Gear up for an adventure in Denver! Hit the slopes in the Rocky Mountains, browse collections at the Denver Art Museum, or enjoy shops and restaurants on Larimer Square. Whatever you choose to do in Denver, you'll be happy you ventured to the Mile High City.

Family Guide to Denver

Check out the top spots for families in Denver (including lots of free and budget-friendly attractions!). Ready to pack your bags? Download the Denver coloring page so the kiddos can keep track of every place you visit.

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Denver: Make Your Dollar Go Further

Denver can be a fabulous family getaway — if you know where the affordable attractions are. Here are some family-friendly hotspots to keep you on budget.

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The Best Swimming Spots in Denver, Colorado

If you’re in Denver, Colorado, over the summer and are looking for ideas to beat the heat, you’ll find plenty of places to swim. Dive in with our guide!

A large brown bear peeks his head over a log and playfully sticks out his tongue on a crisp morning in Denver, Colorado.

Things to Do in Denver for a Dreamy Family Vacation

Want the inside scoop on the best family-friendly activities in Denver? Use our guide to discover the local favorite parks, museums, restaurants, and more!


5 of the Best Outdoor Experiences Near Denver

Denver is a city made for avid outdoors-people. With beautiful mountain views, red rock formations, and a roaring river never more than a short drive away — some within city limits — the Mile High City has a lot to see and do.

Rows of Colorado flags hang vertically with many strands of illuminated string lights across a street in Larimer Square in Denver at dusk

How to Eat Like a Local in Denver

No trip to Denver is complete without enjoying the Mile-High restaurant scene.

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Must Love Food: Take a Culinary Walking Tour in Denver

It may be renowned for its majestic mountains and love of all things outdoors, but Denver is also home to some of the best cuisine in the country.

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Exploring the Arts Districts of Denver

Denver has a thriving art and culture scene. At the heart of it all is the city’s arts districts, home to galleries, art studios, and cultural attractions.

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