Things to do in Colorado Springs with kids

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Colorado Springs
As a true preservation of Colorado’s western past, Ghost Town Museum is a fun and historic look back at kind of old west town that used to dot this region during the late1800’s and early 1900’s.
Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs largest indoor jump facility. 17,500 square feet of pure fun and active play for the kids! 7 huge inflatables featuring a 65 foot Obstacle Course, 20 Foot Wavy slide, a Pirate Ship and much more. We also have a separate area for ki...
Pikes Peak
(4 Miles)
Colorado Springs
The most visited mountain in North America and the second most visited mountain in the world behind Japan's Mount Fuji, Pikes Peak forms a stunning backdrop for Colorado Springs and the Garden of the Gods. At an altitude of 14,110 feet above sea leve...
Colorado Springs
If you are looking for a campground with some of the most spectacular views of the stunning Colorado scenery, then we may have just found it for you!
Colorado Springs
The whole family will enjoy Colorado horseback riding, guided by real cowboys who will point out some of the interesting red rock formations of the Garden of the Gods Park including; the Sleeping Giant, Snakehead Rock, Kissing Camels and SiameseTwins...
Colorado Springs
A beautiful day out in the Colorado nature, both educational and active for the entire family, especially the kids.
Seven Falls
(5 Miles)
Colorado Springs
Feed the rainbow trout, View wildlife throughout the canyon, Climb the two sets of stairs, Use viewers for spectacular scenes from the Eagles Nest, Enjoy numerous educational exhibits, Walk the two hiking trails, See exciting and colorful Indian danc...
Colorado Springs
Experience unforgettable adventures and breathtaking scenery at American's ONLY mountain zoo! Feed their renowned reticulated giraffe herd, the largest of any zoo in the world.
Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs' Best Indoor Inflatable Play Center for kids!
Manitou Springs
Our most popular Colorado Caves tour is an inspiring exploration into the surprising wonders of the underground. Marvel at geologic formations through raw passageways and across several caverns. Be awed with amazing historical tales and breathtaking ...
Manitou Springs
For over 120 years, the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway has taken passengers to the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak. Open year round, this is one of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Colorado!
Cascade
Visit the North Pole!.Home of Santas Workshop.A Christmas Themed Family Amusement Park. This enchanted family theme park has something for every member of the family. Meet Santa Claus and his elves. Come ride with us on the unique Christmas Tree R...
Cripple Creek
A trip on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, reveals scenic wonders around every curve as century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor, Colorado. A treat for railroad and history bu...
Calhan
ffer a wealth of angles to particpate from, with rich social, natural and geological histories which coalesce into a fascinating day of exploration across surreal and diverse landscapes.
Seven Springs
(36 Miles)
Seven Springs
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years, beginner friendly with solid green and blue runs. Lift serviced snow tubing and an exciting 7 terrain parks also offered.
Canon City
Welcome to Colorado's Natural Wonder. A place where looking down is even more breathtaking than looking up. A place that brings together the scenic beauty of the Grand Canyon and the human achievement of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Pueblo
Built in 1893, this 37-room mansion was home to the John A. and Margaret Thatcher family and named for Mrs. Thatcher's favorite flower. It remained a family residence for 75 years. Designed by noted New York architect Henry Hudson Holly and two years...
Pueblo Zoo
(40 Miles)
Pueblo
The Pueblo Zoo is a small friendly zoo with over 300 species of animals and lots of close up encounters with the animals. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Colorado
Pueblo
This 12,000 square-foot, two-level facility offers innovative, hands-on exhibits focusing on the arts, science and history for people ages 1 to 101. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Colorado
Pueblo
The "Cultural Crossroads on the Arkansas," El Pueblo History Museum has always been a gathering place for diverse people and cultures. The site includes an 1840s-style adobe trading post and plaza, and the archaeological excavation for the original 1...
Parker
The purpose of the Colorado Horse Park is to showcase the history and heritage of the West using the horse as the primary teaching tool through hands-on educational programming, museum exhibitions, competitions, boarding and training, recreation, ent...
Parker
The Wildlife Experience is an educational and entertaining museum that connects visitors with wildlife and habitats in a fun learning environment! A unique blend of interactive exhibits, large format film, fine art, natural history and community edu...
Lollipop Park
(52 Miles)
Centennial
Indoor Kids Amusement Park! Adults ride for free! Horse Carousel, 35 foot tall Ferris Wheel, Teacup Ride, Train Ride, Swing Ride, air bounce & more!
Tiny Town
Tiny town was created at the site of the Denver-Leadville stagecoach stop in a scenic mountain canyon southwest of Denver in 1915. That's when moving-company owner George Turner began constructing one-sixth-sized buildings with a turn- of-the-century...
Denver
Our unique bikes, Surrey cycles & boats offer outdoor recreation & exercise for the entire family. Sunbathe or sightsee and let our knowledgeable, friendly staff answer all your questions. Ages 1-99
Denver
If your looking for high flying aerobatics, loud airplanes, and fun for the kids, come join us this summer when we attend air shows and fly-ins through out Colorado. We offer a variety of hands on activities for kids and adults to participate in.
Water Ways
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(62 Miles)
Julian
Water park fun for kids of all ages, as well as a cool 18 hole mini golf course and picnic spots!
Denver
Dig, explore and play at one of the top five botanic gardens in the country! Families can explore the 24-acre campus and 42 different gardens, and kids will love Mordecai Children’s Garden, a 3-acre garden just for them.
Denver
Designed to ignite imaginations of all ages about Colorado history, this new museum creates a rich experience for visitors through exhibits and programs that blend technology, media, environments and artifacts.
Denver
The mission of Historic Denver's Molly Brown House Museum is to accurately portray the story of Margaret Tobin Brown within the context of her lifetime through ongoing research, artifact collection, preservation, and educational programming in order ...
Denver
There's a lot to see and do at the DAM from our world-class art collection to special events, kid-friendly areas and activities, shopping, great food, and more. Plan ahead to make the most of your visit!
Golden
Heritage Square is a unique amusement park, theater, and shopping village with delightful Victorian architecture -- a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy great fun and beauty in the Golden foothills. Enjoy Colorado's be...
Denver
Follow the bootprints of a firefighter on a tour of the Museum. Learn about the equipment firefighters used, how firefighters used horses and dogs to help fight fires, see real fire trucks and utilize more than 20 hands-on activity stations designed ...
Denver
A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe, respectively.
Denver
Featuring displays of mansions in miniatures, toy cars, giant teddy bears, a tiny circus, antique, international and iconic dolls and special temporary exhibition, the museum will amaze you. Hands-on areas and scavenger hunts make the museum a great...
Denver Zoo
(64 Miles)
Denver
the Denver Zoo is home to 4,000 animals representing over 750 species and is one of the most popular zoos in the United States. With an exciting 15-20 year master plan in place, the 21st century will see the Denver Zoo transformed into an exciting co...
Denver
Where children and their grownups come to explore, discover, create, play and learn! Hands on experimentation.
Elitch Gardens
(64 Miles)
Denver
For more than a century Elitch's was one of the most popular entertainment destinations in Colorado. It was nationally known for its lush gardens, the Trocadero Ballroom, the Theatre at the Gardens and the premier wooden roller coaster, Mister Twiste...
Casa Bonita
(64 Miles)
Lakewood
Great Mexican food PLUS over 30 attractions - cliff divers, escaping gorillas, cowboy shootouts, lost caves and caverns, amusement arcade and more.
Denver
Experience the underwater dining adventure as you are seated around a 200000-gallon tank home to a wide variety of fish, sharks, stingrays & more!
Golden
The Buffalo Bill Memorial Park was ranked by the Denver Post as one of the top five tourist attractions in the Denver metro area for 1996 and proclaimed by Westword (Denver's News and Arts Weekly) to have the best view from a coffee shop in 1989. The...
Denver
A large facility with excitement, history and charm - on a picturesque lake (with great mountain views), steam trains, roller coasters, a merry-go-round, a drop tower. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with ki...
Golden
Lose track of time year round at the Depot Museum featuring over 100 engines, cabooses and coaches. Frequent train ride opportunities throughout the year for guests to ride behind a vintage steam locomotive.
Lake Buena Vista
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, one of 2 Water Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, features attractions for the whole family—from fast waterslides to a children's area with pint-sized raft rides. Catch 6-foot waves in the Surf Pool and snorkel S...
Arvada
Apex Park and Recreation District is located in northeast Jefferson County (northwest Metro Denver). This center encompasses Activity Centers,Indoor & Outdoor Pools and Fitness Facilities.
Thornton
A cluster of courses, classes and impressive challenges providing the whole spectrum of childhood with exhilarating, skill building, super fun activities. You can also enjoy their open play for a more casual fling with the fun!
Waterworld
(72 Miles)
Denver
We feature the biggest variety of attractions (42) in America, from Wally World for the tots, to Voyage to the Center of the Earth for the entire family. Water World has more family tube rides than any other park in America. Thrill rides are in abund...
Jumpin Jordys
(72 Miles)
Westminster
Offer a range of exciting inflatables from slides and mazes to assualt courses and bounce houses for kids under 9 to entertain, exercise and exhaust themselves on.
Westminster
Three of the most incredible, most unique and beautifully landscaped, 18-hole miniature golf courses in the country! Then get behind the wheel of real NASCAR-themed electric go-karts designed for single and double seating so dad can help. Plus high t...
Westminister
Butterflies, both tropical and local, are their specialty! The Tropical Conservatory is home to thousands of butterflies from around the globe.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Colorado Springs with kids

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Jump n Jacks Inflatable Fun

(3 Miles) Indoor Play in Colorado Springs

2

Ghost Town Museum

(2 Miles) Museums in Colorado Springs

3

Colorado Springs House Of Bounce

(6 Miles) Indoor Play in Colorado Springs

4

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

(5 Miles) Zoos in Colorado Springs

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The Wildlife Experience

(48 Miles) Museums in Parker

6

Academy Riding Stables

(4 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Colorado Springs

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Pueblo Zoo

(40 Miles) Zoos in Pueblo

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Royal Gorge Bridge And Park

(37 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Canon City

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Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway

(6 Miles) Transport Attractions in Manitou Springs

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Cave Of The Winds

(6 Miles) Caves and Mines in Manitou Springs

Fun places to visit in Colorado Springs with kids

Colorado is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Colorado's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Colorado with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Colorado - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look below, lots of the best things to do with children in CO