Behind Swinging Doors Saloon Tour

In 1880, Breckenridge was home to eighteen saloons! Learn about these historic businesses and the hardy souls who worked and frequented them. Visit several establishments that have survived in some form since the early days and sample the spirits of the modern-day Breckenridge Distillery (when available).

Guests must be 21 years or older.



 This tour is offered year-round with seasonal schedules.

September 5, 2016 - June 9, 2017
Fridays at 5pm
reservations required by 4pm the day of the tour

June 10 - September 3, 2017
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday at 5pm
reservations required by 3pm the day of the tour


$15/Adult (21+)  -- add a commemorative FLASK for just $5!

These stainless steel 8 oz. flasks feature the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance and Breckenridge Distally logos and make great souvenirs!
When purchasing tickets, be sure to select or ask for the "with FLASK" ticket option; flasks are distributed to guests at the tour and will not be mailed.

Tickets can be purchased online, at the Welcome Center (203 South Main Street) or by calling 970-453-9767 x2. Online tickets purchased after 4pm on the day of the tour cannot be verified. Please call 970-453-9767 x2 for more information.

Buy Tickets

For online purchases, we will enter your information in our reservation system when your order is received. We do not issue paper tickets.


Tour begins at the Breckenridge Welcome Center at 203 South Main Street.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations are required 24 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the tour to receive a refund.


Minimum Guest Requirement: We do not have a minimum guest requirement; however, we do have a maximum guest limit to ensure the enjoyment of the tour.

Weather Policy: We will cancel a guided tour or hike for the following reasons: 1) if there is thunder and lightning in the area 10 minutes before a tour is scheduled to start, and 2) if the weather forecast predicts the temperature will be below zero degrees at the start of the tour. In each of these cases, a full refund will be given to guests.

Pet Policy: Pets are not allowed on the tour, with the exception of service animals.

Please note that smoking (including e-cigarettes) is not permitted on any site or tour and we reserve the right to request you leave a site or tour if you are smoking.

Please allow 90 minutes to complete the tour. This is an outdoor tour with several stops indoors, so please dress for the weather!

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