Adventure Tours

Adventure Tours


Colorado Train Rides, Casino & Brewery Tours

dillon colorado brew toursFor a special group activity such as a bachelor party, or just for a night out on the town without having to drive, a Summit County Brewery tour is a perfect idea. If your idea of fun is Slots, Blackjack or Poker, our Casino Shuttle will take you from either Summit or Eagle County to the historic towns of Black Hawk and Central City and their gaming district. Maybe you would you like to venture out of Summit or Eagle County by van and ride some of Colorado’s rails along with other adventures. Then we have a number of options for you in Georgetown, Glenwood Springs and Cañon City. High Country Activities books some of the best Colorado brewery, casino and train tours available.

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Tour Option 1 | Summit County Brewery Tour


colorado brew tourVisit four breweries in Summit County from the following breweries: Pug Ryan’s and the Dillon Dam Brewery in Dillon; the Backcountry Brewery in Frisco; and finally the newly opened Broken Compass Brewery just outside Breckenridge and the Breckenridge Brew Pub in historic Breckenridge. At each brewery you will enjoy a free pint of beer for those 21 and over, and be entertained with classic toasts and bar tricks by your host, as well as a trivia contest and an “Oktoberfest” video slot machine competition with prizes. In addition your tour will include dinner at the Backcountry Brewery, and pick up from your lodging with transportation by 14 passenger van. This tour is offered nightly and also during the day on weekends.

Cost: $99.50 per person, 21 and older
Tour Time: 5:30 Nightly, 11:30 Saturday and Sunday
Duration: 6 hours

Included: Transportation, four pints of beer, dinner.

Important Notes: 72 hour cancellation policy, must be at least 21 and have ID to participate.

Tour Option 1 | Casino Shuttle


blackhawk casino tourIf you would like to visit the Colorado gaming district located in Black Hawk and Central City with 24 casinos, transportation is available from Summit County (Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone, and Silverthorne). Guests in Eagle County (Vail, Beaver Creek and Avon) need to meet the shuttle in Frisco. You will be picked up from your lodging or the Baymont Suites Hotel, if meeting the shuttle from Eagle County, and entertained onboard with Karaoke, trivia contests, and slot machine tournaments. You will be dropped off at the Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk with over 400 slot machines, Blackjack, and Video Poker, as well as dance and musical entertainment. You will have four and half hours to stay at this casino or visit others in the area, before riding your 14 passenger van back to your Summit County.

Cost Summit County: $250, 4 person minimum, $50 each additional person
Tour Times: By Appointment
Duration: 4.5 hours Casino time

Important Notes: 72 hour cancellation policy. Colorado law requires that gaming patrons be a minimum of 21 years of age and possess a valid state issued ID or passport.

Tour Option 1 | Full Day Georgetown Tour


georgetown train rides and toursThis tour includes a trip to the Devil’s Gate railroad depot in Georgetown to climb aboard the historic Georgetown Loop railroad, so named because the tracks loop back on themselves six times to descend and ascend the mountain to and from the Georgetown National Historic District. Your route to the train station takes you over the Continental Divide with an incredible photo opportunity on top of Loveland Pass at 11,990 feet. Half way on the train ride back down to Georgetown you will depart the train to tour the Colorado Historical Society’s Lebanon silver mine. After you depart the train, you will enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch, in the Victorian Gazebo of the Georgetown Park. After lunch you will be treated to a magic show and given a photo opportunity in the park, and then you will have time to shop in the local stores offering you a 60% discount, and enjoy a free large hand-made soda from an authentic 1901 soda fountain. You will then be delivered back to your door at your lodging in Summit County.

Cost: $173.50 Adult, $153.50 Child 3 -14, FREE Child 2 and under
Cost Eagle County: $50 extra per person for all tours
Tour Time: 9:00 AM May to October
Duration: 8 – 9 hours (longer times are for Eagle County)

Included: Door to door transportation, complimentary water bottle and sunscreen, train ride, mine tour, lunch, ice cream, 60% shopping discounts.
Recommended to Bring: Jacket, hat, good walking shoes, and camera.

Important Notes: 72 hour cancellation policy, 15% driver gratuity for groups of six or more.

 

Tour Option 2 | Five Hour or Three Hour Georgetown Tour


colorado train rides and toursIf you do not have a full day to spend on a tour, you are able to shorten your adventure with a five or three hour tour. You will be picked up at your door in Summit or Eagle County by luxury 14 passenger van, and driven over the Continental Divide with a photo opportunity on the 11,990 foot Loveland Pass. At either the Devil’s Gate Train Depot in Georgetown (five hour tour) or the Silverplume Train Depot (three hour tour), you will board the Georgetown Loop Railroad for your train tour. For the five hour round trip tour, you can either include the mine tour on your way back down to Georgetown or choose to include a stroll along the Main Street with its interesting shops and a 60% discount on all purchases plus a free hand-made soda, before your return to your departure destination. For the three hour tour, you will just experience a one way trip train tour and time for your free hand-made soda before returning.

Cost 5 Hour Train and Mine: $150 Adult, $127 Child 3 -14, FREE Child 2 and under
Cost 5 Hour Train and Shopping: $140 Adult, $120 Child 3 -14, FREE Child 2 and under
Cost 3 Hour Train: $107 Adult, $87 Child 3 -14, FREE Child 2 and under
Cost Eagle County: $50 extra per person for all tours
Tour Time: 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM May to October
Duration: 3 – 6 hours (longer times are for Eagle County)

Included: Door to door transportation, complimentary water bottle and sunscreen, train ride, mine tour or shopping excursion.
Recommended to bring: Jacket, hat, good walking shoes, and camera.

Important Notes: 72 hour cancellation policy, 15% driver gratuity for groups of six or more.

Tour Option 1 | Colorado Zephyr & Glenwood Springs


glenwood train ride coloradoAmtrak’s Colorado Zephyr runs daily from Chicago to San Francisco and during the journey passes through spectacular scenery along the Colorado River. Your Deluxe or CanyonTour starts with pick up by luxury 14 passenger van from your lodging. The trip to Granby where you will board the train will cross Ute Pass (weather permitting) with views of the Gore Range of mountains and the Eagles Nest Wilderness area, and then travel along the Colorado River. On the train you will be seated in the glass-domed observation car and provided with lunch and bottled water. The train ride will take you through Upper Red, Gore, and Glenwood Canyons before reaching Glenwood Springs. Here, if you are on the Deluxe Tour, you may choose from three different adventures: the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park; the Glenwood Hot Springs pool; a hike to Hanging Lake (summer and fall only weather permitting). On your way home you will be treated to a two hour stop in the world-famous resort community of Vail. If you do not have a really full day to devote to the Deluxe Tour, the Canyon Tour offers the train ride without the activities in Glenwood or Vail.

Cost Deluxe Tour: $330 Adult, $266 Child 3-14, FREE Child 2 and under
Cost Canyon Tour: $266 Adult, $213 Child 3-14, FREE Child 2 and under
Tour Time: 8:30AM
Duration: Deluxe 11-12 hours, Canyon 7.5 – 8 hours

Included: Door to door transportation, complimentary water bottle and sunscreen, train ride, lunch, admission to Adventure Park or Hot Springs.
Recommended to Bring: Jacket, hat, and good walking shoes (particularly if doing the hike), bathing suit (if doing the Hot Springs), sunscreen, camera.

Important Notes: 72 hour cancellation policy, 15% driver gratuity for groups of six or more. This tour is offered year round but not all options for Glenwood Springs are available all year. Glenwood Caverns does not offer all rides in the winter and the hike is weather dependent. To participate in the hike you must be able to walk at least two miles, ascend steps, and generally be physically fit enough to tolerate strenuous exercise at altitude.

Tour Option 1 | Royal Gorge & Cañon City


royal gorge colorado train rideThis tour begins with a drive over Hoosier Pass south of Breckenridge on top of the Continental Divide at 11,541 feet. You will pass the 14,000 foot mountains of Lincoln, Bross and Democrat as well as Sherman. Along the drive to Cañon City you will be sure to see plenty of wildlife. Before boarding your train you will drive along the historic Skyline Drive above the city and then eat a picnic lunch by the Arkansas River. Your Colorado train ride takes you over 12 miles on the old Denver, Rio Grande and Western line in the Royal Gorge Canyon and back again. This journey is above the “Grand Canyon of the Arkansas” with its famous Hanging Bridge. You will then visit the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. While the adults enjoy samplings, children will be entertained with a magic show. Finally you will visit the Royal Gorge Bridge Theme Park, where you will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of adventures, such as walk or ride the trolley across the bridge, take the aerial tram at 1,200 feet above the canyon floor, descend to the bottom of the gorge on an incline railroad, enjoy a musical revue or historical presentation, or visit the petting zoo. All of this before your drive back to your starting point.

Cost Summit County: $320 Adult, $266 Child 3-14, FREE Child 2 and under
Cost Eagle County: $50 extra per person
Tour Time: 8:30 AM Dillon, Frisco, Silverthorne, 9:00 AM Breckenridge March to December
Duration: 10.5 – 11 hours

Included: Door to door transportation, complimentary water bottle and sunscreen, lunch, transportation, winery, and Royal Gorge Bridge Theme Park & attractions.
Recommended to Bring: Jacket, hat, good walking shoes, sunscreen and camera.

Important Notes: 72 hour cancellation policy, 15% driver gratuity for groups of six or more.

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