Are you looking for information on Denver ghost tours? Like many major cities, Denver has quite the seedy past. From the wild west days where cowboys, outlaws and miners ran the show. To the industrial boom that saw an increase in wealthy (and troubled) residents. Denver has seen it all, and there’s a dark underbelly of the city’s history to show for it.
So when you’re visiting Denver, be sure and check out some of the best Denver ghost tours to add to your itinerary. It’s a great way to see the city (with an experienced, local guide!) and gain insights into the lesser known history of Denver.
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BEST GHOST TOURS IN DENVER
Whiskey, History and Outlaws Tour
What better way to spend three hours in Denver than to sip libations and learn how the West was won?! Take the Whiskey, History and Outlaws Tour and you’ll be able to do just that. You’ll walk through some of the most historic and oldest parts of Denver, stopping at three breweries along the way. At each stop, drink and learn about the crazy history of the cons, criminals, and pioneers that settled Denver. Finally, continue on your way to learn about the history of whiskey in Denver. The tour ends at a whiskey bar to cheers off the experience. Please note that drinks are not included in the ticket price!
Denver Ghost Tour
Denver Terrors will guide you through the oldest parts of Denver, Capitol Hill, and share captivating and eerie historical stories that will make you see this area in a whole new perspective. The one hour tour will bring you through the old mansions and windy roads of the neighborhood. You may even glimpse a sight of something supernatural! With a maximum number of 15 people, this is a great option for large groups, including bachelor and bachelorette parties.
Twilight Denver Ghost Tour
Set off on foot with an local guide at the twilight hour and walk through the dark streets of Denver. Pass by places where past and current paranormal activities have been recorded. You’ll learn about the fascinating history of Denver; and the twisted and corrupt history of those who made this town what it is today. Guides will bring you to historical sites like the haunted Peabody Whitehead Mansion, the Colorado State Capitol, and the haunted Molly Brown house – a survivor of the Titanic.
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The Ghosts of Capitol Hill Walking Tour
Spend an evening getting spooked out and haunted when you walk through one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods, Capitol Hill. Spend two hours on this tour walking through the neighborhood with your local guide. Along the way you’ll visit sites that inspired movies like “The Changeling” and “Poltergeist”. In addition to an old burial ground (turned park), the most haunted house in Denver, and much more!
Capitol Hill History & Ghost Tour
Capitol Hill is a beautiful, and historic, Denver neighborhood. With old Victorian mansions, large trees lining the roads, and flickering street lights among landscaped yards. However, behind the beauty lies mystery, deception, and a rather haunting history! Capitol Hill History and Ghost Tours will bring you through and share some of the darkest secrets in Denver’s history. As this tour takes place during the day, it’s an especially good option for families or kids.
Haunted Denver Walking Food Tour
Sometimes being freaked out can make you hungry, and the Haunted Denver Walking Food Tour has figured out how to satisfy both your craving for yummy eats and scary treats. Begin in lower downtown (LoDo) where the guides have set up food tasting at three or four epic restaurants. You’ll taste local Denver hot spots that include a few great Irish and German pub stops too. While the ticket covers the cost of your tastings, you can upgrade for a cocktail pairing at each tasting too! After your taste buds have been satisfied, you’ll venture out into the dark streets of Denver. Here to satisfy your anxious anticipation to learn about (and maybe witness) paranormal activity right in front of your eyes.
Colorado Ghost Towns and Alpine Passes
If you’re looking for a little adventure outside of Denver with a spooky twist, then check out Colorado Ghost Towns and Alpine Passes. Coordinate with the tour team to pick you and your group up at a designated location such as the Denver airport, and be transported to remote ghost towns in Colorado. Take the off-roading alpine passes through the Rocky Mountains and see the majestic mountains in a whole new way. You’ll find yourself in remote once-populated and now desolate ghost towns. Where your highly-trained guide will share history and stories of a by-gone era. You will experience the beauty of Colorado like never before on this tour!
Haunted Denver Ghost and Pub Walking Tour – Lower Downtown
Who wouldn’t love to combine drinking and ghost stories? Haunted Denver Ghost and Pub Walking Tours will bring you through the Lower Downtown (LoDo) district on a pub crawl and ghost tour to explore the fascinating history of Denver. Your costumed guide will really get you in the spirit of all things creepy and haunting. This tour lasts two-and-a-half hours through some of the oldest bars in the neighborhood. Bring some cash for your drinks at the pubs, as alcohol is not included in the price of your ticket.
Haunted Denver Ghost and Pub Walking Tour – South Broadway
Combining ghost stories and drinking has never been more fun! Join Haunted Denver Ghost and Pub Walking Tours for a fun pub crawl through the historic South Broadway area. Throughout the night you’ll stop by several local bars and pubs and hear creepy ghost stories along the way. Learn about the crazy drama of past residents from a costumed tour guide, who will lead you through the haunted Denver Distillery. As well as other well-known haunted spots in town!
Denver Ghost Hunt: Mile High Ghost Tour
Explore some of the best and well-known landmarks in Denver on the Mile High Ghost Tour. Not only will you see cool spots like the Capitol building lit up at night, but you’ll remain engaged by solving riddles and challenges along the way. Or you can venture out on one of the ghostly scavenger hunts by daytime with a tour guide . A great option for large parties or families with younger kids who may be scared of the dark. No matter which tour you chose to do with Mile High Ghost Tours, you’ll leave equally intrigued and spooked out!
FINAL THOUGHTS ON DENVER GHOST TOURS
So there you have it – some of the best Denver ghost tours available!
All sure to make your skin crawl and send that tingling sensation up your spine. And a great way to learn more about the seedy history that helped mold Denver into what it is today.
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