Things to do in Colorado with kids

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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...
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...
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...
Greeley
Fully equipped water park with slides and features, water balloon battle ground, park with playground, miniature golf, game zone and more! An absolutely full day out, if you have the energy to do it all!
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...
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.
Denver
A great aquarium experience, but with the option of dining in their restaurant - which is like being underwater! A very fun experience!
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
Westminister
Butterflies, both tropical and local, are their specialty! The Tropical Conservatory is home to thousands of butterflies from around the globe.
Fort Collins
Educational and interactive farmyard experience with plenty of friendly animal contact as well as an agricultural lesson. There are also a museum, hay and pony rides and further activities on offer.
Telluride
Great activities for those active kids all year around! Fly fishing, mountain biking, and rock climbing to name a few!
Durango
The largest zipline adventure in the world is here in Durango, Colorado!Soaring Tree Top Adventures' Zipline is a full-day of family-friendly adventure with 27 unique spans.
Fraser
Ballooning in the Rocky Mountains in the Winter Park Fraser Valley is breath-taking and the gentlest landings. Great for the whole family! Babysitting & pet watch available at the launch site.
Loveland
Who's ready for barnyard fun!? Farm animals, tasty foods and family friendly fun await you at this working farm!
Boulder
An all weather amusement center that has go karts, mini golf, batting cages, golf driving range, human maze, indoor arcade and is a great place for birthday parties and family outings for kids of all ages.
Glenwood Springs
Welcome to Glenwood Caverns located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado! You and your family will enjoy spectacular views while riding the Iron Mountain Tramway. Take a guided walking tour of the Glenwood Caverns where you will see amazing formations. Play...
Fort Collins
A trendy playhouse that brings the outdoors IN! Kids will enjoy a great treehouse & tons of toys to encourage imaginative play, including a healthy cafe and coffee bar! Birthdays, WIFI, classes, play!!
Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs' Best Indoor Inflatable Play Center for kids!
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...
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.
Northglenn
Miniature Golf, Go-Karts, Slick Track, Rookie Track, Bumper Boats, a 20 lane Bowling Center, Laser Tag, Huge Arcade and Prize Center, plus Kiddie Cove play zone.
Stratton
Of the nearly 4000 wooden carousels carved in America between 1885 and the 1930s, fewer than 150 are still in existence. Kit Carson County and the Kit Carson County Carousel Association have developed a museum to interpret the history and the restora...
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
Where children and their grownups come to explore, discover, create, play and learn! Hands on experimentation.
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.
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!
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
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 ...
Boulder
Come sit on the bronze donkey, or bronze saddle in our Outdoor Sculpture Garden. Come inside to see all the crazy cowboy humor inside the Museum. Both are FREE.
Morgan
he Fort Morgan Museum tells the story of Fort Morgan and Morgan County through permanent and temporary exhibits that showcase the museum's collection. It also takes advantage of traveling exhibits from other institutions throughout the United States...
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...
Trinidad
Explore Trinidad's past and its place in the American West at the Trinidad History Museum. The museum features several attractions on one block in Trinidad's acclaimed historic district.
La Junta
The museum is unusual in that it was built by a Boy Scout troop under the inspired leadership of our founder, James Francis "Buck" Burshears, and the original 1949 structure is a registered state historic site of the Colorado Historical Society, hous...
Trinidad
The museum offers visitors a unique look at millions of years of the area's history. On display are: * early geological formations * plant & marine-animal fossils * a dinosaur track exhibit * artifacts pertaining to the cultu...
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...
Durango
The Children's Museum of Durango is located on the second floor of the Durango Arts Center in historic downtown Durango. The 1,100 square foot exhibit gallery is packed with interesting things for kids to see and do. Over 12,000 children and adult...
Durango
Relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a spectacular journey on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.Durango was founded by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in 1879. The railroad arrived in Durango on August 5, 1881 and construc...
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.
Stratton
A national historic landmark! Of the nearly 4000 wooden carousels carved in America between 1885 and the 1930s, fewer than 150 are still in existence.
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...
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.
Lafayette
Hosts a variety of art, science, dramatic play and cultural exhibits that engage children and families in unique learning experiences.
Denver
A rich, family friendly experience designed to ignite imaginations of all ages about Colorado history, through exhibits, media and artifacts.
Greeley
Train and models fans will love this one-of-a-kind facility with over 600 railroad-related artifacts, and an incredible working model railroad that will captivate
Fort Collins
Just 60 miles from Denver and 45 miles from Cheyenne, the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery blends fun, science, history and culture into an interactive and engaging museum for kids and their families!
Grand Junction
A fun and exciting range of interactive learning activities that teaches science on a level perfect for kids.
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...
Dinosaur
As you explore the craggy hills, discover fragments of a long ago world where the largest land creatures of all time once roamed and died. While the main exhibit wall of dinosaur fossils is closed, some fossils can be seen by hiking from the Temporar...

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Fun places to visit in Colorado 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!

Colorado

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