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Denver History Tour
"This history tour of Denver will give you a great overview of it’s Wild West past and how it went from a mining camp to state capitol and now a current day growing Metropolis. Even though Denver is a relatively young city its unique history and place in the expansion of the United States contains many of stories of pioneering times in the new frontier including infamous characters and beautiful architecturally significant buildings.  It is now the fastest growing economy in the US and you can see how modern buildings are being built amongst the old as Denver is once again a pioneer in a new age. you will go on top of the Dome where you get a 360-degree view of Denver (only weekdays).  Ride along the 16th Street Mall shuttle to the lower downtown historic downtown (LODO) Denver’s birthplace where you will learn about Denver’s Wild West past. You will continue your journey through LoDo with several stops and as you walk toward our final destination Denver’s Union Station you will get a chance to see the new evolution - where the old meets the new.The history tour guides are fun and entertaining and are either historians or professors with an in depth knowledge of Denver’s history."
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Denver Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins at the state capitol and takes you on a well-designed course through some of Denver’s art and culture among shops along the 16th Street Mall and through courtyards and buildings steeped in rich Denver history. The tour requires approximately 2 miles of walking and uses the free 16th street mall transportation at one point in the game. The game software t leaving time to stop for a bite to eat or simply to enjoy the best sights of the city. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun on a scavenger hunt adventure! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn Denver into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city
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Denver History Tour
"This history tour of Denver will give you a great overview of it’s Wild West past and how it went from a mining camp to state capitol and now a current day growing Metropolis. Even though Denver is a relatively young city its unique history and place in the expansion of the United States contains many of stories of pioneering times in the new frontier including infamous characters and beautiful architecturally significant buildings.  It is now the fastest growing economy in the US and you can see how modern buildings are being built amongst the old as Denver is once again a pioneer in a new age. you will go on top of the Dome where you get a 360-degree view of Denver (only weekdays).  Ride along the 16th Street Mall shuttle to the lower downtown historic downtown (LODO) Denver’s birthplace where you will learn about Denver’s Wild West past. You will continue your journey through LoDo with several stops and as you walk toward our final destination Denver’s Union Station you will get a chance to see the new evolution - where the old meets the new.The history tour guides are fun and entertaining and are either historians or professors with an in depth knowledge of Denver’s history."
From $59.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Colorado

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Marmots

Marmots are seen in rocky high elevation areas. Many of them have become acclimitized to tourist and will pan for cameras. if you go to the forest overlook parking area you are very likely to spot a...
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Moose

If your lucky you might get a chance to sight one of the parks Moose population. Moose are much more reclusive and solitary than Elk and sighting one therefore is more rare. They are mostly found in...
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Elk Herds

The park is home to large herds of Elk particularly in the west side of the park. During the summer they congregate in the high elevations to feed on the tundra. During the rest of the year they are...
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POWPOW PLATTER

The best savings at ski resorts is always to buy a season pass, but if you are only coming for a few days .... no cost savings there! Locals can score season tickets for under $300 in some cases and...
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Feb 16, 2010

A brief outline of Colorado Skiing

A brief outline of Colorado Skiing from plaque of Colorado Springs sculpture “About the End of an Era – Circa 1960”:“The first documented use of skies in Colorado occurred in a snowbound mining camp...
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May 28, 2007

Skiing equipment years ago

From information near sculpture “About the End of an Era – Circa 1960” located near Pioneers Museum in Colorado Springs about skiing equipment century ago:“Pioneering skiers used a single wooden pole....
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OlenaKyiv
May 28, 2007
 
 
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Colorado Springs Local People

Colorado Springs in general tends to lean more towards the conservative side, while the majority of Colorado cities have a tendency to lean more liberal. If I could rate all of Colorado Springs's...
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Jul 11, 2006

Granola

I have ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA as to why this is such a big deal, but I hear people from other parts of the U.S. call people from Colorado "Granola." I know it is a cereal, and it also comes in bars....(I...
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Apr 11, 2006

Pronunciation

Most people from outside the state pronounce Colorado like "ColorOdo." But the people that live here pronounce Colorado like "ColorAdo." Also, my Grandpa lives here and he says "crik" instead of...
MandaJ320
May 04, 2004

Native Americans in Colorado

Though the mythology and religion of the ancient southwestern Native Americans varies from tribe to tribe, there are many similarities. Emotional attachment to the land they dwelled upon dominated...
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Mar 18, 2003

Tomato wars

Taylor Adams began the Tomato Wars in 1982 as a protest against Texans in Colorado who constantly try to change the environment of the state. Legend has it that in 1982, when Adams was still the owner...
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goingsolo
Mar 18, 2003

Greeley's failed commune

New York Times editor Horace Greeley attempted to create a cooperative colony in west Colorado. In 1878, Nathan Meeker was appointed agent of the colony. An overly zealous man, Meeker attempted to...
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goingsolo
Mar 07, 2003

Odd Colorado laws

One of the most interesting amendments passed in Colorado in recent years, but subsequently declared unconstitutional, was one stating that all official business must be conducted in English. It was...
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goingsolo
Mar 06, 2003

The Original Hard Rock Cafe

The original Hard Rock Café, although not of the franchise. In 1934, the Empire Café in the town of Empire, changed its name to the Hard Rock Café, honoring the hard rock miners of the area for their...
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goingsolo
Mar 06, 2003

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Top Hotels in Colorado

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650 15th Street, Denver, Colorado, 80202, United States
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1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80906, United States
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419 Garfield Street, PO Box 1286, Grand Lake, Colorado, 80447, United States
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1 Navajo Hill, Box 277 , , Colorado, 81330, United States
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2115 13th Street, Boulder, Colorado, 80302, United States
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20 Vail Rd, Vail, Colorado, 81657, United States
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Top Things to Do in Colorado

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Colorado's stunning Rocky Mountains and picturesque views from Pikes Peak make it tough to nail down just one sight to see when visiting the state, but if you're in the mood for a little music during...
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Pike's Peak

One of the few 14,000 foot mountains you can drive up. The weather at the summit is markedly cooler so bring a jacket even on a warm summer day and also take it easy as the lack of oxygen can make...
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Maroon Bells

Any visit to the Aspen area must include a visit to the Maroon Bells. We snow mobiled in years ago in the Winter which was awesome. This summer we returned and it was so simple. Just take the bus from...
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Trail Ridge Road

Trail Ridge Road is part of U.S. Highway 34 that crosses Rocky Mountain National Park from Estes Park, Colorado in the east to Grand Lake, Colorado in the west. It is not accessible in winter, to...
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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango's most celebrated attraction, and a boon to the local economy, is the railroad to nearby Silverton. Using old-fashioned steam locomotives, this train offers a variety of different cars for the...
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Fort Collins Escape Room

Had such a fantastic time visting this escape room! Very well themed with lots of unique puzzles and hidden passages . A must if you are looking for fun things to do in Fort Collins and a perfect...
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Top 5 Colorado Writers

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"Colorado"
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mtncorg

"COLORADO - CHAMPAGNE POWDERLANDS?"
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tejanasueca

"Welcome to America's Playground!"
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807Wheaton

"A Gallop Through Colorado"
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"The highest state in the nation"
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