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Aspen Walking Tours

320 East Hyman Avenue, Aspen, CO 81611
970-948-4349
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Ranked #3 of 24 Activities in Aspen
Type: Tours
Owner description: Stories of Ghosts, Murder, & Mayhem or Classic History, Dean's Aspen Walking Tours are guaranteed to entertain the local and visitor alike. Aspen's... more » Owner description: Stories of Ghosts, Murder, & Mayhem or Classic History, Dean's Aspen Walking Tours are guaranteed to entertain the local and visitor alike. Aspen's Past to Present is a classic walking tour of historic downtown Aspen, while Aspen's DarkSide is an evening walk that delves into the tarnished past of this silver boom town, and the Burial Hill walk gets personal with the residents of Aspen's pioneer cemetery. « less
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a great time on The Darkside Tour. Dean did a wonderful job of incorporating some local history, spooky stories and a sense of drama in our evening. We had our 9 yr. old and teenager on the tour and both were very entertained. I love to do these ghost walk/creepy local history nighttime tours in most every city... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My wife and I took the Off the Beaten Path Tour earlier this month. We started from the Wheeler Opera House, walked through the Victorian neighborhood, and walked along nature paths to the river. It was so much better than expected! First of all, Dean did a very good job. He was passionate about the tour, and we appreciated it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

The Darkside Tour was really fun. We were the only two people on the tour and I wondered initially if it might be cut short, but it wasn't. We got the whole hour and it was packed with cool stories about Aspen. I liked that we got to see so much of downtown and Dean had answers to my many... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Dean offered an excellent perspective of Aspen's history, and being on foot was a great way to see the town! I would recommend it to anyone interested in learning little known facts about this gem in the Colorado Rockies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I am so happy I did this tour. Dean gave an interesting and engaging look into Aspen's history and colorful past, and the 90 minutes flew by. This is a great way to get to know such a charming town.

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Ivins, Utah
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7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We took both tours and while they covered some of the same physical areas, the stories were different and added to each other. I have been in Aspen many times and I learned more about some of the history along the way but he tours still added to that info to make it a worthwhile addition to our visit to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My father and I were looking for something to do one night, and we decided on the Darkside Tour. Dean was an excellent guide, he really knows his stuff. He was very considerate of everyone in the group, and never failed to surprise me. We were lucky enough to attend on a dark and stormy night, which made it all... More

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New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I had some free time alone and I chose Dean's Past to Present walking tour. Dean was very knowledgeable and made the walk interesting and fun. While there isn't a great deal to cover, Dean kept our interest and gave me all the tools I need to take friends around the town of Aspen. Dean has a very nice and... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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41 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We have now been on 3 of the 4 Historical Tours by Dean (Aspen Walking Tours); all except the Cemetery tour on Halloween. By far my favorite was Past to Present so if you can only do one, then that is the one I recommend. However, if you have been on Past to Present, I recommend trying the other tours.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I had never been to Aspen before and was looking for something fun and informational. I came across this tour on tripadvisor and was elated! I have done several ghost tours and couldn't wait to learn the dark past of an old town! We met Dean at the Wheeler Opera House. It was a snowy friday night, but my boyfriend... More

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