With so much to see and do in this state, it’s often best to go with an organized tour. Most are available year-round, and range from city tours, Segway tours, walking tours, bike tours, motorcycle tours, bar crawls, and haunted ghost tours, helicopter rides, among many other guided excursions.
Jeep Tours in CO
Renting a Jeep is another spectacular way to get off the beaten path. These high-clearance 4x4s can go on old mining roads that most passenger cars cannot. Guided tours are available with most of these companies, so you can sit back and sightsee instead of worrying about the hair-raising switchbacks you’re driving on.
Helicopter Tours in CO
One of the most unique ways to see the Colorado Rockies is by helicopter. Aside from heli-skiing, with a few locations around Colorado, the other place to climb aboard a helicopter for a one-of-a-kind experience is at the Royal Gorge. The same company also leads trips flying to Pikes Peak and other sights in this region.
Scavenger Hunts, Walking, and Ghost Tours in CO
What better way to see a city than by going walkabout? Small group tours of certain cities and historic towns are available. Go after dark for a unique ghost town, available in towns like Denver, Salida, and Fort Collins.
Segway Tours in CO
As silly as they look, everyone wants to ride a Segway. Combined this unique, thrilling experience with an interesting, informative tour. Friendly, knowledgeable guides are happy to share everything they know with their guests. Most Segway tours run year-round.
Other Unique Tours in CO
If you happen to be in the Roaring Fork Valley, head down to Aspen for a ride in The Ultimate Taxi. This is a one-of-a-kind attraction where the journey is the destination, and the sightseeing is more inside the car than out.
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Sightseeing tours are a great way to make sure you make the most of your time with the precious bit of it you have. Vacations are short and there’s a lot to know, so sometimes it’s best to go out with the pros.
Guided tours are available in everything from rock climbing to backcountry skiing, both of which are covered on other pages. Sightseeing involves soaking in the historic landmarks, hearing the local lore, and overall enriching the experience from a guide’s point of view.
On top of ensuring everyone gets the right education, guides are there to make sure you stay safe. They’ll teach you how to properly operate your Segway, or ensure everyone stays in control on a bar crawl. They handle any red tape ahead of time because they know what to expect.
Group sightseeing tours are an awesome way to build relationships, whether with your friends, loved ones, or colleagues. It’s also an exciting way to make new, adventurous friends.
If you’re into astronomy, consider heading down to Westcliffe or Silver Cliff for stargazing, home to Colorado’s only official Dark Sky Community. They meet from May through October for stargazing parties. Plan your next outing soon and make sure it’s an unforgettable one with a guided tour.
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