Family and Kids in Denver

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Denver? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Denver, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Denver.
Plan a marvelous family trip at the budget you are looking without missing the fun!

Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Denver for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    City Park

    Park, Zoo

    One mile long, three-quarters of a mile wide, this park once used to be a mining camp. Cultural and social forces and a City Beautiful movement led to the creation of this park. Today it is one of the city's most popular public spaces. It has the the Denver Zoo, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Ferril and Duck Lakes. There is a boat house too, where you can rent vessels to take out int...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    American Museum Of Western Art Of The Anschutz Collection

    Family and Kids

    This lovely and intriguing art collection focuses on a short period of time between the 19th and 20th century - about 90 years - during which the West was transformed from an unknown and mysterious region to a settled world. All the art in this salon-style gallery focuses on this transition - Expeditionary Artists, The Hudson River and Rocky Mountain Schools, Narrative Artists, California Paint...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    National Ballpark Museum

    Family and Kids

    Bruce Hellerstein was the collector and curator at this museum, which is famous for having some of the best baseball related paraphernalia and memorabilia in the world. Pretty much everything in here is 'one of a kind'. Seats and bricks from famous ballparks, usher’s uniform from Crosley Field, the last remaining sign from Denver’s Mile High Stadium. It is all highly specific and hi...Read more
  4. Amazing Denver attraction for kids
    Denver Zoo


    With over 4000 animals comprising of approximately 700+ species, Denver Zoo is fourth most popular zoo in the country. Each exhibit at Zoo, whether it is about Mammals, Reptiles, Fish, Birds or Plants, is fun to watch and learn. Get a glimpse of Asian Elephants at Toyota Elephant Passage, See pride of lions at Predator Ridge and cuddly Polar Bears at Northern Shores, See how apes and monkeys li...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Denver Botanic Gardens

    Garden, Park, Botanical Garden

    Spread over 23 acres, this garden is home to a greenhouse, themed gardens and an amphitheatre that plays host to various events throughout the year. Of the many beautiful and captivating exhibits at the Gardens, infamous Chihuly exhibit should be on every tourist’s list visiting the gardens. Held last year between June and November. There are three different gardens that make up what we k...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Denver
    Elitch Gardens Theme And Water Park

    Amusement Park, Water Park

    Get a magnificent view of America’s only Downtown Theme and Water Park when you climb up Observation tower or if you are feeling adventurous, get onto one of those crazy rides and see a stunning view of Mile High City when the ride takes a sudden plunge! "Elitch's" – As the residents would like to call it - is a top favorite among the locals and visitors alike. With approximately 54...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Wings Over The Rockies Air And Space Museum

    Family and Kids

    Located on the grounds of Lowry Air Force Base in Denver and housed in a Hangar that was built in 1939, this museum was made open to public in 1994. Visitors can learn more about the museum and history through the exhibits on display, cockpit demonstrations, summer camps and guided tours. Aircraft exhibit is home to over 4 dozen aircraft and space vehicles. Some of the highlights on the display...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Children's Museum Of Denver

    Children Museum, Games

    A museum dedicated to children up to 8 years old. It aims to teach kids about art, science and nature in a fun way with events, exhibits and daily programs. There are various exhibits ranging from art, engineering, nature, books to bubbles, fire safety, cooking, animal health & safety, importance of dental health! There is an area dedicated to young kids where they can crawl around in new s...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Dinosaur Ridge

    Family and Kids

    Think Jurassic park…. Without dinosaurs of course! Home to some of the best dinosaur fossil localities, it was declared “Morrison Fossil Area National Natural Landmark” in 1973. In 1989, Friends of Dinosaur Ridge was formed for the upkeep and maintenance of the Site and also to organize tours and provide information. Trails at Dinosaur Ridge have dinosaur bones and tracks, fo...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Cherry Creek State Park


    Book your camping spot and get away from the mundane life and spend a day with friends and family. You can choose to just relax, do some bird watching, see wildlife or enjoy various activities like fishing, hiking, horse riding, and canoeing, rafting, kayaking, nature trails, enjoy a boat ride at its reservoir and much more! Residents love this park for biking and jogging trails and for swimmin...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Barr Lake State Park

    Park, Wildlife Park

    Owned by an irrigation corporation – FRICO – and managed by the State, this State Park is a 9.2 mile long trail divided into two parts one, near the dam, where fishing is allowed and other is a designated wildlife sanctuary. It is used mainly for canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, Birding, Boating, Hunting, Nature/Interpretive Trail, Snowshoeing, Wildlife Viewing and many more activ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Molly Brown House Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Molly Brown House was the home of a philanthropist, socialite and activist Margaret Brown. She was also known as “Unsinkable Molly Brown” as she was survived the tragic incident of sinking Titanic. Exhibits on display tell us a story about her life. The only way to get an admission in this museum is by way of a guided tour. A 45 minutes of a guided tour will take you through lif...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Denver Museum Of Nature And Science

    Family and Kids

    The Denver Museum of Nature and Science, like its name, aims at making the learning experience of Science and Nature a fun filled experience for people of all ages. Tickets for Denver Museum of Nature and Science can be purchased at the counter, but it is better to buy your Denver Museum of Nature and Science tickets from our ticket section in advance. You can also view Denver Museum of Nature ...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Washington Park

    Park, Play Ground

    Enjoy a day of picnic with friends and family at this beautiful garden - lakes, flower gardens, a Rec centre, two playgrounds and tennis courts. It is also one of the favorite destinations of the health conscious residents – get here early in the morning and you can see people jogging, exercising and playing games to keep themselves fit. The park also hosts various events throughout the y...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Estes Park Visitor Center


    Nestled in the heart of Rocky Mountains is Estes Park situated at 7, 522 feet above sea level. Majestic views span in every direction along with the stunning scenes you expect from a Colorado mountain town. The place is popular for its fishing rivers, iconic peaks, and fertile valleys dotted with wildlife along with an unexpected treasure, a national park. Rocky Mountain National Park is home t...Read more