- TripBuzz found 199 things to do with kids in or near Idaho Springs, Colorado, including 176 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Golden, Wheat Ridge, Arvada and Evergreen.
- From Mount Evans Trout Fishing to A&A Historical Trails Stables - Day Tours, the Idaho Springs area offers 99 different types of family activities, including: Rafting, Hiking Trails, Off Road & ATV and Mountains.
- Located in Colorado's mountains in Clear Creek Canyon lies the city of Idaho Springs. Once a gold mining community upon it's settlement in the mid 1800's, the city now serves as a residential community to those working in the outlying areas. Visitors enjoy stopping by the old mine and mill that now operate as a museum, as well as shopping and eating in the small downtown district.
Having recently moved to the Pacific Event Center, Colorado Actors Theater continues to offer quality plays and dramatic performances in the Longmont community. Also referred to as 'The CAT', this theater group was originally established in California.
Situated on a former nuclear facility, Rocky Mountain Arsenal now houses a variety of native animals in a national wildlife refuge. Visitors can take a driving tour of the refuge to view animals like buffaloes, turtles, deer, and more.
Longmont Dance Theatre is dedicated to classical ballet and performs several shows a year that showcase the art form. They also offer a pre-professional ballet school that trains students in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and modern dance.
With a grill, running water, and a well maintained playground, Lonesome Pine Park is an ideal place for families to spend a quiet afternoon. The park is equipped with a multi-purpose court for activities such as tennis, pickle ball, and any other hard surface sport.
Permanent exhibits at Longmont Museum include the Interactive Gallery which offers many hands-on activities for kids, a pocket exhibit about space exploration and a gallery which features works by regional and national artists. The Cultural Center nearby houses waterslides and pools.
The Front Range Ski Bus is a convenient way to take visitors and locals from the city to the slopes. The bus services the Denver area and takes skiers to various ski locations, as well as the Red Rocks Amphitheater.
With four ponds to fish at, Golden Ponds Park & Nature Area provides the community with a recreational area for outdoor activities like hiking, picnics, and more. The park is home to several species of bird, including blue herons.
Aurora Hills Golf Course is a public playing area that features greens, roughs, fairways, and mature trees. This 18-hole golf course features four sets of tees, a driving range, rental clubs, and rental cars.