- TripBuzz found 135 things to do with kids in or near Georgetown, Colorado, including 126 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Idaho Springs, Evergreen, Breckenridge and Winter Park.
- From Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad to Georgetown Loop Railroad, the Georgetown area offers 97 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Train Tours and Parks.
- What began as a mining camp in the mid 1800's grew into the thriving city that is Georgetown. The city features a Historical Landmark District and an array of recreational activities. Locals and tourists enjoy fishing in Clear Creek, riding the Georgetown Loop Railroad or taking in the scenic views of the surrounding Rocky Mountains.
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Set beneath the beautiful and rugged Rocky Mountains, the Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad offers a 7.2kilometers tours to tourists aboard an old-time steam locomotive. Tourists pass by the Clear Creek Canyon and some of the gold and silver mines that were once flourishing during the gold rush era.
Hotel de Paris Museum used to be the first-class French restaurant during the silver mining boom in the 1800s. Now, it operates as a museum is a great place for people of all ages to learn about old innovations in domestic science and culinary history.
A small neighborhood park, City Park features a large children's playground with a structure made to resemble real buildings along with slides and tire swings. The park provides open grass fields, trees, picnic tables and a gazebo.
Georgetown's Guanella Pass is a 22-mile vehicle trail that winds through several different forest ecosystems and climate zones. Its peak rises above the timberline, and its lowest points feature trees and shrubs that prefer a marshy environment.
The Hamill House Museum is a historic country gothic style house that once belonged to silver baron William Arthur Hamill. The museum also offers hands-on exhibit to children so that they can learn about old and innovative domestic gadgets used during the late 18th century.
Located in a modern hydroelectric plant, the Georgetown Energy Museum is dedicated to the history of energy production in and around Georgetown, Colorado. It features historical documents, photos, energy production equipment, appliances and more.
The public can come see original, 19th-century, firefighting artifacts at the Georgetown Firefighting Museum. Patrons can view an interpretive exhibit, appreciate the historic furnishings and learn what firefighting was like before modern equipment.
Tucked in the mountains, Mount Evans Trout Fishing offers visitors a scenic pond for catching rainbow trout. Any fish caught in the pond are cleaned by the staff so the visitor can take their catch home.