Best Guided Activities For Your Wedding Guests
We want your special day to be the best that it can be, and that includes showing your wedding guests the best of our backyard and keeping them entertained so you can focus on your big day.
One of the advantages of Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides is our specialty in working with big groups, and for wedding guests, who are in town to celebrate, sometimes they too need a distraction and to turn their Colorado wedding adventure into an actual adventure in the Colorado backcountry. Here are some ideas of how to make the best of your wedding day and activities to best keep your guests entertained.
Guided Hiking In Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park – See the best of the Flatirons
There are few things that are more relaxing then escaping the suit and dress fittings, the rehearsals, and the family reunions, then to head for the hills and explore Boulder’s spectacular mountain country. A half-day hike in Boulder or a full-day hike to Rocky Mountain National Park will take guests up close and personal with Colorado’s extraordinary landscape. We’ll get to explore big views, wildlife, and some of the iconic vistas that the state has to offer. Our hikes are custom and private and designed for every level of visitor from easier trails that wander through the lower basins and the rolling hills of Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park, where we’ll get to see alpine lakes and waterfalls, and wildlife such as elk, deer, moose, black bear, and potentially elusive mountain lions. This is a great way to get everyone out for a few hours, and truly explore Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park like only a local can see it.
Guided Sightseeing In Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park – Explore Colorado in comfort
For families, children, or older guests who want to minimize physicality, a sightseeing tour will show you the best of Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park on a half or full day tour that will take you to the best of Colorado in pure comfort. Whether you’re in Boulder or Denver, you’ll get to see Colorado’s natural and historical wonders, from the haunts of notable figures, to the majestic scenery that borders the city of Boulder. In Denver, we’ll start by exploring the whimsy of the Mile High City as we explore the Denver Mint, the State Capitol, the famed 16thStreet Mall, Broncos Stadium, and Coors Field. We’ll then hop over to Golden, where we’ll get to see the grave of Buffalo Bill, the legendary Western showman, overlooking the Eastern Plains and a Rocky Mountain backdrop.
In Boulder, we’ll explore one of America’s artistic and cultural meccas, from the quaint Pearl Street Mall, with the Flatirons rising just above us, to the famed Boulder Theater, and some of the great high roads overlooking the city from Flagstaff Mountain, where on one side we’ll get a view of the City of Boulder and Denver in the distance, and Rocky Mountain National Park and the Indian Peaks Wilderness on the other side. You’ll marvel at the dramatic rise of the Continental Divide in the distance, as the landscape explodes from flat land to mountain landscape.
For a longer more adventurous day, join us for a Rocky Mountain National Park sightseeing adventure, where we’ll get to marvel at pristine alpine lakes, waterfalls, and big mountain scenery, as well as getting to see wildlife such as moose, black bear, elk, deer, and bighorn sheep. We’ll then get to drive up to Trail Ridge Road, one of the few roads in the United States that go above 12,000-feet and marvel at the landscape from the Alpine Visitors Center, with a breathtaking mountain skyline and unforgettable wildlife. This is the best way to see Rocky Mountain National Park in style and comfort.
Guided Mountain Biking Tours – Explore Boulder’s Urban and Natural Bike Trails
Boulder is legendary for it’s diverse biking trails, from urban trails that crisscross Downtown Boulder, to the rolling hills of South Boulder. Biking is a great way to see the city from down below and explore the hills and trails with a spectacular Flatiron backdrop. With dozens of trails throughout the city, we’ll choose a trail that’s going to be right for your group’s ability and fitness level. Ride easy rolling trails around South Boulder, or discover the Switzerland Trail, which is a one way ride that starts at the top of Boulder Canyon and rides down into Downtown Boulder, following the railroad grade that took gold miners to the top of the canyon. With a wonderful view overlooking the Indian Peaks and a combination of paved and dirt trails, this is a great way to see the Boulder backcountry in a whole new way.
Guided Boulder Rock Climbing Tours – Take Your Vacation to New Heights
Boulder, Colorado is one of the world centers of rock climbing, having bred generations of legendary climbers and mountaineers on the famed cliffs of Boulder and Eldorado Canyon. There’s no better way to explore the local Boulder culture then to go rock climbing. We’ll get to see some of the most famous routes and walls in the world and discover ascents ranging from beginner to some of the most cutting-edge climbs in the world. You’ll get to see Boulder in a way that only locals get to see, from the top of the canyon looking down. You’ll get to test mental and physical strength on a time-honored Colorado pastime. Join us for an unforgettable Boulder rock climbing experience.
Guided Colorado Whitewater Rafting – Get Wet and Stay Cool
In the heat of the summer, cool down on Colorado’s rivers, with a thrilling ride through some of the most classic whitewater rivers in the West. Join us on Clear Creek, only an hour southwest of Boulder and Denver, and ride down thrilling beginner and intermediate rapids. With short rides and easy access, whitewater rafting is a great activity for the whole family, with beginner rapids featuring a minimum age of 7 and intermediate rapids with a minimum age of 15. You’ll get to see the relics of Colorado’s gold mining age and follow some of the most classic river routes. Join us for a thrilling Colorado whitewater adventure near Denver and Boulder!
As well as provided guided activities, Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides also specializes in wedding transportation around the Boulder and Denver area, with experience in planning the perfect day for you and your guests. We aim to take all the guesswork out of your transportation needs with professional and courteous service.