Travel with kids: Things to do in Denver, Colorado

Things to Do in Denver with Kids

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Are you planning a trip to beautiful Denver or are you new to the area? Maybe you’re just looking for new things to do in Denver with the kids? These activities are sure to keep kids of all ages entertained.

We moved to Denver almost two years ago and have loved exploring our new home. We have spent a lot of time exploring the Denver metro area and other areas of beautiful Colorado. While there is still a lot more for us to explore, we have found a lot of fun things to do to keep us and the kids busy.

Things to do in Denver with kids

Botanic Gardens – Denver, CO

Children’s Museum of Denver – Denver, CO

Elitch Gardens – Denver, CO

Denver Museum of Nature and Science – Denver,  CO

Things to Do in Denver with Kids

Denver Zoo – Denver, CO

Downtown Aquarium – Denver, CO

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum – Denver, CO

Carpenter Park – Thornton, CO

Water World – Federal Heights, CO

Things to Do in Denver with Kids

Colorado Railroad Museum – Golden, CO

Miner’s Maze Adventureland – Golden, CO 

Putting Edge – Lakewood, CO

Dinosaur Ridge – Morrison, CO

Pirate’s Cove – Englewood, CO

Things to Do in Denver with Kids

Morrison Natural History Museum – Morrison, CO 

Boondocks – Northglenn, CO

The Wildlife Experience – Parker, CO

Adventure Golf & Raceway – Westminster, CO

Butterfly Pavilion – Westminster, CO

I’m sure that I will be adding a Part 2 to this post someday soon since we always seem to be discovering something new here. Until then, I hope you’ve found some fun things to do in Denver with kids or a group of fun adults.

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8 Comments

  1. Rebecca k says:

    Thank you for the list. Since we are on the western slope, this is good to know!

    1. I would love to explore that part of the state more! We’ve only gone over that way once so far and it was beautiful.

  2. You have NO idea how happy I was to see this post!! I am planning a trip to Denver in July and would love to be able to take my kids & husband with me, but with me going to be in conferences all day, he wasn’t wanting them to have to stay in the motel room (unless there’s a pool!) all day!! I’ll have to show this to him!

    1. There is so much to do here! If you bring your husband and kids they will have a blast. This list is just the tip of the iceburg 🙂

  3. I lived in the Denver area for 6 years. I can attest to this list. Good picks!

  4. I want to take the kids to Denver someday. I pinned this so I can look at your list when we get to this in the future.

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