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MOUNTAIN TOUR

The Mountain Tour is designed to last about four to five hours.  It is a driving tour primarly with limited stops.  But we do stop for bathroom breaks and photo opportunities.  The price is for a downtown Denver pick-up.  The price will be adjusted based on mileage to originations outside of the downtown Denver area.  The price is per tour, not per passenger.  The capacity is seven passengers.  It is best to start in the morning, but I can accommodate a reservation time to meet your schedule.

PRICE

One to Two Passengers         $325
Three Passengers                   $350
Four Passengers                     $375
Five Passengers                      $400
Six Passengers                        $425
Seven Passengers                  $450
  1. Start Near Confluence Park
    Start Near Confluence Park
    This is where Denver started. This photo (provided by The Denver Public Library) is the the confluence of the South Platte River and Cherry Creek, pre-Denver. The area was a gathering place of Cheyenne and Arapahoe tribes.
  2. Drive Up Look-Out Mountain
    Drive Up Look-Out Mountain
    Drive up a winding road providing some of the best views back over Denver and the front range.
  3. Buffalo Bill's Gravesite
    Buffalo Bill's Gravesite
    The famous Indian scout, hunter and dapper showman of the Wild West was laid to rest here in 1917. Or was he? The residents of Cody, Wyoming beg to differ. Why was a tank parked next to the gravesite for years? Was it to protect it from Wyoming grave robbers?!
  4. Red Rock's Amphitheater
    Red Rock's Amphitheater
    Denver's crown jewel of it's Parks. Do a drive-by viewing or stop and explore the beauty of the geology, walk the steps like the locals do, or stand on the stage that has hosted some of the world's greatest musicians, e.g., The Beatles, The Greatful Dead, John Denver.
  5. Lariat Loop Scenic Byway
    Lariat Loop Scenic Byway
    This drive is an incredible experience through narrow mountain canyons with gorgeous views of the Rocky Mountains and the eastern plains. The drive will take us by Mt. Evans and ends in historical Idaho Springs.
  6. Idaho Springs
    Idaho Springs
    Drive through historic Idaho Springs where the Colorado Gold Rush began.
  7. Oh My Gawd Road
    Oh My Gawd Road
    Weather and road conditions permitting, we will drive a local short-cut to Central City with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, pass-by mining ruins, and experience why locals named this "Oh My Gawd Road."
The Confluence Park today.  The same setting as the picture to the left, over 160 years later.
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Bufalo Bill's Gravesite
Red Rocks Amphitheater
Ride in the vehicle to the top or walk up the 393 steps like the locals do for exercise.
Mount Evans:  This tour does NOT include a drive to the top of Mount Evans.  For an extra fee we can include it.  The road is only open a limited time in the summer.
Argo Mine and Tunnel in Idaho Springs
Abandoned mining ruins near Central City on "Oh My Gawd Road."
  1. Central City
    Central City
    We will drive through historic Central City, once known as "The Richest Square Mile on Earth" during her peak mining activity. Today Central City is a gambling town that has preserved it's historic character.
  2. Golden
    Golden
    We will finish with a beatiful canyon drive along Clear Creek down to and through Golden, pass by Coors Brewery, then return to Denver.