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See and experience Denver's top landmarks & sights on foot, walking through the heart of Denver and LoDo, with our most popular Denver tour experience.

Our private Best of Denver walking 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 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 each Denver sightseeing tour depending on your needs and interests for more personalization and more time to chat with your guide, ask questions, take pictures, whatever!


Your historic Denver walking tour at the State Capitol building, and then you'll hit the pavement, strolling down 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, including founding father General William H. Larimer. You'll see the famous Denver Mint, which produces 10 billion coins annually, and hear about the robberies that took place there. 

Continuing through Denver’s walkable downtown, you'll explore LoDo as you walk by the beautiful window displays of locally owned shops along the pedestrian-friendly 16th Street Mall. Your tour with a local guide wraps 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 on foot.

Tour Details:

Departure Time Choices:

9:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Above times are bookable online.

Looking for a different time? Just email us!

Duration (3 Options):

2 hours

3 hours

4 hours

Looking for a different duration? Just email us!

Year-Round : 7 days/week

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


Easy, flat, plenty of stops

2-hour tour: 1.7 miles

3-hour tour: 1.7 miles

4-hour tour: 2.7 miles

Meeting Place:

Front steps of the Colorado State Capitol

Looking for a different meeting place? Just email us!

Ending Location:

Union Station

1701 Wynkoop Street

Looking for a different ending location? Just email us!

Additional Best of Denver Tour Info:

Historic Denver Walking Tour with a Local

Meeting Place:

  • The front steps are located just behind the Colorado Soldiers Monument statue pictured here. The front steps face west, towards the mountains and towards Lincoln St.

  • Be sure to arrive at least 5-10 minutes prior to the tour departure time to meet your guide. Tours do start and depart on time.

  • State Capitol: 200 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO, 80203. You can use this address to guide you to the Capitol, but your GPS will likely take you to the north side of the building, NOT to the front steps and front of the building.  

  • Tours still operate rain, snow, or shine and when events are happening at the Capitol or in Civic Center Park, and there are events almost every weekend in our warmer months.

    • In cases of extreme weather, our team will contact you with rescheduling or cancellation information.​

  • Your guide will be wearing a neon yellow Denver Walking Tours shirt. They may also be carrying a small green Denver Walking Tours sign, especially in less than ideal weather. 

  • Wheelchair and stroller accessible

  • The starting location of your Denver sightseeing tour can be changed to accommodate your needs, interests, and schedule; just email our team.



  • All ages are welcome on our local tours!  Will kid(s) like a Denver walking tour? That really depends on your kiddo(s)! Our Denver sightseeing tours are suitable and designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Your local guide is trained and experienced in working with youth. Youth ages 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult on all Denver waking tours.

Odds & Ends:

  • There is the Free 16th St. Mall shuttle that can take you back to the start of the historic Denver walking tour, if needed.  It runs every few minutes.  

  • Don't forget to bring water! 

  • A Denver walking tour and LoDo tour is a great activity to do on one of your first days in town! 


1-5 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $195

3-hour tour: $275

4-hour tour: $355

6-12 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $299

3-hour tour: $415

4-hour tour: $530

13-20 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $440

3-hour tour: $605

4-hour tour: $770

21-30 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $590

3-hour tour: $810

4-hour tour: $1030

2-Hour Tour Itinerary*  *Can be customized based on your interests and schedule

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Refunds are not available for our private tours.

  1.  Start: The Colorado State Capitol

  2.  State Capitol Building

  3.  Civic Center Park

  4.  Denver Public Library

  5.  Denver Art Museum

  6.  City and County Building

  7.  U.S. Mint

  8.  Denver Convention Center

  9.  Denver Performing Arts Complex

  10.  Larimer Square, the heart of LoDo

  11.  16th Street Mall

  12.  Best of Denver Tours End: Union Station

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 tour route, customized start start time, customized starting location or other inquiries. Please fill out this quick, easy Denver Walking Tours inquiry form:  


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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