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TWISTED HISTORY    TOURS

  Twisted History Tour Overview

Embark on a journey through the shadows of Denver's past with our exclusive adults-only experience, The Denver Twisted History Tour.

 

Brace yourself for an unforgettable exploration into the taboo tales that have shaped the Mile High City's past & present. Your tour guide blends history with a touch of the more shocking stories, revealing the hidden tales of women of the night, notorious gangs, vagrants, criminals, and chilling murders that lurk beneath the surface of Denver's most iconic landmarks.


As you explore Denver’s streets and skyscape, your engaging guide weaves together a narrative that ensures each twist and turn is delivered with a dash of humor and entertainment. The Denver Twisted History Tour promises a day of darker revelations and laughter, offering a unique perspective on the city's past that you won't find in any history book.
 

Despite the slightly more sinister subject matter, you'll still experience all the top sights & landmarks that make Denver a must-visit destination. From the historic Larimer Square to the bustling 16th Street Mall, every stop on our tour is enriched with tales of intrigue and suspense.
 

This isn't your average walking tour; it's an immersive journey into Denver's underbelly that will leave you captivated and craving more. Join us on The Denver Twisted History Tour – where the city's secrets come to life. Book your ticket now for a day that combines the thrill of more forbidden stories with the allure of Denver's captivating history.

We also give great recommendations on our favorite nearby places to grab a bite to eat or drink after your experience wraps up and you're done touring Denver. Along this walk, you'll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions, take photos, chat one-on-one & see and hear more in two hours than you thought possible!

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Twisted History Tour Details:

Departure Time:

4:00 or 4:30 p.m.

Departure time depends on season.

May-November 

Monday/Thursday/Saturday

Meeting Place:

Union Station

1701 Wynkoop Street

(Flagpole @ 17th & Wynkoop)

Duration:

2 hours

Difficulty:

Easy, flat, plenty of stops

1.9 miles

Ending Location:

McGregor Square

1901 Wazee Street

(1 block back to the starting location)

Additional Twisted History  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 don't miss the tour. 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 Tours shirt and will arrive at least 5-10 minutes before your tour's scheduled departure time.

  • In less than perfect weather, your local guide will be carrying a small green Denver Walking Tours sign.

  • Denver Twisted History Tours are wheelchair and stroller accessible, but if there was a recent snowfall or ice accumulation it can make it more difficult and discretion is advised.

 

Ages:

  • This tour is ages 18+.

Odds & Ends:

  • Please bring: A camera for some great pics of the Denver sights, a drink or snack (optional), and be ready to have fun! 

  • You will be outside, so don't forget to dress in layers and prepare appropriately for Colorado's ever-changing weather.

  • Please plan on using a restroom prior to coming to the tour, as there are very limited public restrooms along this Denver tour route.

  • Seeing Denver's twisted, darker side is a great activity for locals & your visiting family and friends!

Pricing:

1 Guest:

$32/guest

Denver Twisted History Tour Itinerary

  1. Tour Start: Union Station's amazing architecture in the shadows of threats & conspiracies 

  2. The historic Oxford Hotel and it's ghosts, speakeasy and murder...

  3. The infamous former Red Light District of Denver, present day, must -see Market Street

  4. Explore LoDo's famous Larimer Square, complete with lots of hidden secrets

  5. The Cherry Creek's Wild West ties and tales

  6. Skyline Park and the Sand Creek Massacre

  7. Tabor Opera House with it's rags to riches (to rags) story

  8. The iconic Daniels & Fisher Clocktower, a Denver landmark

  9. The Secret Underground Tunnels of the Mile High City

  10. The legends of the House of Mirrors

  11. The can't miss Dairy Block & Denver Milk Market and Denver's oldest cold case

  12. The brand-new McGregor Square, where Denver's old Chinatown once stood

Cancellation/Refund Policy: No refunds are available for our Twisted History tours & tickets are not transferable to other dates.

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Maia H. "I had a great time on the walking tour with Cami as my tour guide! Informative, fun, and a great way to learn and see lots of Denver when you’re short on time. Thanks, Cami!."​ Read full testimonial.

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