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Breckenridge Mountain Explorer

Breckenridge Mountain Explorer

Denver to Breckenridge Day Trip With Red Rocks

Kick back, relax, and enjoy the stunning mountain scenery on this day trip from Denver to Breckenridge before you spend a few hours exploring the charming mountain town at your leisure. With plenty to offer beyond its iconic slopes, you can shop, grab elevated bites and drinks, ride the free gondola up the mountain, go sledding, take a snowy walk in the woods, or even visit the famous troll. The choices are yours! 

Along the way, we’ll visit the world-famous Red Rocks, grab coffee in a rustic mining town, cross over the Continental Divide, and stop for photo ops. The best part? We’ll drive!

Duration: 8 hours

Departing at: 9 am

Season: Fall/Winter

Tour Highlights

Our Breckenridge tour departs from Union Station and makes its first stop at the stunning Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre where we’ll get out to explore the renowned music venue. We’ll then drive deep into the Rocky Mountains, making a second pit stop for coffee in Idaho Springs.

The caffeine will fuel us over Loveland Pass where we’ll cross the Continental Divide at 11,990 feet. We will stop one more time at the Sapphire Point Overlook for a great photo op overlooking the Dillon Reservoir. 

Then, it’s on to Breckenridge. Once we arrive, we’ll take a short walk to visit the famous Breckenridge Troll. From here, you can either explore the charming Victorian town on your own or join your guide for a little fun in the snow and go sledding. Even if you go sledding, you’ll still have time after to grab lunch and drinks in one of Breck’s many cozy restaurants and pubs, do some shopping, walk along Main Street and the river, and/or ride the gondola up the mountain.

Your guide will help you choose how to spend your time wisely but the choices are yours.

We’ll round back up into the van once we’ve all had our fix and be back in Denver before dark. You don’t need an Epic pass to enjoy Breckenridge in winter. We’ll show you.

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“Best educational journey and experience.”

Jed was very knowledgeable about the ecosystem and history of each town we visited and the trails we hiked. Jed was also very accommodatiive to everyone's needs.


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Great Experience We Will Always Remember

We absolutely loved our tours. We did the Breckenridge with Michael and loved it so much we booked the rocky mountains. It was totally worth the price and being able to see everything. Michael was so accommodating and enjoyable to hang with. Thank you guys so much for making our trip rememberable!!!

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February 28, 2021

Girls Trip

What a great time!!! Well worth the money. We had Ryan as our tour guide and he was fantastic and very knowledgeable. Haven’t been to Breckinridge in 30 years and it was wonderful. Love the little village vibe. Red Rock was amazing and will return this summer for a concert. Thanks for a great time!

Carleen B

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March 20, 2021

Great Experience

This tour was well worth it. We were very impressed with this tour company, especially our tour guide JED. He was very personable, knowledgeable and professional. He had great stories and was very informative. We felt safe as he navigated and drove our group on this tour. We spent an adequate amount of time at the different places on this tour and never felt rushed. We would definitely use this company again!!

Char M

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March 29, 2021

Excellent Day Trip to the Rockies

Steve gave a great tour with his 58 years of local knowledge. Awesome day of seeing Red Rocks Amphitheater, mountain towns, the Continental Divide, Breckenridge gondola ride and sledding as well as Izak Heartstone troll and a lot more. Definitely a great day with our 10 & 12 year old sons. They really enjoyed it. Make sure to bring water and there is more water bottles available.

Randy Magoo

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April 5, 2021

You Need to Take This Tour!

The tour was amazing, spectacular, beautiful, my children and I enjoyed every part where we stopped. This was the first time my children saw Snow and they really enjoyed it. Our tour guide was Mason, a safe driver, friendly person with extensive knowledge of each place we went. 100% recommended.


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December 21, 2021

First Time in Colorado

Ryan was an amazing guide. So knowledgeable, personable and accommodating. Beyond the amazing views we learned so much about the ecosystem, culture and history. Definitely recommend a trip with Ryan

Elizabeth S

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March 7, 2022

Small Towns, Ski Towns & Beautiful Moutains

Jed was an amazing tour guide. He impressed everyone in my party of 5 with his extensive knowledge about Colorado (Denver and the tour sites), safety and overall professionalism. The tour was a long - 8 hours felt like the whole day - but there was something for everyone in my group to enjoy. I'd say that the most popular stops were the Loveland Pass and the Red Rock Amphitheater. Because it was my first time in Colorado, I enjoyed the opportunity to drive around and learn about all that there was to do and see from small towns to ski towns to beautiful mountains. I highly recommend this tour for people of all ages, if you're new in town and want a safe way to explore, if you want to learn more about things to do and see, if you have a lot of time to kill... Do it!

Ara A

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December 15, 2021

A Truly Great Day

We had a fantastic time on this tour! our guide Kyle was super knowledgeable about the area and kept us on time the whole way! Red rocks was beautiful, plenty of time to see the museum and the amphitheater! Idaho springs was a very cute town and the local coffee shop kyle suggested was really good! Finally he took us to see the troll at Breckenridge and gave us several good suggestions and showed us we’re we could take the gondola. It was a beautiful day and I can’t recommend it enough. Also, the drive back to union station was a perfect time to take a little nap or enjoy his fantastic playlist while watching the mountains pass by! You can’t go wrong with this one!

Lakyn B

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April 20, 2022

Worth the Time & Money!

This your was so fun! We signed up for it hoping to see the Rockies and got so much more! Our guide, Ryan, was very knowledgeable and made the experience really enjoyable. The sights and activities were amazing. He even gave great restaurant recommendations after the tour was over. We had originally planned to do the half day, but moved to the full day last minute. We were so glad we did. A half day wouldn't have been enough. So worth the time and money!

Jeni S

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March 16, 2022

A Must Take Tour

Definitely a trip I will always remember every stop we made was wonderful and worth every penny spent. Our tour guide was amazing had fantastic recommendations during and after our tour. Highly recommend next time you are Denver!

Elizabeth P

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December 20, 2022

Beautiful, Educational and entertaining.

Great experience and Dylan did a great job of making the trip both entertaining and educational. 4-5 stops with options to be as active as you see fit. Each stop was 30-40 minutes with incredible views. Would highly recommend for all ages.


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September 21, 2022

Fantastic day trip

Brilliant day, great host and amazing scenery. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting to experience the Rocky Mountains in a day. So lucky to see so many animals including the Colorado State animal, the Bighorn Sheep!


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September 14, 2022

Perfect for 1st time travelers

We had a great time with our guide. Enjoyed the scenery, took great pictures, and our guide gave us plenty of time for us to enjoy ourselves at every station. Highly recommend to people who are traveling to Denver for the first time.

Zabdiel A

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December 19, 2022


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