From Denver: Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Golden Driving Tour


Drive from Denver to the foothills at the west of the city on a driving trip to Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Continue to the mining town of Golden, famous for the Coors Brewery.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    4 hour


  • Highlights
    • Let your guide do the driving as you take in the beauty of Colorado’s landscape
    • Visit a breathtaking natural amphitheater and park and spot its unique wildlife
    • Enjoy the spectacular views of Red Rocks and marvel at its geological formations
    • See the location of many concerts by famous artists, such as U2, and The Beatles
    • Delve into the historic mining town of Golden and its many shops and restaurants
  • Full description
    Experience a 4-hour tour of the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre. Learn how Red Rocks is becoming a leader in sustainability. Hear stories about underrepresented groups. See where U2 and The Beatles performed. Shop for souvenirs in the mining town of Golden, home to the Coors brewing company.
    Meet your guide at Denver's Union Station and go on a short ride to the foothills at the west of the city, where the Great Plains meet the Rocky Mountains. Then, drive up the hills surrounding Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre to witness 300 million years of geological history.
    See the rock structures and hear about the Great Unconformity, a geological mystery where an unexplained gap occurs in the geological record. Learn about the unique plants and animals. Next, enter Red Rocks Amphitheater, which has staged concerts by U2, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, and many others.
    Hear how it was used as a ceremonial space by indigenous peoples. Then, head to Golden, a mining town that was established during a...  more
  • Includes
    • English-speaking guide
      Tour by car
      Drop-off at Denver
  • Exclude
    • Food and drink