- 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.
Situated near dense foliage, The Beach at Grand Lake offers the best of both worlds with its sandy shoreline and forest views. The beach is popular for fishing, kayaking, swimming, paddle boarding and relaxing on the sand.
A roller rink erected in 1958, Wagon Wheel Skate Center has polished wood floors with beams painted like trees to go along with its old-school ambiance. There is also an arcade and a cafeteria with snack bar.
Ranked among America's top 100 golf courses, The Ridge at Castle Pines North undoubtedly lives up to its ranking. It is designed by Tom Weiskoff. The Ridge also hosts private events in their facility like weddings and business events.
Sombrero Ranch offesr a wide range of horseback, wagon, and sleigh rides through a few chosen trails which offer breathtaking views of the surrounding Rocky Mountains. These rides are supervised by trained and knowledgeable guides.
Grand Lake Nordic Center maintains a ski terrain which can be enjoyed by beginners as well as expert skiers. The terrain comprises of a number of trails which can be used for snowshoeing as well as a dog loop and a children's tubing hill.
Grand Lake Visitor Center offers visitors helpful information about the local area coupled with many suggestions regarding the local attractions which include wooden sidewalks, old historic buildings, the lakefront with an old preserved boathouse, among many others.
A go kart track and bike rental facility, Rocky Hi Speedway Inc offers a variety of amenities. Visitors can race go karts around a slick concrete track, or rent bicycles to ride in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Adams Falls Lake is a trail located in the Rocky Mountain National Park near the Grand Lake and provides an easy hike up to the Adams Falls. The trail is also equipped with a wooden bridge and a number of guard rails and ropes.
Celebrity Lanes is a sports bar and bowling center that also hosts birthday parties, banquets, and other events. The location, which offers league sign-ups for bowlers who wish to compete, sells wings at Jackson's Sports Grill.