Things to do in Denver with your kids?
April 27, 2014 8:01 PM Subscribe
Planning a summer road trip with the little fergs (ages 6 & 8) in June involving a couple of nights in Denver, a few days camping at Rocky Mountain National Park, and probably a night/day in Fort Collins or Estes Park. What are the must-see/must-do, uniquely "Colorado" activities for a nerdy, music- and nature-loving family in Denver?
posted by jferg to Travel & Transportation around Denver, CO (14 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
We've got roughly two-and-a-half days planned in Denver, and would like to focus on Colorado-specific sort of stuff as much as possible. I know Denver has a great zoo, and a butterfly garden, and a childrens' museum ... but we've done the Omaha Zoo and the San Diego Zoo within the past couple of years, and the St. Louis Butterfly house and the Omaha Childrens' Museum ... you get the idea. I'd like to find the cool, interesting things that are pretty uniquely Colorado. We are planning on hitting the Nature and Science Museum, and Dinosaur Ridge if nobody steers us away from it. We would love to do the Mint, but unfortunately reservations are already gone for the time period we're looking at. (June 22-24 if you've got time-specific suggestions.)