Planning a family friendly trip involving things to do for everyone in your group can be an exhausting exercise. The natural beauty and family attractions in Denver, Colorado ease the burden with activities for the young and old.

Downtown Denver is a fantastic location to start your family's Colorado vacation. The Downtown Aquarium showcases the link between the 4 major rivers that flow through Colorado to the ocean. The Children's Museum of Denver is a family friendly adventure that focuses on learning through adventure, experimentation, and laughter. There are many things to do and see in downtown and the Children's Museum should be at the top of your list of family attractions in Denver. Other places to go in Downtown Denver include The Denver Firefighters Museum, The Denver Zoo, and the Colorado History Museum. Downtown Denver will enlighten and entertain your whole family with attractions, activities, museums, and amazing places to go.

There are 2 amusement parks in the Denver area for the thrill seekers in your family. Elitch Gardens provides thrill rides and roller coasters for the young old. The 120 year old theme park also has a water park for the summer months. Lakeside Amusement Park and it's many attractions sit on the banks of a small lake with majestic views of the Rocky Mountains. This 102 year old park has been called the "Coney Island of the West"

Denver citizens are rabid sports fans and as a result there are excellent professional sport venues to take in a game or two. With the city of Denver and the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop, Coors Field is a fantastic family friendly baseball park. The Pepsi Center is home court for the NBA's Denver Nuggets as they entertain the young and old with their fast break style of pro basketball.

Denver has things to do for all ages and it's natural beauty and Rocky Mountain backdrop can soothe your soul as you explore this great city. Parents and children alike will thoroughly enjoy Denver and all that it has to offer. Denver should be at the top of your list as you plan your next family friendly vacation.