Whether you’re outdoorsy, a foodie, family-oriented, or just like to drink beer, there’s a tour of Downtown Boulder that's perfect for you! Here are some of the best one-and-done ways to experience the greatest downtown in America in a couple of hours (or less)!
Banjo Billy Bus Tours
Banjo Billy gives history tours of Boulder from an old school bus tricked out to look like a traveling hillbilly shack. Hear ghost tales, crime stories, and history while sitting on a couch, recliner or saddle as the bus rolls through the core of the cities. You won’t forget this bus tour! Although the bus follows the same route every time, no two tours are alike. Passengers get to vote at multiple stops for what they want to hear about – whether it’s a ghost story, a bizarre tall tale, or historical facts. The tour is 90 minutes long private tours are also available. Call (720) 938-8885 or visit www.banjobilly.com.
Boulder Walking Tours
Fun and informative guided walking tours of downtown Boulder. Experienced guides weave together history with details on architecture, policy, planning and people to celebrate Boulder as a vibrant, progressive community. Great for visitors and locals alike! Tours of Chautauqua are also available. Call (720) 243-1376 or visit www.boulderwalkingtours.com.
Local Table Tours
Discover what Bon Appetit magazine called “America’s Foodiest Town” on a Downtown Dining Tour. LocalTableTours.com offers cocktail tours, coffee and pastry tours, market-to-table tours, and even tours of the Boulder Farmers Market. These are not sampling tours…so get ready to eat! With over 100 restaurants in Downtown, a table tour is a great way to get started on conquering them all. Their motto is “Eat.Drink.Walk.Repeat.” Tour prices range from $25-$70. Find out more at www.localtabletours.com or call (303) 909-5747.
Front Range Ride Guides
Front Range Ride Guides is a collective of professional guides whose roots in mountain biking run deep. Each guided mountain bike adventure is full of freedom, fun and excitement. The experienced guides work tirelessly to create the finest riding experience imaginable. Whether you're looking to learn how to ride, see the area in a new way during your visit, wanting to sample the area's great mountain biking, or just looking for a bike path tour around town to help you get acquainted with the area, it will be an experience that you wont soon forget.
Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides
Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides are Colorado's premier adventure hub for individuals and groups! They specialize in guided wilderness experiences, as well as sightseeing, team building, wedding packages, and group outings. Based in Boulder, Colorado, but operating throughout Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, their exceptional staff of guides and tour leaders provide education, support, and assistance, allowing you to explore Colorado’s amazing wilderness areas in an unforgettable way. Join them for an experience that will last a lifetime! For Reservations call (720) 242-9828 or visit www.coloradowildernessridesandguides.com
Fully equipped with 15 seats and a designated driver, MyHandleBar is an elaborate party bike (and we mean party!) where you and your buddies can celebrate and get some exercise while exploring local watering holes during their Boulder tours. Whether it’s a bachelor/bachelorette party, birthday party, themed bar crawl, corporate event, team bonding exercise, family reunion or just an excuse to do something out of the ordinary, if you’re looking for things to do in Boulder, MyHandleBar is the perfect solution.
MyHandleBar offers a “Boulder Brewery Biking” tour stopping at locations such as Boulder Beer on Walnut, The Lazy Dog, Bitter Bar and Pearl Street Pub. Another tour is the “Boulder Bar Bash” stopping at destinations such as The Walrus, The Attic and Tahona Tequilla Bistro. MyHandleBar also lets you create you own custom route if need be. Want to book a tour? Call 720-431-0119 or email Ride@MyHandleBar.com. Find out more at www.myhandlebar.com.
Boulder Brew Tours
Boulder Brew Tours offers a guided walking and driving tours of local breweries along Pearl St. and beyond. Their trips show people behind-the-scenes how craft beer is made and includes samples of a large variety of beer. They also offer information regarding Boulder's history, insider tips of what to do and anything else that might be useful to those on our tour. For more information call (303) 522-3236 or visit BoulderBrewTours.com.