Colorado Attractions, Explore June 14, 2017
7 Fantastic Factory Tours You Can Only Take In Colorado
Are you on a budget and think there are no fun and affordable things to do around the Centennial State? If so, you are in for a huge surprise, as Colorado is home to these 7 interesting and unique factories that offer exciting tours of their facilities:
1. Celestial Seasonings (Boulder)
Here is something you may not have realized: your favorite herbal teas are made right here in Colorado! From the way it's made to the bagging process to the infamous Mint Room, you are sure to learn something new (and find a new favorite kind of tea) at Celestial Seasonings!
2. BookCliff Vineyards (Boulder)
Have you ever wondered how some of your favorite wines are made? See for yourself at the delicious BookCliff Vineyards, which is located just down the road from Celestial Seasonings and takes guests past the fermentation tanks and aging barrels, and through the tasting room.
3. The Taffy Shop (Estes Park)
Named one of the "9 Best Candy Stores in Colorado" by American Towns Media, Estes Park's iconic Taffy Shop doesn't only offer a delicious storefront, but also a first-hand look at how this timeless treat is created.
4. Coors Brewery Tour (Golden)
Say what you want about Coors (and domestic beers in general), but a tour of the Coors Brewing Company is nothing short of fascinating with their elaborate malting, brewing and packaging process. (Did we mention that the tour is capped up with FREE samples?!)
5. Breckenridge Distillery (Breckenridge)
If beer isn't your thing, might we interest you in vodka, gin, or bourbon? The (hardcore) gang is all here in Breck, which offers both a casual walking tour and tasty samples.
6. New Belgium Brewing Company (Fort Collins)
Okay, the cat is out of the bag... Colorado likes its beer and spirits! In addition to Coors, Colorado is also home to the iconic New Belgium Brewing Company, whose tours and tastings are so popular that they require a
7. Hammond's Candies (Denver)
For a tour that is geared toward both kids and kids at heart, there is no beating the family-friendly Hammond's Candies! (Trust me; as somebody who took her two-year-old, the candy-making process is truly entertaining for everyone.)
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