Things to do in Denver

There is no reason to convince you to come to Denver. If you live here now, you know why. If you have been here, you already have a return trip planned. If you haven’t been, well that is just sad. You need to add it to your bucket list.

Family

Dinosaur Ridge

See dinosaur tracks in the sand and mudstone from over 100 million years ago. Guided shuttle tours start at $6 and free for 3 and under.
http://www.dinoridge.org/
16831 W. Alameda Parkway
80465 Morrison , CO
Phone: 303.697.3466

Denver Zoo

What kid doesn’t love to see animals? Located in City Park, the Denver Zoo is 80 acres of fun for children of all ages. Be sure to check out the new (2013) elephant exhibit.
http://www.denverzoo.org/
2300 Steele St.
80205 Denver , CO
Phone: 303-376-4800

The Children’s Museum Denver at Marisco Campus

Sun, rain, or snow this is a great place for kids to learn, explore and burn off some extra energy. This place is great for kids 2-7 years old, but all kids are welcome. They recently (2015) finished a $16.1 million expansion doubling their exhibit space.
http://www.mychildsmuseum.org/
2121 Children’s Museum Drive
80211 Denver , NY
Phone: 303.561.0100

Elitch Gardens

Boasting the oldest theme park in a downtown, Elitch Gardens offers a full day of family fun. There are 53 rides, water rides, and live events. They open the season in May and wrap up the season with their Fright Fest in October.
http://elitchgardens.com/
2000 Elitch Circle
80204 Denver , CO
Phone: 303.595.4FUN

Adventure Gold & Raceway

Taken in 18 holes of one of the most exciting and interesting mini golf courses in the country. They have 3 themed courses (yes, 54 holes), which will put your short game to the test. Need something a little faster? Try their all-electric go-karts or bump it up with their joystick controlled electric bumper cars. There is also a ropes course to test your balance and courage.
http://www.adventuregolfandraceway.com
9650 N. Sheridan Blvd.
80031 Westminster , CO
Phone: 303.650.7587

Denver Botanic Gardens

A 3-acre oasis garden tucked into an urban location, the Mordecai Children’s Garden let kids and families experience the 6 different Colorado ecosystems.
http://www.botanicgardens.org
1007 York Street
80206 Denver , CO 80206

With out Kids

Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey

While Colorado is known for producing some of the finest craft beers, Stranahan’s is distilling some the finest whiskey this side of the Mississippi River. Come see the process of distilling one of the smoothest whiskeys in tours. The tour last roughly 1 hour and you must be over 21. It’s highly recommended to make a reservation. Please remember: Don’t drink and drive.
http://www.stranahans.com/
303-296-7440
200 S. Kalamath St
Denver, CO 80223

Coors Field

It has been some time since the Colorado Rockies have done well, but catching an afternoon game at Coors Field is a great way to catch up with friends and see some baseball.
http://colorado.rockies.mlb.com/
2001 Blake St
Denver, CO 80205

Coors Brewery Tour

Just outside of Denver is Golden, CO, once, home to Coors Brewing Company. The company name may have changed, but they still use the fresh mountain water to brew Coors beer. They still provide a free guided tour of the brewery, with limited sampling at the conclusion of the tour.
http://www.millercoors.com/breweries/coors-brewing-company/tours