American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF)

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July 26-29

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Tours

Boulder Walking Tour

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Located just 30 minutes from Denver and tucked into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a vibrant city unlike any other. Experienced local hosts will guide you along Pearl Street, Boulder’s pedestrian backbone. They’ll help you experience the charm of this historic university town and understand both its unique place in today’s tech economy and its rich cultural heritage. This tour is a Trip Advisor favorite and has been described as a “gem not to be missed!”

 

Grow House Tour

Monday, July 27

Tuesday, July 28

Details Coming Soon!

Coors Field Tour

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

Tuesday, July 28, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm

Coors Field is the home of the Colorado Rockies, Denver’s Major League Baseball team. It’s located in historic LoDo (Lower Downtown), the heart of downtown Denver. With red brick walls, this state-of-the-art stadium feels like the ball fields of yesteryear, with a distinctly Colorado twist—including the “Purple Row” of seats exactly 5,280 feet above sea level.    

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Craig Hospital Tour

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Craig Hospital is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital exclusively specializing in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury and brain injury. With patient-centered treatment policies, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and cutting-edge research, Craig Hospital helps injured workers achieve the highest level of independence and life quality. On this tour, you’ll learn about adaptive technologies and have a chance to try wheelchair basketball, hand cycling, or wheelchair rugby. 

Denver City Bike Tour

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Denver is a bicyclist’s paradise, and one of the best ways to see the city is on a bike. On this tour, riders will pedal through a variety of Denver’s contemporary and historic neighborhoods. It includes both off-the-beaten-path sights as well as proven favorites. You’ll travel from the birthplace of the city, along the banks of Cherry Creek to the home of the Denver Broncos, through Civic Center Park, past the U.S. Mint and Colorado State Capitol, continuing to the Denver Art Museum into Lower Downtown, until you finally reach the South Platte River Valley. This casual 2.5-hour tour along the 9.3-mile route will suit riders of all levels.

Included: Bicycle and helmet, bottled water, snack, and city map.

Foodie Tour

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Tuesday, July 28, 1:30 pm–5:00 pm

Come see why Zagat ranked Denver the 4th Hottest Food City in America. Visit some of the city's best culinary destinations on this signature downtown walking tour. You’ll savor a gourmet hot dog from one of Forbes’ top 10 hot dog vendors in the United States and enjoy a slice of authentic Neopolitan pizza from Verace Pizza Napoletana—the only pizzeria in Colorado certified by the Associazione. Then, visit a nose-to-tail butcher that sources meat from local ranchers, taste sheep's milk cheese featured on the Bravo show Top Chef, sample Southwestern fusion cuisine, and visit two restaurants run by James Beard Award-winning chefs. Your local guide will share stories about Denver's history along the way.

Foothills Explorer

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm
Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Explore Colorado’s natural beauty on a half-day tour to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Disconnect for a few hours and drive along the scenic Lariat Loop in an upscale vehicle that displays panoramic views for miles. Stand high atop Lookout Mountain for some breathtaking views while breathing in the fresh mountain air. Enjoy a self-guided tour of two beautiful foothills towns, Evergreen and Golden. If possible, we’ll stop at the beautiful Red Rocks Amphitheater, one of the world’s most famous music venues.

Hike Red Rocks Trailhead

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Red Rocks is home to a famous music venue, but it’s also a stunning trail system for hikers, bikers, and equestrians. On this guided hike, we’ll visit Matthews/Winters Park, which is surrounded by impressive views of both the foothills and the city, and by massive rock formations. The trail system, which is just 30 minutes from Denver, is relatively open and easy. You’ll enjoy healthy snacks and beverages along the way.

Historic Denver Walking Tour

Tuesday, July 28, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Denver’s oldest and most historic block: Larimer Square. At the site of Denver’s founding, you will explore Larimer Square “then and now,” learning about the first bustling city center, which at one point turned into skid row. Local citizens saved the block of buildings from demolition, and it became Denver’s first historic district. Larimer Square is now home to some of Denver’s most famous restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and boutiques.

Microbrew Tour

Tuesday, July 28, 2:00 pm–5:00 pm

Beer lovers rejoice! Denver has been dubbed the Napa Valley of beer and is home to some of the most delicious small-batch beer in the world. On this guided walking tour through historic Lodo (Lower Downtown), you’ll visit four breweries and sample 10 local craft beers. You’ll also enjoy learning the history of Denver as you walk.

Street Art Tour

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Tuesday, July 28, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

The River North Art District, known as RiNo, is a burgeoning mecca for artists, makers, and creatives. Its building facades and alleyways—once home to factories and industrial spaces—have become canvases for street artists from around the world. On this one-of-a-kind walking tour, you’ll see some of the best examples of street art and murals in the world. Don’t forget your camera!

Whitewater Rafting

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

In summer, the snowmelt from the Rocky Mountains flows into Colorado’s rivers, creating a rafter’s paradise. Enjoy both still water and rapids with professional guides as they steer your raft down Clear Creek through the heart of Colorado’s historic gold mining towns just 30 minutes outside Denver. On this tour we can accommodate everyone’s experience from newbie to expert. We’ll also provide a wetsuit, booties, and life vest.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Art Museums Tour

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Spend the afternoon touring two of Denver’s leading art museums, the first of which is the Denver Art Museum. Located in Denver’s Golden Triangle Creative District and founded in 1893, this museum encompasses over 350,000 square feet, meaning it has one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of world art in the United States. The museum’s Native American art collection is internationally renowned and has some of the best pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial art in the country. Next, you’ll walk next door for a self-guided tour of the Clyfford Still Museum. Home to the world’s most intact public collection of any major artist, this museum offers nine beautiful galleries of works from one of America’s leading abstract expressionists, Clyfford Still. In addition to his artworks, this unique collection features historic photos, objects, and letters from the Clyfford Still Archives; interactive feature views into storage and conservation areas; a hands-on art creation studio; and more.

Boulder Walking Tour

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Located just 30 minutes from Denver and tucked into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a vibrant city unlike any other. Experienced local hosts will guide you along Pearl Street, Boulder’s pedestrian backbone. They’ll help you experience the charm of this historic university town and understand both its unique place in today’s tech economy and its rich cultural heritage. This tour is a Trip Advisor favorite and has been described as a “gem not to be missed!”

Grow House Tour

Monday, July 27

Tuesday, July 28

Details Coming Soon!

Coors Field Tour

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

Tuesday, July 28, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm

Coors Field is the home of the Colorado Rockies, Denver’s Major League Baseball team. It’s located in historic LoDo (Lower Downtown), the heart of downtown Denver. With red brick walls, this state-of-the-art stadium feels like the ball fields of yesteryear, with a distinctly Colorado twist—including the “Purple Row” of seats exactly 5,280 feet above sea level.

Craig Hospital Tour

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Craig Hospital is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital exclusively specializing in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury and brain injury. With patient-centered treatment policies, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and cutting-edge research, Craig Hospital helps injured workers achieve the highest level of independence and life quality. On this tour, you’ll learn about adaptive technologies and have a chance to try wheelchair basketball, hand cycling, or wheelchair rugby. 

Denver City Bike Tour

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Denver is a bicyclist’s paradise, and one of the best ways to see the city is on a bike. On this tour, riders will pedal through a variety of Denver’s contemporary and historic neighborhoods. It includes both off-the-beaten-path sights as well as proven favorites. You’ll travel from the birthplace of the city, along the banks of Cherry Creek to the home of the Denver Broncos, through Civic Center Park, past the U.S. Mint and Colorado State Capitol, continuing to the Denver Art Museum into Lower Downtown, until you finally reach the South Platte River Valley. This casual 2.5-hour tour along the 9.3-mile route will suit riders of all levels.

Included: Bicycle and helmet, bottled water, snack, and city map.

Foodie Tour

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Tuesday, July 28, 1:30 pm–5:00 pm

Come see why Zagat ranked Denver the 4th Hottest Food City in America. Visit some of the city's best culinary destinations on this signature downtown walking tour. You’ll savor a gourmet hot dog from one of Forbes’ top 10 hot dog vendors in the United States and enjoy a slice of authentic Neopolitan pizza from Verace Pizza Napoletana—the only pizzeria in Colorado certified by the Associazione. Then, visit a nose-to-tail butcher that sources meat from local ranchers, taste sheep's milk cheese featured on the Bravo show Top Chef, sample Southwestern fusion cuisine, and visit two restaurants run by James Beard Award-winning chefs. Your local guide will share stories about Denver's history along the way.

Foothills Explorer

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm
Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Explore Colorado’s natural beauty on a half-day tour to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Disconnect for a few hours and drive along the scenic Lariat Loop in an upscale vehicle that displays panoramic views for miles. Stand high atop Lookout Mountain for some breathtaking views while breathing in the fresh mountain air. Enjoy a self-guided tour of two beautiful foothills towns, Evergreen and Golden. If possible, we’ll stop at the beautiful Red Rocks Amphitheater, one of the world’s most famous music venues.

Hike Red Rocks Trailhead

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Red Rocks is home to a famous music venue, but it’s also a stunning trail system for hikers, bikers, and equestrians. On this guided hike, we’ll visit Matthews/Winters Park, which is surrounded by impressive views of both the foothills and the city, and by massive rock formations. The trail system, which is just 30 minutes from Denver, is relatively open and easy. You’ll enjoy healthy snacks and beverages along the way.

Historic Denver Walking Tour

Tuesday, July 28, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Denver’s oldest and most historic block: Larimer Square. At the site of Denver’s founding, you will explore Larimer Square “then and now,” learning about the first bustling city center, which at one point turned into skid row. Local citizens saved the block of buildings from demolition, and it became Denver’s first historic district. Larimer Square is now home to some of Denver’s most famous restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and boutiques.

Microbrew Tour

Tuesday, July 28, 2:00 pm–5:00 pm

Beer lovers rejoice! Denver has been dubbed the Napa Valley of beer and is home to some of the most delicious small-batch beer in the world. On this guided walking tour through historic Lodo (Lower Downtown), you’ll visit four breweries and sample 10 local craft beers. You’ll also enjoy learning the history of Denver as you walk.

Street Art Tour

Sunday, July 26, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Tuesday, July 28, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

The River North Art District, known as RiNo, is a burgeoning mecca for artists, makers, and creatives. Its building facades and alleyways—once home to factories and industrial spaces—have become canvases for street artists from around the world. On this one-of-a-kind walking tour, you’ll see some of the best examples of street art and murals in the world. Don’t forget your camera!

Whitewater Rafting

Monday, July 27, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

In summer, the snowmelt from the Rocky Mountains flows into Colorado’s rivers, creating a rafter’s paradise. Enjoy both still water and rapids with professional guides as they steer your raft down Clear Creek through the heart of Colorado’s historic gold mining towns just 30 minutes outside Denver. On this tour we can accommodate everyone’s experience from newbie to expert. We’ll also provide a wetsuit, booties, and life vest.

 
 
 
 
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