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Grand Junction
A fun and exciting range of interactive learning activities that teaches science on a level perfect for kids.
Grand Junction
Bananas Fun Park is an indoor/outdoor family entertainment center (FEC) located in Grand Junction, Colorado. Bump N Jump Inflatable Playland is perfect for indoor inflatable recreation any time of the year. Bounce through various fun jumps, fly down ...
Moab
Canyonlands preserves a colorful landscape eroded into countless canyons, mesas and buttes by the Colorado River and its tributaries. The rivers divide the park into four districts: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze and the rivers themselv...
Moab
Arches National Park preserves over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, like the world-famous Delicate Arch, as well as many other unusual rock formations. In some areas, the forces of nature have exposed millions of years of geologic history. The extrao...
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...
Green River
Shady Acres RV Park & Campground is your perfect home base for exploring the natural wonders of Southeastern Utah. At Shady Acres you'll relax in the shade of soaring cottonwood trees. Enjoy spectacular mountain views from your campsite. See the ...
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 North America combines the narrow opening, sheer walls...
Snowmass
(86 Miles)
Snowmass
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons form two and a half. Best suited to intermediate developers: few green runs but three terrain training grounds for trick and skill development.
Telluride
Activities for active kids all the year round. Flyfishing, river rafting, mountain bike tours, rock climbing.
Aspen
Skiing and snowboarding with group lessons from two and a half, with terrain offering 18% green runs.
Aspen
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 and 30% green runs; plus separate beginner and improver terrain parks with features.
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...
Silverton
The underground world of the hard rock miner is rarely seen by "outsiders." Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour, Silverton, Colorado Now you, too, can go "on shift" and see the earth from the inside out. A one hour guided tour takes you 1/3 mile into Galena...
Vernal
So much time is revealed here, even more geologic time than in the Grand Canyon. Within an 80-mile radius of Vernal, evidence of the entire Earth's history is visible. At its center is the Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum. The ne...
Avon
Snow sports including tubing, snowboarding and skiing with extensive beginners' routes. Features include two mountain gondolas, a play hill, ice skating and daily family programming.
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.
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 Anasazi) who inhabited the canyons and mesas of the Mes...
Durango
We have 27 different trip options for ages 3-93!
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...
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...
Helper
The Western Mining and Railroad Museum is named so because of the engines required to help the trains climb the steep grades to Soldier Summit. The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad established the town when the railroad came through the area and coal, ...
Steamboat Springs
Skiing, snowboarding and tubing with lessons available and 14% green runs; plus pipe park, mountain gondola tour, snow mobiles and more.
Breckenridge
(136 Miles)
Breckenridge
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons available and plenty of beginners' terrain, plus alpine coaster ride with double seater cars available.
Breckenridge
Welcome to Tiger Run Resort! Operates on a nightly basis, 365 days a year. Designed to accommodate RVs that are totally self-contained. Sorry, we do not allow pop-up campers, tents, tent trailers or truck campers.
Ute Bluff Lodge
(143 Miles)
South Fork
Ute Bluff Lodge, Cabins and RV Park is American owned and operated located in South Fork, Colorado on 17 acres adjacent to the Rio Grande River, just minutes from Wolf Creek Ski Area.
Keystone Resort
(144 Miles)
Dillion
Snow sports including tubing, skiing and snow boarding with a custom equipped play park teaching 3 to 6 years olds to snow board. Extensive green and blue runs available.
Lake Powell
Natural Bridges preserves some of the finest examples of natural stone architecture in the southwest. On a tree-covered mesa next to deep sandstone canyons, three natural bridges formed when meandering streams slowly cut through the canyon walls. In ...
Aztec Ruins
(152 Miles)
Aztec
Whether you are just passing through or have a couple hours to spend here, Aztec Ruins can provide visitors with a meaningful experience of an ancestral Pueblo site. Goods, services, and accommodations are located near Aztec Ruins in the cities of Az...
CLazyU Ranch
(155 Miles)
Granby
CLazuU Ranch has everything a vacationing family needs to create memories that will last a lifetime. Horse back riding, fishing, and scenic hikes across the landscape are some of the fun activities we have to offer. Sit back and relax by a warm fire ...
Fraser
Dogs are therapy! We love our dogs and you will, too. No age restrictions and no ability requirements on all but 1 of our dog powered activities. Beautiful dogs, beautiful scenery, friendly staff and great memories for the whole family! Open year...
Colorado
This place is a gem, mother nature.We don't have a major highway running next to us, we have a river.
Farmington
Offers a wide range of artistic and intereptive mediums on it's regional culture, also incorporating travelling exhibits, lectures (for over 12s), workshops, live performances and trade and craft demonstrations.
Farmington
With permanent topics including Sound, Light, Magnetism, Shadows and Art, plus travelling exhibits, weekly special sessions, and boasting the terrific Tots' Turf, packed with educational toys and activities for under 5s.
Torrey
The Waterpocket Fold, a 100-mile long wrinkle in the earth's crust known as a monocline, extends from nearby Thousand Lakes Mountain to the Colorado River (now Lake Powell). Capitol Reef National Park was established to protect this grand and colorfu...
Torrey
At Thousand Lakes RV Park, you will enjoy views of red rock mountains and sagebrush covered plateaus from every site. Just 6 miles from Capitol Reef National Park, we are convenient to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, spectacular National...
Colorado
Our setting on the North Fork of the Colorado River, bordering Rocky Mountain National Park and the Arapahoe National Forest, offers you limitless beauty and recreation.
Encampment
The Grand Encampment Museum, located in Encampment, Wyoming, preserves history with its collection of over a dozen historical buildings filled with artifacts representing the timber, mining, and agricultural history of the Encampment valley.
Great Sand Dunes
(175 Miles)
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 enjoy. Find out how these dunes were formed.The Great Sa...
Green River
The Green River Recreation Center is a multi-purpose, physical, and social activity center for Green River and area residents. It is the goal of the center to provide you and your family with a healthy, happy environment where all can share in fun, f...
Kamas
The variety of terrain is immense, with farm and ranch territory giving way to imposing mountain routes and floral meadows around the waterways. Planned activities along the route include camping, fishing, cross-country skiing, hiking, ATVs and snowm...
Green River
Discover the rich cultural heritage of southwestern Wyoming at the Sweetwater County Historical Museum. Established in 1967 to preserve the history of Sweetwater County, the museum contains permanent and temporary exhibits, a large historical photogr...
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.
Springville
The Springville Museum of Art is a family-friendly museum. The Youth Gallery and Children's Sculpture Garden are specially made to delight young visitors. Check our website for up-coming events, programs and classes for children.
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...
Heber City
The Heber Valley Railroad is Utah's magnificent steam passenger railroad. It is an historic tourist attraction based in Heber City, Utah. Trains cross the farmlands of the Heber Valley, follow the shore of Deer Creek Lake and descend into a majestic ...
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...
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...
Provo
The largest waterpark in Utah with 16 waterslides a 500,000 gallon wavepool, kids swimming areas and slides, a giant half pipe tube ride, 100ft free fall drop slides and a moving lazy river. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking f...
Peaks Ice Arena
(183 Miles)
Provo
The arena is home to the Peaks Figure Skating Club, where figure skaters can come together and enjoy one another while progressing within their sport. The arena also serves as home ice for ACHA collegiate hockey teams for both Utah Valley University ...

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Fun places to visit in Grand Junction 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