SOURCE: Colorado Tourism Office

Colorado Tourism Office

October 23, 2014 12:10 ET

See How It's Made: Unique Factory Tour Offerings in Colorado

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2014) - Coloradans take pride in the many one-of-a-kind products made within the state. Colorado is full of unique factory tours that are both educational and fun. Below are some ideas on where to experience Colorado's local products. For more information, visit Colorado.com.

Celestial Seasonings (Boulder). Celestial Seasonings, one of the largest specialty tea manufacturers in North America, offers free daily tours. See how their tea is made, packaged and distributed.

Coors Brewery Tour (Golden). The world's largest brewery, Coors Brewery, sits on the Clear Creek River in Golden, Colorado. Visitors can experience a free tour that includes a brief history of the business, the brewery process and samples of beer.

Enstrom (Grand Junction). This family-owned candy store is famous for its almond toffee. Made with the finest, freshest ingredients, Enstrom's candy is now sold world-wide. See how they make their hand-made candy at their store in Grand Junction.

Feisty Spirits (Fort Collins). Feisty Spirits opened in 2012 by a team who only use natural, organic ingredients and who always try making new and creative flavors. Take a free tour with one of the founders or the head distiller.

Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy (Longmont). Some of the best goat cheese in the state can be found at Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy. The creamery tour and cheese tasting takes one hour and includes an educational session about cheese making and more.

Honeyville (Durango). What began in Durango in the 1920s as a man transferring his honey in a pickup to town, is now a company with beehives all across the Rocky Mountains. See their live glass beehive and watch how the honey is bottled.

Infinite Monkey Thereom (Denver). As an urban winery, Infinite Monkey does not have a vineyard, but does have a tour for visitors wanting to see how an urban winery works. For $25, spend an hour with the tour guide learning about the winery.

Meier Skis (Glenwood Springs). Meier Skis is the only ski manufacturer that utilizes 100% Colorado grown wood including High Alpine Aspen and Beetle Kill Pine (blue stain). The Meier Factory tour includes walking through their 3,000 square foot factory.

Moots Cycles Factory Tour (Steamboat Springs). Moots Cycles, a bike company located in Steamboat Springs, makes handcrafted, high performance, titanium road, mountain and cyclocross bicycle frames. Moots offers complimentary tours, where guests can meet the crew and see how these high-quality bikes are made.

Phoenix Gold Mine (Idaho Springs). Phoenix Gold Mine was founded in 1871 and has rich history that highlights America's pioneers and western spirit. Today, the mine offers tours that let visitors crawl through the tunnels and pan for gold.

SunCrest Orchard Alpacas and Fiber Works (Palisade). Clothes made from alpaca fiber can be found in Palisade at SunCrest Orchard where they offer tours to show visitors how yarn from alpaca fiber is spun.

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