Interested in a self-guided tour?
As one of Denver’s oldest business districts, LoDo has seen Colorado’s gold rush, the industrial era, skid row, and finally urban revitalization. Experience LoDo’s history through a guided walking tour, and learn about some of Denver’s most beautiful buildings—hotels, business houses, saloons, and brothels, along with the often notorious individuals who occupied them. The preservation efforts, in celebration of LoDo history, saved many buildings that exist today.
Interested in taking a guided tour?
SOME OF OUR GUIDED WALKING TOURS ARE SEASONAL AND ONLY RUN FROM MARCH THRU NOVEMBER.
Private tours are available in the off-season, weather permiting. Please contact our walking tour coordinator, Kevin Rucker, directly and he can assist you.
For reservations and tour information, contact LoDo Walking Tour Coordinator Kevin Rucker at firstname.lastname@example.org (best) or via phone at 720-690-7432.
Take a stroll through Historic Larimer Square & LoDo Districts with college professor Kevin Rucker for tales of LoDo's ghosts, early Denver's movers and shakers, conmen and scoundrels.
- All LoDo tours meet in front of The Market located at 1445 Larimer Street on Historic Larimer Square.
- Reservations are recommended, but not required. Walk-ins are welcome. Private Group Tours available for 6 or more people.
TOUR OPTION 1: All Ages Welcome - Historic LoDo Walking Tour
- Adults 18+ $10
- Students, Military $5
- Children under 12 Free
Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
March 9 & 23-2014
April 6 & 20-2014
TOUR OPTION 2: "From Gold Camp to Paris on the Platte" Ages 21 & Up Only
Attendees will be regaled with tales of early Denver's movers and shakers, conmen and desperados, brothels and opium dens, ghost stories, and Denver firsts, from cheeseburgers to lethal gas chambers. Complimentary appetizers are served with opportunities to purchase cocktails.
- Adults 21+ $20
- Students, Military $15
Saturdays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
March 1, 8, 22, 29-2014
April 5, 12, 19, 26-2014