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Discover Jack Kerouac's Denver on Foot

Discover Jack Kerouac's Denver on Foot

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a longtime Denver dweller who grew up loving the literary works of the beat authors. This led me to dive into my own journey, discovering Denver's role in the beat generation in a deeply personal way during my years as an English major at CU. I made notes of all the spots named in famous beat literary works, even meeting some people who had a role in that time period along the way! Today my…
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What we’ll do

We'll start our beatnik crawl at My Brother's Bar, where I'll hand out the selected readings our tour is based on. You'll be able to read the passages and verses that discuss every place we'll visit for context along the way! We'll talk about Denver during the beat era over a quick drink, then head out to Confluence Park, strolling around as we learn about Neal Cassady's experiences there. Next…

What else you should know

Please note that this experience will take place rain or shine, so please come dressed accordingly!

What to bring

Appropriate clothing for the weather.
Comfortable walking shoes
Money for a drink at My Brother's Bar

Where you'll be

We'll stop at all the secret (and not-so-secret) spots mentioned in the iconic beatnik books and poetry. You'll get to see a hidden side of Denver that most people have forgotten exists with the new development, a side that was scintillating, seedy, and endlessly inspirational for the likes of Ginsberg and Kerouac.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

More tips

Please note that this experience will take place rain or shine, so please come dressed accordingly!
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literary walk
Discover Jack Kerouac's Denver on Foot
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From $15/person
New experience
From $15/person