- 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.
Your chance to experience the best family fun at over 10,000 feet above sea level is at Adventure Ridge. Try ice skating, tubing, and a toboggan run in the winter while the summer months feature zip lines, mini golf, picnics and more.
Vail Mountain is the most famous skiing destination in Colorado. The Mountain is covered with trails at all difficulty levels, and affords breathtaking views of the surrounding land. Vail Mountain is also one of the most popular snowboarding destinations in the world.
See Vail and Beaver Creek the way they were meant to be seen with an excursion courtesy of Sage Outdoor Adventures. The offerings include snowmobiling trips, sport shooting, whitewater rafting, ATV journeys and river tubing.
Take yourself off the grid and book your visit to Piney River Ranch and enjoy pristine mountain landscapes, clear waters and fresh air. The ranch features horseback tours, fishing, canoe and boat rentals and amenities for private parties and weddings.
Devil's Backbone Nature Trail is a less than three miles stretch of a well-maintained dirt path which is good for a number of outdoor activities such as hiking, jogging, mountain biking and more. The trail also offers scenic views of Devil's Backbone and multiple rock formations.
Mariana Butte Golf Course is an 18 hole par 72 course which offers a relaxing game of gold with many of its holes lying adjacent to the Big Thompson River, accompanied with beautiful views of the Front Range of the Rockies.
There is no better place to learn about winter sports than Ski & Snowboard School at Beaver Creek. Their trained professionals will help you develop or even improve your skills so you can enjoy the thrill of racing down the slopes.