- 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.
Experience first-hand, life in the pioneer era when you step back in time to visit Clear Creek History Park. Stroll around and explore the shops and buildings that are maintained as they were when the first brave settlers lived there.
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13th and Maple St., Golden, CO MoreLess Info
With multiple displays of diverse fossils, minerals, meteorites and gems as well as moon rocks from the Apollo missions, Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum offers an informative and educational experience to visitors. There is also a walk-through mine comprising of UV minerals.
Lookout Mountain, reached via a scenic drive to the top, offers panoramic views of the town of Golden, the Coors Brewery and distant downtown Denver. Visitors can also explore the gravesite and museum of Buffalo Bill which is located on the top.
A visit to the Golden History Center offers a unique look at a truly American city, Golden, Colorado. Learn about the first T-rex discovery, the history of the world's largest brewery site and more, this is a visit worth making.
Triceratops Trail is a 1.5-mile, gravel hiking trail that winds between large, vertical walls of sandstone and into reclaimed clay pits. Along the trail are several stops highlighting clay mining and dinosaur, bird, mammal, insect, and invertebrate tracks and traces.
Offering a western heritage exhibit, History Park features monuments and sculptures including those of Jim Bridger and Jeremiah Johnson, a cougar on a rock and a Buffalo Soldier. The park also offers walking trails that provide access to the exhibit.
Life at the turn of the century is in full view when you visit Astor House Museum in Golden, Colorado. The self-guided tour features audio stations explaining the history of the 1867 boarding house and the trail-dusted visitors who stayed there.
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710 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Open in 2008, the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the heroism, technology, and history of mountaineering. Visit today and learn about the world of rock and mountain climbing.
Miners Alley Playhouse features plays, musicals, comedy and improv nights, live music and a children's theater program in their 130 seat theater. They have a full bar and lounge in the lobby that opens one hour before showtime.