Top Things to do with Kids in Denver

What to do with kids in DenverRunning out of things to do with your kids? After months of summer vacation, it’s understandable if you feel like you’ve seen and done every kid-friendly activity the Mile High City has to offer. We’re here to help.

 Here’s our list of the of the top things to do with kids in Denver. Check out these entertaining and educational spots around town the next time you need to plan a Saturday afternoon that will keep the entire family happy.

 Top Things to do with Kids in Denver

  1.  The Denver Museum of Nature & Science

    The DMNS aims to inspire people of all ages through the wonder of scientific discovery. There’s a planetarium, an IMAX theater, and enough exhibits to keep the kids interested and engaged for an entire day. The Discovery Zone is especially geared toward the museum’s younger visitors. Visit for more information.

  2.  Downtown Aquarium

    Denver’s public aquarium features exhibits that highlight some of the most fascinating underwater ecosystems in the world’s oceans. There’s something for everyone in the family at Downtown Aquarium -- a 4-D theater experience, a carousel, the Nautilus Ballroom, the Aquarium Restaurant, shopping, and more! Find more info at Denver Aquarium

  3. Denver Zoo

    Ride the zoo train, feed the giraffes, and let your little ones learn fascinating wildlife facts in the "Be a Zookeeper Zone.” There are tons of interactive activities perfect for kids. Learn more about the zoo’s event schedule and visitor info at Denver Zoo

  4. Children’s Museum of Denver

    This museum is all about using programs and exhibits to encourage kids to embrace learning with open arms. They aim to inspire curious young minds to explore interesting topics and express themselves creatively. Visit the Children’s Museum website at Children's Museum

A Few Suggestion You May Not Have Considered

If you’ve already visited the top four places on our list, here are some less popular options that may be new to you:

What did we miss? If you have a favorite place to take your children that we didn’t mention, let us know! Leave a comment and tell us all about your picks for the top things to do with kids in Denver.

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