If you’re a regular follower of this site, you know that I’m doing a series of posts about things to do in specific cities with kids this summer. Over the next few weeks I’ll highlight lots of major cities across the US. Not only are these great resources if you live in these areas, but they’re also perfect for travel.

Denver, Colorado is an awesome place to live (or visit) with children. Beyond the beautiful landscape, the city has TONS to offer! In fact, I had a hard time narrowing this list down to just 20. The city is very family friendly and offers a diverse list of activities.

The Zoo and The Downtown Aquarium are both awesome places to see animals up close!

Though there are hundreds of awesome options, here are my top 20 things to do with kids in Denver this summer:

  1. Downtown Aquarium
  2. Children’s Museum
  3. Elitch Gardens
  4. Denver Zoo
  5. Firefighters Museum
  6. Carousel of Happiness
  7. Museum of Science and Nature
  8. Colorado Railroad Museum
  9. Colorado Rockies Baseball Game
  10. Botanic Gardens- Moredecai Children’s Garden
  11. Littleton History Museum
  12. Platte Valley Trolly
  13. Water World
  14. Washington Park
  15. Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum
  16. Hey PB&J Food Truck
  17. Dinosaur Ridge
  18. Heritage Square
  19. The Butterfly Pavilion
  20. United States Mint

**All of the activities listed are within a 1 hour driving radius of Downtown.**

What are your favorite activities to do in the Denver area?

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