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The Vintage Hotel

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This is a decent choice if you are trying to do a ski vacation on a tight budget without sacrificing location. A quick gondola ride puts you at the...
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Sunrise atop Haleakala Crater_photo | kids travel, kids activities
Sunrise atop Haleakala Crater
By: Julie Applebaum-DeMello

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Colorado travel with kids, Colorado kids activities

Denver Area | kids travel, kids activities

1. Denver Area

Denver, Morrison, Lakewood, ..

Denver (aka the "Mile High City") is both the capital of Colorado and the most populous. Amidst the skyscrapers in downtown Denver, you'll find a bunch of kid-friendly museums and activity centers...

South Central Colorado | kids travel, kids activities

2. South Central Colorado

Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Cripple Creek, ..

When you think about the beautiful, snow-capped mountaintop views in Colorado, they are probably thinking about the South Central region. Home to about half of the state's Fourteeners (mountains with...

Front Range (Rocky Mountain National Park) | kids travel, kids activities

3. Front Range (Rocky Mountain National Park)

Estes Park, Boulder, Fort Collins, ..

The Front Range region of Colorado includes part of the Rocky Mountains and was the first area the settlers inhabited as they traveled from the east. North of Denver, the Front Range is home to...

Northwest Colorado | kids travel, kids activities

4. Northwest Colorado

Vail, Breckenridge, Glenwood Springs, ..

Northwest Colorado is home to the majority of the state's most popular ski resorts like Aspen, Vail and Breckenridge. But, don't just think about winter fun, NW Colorado is also home to red rock...

Southwest Colorado | kids travel, kids activities

5. Southwest Colorado

Durango, Mesa Verde National Park, Cascade, ..

If your family loves to explore canyons, Southwest Colorado is the place to be. This plateau country is criss-crossed by tributaries of the Colorado River, such as the Gunnison and Uncompahgre, which...

Eastern Colorado | kids travel, kids activities

6. Eastern Colorado

La Junta, Calhan, Peyton, ..

The Eastern Plains of Colorado is the largest, but most sparsely populated, of Colorado's regions. It occupies the easternmost third of the state, stretching from Nebraska in the north to New Mexico...

About Colorado

Colorado is one of those unique places where it is fun to visit as a family any time of year. In the summer, bring the kids to explore all the national parks and monuments like Dinosaur National Monument in Dinosaur or Great Sand Dunes National Park. As the air cools in the fall, they can warm up in the natural hot springs in Steamboat Springs or Glenwood Springs . In the winter, families come from near and far to enjoy some of the best ski resorts in the world such as Aspen and Vail. Your family ski or ride at over 25 different resorts and most of them have childcare and lessons to help get your kids acclimated to snow-bound adventure faster.   With all the amazing natural sites... + full overview

Quick Facts

Major Airports
Denver International (DIA), Aspen-Pitkin County Airport (ASE), City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS), Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO), Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE), Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (FNL), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT), Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC), Yampa Valley Airport (HDN) , Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ), Pueblo Memorial Airport (PUB)

Peak Travel Time
Front Range (Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Pueblo): June - October; Western Slope (mountain/ski communities): January - March and June - September

Time Zone
Mountain Standard Time (MST)

Denver, CO

Major Cities
Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Boulder, Pueblo