- TripBuzz found 219 things to do with kids in or near Boulder, Colorado, including 203 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Golden, Idaho Springs, Wheat Ridge and Arvada.
- From Gateway Park Fun Center to Scott Carpenter Park, the Boulder area offers 94 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Other Adventures, Family Fun Center and Playgrounds.
- Surrounded by mountains and recognized for its natural landscape, Boulder is popular for outdoor sports and recreation. Along with hiking, tourists also visit the area to enjoy rock climbing, golfing, fishing and camping. Boulder is less than an hours drive from Denver, and is also home to the University of Colorado Boulder.
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Drawing tens of thousands of guests each year, BMoCA showcases cutting-edge art from international artists and offers programs for all ages
Scott Carpenter Park has many amenities including a large swimming pool with water slide, skate park, open turf field, diamond field and a unique astronaut-themed playground. There are many walking paths and benches and the park is pet-friendly.
With a few locations including a main branch downtown, Boulder Public Library has an expansive catalog. Along with both fiction and non-fiction books, their collection further includes movies, audio books and music.
Home to the University of Colorado Buffaloes since 1924, Folsom Field has been the site of many memorable college football games. With an expanded seating capacity to more than 53,000, plan your visit and root on the Buffs today.
Often referred to as the Yosemite of Boulder Canyon, Boulder Falls are natural waterfalls with the fall of approximately 70 feet into the Middle Boulder Creek. The surrounding landscape is beautiful and the site is often visited by hikers and rock climbers.
Nestled in downtown Boulder, Central Park offers beautiful and scenic city views. A quick walk to the farmer’s market, visitors to the park can enjoy paved walkways, an outdoor amphitheater and planned bike paths.
A 16-screen movie theater, Century Boulder displays first-run Hollywood movies along with independent films. The theater offers all digital projection, RealD 3D movies, arcade games, self-service ticketing and a lobby cafe with food and drinks.
The campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder offers a scenic drive through its streets lined with art galleries, music schools, museums, bookstores and more, with the beautiful views of the Rockies in the background.
Boulder Creek Path is a local trail which begins in the plains leading up to the mountains and is much used by bikers and trail-runners. The trail runs parallel to Boulder Creek and passes near a local playground.