- TripBuzz found 101 things to do with kids in or near Castle Rock, Colorado, including 90 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Littleton, Aurora, Parker and Englewood.
- From Once Upon A Horse to Matney Park, the Castle Rock area offers 84 different types of family activities, including: Golf, Parks, Hiking Trails and Playgrounds.
- Castle Rock sits almost 30 miles directly south of Denver along Interstate-25. Its closeness to the Denver metropolitan area makes it a prime suburban city with many shopping opportunities and several outlet malls. The city was named for its nearness to a large rock formation that is a popular climbing site.
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13th and Maple St., Golden, CO MoreLess Info
With multiple displays of diverse fossils, minerals, meteorites and gems as well as moon rocks from the Apollo missions, Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum offers an informative and educational experience to visitors. There is also a walk-through mine comprising of UV minerals.
Lookout Mountain, reached via a scenic drive to the top, offers panoramic views of the town of Golden, the Coors Brewery and distant downtown Denver. Visitors can also explore the gravesite and museum of Buffalo Bill which is located on the top.
Offering a western heritage exhibit, History Park features monuments and sculptures including those of Jim Bridger and Jeremiah Johnson, a cougar on a rock and a Buffalo Soldier. The park also offers walking trails that provide access to the exhibit.
Miners Alley Playhouse features plays, musicals, comedy and improv nights, live music and a children's theater program in their 130 seat theater. They have a full bar and lounge in the lobby that opens one hour before showtime.
Established in 1959, the Colorado Railroad museum owns a collection of narrow gauge locomotives including vintage engines, coaches and cabooses. The museum also features a model railroad, a roundhouse restoration facility with a working turntable and offers scenic train rides.
Life at the turn of the century is in full view when you visit Astor House Museum in Golden, Colorado. The self-guided tour features audio stations explaining the history of the 1867 boarding house and the trail-dusted visitors who stayed there.
As a multistory Tudor Revival mansion, Glen Eyrie Castle offers tours where visitors can learn about its history and explore the first two floors. The mansion hosts tea parties and feasts with the staff dressed up in Renaissance outfits.
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710 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Open in 2008, the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the heroism, technology, and history of mountaineering. Visit today and learn about the world of rock and mountain climbing.
Experience first-hand, life in the pioneer era when you step back in time to visit Clear Creek History Park. Stroll around and explore the shops and buildings that are maintained as they were when the first brave settlers lived there.