- TripBuzz found 208 things to do with kids in or near Central City, Colorado, including 205 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Golden, Idaho Springs, Wheat Ridge and Arvada.
- From Gilpin History Museum to Ghost Town Disc Golf Course, the Central City area offers 100 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Disc Golf, Haunted Tours and Parks.
- Central City historically was a mining town that reached its height during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush and was previously nicknamed the Richest Square Mile on Earth. Numerous old gold mines and historic Victorian buildings are still seen around the area. Gambling was legalized in the town during the 1990s, and it is home to several casinos.
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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188 Alpes Hill Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 MoreLess Info
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.
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.
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1600 Miner Street, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 MoreLess Info
Fusing together a bar with an arcade, Flipper McGill's Pinball Parlor offers adults a chance to return to their childhood with vintage games and pinball machines. There is an outdoor patio that has an old fashioned jukebox.
Mt. Evans Wilderness contains rare high altitude arctic tundra, spruce-lodgepole pine forests and bristlecone pines in high altitude locations. Patrons can hike or walk the wilderness and experience granite cirques, several small lakes and scenic views.
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431 Chicago Creek Rd, Hwy 103, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 MoreLess Info
AVA Idaho Springs, part of the larger AVA network, has numerous adventure packages that include cliffside ziplining, beginner to advanced whitewater rafting trips and ATV excursions. Mixed adventure packages as well as weekday specials are available.