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“Terrific fun”

Aspen Walking Tours
Ranked #4 of 20 Tours in Aspen
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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.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children
Queensland
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Terrific fun”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

This is worth doing. Dean was great - very nice and there before us. He also provided some hand warmers for our gloves on the cold night. We did the ghost tour and it was full of interesting facts and history about Aspen. Highly recommended.

Visited December 2012
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Go on every Aspen Walking Tour you can!”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

I was in Aspen recently and went on the cemetery tour. I've been on a few of the tours, Aspen Walking Tours have to offer, and each time I've walked away thinking "That was really fun!"
Dean is very knowledgeable about Aspen's history and such a great storyteller. You will find yourself learning several sides to Aspen's history that you didn't know, all while Dean pieces together the story in such a way, you will come away thinking "What tour can I go on next?"

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Palm Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A fun way to spend the evening!”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed this entertaining evening tour! Dean is an incredibly knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guide and the stories he shared were interesting and ones we had never heard before. It was a great way to learn more about the architecture and history of Aspen that you don't usually find in the guidebooks. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for a fun way to spend an evening in Aspen!

Visited July 2012
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Euless, Texas
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78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“"The Darkside Tour" - great finish to an Aspen day!”
Reviewed July 28, 2012

Dean was great. He had a challenge - make this stuff interesting for 5 teen boys (ages 15-21), a four year old girl, my wife and her mother (in a motorized wheelchair) and myself! He did GOOD - he really delivered on the fun, excitement and drama of Aspen and her history! More than one of my boys, after walking Aspen, commented that their "eyes have been opened" to the greater world beyond home...! Dean was enthusiastic about his home and gave a great tour, history lesson and "fun" tour as well. We loved it!

Visited June 2012
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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
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“An Aspen "must do"”
Reviewed July 20, 2012

Whether you're a history buff or architecture enthusiist, "Aspen Walking Tours" should not be missed. Dean is very knowledgable about Aspen's facinating history and makes it come alive for those on the tour. Well worth the small admission price and he really packs a lot into a couple hour tour.

Visited July 2012
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