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Your Guide to Visiting Colorado with the Kids
Summer Vacation with the Kids - Great Activities for Your Family

Ah, summer vacation in Colorado!

Great summertime activities for the family

+ lots of fresh air and sunshine

+ scenery that can't be beat

It all adds up to fantastic Colorado summer trips with the kids.

Hiking with kids off Independence Pass, Colorado

Photo: Independence Pass, in the central Colorado mountains, offers great hiking opportunities for families. 

Read our Article - Recommended Trip: Independence Pass

Camping in Colorado
with the Kids

Read our article about Camping in Colorado, one of the most popular activities for vacationing families.

A National Park Ranger spotting wildlife with visitor in Colorado
Photo: Colorado's national parks
offer abundant wildlife viewing.

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Did You Know?

Colorado has four national parks, six national monuments, and two national historic sites.

Photo: A young hiker mulls over the mysteries of ancient architecture at Canyons of the Ancients National Monument.

Did You Know?

The tallest sheer cliff face
in Colorado,
Painted Wall
in Black Canyon
of the Gunnison
National Park,
rises 2,250 feet
above the river at its feet. 

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
is one of the most thought provoking attractions you'll ever visit with your family. 

Photo: Lupine are among the many wildflowers that bloom in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

The Prettiest Places in Colorado

From Mesa Verde's Far View Lodge to Vail Mountain's Eagle's Nest, Colorado is full of great scenic spots to show the kids.

Check out our article about the
Prettiest Places
in Colorado.

Photo: Families on summer vacation can find some of
Colorado's best hiking trails in Rocky Mountain National Park.

When the lowlands are broiling, its cool in the high country. 

The wildflowers are blooming, the pines are whispering, and the people that serve visitors are on the job and ready to help you have a great vacation. 

It's time to pack up the kids and head out on another great Colorado summer adventure. 

You can:

And that's just scratching the surface. Colorado offers a huge variety of activities for your family vacation.

Articles for Enjoying Summertime in Colorado with the Kids: 


Colorado's National Parks 

Colorado Hotels and Lodging - all kinds of places to bed down for the night

Gear Lists - The stuff you need for great Colorado Vacations with the family

The north side of Pikes Peak from Crystal Creek Reservoir
Photo: Families on summer vacation in Colorado can learn about Pikes Peak from interpretive signs along the Pikes Peak Toll Road, which climbs to the top of the mountain. 

At, our site map can help you find the information you need. Look through our well-organized list of over 140 articles to help you plan a fantastic family trip in Colorado.