Things to do in Denver with Kids

There’s never a boring minute in Denver, even when you’re traveling with a restless toddler or a picky teen. 

The city is full of child-friendly activities, including interactive museums, sprawling parks, and zoos. Pick from our list of fun family things to do in Denver, Colorado this weekend.

Denver Zoo

The Denver Zoo has over 3,000 animals, housed in different habitats where kids can also learn fun facts about the ecosystem and the habits of each species.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Kids will love the Discovery Zone, which has interactive activities like scavenger hunts, games, sand pits and more.

City Park

There’s plenty of space to go biking, play frisbee, or other outdoor sports. You can also use the tennis courts and playgrounds.

Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

Little kids will love the tea cup rides, miniature trucks, a family roller coaster, kiddie boats, and more.

Confluence Park

If you’ve only got an hour or two to spare, consider a quick visit to the downtown Confluence Park. 

Denver Trolley

Take the trolley to see famous attractions, while listening to a recording about the city’s growth from a Wild West town.

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