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Family-friendly Activities

Our most recommended Colorado Family-friendly Activities

Denver: Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park Ticket

1. Denver: Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park Ticket

Located in the heart of Denver, Elitch Gardens has something for everyone. With 54 rides and attractions, including exciting roller coasters and an entire water park. Experience adrenaline-pumping thrill rides, family attractions, water rides, and choose from various activities for kids.  Don’t miss the breathtaking views of Denver atop the 250-feet (76 meters) observation tower or while plummeting 200 feet (61 meters) down the Tower of Doom. The park honors its history as one of the oldest consecutive-operating amusement parks in the United States in 2020 when it turns 130 years old. The park will celebrate its past while embracing the future, providing quality family fun that has entertained Colorado for generations.

Colorado Springs: U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Entry

2. Colorado Springs: U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Entry

Experience the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum in the heart of Colorado Springs, the USA's Olympic City. Explore this 60,000-square-foot museum, dedicated to U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes and their compelling stories. Learn about the artifacts, media, and technology behind the athletes who make the United States proud. Hear about the core values of the Olympic and Paralympic movements, including friendship, respect, excellence, determination, equality, inspiration, and courage.  Enter the museum and ride the elevator to the top floor. Follow a spiral path that winds progressively downward to the main floor, creating a parallel experience for all guests on the journey through 12 interactive galleries. Hear stories of Team USA Olympians and Paralympians. Discover one of the most accessible and interactive museums in the world, which opened in 2020 and is designed so that all guests experience the museum in the same way. Enjoy inclusive designs and assistive technologies, including open captions, audio description tracks, assisted listening, universal keypads, RFID-triggered customizations, accessible exhibit spaces with ramps, and more.  Learn about how Team USA athletes consulted throughout the project to achieve this authentic experience and inclusive design.

Castle Rock: The EDGE Epic Sky Trek

3. Castle Rock: The EDGE Epic Sky Trek

Explore one of the largest freestanding obstacle courses in the country and play on the playground in the sky. Discover four levels of fun with over 110 obstacles to challenge yourself on. 10,000 Sq. Ft. (929m2) of adventures 50 Ft (15m) in the air. Fun for all ages and challenge levels, get the ultimate jungle gym experience that’s equally exhilarating for both kids and adults. Arrive at the course and get ready to push your limits and laugh at yourself as you climb all over a huge jungle gym that's not just for kids. Soar on ziplines, scale obstacles, and go at your own pace. Much like the challenge level, guests can choose their level of thrill. Keep it closer to the ground or bring it sky-high for a true adrenaline rush.

Vail: 2-Hour Small-Group Guided Segway Tour

4. Vail: 2-Hour Small-Group Guided Segway Tour

Explore Vail's attractions and scenery with effortless ease on this guided Segway tour. Cruise for 2 hours along 12 miles (about 19 kilometers) of the most beautiful paths and scenic trails the Vail Valley has to offer in a small group of up to 6 people. After making your way to the meeting point, receive training on how to use your Segway. Once you're ready, follow a circuit around Vail, stopping for commentary and photos en route. Admire the mountain and forest backdrops of the Vail Valley, discover hidden sights, and cruise around cobbled Vail Village. As you go, learn facts about Vail’s history and get insider tips from your guide that you may not hear otherwise. Marvel at the amazing scenery of the majestic Rocky mountains as you find out about what makes this pristine natural environment so special and diverse.

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What people are saying about Colorado

Was only able to go for about 4 hours with just myself and my son. We had a blast! Parking and extra 25 or 30 and some rides you have to pay more. Food and proce of merchandise was high

Sam our rafting guide was excellent,. She was personable, friendly and knowledgeable. The office staff was helpful and pleasant.

So much fun for all 4 grandkids, ages 6, 8, & 2 15 y.o., with rides for all ages !

Very professionally done. Allow 1.5 to 2 hours. It’s worth the time and money

Great experience, not very crowed, excellent staff.