Transport Attractions in Colorado with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Centennial State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Colorado!

Colorado has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Colorado

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo…off we go!

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  • Tiny Town Railroad

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    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 ...

  • Georgetown Loop Railway

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    Georgetown

    The Georgetown Loop Railroad was one of Colorado's first visitor attractions. Completed in 1884, this spectacular stretch of three-foot narrow gauge railroad was considered an engineering marvel for ...

  • Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad

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    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 & ...

  • Grand Adventure Balloon Tours

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    Fraser

    Ballooning in the Rocky Mountains in the Winter Park Fraser Valley is breath-taking and the gentlest landings. Great for the whole family!

  • Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway

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    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 ...

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  • Telluride Outside

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    Telluride

    Great activities for those active kids all year around! Fly fishing, mountain biking, and rock climbing to name a few!

  • Soaring Tree Top Adventures

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    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.

  • Banjo Billy’s Bus Tours

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    Denver

    Fun tours in Denver and Colorado on the very cool Banjo Billy's Bus!

  • Dinosaur National Monument

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    Dinosaur

    An amazing look into the dinosaur past, with remains still lying where they once roamed. Kids can discover fragments of a lost world among the deep canyons, desert, and mountains.

  • Royal Gorge Bridge And Park

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    Canon City

    Visit Colorado's Natural Wonder where looking UP is just as incredible as looking DOWN! Rides, attractions, and America's highest suspension bridge!

  • Great Sand Dunes

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    Mosca

    Explore the tallest dunes in North America! Whether hiking, sliding, exploring in a dunes wheelchair - or simply playing - the Great Sand Dunes are a unique wilderness area protected for all to ...

  • Denver Botanic Gardens York St

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    Denver

    Dig, explore and play at one of the top five botanic gardens in the country! Acres ready for outdoor fun, and even a 3-acre garden just for them.

  • Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

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    Gunnison

    The Black Canyon of the Gunnisons unique and spectacular landscape was formed slowly by the action of water and rock scouring down through hard Proterozoic crystalline rock. No other canyon in ...

  • Crow Canyon Archeological Center

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    Cortez

    The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, located in southwestern Colorado, is dedicated to understanding, teaching, and preserving the rich history of the ancestral Pueblo Indians (also called the ...

  • Garden Of The Gods

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    Colorado Springs

    A beautiful day out in the Colorado nature, both educational and active for the entire family, especially the kids.

  • Pikes Peak

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    Cascade

    The most visited mountain in North America and the second most visited mountain in the world, Pikes Peak is a stunning experience for the whole family in Colorado. Great drives, amazing biking trails ...

  • Seven Falls

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    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 ...

  • The Paint Mines Interpretive Park

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    Calhan

    Rich social, natural and geological histories for kids to learn about, with surreal and diverse landscapes of Colorado to marvel at!

  • Mesa Verde National Park

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    Mesa Verde

    An amazing UNESCO historical site in Colorado with 600 cliff dwellings, dating from AD 600. A fascinating look into history for the family day out!

  • Denver City Park

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    Denver

    Denver's premier park is the perfect place to enjoy outdoor play, lakes, museums, a zoo, historical monuments and picnic sites!

  • Aurora Reservoir

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    Aurora

    800 acres of water surface to play on, with boating, fishing, and SCUBA diving, as well as cycling, wildlife, and a swim beach!

  • Elitch Gardens

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    Denver

    Family theme park fun in Colorado with Glitch Gardens - a theme park AND water park with attractions and excitement for all ages!

  • Lakeside Amusement Park

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    Denver

    A great family friendly amusement park right on a picturesque lake (with great mountain views!), there are rides for kids of all ages, which always makes for a amazing family day out! Life's a roller ...

  • Santas Workshop Amusement Park

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    Cascade

    Let kids visit the North Pole right on your doorstep in Colorado! This Christmas themed family amusement park is an enchanting experience for the whole family. With fun rides, you might even meet ...

  • Water World

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    Federal Heights

    42 amazing attractions in this splash-tastic water park - one of the biggest in the country! Get ready for a very wet family day out in Colorado!

  • Family FunPlex

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    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 ...

  • Denver Zoo

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    Denver

    Over 4,000 animals for kids to learn about at Denver Zoo, that aims to create a better world for the animals through human understanding, with feedings, shows and more!

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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    Colorado Springs

    America's ONLY mountain zoo is ready and waiting for your family to explore it! This great Colorado zoo has hundreds of animals in a stunning setting. Perfect for a sweet, fascinating, and ...

  • Downtown Aquarium

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    Denver

    A great aquarium experience, but with the option of dining in their restaurant - which is like being underwater! A very fun experience!

  • Pueblo Zoo

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    Pueblo

    Animal fun in Colorado at this small friendly zoo with over 400 animals, 120 species and lots of close up encounters!

  • Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center

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    Westminister

    Butterflies, both tropical and local, are their specialty! The Tropical Conservatory is home to thousands of butterflies from around the globe.

  • Zippity Zoo Barnyard

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    Loveland

    Who's ready for barnyard fun!? Farm animals, tasty foods and family friendly fun await you at this working farm!

  • Monkey Bizness

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    Colorado Springs

    Fun indoor play for kids up to 8 years, with open play, fun inflatables, jungle gyms, toddler areas, birthday parties, and more!

  • Gateway Park Fun Center

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    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 ...

  • Cool Beans Playhouse and Cafe

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    Fort Collins

    A fun and creativity indoor play center for kids in Colorado, with sensory games, quiet areas and a great café for parents.