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Easiest way to get from Denver International to Red Rocks Ampitheatre

Old Sep 2, 15, 8:28 pm
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Easiest way to get from Denver International to Red Rocks Ampitheatre

Taking advantage of todays $30 Frontier sale to head out to a concert at Red Rocks. Landing in the morning and departing the following morning. What is the easiest way to get to Red Rocks? I see there is no bus service, so should I get a rental car, Uber, or is there some sort of shuttle service from a point downtown.
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Old Sep 3, 15, 8:48 am
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RTD (bus service) can get you from the airport to downtown Denver and then you could use these guys: Shuttle for $35. However, they may not be at all the concerts - check their page for a listing.

I'm not sure how much Uber would cost. Any thoughts on renting a car or is that not an option?

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Old Sep 3, 15, 12:21 pm
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FYI... Red Rocks is a zoo after a concert. It will take you a *long* time to get out of the parking lot. It may be faster to walk to the bottom and take a cab or something.
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Old Sep 4, 15, 5:49 am
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Originally Posted by DrewGzy View Post
RTD (bus service) can get you from the airport to downtown Denver and then you could use these guys: Shuttle for $35. However, they may not be at all the concerts - check their page for a listing.

I'm not sure how much Uber would cost. Any thoughts on renting a car or is that not an option?

Other shuttle options:
CID Colorado
BusToShow
Thanks! I'm not opposed to renting a car if that's easiest. It looks like a rental would be around $50 (plus fuel and parking at the venue) so not too much more.
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Old Sep 4, 15, 10:48 am
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If you don't mind me asking: which concert are you going to?
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Old Sep 4, 15, 7:20 pm
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Originally Posted by DrewGzy View Post
If you don't mind me asking: which concert are you going to?
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Old Sep 10, 15, 7:58 am
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Neat info on the shuttles. Uber is also an option. I've often seen black cars after the show, but you could probably try to summon an X as well and perhaps this has grown easier.

Red Rocks is a hole in the RTD system, for sure. Car rental is probably easiest and I've never paid for parking at Red Rocks--the website says it is most often included in ticket price. Really depends on what you want to spend and how much you're planning to party.

Enjoy the show!
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Old Sep 10, 15, 9:19 am
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I would pop for the rental car. You have lots of hours before the concert to drive around and enjoy the area.
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I would recommend a rental or Uber/Lyft.
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Old Sep 16, 15, 6:57 pm
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Wanted to circle back and wrap this thread up. I did end up getting a rental for around $60 plus $25 in gas. Went straight to Red Rocks and wandered around a bit, drove down to where the Coors brewery tours were held only to find out that they weren't currently offering tours, so I headed back towards Red Rocks and just got lost for a bit driving around and taking in the sights. Came back down to Morrison and bar hopped a little and was in the concert at 6. Parking was included and I was able to park right near the east stairs so it was a quick walk, but traffic was backed up after the show. No biggie, all I was doing was headed back to overnight at the airport before my early morning flight this morning anyways. Overall it was an awesome way to spend 30 hours or so.
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Old Sep 24, 15, 1:50 pm
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Glad you had a great time in our fair city.

The Coors brewery tour sucks, so you didn't miss much. If you want an awesome brewery experience, go to Ft. Collins, grab a bike, and visit 5-8 amazing breweries in one day.
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Old Sep 24, 15, 11:44 pm
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Originally Posted by pseudoswede View Post
Glad you had a great time in our fair city.

The Coors brewery tour sucks, so you didn't miss much. If you want an awesome brewery experience, go to Ft. Collins, grab a bike, and visit 5-8 amazing breweries in one day.
There's good breweries in Golden too

But yes, Coors is not one of them.
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