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15 Tours in Colorado

Anheuser-Busch (Ft Collins, CO)
Fort Collins, CO

Latitude/Longitude
40.617715,-105.002032

The Anheuser-Busch Fort Collins brewery Tour and Clydesdale Hamlet is a favorite destination on Colorado's Front Range. Your tour guide will take you to our Brew Hall viewing area overlooking the brewing control room. You'll see the spectacular packaging lines in action and walk through the lager cellar, where the beer undergoes natural fermentation.

Guests visit the Budweiser Clydesdales in their beautiful Rocky Mountain home. At tour's end, relax and enjoy complimentary tastings of our fine beers. The Gift Shop offers an extensive selection of fun, distinctive logoed merchandise.


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Celestial Seasonings
Boulder, CO

Latitude/Longitude
40.059051,-105.218287

Practically designed for a tourist surge, Celestial Seasonings welcomes visitors with open arms. While waiting for the tour, you can try any and all of their flavors of tea, which at current count number over 75. They've very thoughtfully placed an iced tea machine in the lobby also, so you can taste the delights of turning their product into an iced tea.

The original artwork that the company commissions for the boxes lines the walls in their rotating art gallery and the tour begins with a walk through the offices. Stacks of Celestial boxes litter employees' shelves and the ...
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Centennial Tours
Denver, CO

Latitude/Longitude
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Join us on a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the most successful craft distilleries in Denver.


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Colorado Coffee Merchants
Colorado Springs, CO

Latitude/Longitude
38.874439,-104.816918

Free factory tours daily of the roasting operation. They are a small batch specialty coffee roaster and roasts only the finest beans the world has to offer at fair prices and with superior service. Get an education in green coffee, the fluid bed roasting (air roasting) process and what's missing from the coffee you won't miss! Free samples.


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Coors Brewing Company
Golden, CO

Latitude/Longitude
39.75578,-105.218449

The brewery tour experience reveals the unique Coors process of making beer from malting and brewing to packaging.

Complimentary beer samples and soft drinks are served after the tours. Beer samples are limited in quantity and available only to those 21 years and older with proper ID. Visitors under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. Visit the Coors and Company Gift Shop.

A 35- to 40-minute walking tour offered continuously throughout the day including stops in the sampling area and the Coors & Co. gift shop. Plan to spend 90 minutes for the entire visit.

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Great Divide Brewing Company
Denver, CO

Latitude/Longitude
39.753587,-104.988389

In 1994, Colorado's craft beer scene scarcely existed, but Brian Dunn recognized Denver's potential to be a great beer city. Combining his business background with his passion for beer, which was developed through his international travels and his experience as a homebrewer, he decided to start a brewery. He set up shop in an abandoned dairy-processing plant at the edge of downtown Denver and began brewing the beers that would eventually carry Great Divide Brewing Company to its status as one of America's most decorated microbreweries and would help transform Denver into an international destination for beer lovers.

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Hammond's Candies
Denver, CO

Latitude/Longitude
39.800288,-104.978307

When you're suddenly overcome by a craving for sweets -- you know, that sudden unstoppable need for sugar -- Hammond's Candies satisfies. Before you sink your sweet tooth into a gooey strawberry caramel or break off a piece of the company's famous ribbon candy, though, you might want to take a free tour of the factory. After all, the buildup is half the fun. During the thirty-minute tour, you'll see how the edible ribbons are hand-pulled and crimped to produce the wavy candy for which Hammond's is so well known. You'll drool at the vat of butter into which nuts ...
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INVESCO Field at Mile High
Denver, CO

Latitude/Longitude
39.74001,-104.992259

The Broncos' new home is located in the vicinity of Mile High Stadium, just west of Interstate-25. The cost of the new stadium will be incurred by Broncos Owner and Chief Executive Officer Pat Bowlen and the taxpayers of the six-county area through a penny-per-$10 sales tax on retail goods.

The site upon which Mile High Stadium currently stands will feature grass, trees and landscaped parking lots. The new facility will be highlighted by an emphasis on state-of-the-art technology, while maintaining the traditional aspects of Mile High Stadium that have given the Broncos a decided home field advantage over ...
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Michael Ricker Pewter Designs by Ricker
Loveland, CO

Latitude/Longitude
40.463311,-105.085215

Michael Ricker Pewter introduced its first line of pewter collectibles in 1968. Each successive year since they began, Michael Ricker Pewter has produced an ever-increasing number of pewter castings. Each year over 250 tons of Old English Pewter ingots are melted down to cast Michael's limited-edition sculptures and other works-of-art. Today, the Casting Studio employs over 100 people. Over 250,000 individual pewter collectibles are made annually by the Casting Studio. Hours of hand work and personal attention by highly skilled and trained crafts people are given to each casting which adds a personal dimension of character to each individual pewter ...
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New Belgium Brewing Company
Fort Collins, CO

Latitude/Longitude
40.592944,-105.069485

Our Story.

We'll set the scene.

1989. Belgium. Boy on bike. (OK, make that a young man of 32).

As our aspiring young homebrewer rides his mountain bike with "fat tires" through European villages famous for beer, New Belgium Brewing Company was but a glimmer in his eye. Or basement. For Jeff Lebesch would return to Fort Collins with a handful of ingredients and an imagination full of recipes.

And then there was beer.

Jeff's first two basement-brewed creations? A brown dubbel with earthy undertones named Abbey and a remarkably well-balanced amber he named Fat Tire. To say the rest ...
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Pepsi Center
Denver, CO

Latitude/Longitude
39.747312,-105.007979

Ever wonder how long it takes to convert the arena floor from hockey to basketball? Interested in seeing the Club Level and our luxury suites? Want to go behind the scenes to see where national artists and entertainers prepare for their event? If so, please come tour the beautiful Pepsi Center! This multi-use building is one of the most innovative constructed buildings in the United States.


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Phoenix Gold Mine
Idaho Springs, CO

Latitude/Longitude
39.743982,-105.573755

The Phoenix mine is operated by the oldest continuous gold mining family in Colorado; owned and operated by Al and Dave Mosch. It is a working gold mine where miners actually do the work.

After your gold mine tour, try some Gold Panning -- take home a little bit of Colorado Gold for yourself.

Panning is included in the cost of the tour and you may keep any gold that you find in the stream while panning.

Want to make a day of it pack a picnic lunch and make a day of it by the stream above the mine.


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Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey
Denver, CO

Latitude/Longitude
39.712238,-104.998291

This whiskey glowed amber from the start. When volunteer firefighter Jess Graber responded to a neighbor's barn fire down the road, he never imagined any good could come of it. But the barn he made effort to save belonged to George Stranahan, long-time liquor connoisseur. When the fire settled, the two discovered a shared passion for the Colorado outdoors and a good pour of fine whiskey. And so Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey was born. They developed a recipe for the smoothest, most flavorful whiskey in the world using the purity of their mountain surroundings to their advantage. Well, to your advantage. ...
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The Taffy Shop
Estes Park, CO

Latitude/Longitude
40.376345,-105.524496

This store was opened in 1935, and has produced Salt Water Taffy in the store ever since. It looks like the freeze ray hit in the 50's as everything is original, and all of the equipment is in excellent operating condition. Walk in during candy making and see the taffy puller stretching taffy, watch the Model K Kiss wrapper cut, shape and wrap the taffy in shiny cellophane just 12" behind the glass wall, almost close enough to touch! The actual cooking operation is a guarded secret, so the public is not allowed into the cooking kitchen, but special tours ...
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US Mint (Denver, CO)
Denver, CO

Latitude/Longitude
39.7447060,-105.0035130

The United States Mint offers tours in its Philadelphia and Denver locations. At both facilities, the tours are free. Touring the United States Mint is a fascinating experience for those of all ages and one that will be remembered for a lifetime. Tours cover both the present state of coin manufacturing as well as the history of the Mint. Learn about the craftsmanship required at all stages of the minting process, from the original designs and sculptures to the actual striking of the coins. Click on the photo from either city for details on hours and addresses. Click on the ...
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