Colorado Vacations 
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Your Guide to Visiting Colorado with the Kids
Colorado's Best Towns and Cities for Traveling Families
From small town atmosphere or big city culture, your family can find it in Colorado.

Explore Denver's world-class museums, or shop Steamboat Springs' legendary western stores.

From urban streets to small town hospitality, this state offers traveling families  a wide array of choices.

Photo: Kids love the dinosaur bones 
at the Denver Museum of 
Nature and Science    

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science has a mission: to inspire curiosity and excite the minds of all ages through the discovery, presentation and preservation of the world's treasures.

DMNS offers incredible adventures for kids and their parents.

Read our short article on the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for more informatio

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Colorado Springs, the state's second largest city, reclines at the base of Pikes Peak. The mountain has been declared a National Historic Landmark.

In fact
, it was atop Pikes Peak that the lyrics to "America the Beautiful" were formed. 

Photo: Pikes Peak from the Garden of the Gods park in Colorado Springs. 

Locals refer to it simply as "The Peak", and it is ringed with cities and towns worth exploring. 

Read our
articles about
Colorado Springs
Traveling around
Pikes Peak

Photo: Lupine - one of Colorado's
prettiest wildflowers.

Photo: Families enjoy pedestrian-friendly Vail, Colorado.

hen you are planning a Colorado travel adventure with the kids, you’ll find great sightseeing, attractions, and activities in the towns and cities all over the state.

The biggest metropolitan areas in Colorado line the Front Range. These cities include Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Pueblo, and Fort Collins.

The western third of the state is home to Grand Junction and Durango, Colorado.

If you are traveling with your kids on the eastern prairies of Colorado, you can visit Sterling and, along the Arkansas River Valley in southeastern Colorado, La Junta and Lamar.

Some of Colorado’s most visited cities are really  small towns of the central mountains. Famous ski towns and resorts like Aspen, Steamboat Springs, Beaver Creek Village, and Vail come easily to mind, but local favorites like Glenwood Springs and Leadville also offer traveling families plenty of fun with more down-to-earth prices for lodging, restaurants, and activities.