6 Delicious Gifts for the Colorado Foodie.
Give memories this holiday season with a unique culinary experience! We searched all over the state to find some of the most exciting food-focused excursions for the 2015 Colorado Gift Guide. From cheese making classes to bike tours to picnic hikes, there’s something your favorite foodie will love to find under the Christmas tree this year!
1. Murder Mystery Dinner (Canon City)
All aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad for a night of suspenseful secrets, pretty panoramas, and Colorado cuisine. Enjoy a three-course prix fixe dinner featuring entrees like Basil Pesto Salmon and Colorado Raised Slow Roasted Prime Rib. Don’t forget to add a red or white wine flight! Runs on select evenings May-November. (Hint: If you’re wanting to plan something earlier, book the New Year’s Eve Dinner starting at $99 per person!) Perfect for the hopeless romantic.
2. Fort Collins Brew Cruise (Fort Collins)
Life in Colorado just wouldn’t be complete without a bike and some brews! Departing daily at 1:00pm, you’ll be happy (and hoppy!) as you peddle to three pubs of your choice where you can sample craft beers (not included) and explore a fast growing industry in our state. (Hint: For a family-friendly version, try their Root Beer Bike Tour!) Perfect for the craft connoisseur.
3. Soaring Adventures (Colorado Springs)
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure is a thrilling new attraction offering 10 zip lines of various lengths extending over magnificent Seven Falls Canyon. After your adrenaline rush, make reservations at the new Restaurant 1858 featuring a gourmet menu including Colorado Rocky Mountain Trout. (Hint: Visit historic Seven Falls for only $15.50 per person!) Perfect for the adrenaline junky.
4. Strum and Sip Guitar Lessons (Denver)
Martinis and melodies combine as you learn to play the guitar by a veteran musician of 30 years. Currently offering 12 levels of instruction from beginner to advanced, Strum and Sip offers classes in five locations throughout Denver. Alcohol not included. Perfect for the musically inclined foodie.
5. “Party Bike” Beer Tour (Boulder and Fort Collins)
Grab a couple of friends and hop on a 16-passenger bar bike that will lead you to three breweries of your choice in downtown Boulder or Fort Collins. A great way to visit popular watering holes while getting in a little exercise! MyHandleBar books private tours any day of the week between 10:00am and 10:00pm, year round. Perfect for the socialite bar-hopper.
6. Rocky Mountain Food Tours (Colorado Springs)
We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention our own foodie adventures! Visiting five local eateries on foot, our Original Colorado Springs Food Tour in the heart of downtown is the perfect combination of cuisine and history. All the food and non-alcoholic beverages are included. Amp up your experience with the alcohol pairing – Gift cards available! Perfect for the local food-focused gourmand!
Show your favorite foodie some love with one of these unique gifts this holiday season!
Cheers, Your Rocky Mountain Food Tour Team