- TripBuzz found 131 things to do with kids in or near Longmont, Colorado, including 117 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Westminster, Broomfield, Boulder and Thornton.
- From Centennial Lanes to Longmont Museum & Cultural Center, the Longmont area offers 93 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, Recreation Centers and Bowling.
- Just a short drive from Denver, Longmont is a popular city for commuters. The city features panoramic views of the Colorado Mountains, and an array of outdoor activities including golfing, hiking, fishing, boating and wildlife watching. Longmont is also important in the training of aviation students as it is the site for a special accreditation program for instructors.
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.
St. Vrain State Park is a family-friendly outdoor destination that educates those who visit. The park features a friendly staff who helps visitors learn about the local wildlife, and the park is a popular spot for photography, bird watching and sight-seeing.
Located on 10 acres of residential land, Hover Park is a public park offering a number of recreational amenities for visitors to enjoy. These amenities include basketball courts, volleyball nets, picnic areas, and a large playground structure.
Sandstone Ranch Community Park is a publicly-managed park area that features multiple ball fields and a pavilion and picnic area available for rent. The park also offers fishing, a skate park area, and has public wi-fi available.
Featuring miniature Daytona, Grand Prix, and drag racing cars on indoor tracks, the Slot Car Speedway allows visitors to race one another at speeds that reach hundreds of miles an hour. The Speedway is available for party rentals.
Offering the community a variety of fitness programs for all ages, Ed & Ruth Lehman YMCA has fitness equipment in its weight room and racquetball courses. Visitors can take classes to improve cardio and weight lifting techniques.