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Youth Tours & Field Trips (5 Denver Walking  Tour  Options For Ages 4-18)

 

School Field Trips, Community Groups, Scouts, Birthday Scavenger Hunts, and more!

 

Why partner with Denver Walking Tours for youth tours, field trips, experiential school projects or Denver sightseeing trips?

  • Excellence:​ Our local tour guides have experience working with students of all ages to offer the best tour of Denver.

  • Engagement: Tour with a local. Our team members are all trained in best-practice technique to easily connect and engage young people.

  • Experience: Denver Walking Tours was founded by experienced small business owners who have more than 13 years of expertise working with preschools, elementary schools and secondary schools, making our team one of the top Denver tour companies for working with youth.

  • Enthusiasm!: We can accommodate Denver tour groups of up to 200 students at one time, split among our team of passionate, energetic guides.

  • Education: Touring Denver opportunities designed to be a perfect fit for classes, projects and badges related to creative writing, theater, history, photography, social sciences, and more. Our Ghosts of Capitol Hill Tour is also a popular pick for middle and high school groups, especially around creative writing, theater, and end-of-year specials.

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Mile High Highlights for Youth Tour
60-75 minutes
Tour Overview:

Denver's beautiful European-inspired
architecture and public art shines on this Denver youth sightseeing tour that kicks off on the Mile High Steps.

 

Together, we explore our Mile High City's Civic Center Park and surrounding area, including the beautiful State Capitol building and Denver Art Museum complex.

 

This Denver tour highlights our city's rich and colorful history, including heists and robberies (the kids' favorite!), Denver's controversial early leaders, and more.

The Famous Street Art & Murals Youth Experience
90 minutes
Tour Overview:

The secrets out! We only offered this by word-of-mouth, but due to it's popularity we've expanded availability and opened it up to all schools and youth groups.

 

This has been a kid, teacher and chaperone favorite the past year and is great for teaching about concepts like diversity, collaboration, respect, community, self-expression and identity (not to mention art, current events and history!) in a really fun, interactive, relevant and engaging way.

 

We recommend this for 3rd grade on up and we can customize the content to compliment projects or learning you're planning in the classroom ahead of or after the tour.  

Discover Denver on Foot Youth Tour
60-75 minutes
Tour Overview:

Youth on this tour get the inside scoop on the sights and landmarks that make up the heart of downtown Denver and the stories and history that bring us back to the wild-west and when Denver was first founded.

 

Explore LoDo with the perfect blend of great views, Denver history and some of our can't-miss public art.

 

The must-see stops of our Big Blue Bear, Larimer Square and the bustling Union Station are sure to be highlights of your tour!

Tour Itinerary:

 

 

 

 

  1. Start. The Convention Center's Blue Bear

  2. The Performing Arts Complex

  3. Larimer Square, the heart of LoDo 

  4. 16th Street Mall

  5. Rockmount Ranchwear

  6. Union Station

  7. End. Coors Feld

 

     

 

 

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Tour Itinerary:

 

 

 

 

  1. Start. The Colorado State Capitol

  2. Denver Public Library

  3. Denver Art Museum & Denver public art

  4. Civic Center Park

  5. The McNichols Building/Carnegie Library

  6. The City & County Building

  7. End. U.S. Mint

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Tour Itinerary:

 

 

 

 

  1.  Start: The Denver Central Market

  2. Art Alley

  3. Larimer Boy & Girl

  4. Casey Kawaguchi Mural 

  5. Breonna Taylor Mural

  6. An ode to Evel Knievel & Dogs

  7. End. The HAPPY Mural

 

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Denver's Secret Spots & Hidden History
90 minutes
Tour Overview:

This tour has something for students and kids of all ages! 

 

You'll see the city come alive in Denver's LoDo area and 16th Street Mall, while making your way to the infamous Brown Palace, with lots of stops at secret places most locals don't know about along the way.

 

This is one of our most popular Denver walking tours for youth!

The Best of Denver VIP Youth Tour
2.5-3 hours
Tour Overview:

See and experience Denver's top landmarks & sights on foot while hearing the stories behind each sight.

 

Engage with your guide on this longer Denver tour or field trip experience that takes youth from the Capitol area, through our historic downtown, ending in Denver's LoDo area. This is one of our most popular tours for 4th-12th graders and we can work in a picnic lunch stop or snack break along the way! 

Tour Itinerary:

 

 

 

 

  1. Start. Flagpole in front of Union Station

  2. The (Secret) Underground Tunnels

  3. The iconic D&F Clock Tower

  4. The quirky Money Museum

  5. The little-known Musical Grates

  6.  Denver's Activated Alleyways, public art in unexpected places

  7. Equitable Building, a Historical Landmark

  8. The striking Paramount Theater

  9. End. The Brown Palace's charm     

 

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Tour Itinerary:

 

 

 

 

  1.  Start: The Colorado State Capitol

  2. Denver Public Library

  3. Denver Art Museum

  4. Civic Center Park

  5. City and County Building

  6. U.S. Mint

  7. Colorado Convention Center

  8. Denver Performing Arts Complex

  9. Larimer Square

  10. 16th Street Mall

  11. Best of Denver Tours End: Union Station

 

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Tour Details:

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Departure Time Choices:

Your choice!

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Year-Round : 7 days/week

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

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Meeting Place:

 Discover Denver on Foot Tour:

Big Blue Bear; Convention Center

Mile High Highlights for Youth Tour:

Colorado State Capitol

Street Art & Murals Youth Experience:

Denver Central Market 

Denver's Secret Spots & Hidden History:

Union Station

Best of Denver VIP Tour:

Colorado State Capitol 

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Duration:

Discover Denver on Foot Tour:

60-75 minutes

Mile High Highlights for Youth Tour:

60-75 minutes

Street Art & Murals Youth Experience:

90 minutes

Denver's Secret Spots & Hidden History:

90 minutes

Best of Denver VIP Tour:

2.5-3 hours

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Difficulty:

Easy, flat, plenty of stops

Discover Denver on Foot Tour:

1.2 miles

Mile High Highlights for Youth Tour:

0.9 miles

Street Art & Murals Youth Experience:

0.6 miles

Denver's Secret Spots & Hidden History:

1.2 miles

Best of Denver VIP Tour:

1.7 miles

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Ending Location:

Discover Denver on Foot Tour:

Coors Field

Mile High Highlights for Youth Tour:

U.S. Mint

Street Art & Murals Youth Experience:

HAPPY Mural (31st & Blake) 

Denver's Secret Spots & Hidden History:

The Brown Palace

Best of Denver VIP Tour:

Union Station in LoDo

Pricing:

1-19 Youth

60-75 minute tours: $9.50/youth

(For 9 or less youth, there is a $95 minimum)

90-minute tours: $11.50/youth

(For 9 or less youth, there is a $115 minimum)

Best of Denver VIP Tour (2.5-3 hrs): $14

(For 9 or less youth, there is a $140 minimum)

20-49 Youth

60-75 minute tours:

$8/youth

90-minute tours: 

$9.50/youth

Best of Denver VIP Tour (2.5-3 hrs):

$11

50+ Youth

60-75 minute tours:

$7/youth

90-minute tours: 

$8.50/youth

Best of Denver VIP Tour (2.5-3 hrs):

$10

Chaperones are free*!
*Teachers and/or chaperones are free up to a 1:10 chaperone to youth ratio. Pricing for additional teachers and/or chaperones, above a 1:10 chaperone to youth ratio is at the same rate as youth.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: No refunds are available once payment is finalized for our youth tours but there may be an option to transfer to other dates. and tours are rescheduled if there are extreme weather conditions. 

 

 

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Mary C. "We loved this tour! Our guide was informative and showed us many points of interest in Denver! I highly recommend to any schools looking for a fun Denver field trip for their kiddos!!!

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