates

  • Equitable Building Historical Landmark

  • Paramount Theater

  • The Brown Palace

Looking for a customized Denver bus tour route, customized start start time, customized starting location or other inquiries. Please fill out this quick, easy Discover Denver Tours inquiry form:  

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Sarah B. "The tour was great fun. Sherry was very informative and passionate. Being from England it showcased more of Denver and LoDo than we would have got from just 'wandering around' it was also great to meet other people visiting Denver. I would highly recommend the tour :)"​ Read full testimonial.

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