Places to go in Denver

Denver is certainly one of the most popular places to visit in Colorado with kids since Denver boasts so many cool attractions and things to do for families. If you're wondering what to see in Denver here it's a list of top rated attractions in Denver and other lesser known places to go:

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is a fantastic attraction worth adding to your list of places to go in Denver with the family, especially since it’s next door to Denver Zoo.
The Museum of Nature & Science is a cool place to spend an interactive afternoon with the family exploring fun exhibition areas such as Discovery Zone which boasts lots of cool hands-on activities for parents and kiddies. There are also permanent educational exhibits on Egyptian mummies, the human body, gems, the universe, life on earth, and Native American cultures so, it's in all an educational place for young and old!

Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo is one of the best zoos in the US, and it’s definitely one of the most pleasant attractions in Denver for families to go to. If you’re traveling with small children, they’ll have a blast in Denver Zoo since it boasts a nice variety of animal exhibits such as pandas, polar bears, tigers and giraffes.
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Kiddies will also be able to feed parrots and penguins, take a ride on the carousel and a mini train. Denver Zoo also offers cool animal programs for kids, and teens, as well as a book club for families with little tots.

Hammond's Candies

Hammond's Candies is one of the sweetest places to visit in Denver for a fun morning. Hammond's is candy haven and it’s known in Denver for its delicious handmade candy and chocolate. You can enjoy a free guided tour of their factory, see how old-fashioned candy is made, and at the end of the tour some tasty candy cane.

Colorado State Capitol

Colorado State Capitol is one of the few free places to go in Denver and it’s also one of the most beautiful landmarks in the city.
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The guided tour of the Colorado State Capitol is also free of charge and you get to explore the Senate, the House Chamber, the Supreme Court, and even climb to the top of the dome. In all, you get a great photo opportunity and the chance to see beautiful architecture.

Wings Over the Rockies Air Museum

The Wings Over the Rockies Air Museum is probably one of the most underrated attractions in Denver, though it’s one of the best military museums in the country. If you’re a fan of planes you’ll enjoy spending time at Wings Over the Rockies’ hangar marveling at the beautiful collection of 1930’s fighter planes.
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The museum also offers model-plane building workshops for kids and interesting programs tours for visitors for a chance to operate a flight simulator and sit inside a cockpit.

Mount Evans

Mount Evans isn’t quite in Denver but it’s definitely worth adding to your list of places to go in Denver if you’re planning to rent a car. Mt. Evans is located about 90 minutes drive west of Denver though it’s well worth the trip.
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The drive to the Mt Evans offers a nice opportunity for an enjoyable scenic drive from Denver, enjoying stops along the way for picnics and shooting pictures of the luscious scenery, lakes and pretty waterfalls.

Coors Field

Coors Field is one of the best Major League Baseball stadiums in America, and it’s also one of the nicest ballparks in the country where you can watch a game of baseball.

Coors Field is the home of the Rockies, though even if the family isn’t a baseball fan you can still have a fab time soaking the electrifying atmosphere among the supporters while enjoying the gorgeous views of the concourse. Also, for around $7 you’ll be able to book a public tour of Coors Field for an interesting behind the scenes glimpse of the stadium.

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