- TripBuzz found 215 things to do with kids in or near Black Hawk, Colorado, including 215 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Golden, Idaho Springs, Wheat Ridge and Arvada.
- From Gilpin History Museum to Blue Lantern Ghost Tours, the Black Hawk area offers 100 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Golf, Hiking Trails and Movie Theaters.
- The city of Black Hawk is historic due to its settlement during the historical Pike's Peak Gold Rush. Staying true to its roots, the city features extensive gambling and casino attractions and has restored most of its original buildings. Tourists enjoy the old city charm and the lively entertainment of the area.
Blue Lantern Ghost Tours offers 'haunted' tours of lower downtown Denver and of Central City, two locations it describes as among the most haunted in America. The tours travel through various creepy locations, many of them underground.
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A&A Historical Trails Stables - Day Tours is a horseback riding stable that offers both guided and unguided trail rides. The trail rides included trips to old 1800s cemeteries, Colorado Casinos, and gold mines.
Clear Creek Rafting Co. specializes in whitewater rafting adventures on the Arkansas and Clear Creek Rivers passing through natural tourist destinations such as the Royal Gorge, Bighorn Sheep Canyon and Browns Canyon.
Raft Masters is a local outfitter which offers adventure rafting trips on the Arkansas River at the Royal Gorge and Bighorn Sheep Canyon, as well as on Clear Creek ranging from beginner to more advanced levels.
At Highside Adventure Tours, visitors can trek the rapids of Clear Creek. The tour guide is helpful at navigating the waters and providing training to beginners in the group. They also have a zipline course for visitors.
Organizing excursions to the surrounding mountains, ATV Experience lets visitors drive their own ATV on a 2 hour trail ride. The guide takes a video of the trip for the visitors to take home with them.
Heritage Visitors Center features an informative museum full of unique exhibits of Idaho Springs' mining history, early life, and the important role it played in establishing not only Idaho Springs but the state of Colorado itself.