Get an excellent overview of Denver on this afternoon riding tour of its most famous sights. Admire top Denver attractions including historic Larimer Square, City Park, the State Capitol, the United States Mint and the Denver Art Museum. Drive through various residential neighborhoods, and see the skyscrapers of Denver's financial center framed against the Rocky Mountains. This 3-hour tour is an ideal way to cover Denver's highlights quickly or scope out where you'd like to spend more time later.
Begin your tour with pickup at Untion Station in central Denver. Travel by coach or mini-van, depending on your group size, through both older and newer parts of Colorado's largest city as your driver provides background on Denver's rich history and the many attractions you pass. See historic Larimer Square — Denver's oldest block — dating back to the mid-19th century. Today the area is a bustling shopping and dining district. Drive through quiet residential neighborhoods filled with historic Victorian homes, including the mansion of the famous Titanic survivor nicknamed 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown.' Capture photos of major city landmarks such as the gold-domed State Capitol, the United States Mint and the Denver Art Museum. Check out lovely green spaces including 330-acre (130-hectare) City Park and Civic Center Park, a popular city event space. In Denver's financial center on 17th Street, marvel at views of skyscrapers against the dramatic backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. Just one block away, witness the lively 16th Street Mall, a pedestrian mall in the heart of downtown featuring restaurants, offices, shops and entertainment. By the time your 3-hour riding tour of Denver returns to the upscale Cherry Creek Shopping Center, you'll have a much better idea of all the 'Mile-High City' has to offer.