What kid doesn't like candy? Kids love candy, so why not take them on a tour so they can see how it's made? The Hammond's Candies factory tour should be on your list of things to do with kids on your family vacation in Denver. Watch a video and then head into the factory to watch candy being made. Fun and unique candy you can buy in the retail store such as Pigs 'n Taters chocolate bar, which has potato chips and bacon bits in it. Perfect for spring break, fall break, summer or winter travel. Tours, Desserts, Colorado, Candy, Denver, Summer, Bacon, Winter, Candy Factory
Denver, CO Candy Tour
What kid doesn't like candy? Kids love candy, so why not take them on a tour so they can see how it's made? The Hammond's Candies factory tour should be on your list of things to do with kids on your family vacation in Denver. Watch a video and then head into the factory to watch candy being made. Fun and unique candy you can buy in the retail store such as Pigs 'n Taters chocolate bar, which has potato chips and bacon bits in it. Perfect for spring break, fall break, summer or winter travel.
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Take Your Kids to Rocky Mountain National Park
On your family vacation take a drive through Rocky Mountain National Park on Trail Ridge Road with a stop at Sprague Lake. Sprague Lake is the perfect stop for families with a 1/2 mile walk. Then drive up to the Alpine Visitor Center for amazing views. Stop at one of the visitors centers to pick up a map and plan out the stops your family wants to make. Add Rocky Mountain National Park to your list of places to visit in Colorado with kids. Perfect for spring break, fall break, or summer travel.
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Your Kids Will Love WMMI
On your family vacation to Colorado Springs be sure to stop at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry. Your whole family will enjoy the free tour. Lots of hands-on activities for the kids and big machines that you get to see in action. There are so many neat things to learn about the history of mining in Colorado. You should definitely add this to your list of must-see places to visit and things to do in Colorado Springs with kids. Great for spring break, fall break, summer or winter travel.
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Spend a Day in Manitou Springs, Colorado
On your family vacation to Colorado, be sure to spend a day in Manitou Springs. You will have a fun and enjoyable time at the penny arcade. You can also walk around and taste test the natural spring water. The penny arcade is a neat piece of history. The spring water may need an acquired taste to enjoy it, but it's still fun to try it. Add Manitou Springs to your list of things to do near Colorado Springs with kids. Perfect for spring break or fall break, and summer travel.
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Visiting the Molly Brown House and Museum in Denver
On our family vacation we took a tour of the Molly Brown House and Museum. We love touring places that show how people lived in other time periods. This house had great period artifacts including several that belonged to the family. Our tour guide told us lots of interesting tidbits about the turn of the 20th century, Molly's life, and her trip on the Titanic. Add this to your list of things to do in Denver, Colorado with kids. Perfect for spring break, summer and winter travel.
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Take a FREE Tour of the Colorado State Capitol
On your family vacation to Denver, enjoy a visit to the Colorado State Capitol with a guided tour or take your own self-guided tour. Your kids can pick up a scavenger hunt at the information desk and start exploring. The outside resembles the US Capitol building in Washington D.C and the inside is covered in gorgeous Rose Onyx. This family-friendly place to visit should be on your list of things to do in Denver with kids. Plan your visit for spring break, fall break, summer or winter travel.
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Make a Quick Stop at the Money Museum in Denver
Short on time when visiting Denver but still want to see something cool? The Money Museum at the Denver Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is the perfect stop. Rob is a coin collector, so we decided to drop in and see what it was like. The museum is small so it was a quick, but enjoyable stop. Hands-on, interactive exhibits for the kids. Be sure to add this to your list of must-see things to do in Denver, Colorado with kids. It's perfect for spring break, summer or winter.
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Things to See and Do in Denver
If you're planning a family vacation to Denver, Colorado, you should include a visit to Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater and then head to Casa Bonita Mexican Restaurant for dinner. Red Rocks is the perfect venue for outdoor concerts with beautiful scenery and a visitors center. There are hiking trails too. Family fun for everyone on your road trip. Add Red Rocks to your list of must-see things to do in Denver, Colorado with kids. Travel in summer, winter, spring break or fall break.
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7 Day Itinerary for Visiting Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota and Nebraska
Here is a 7 day itinerary for a trip to Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Start and end in Denver, and see some amazing sights along the way. This itinerary is perfect for couples, families with kids and singles. There are things that will appeal to everyone in your group. Attractions include: Rocky Mountain National Park, Mount Rushmore, Garden of the Gods, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Magic Town, Carhenge, Dobby's Frontier Town, Molly Brown House, etc.
On your family vacation visit Michael Garman's Magic Town in Colorado Springs, and enjoy walking around and looking at the 3,000 square foot miniature city. The sculptures were inspired by his travels around North and South America. The city comes to life with the use of holograms and visual and sound effects. You definitely need to add this to your list of must-see things to do in Colorado Springs with kids. Perfect for spring break road trip, fall break, summer or winter travel. Miniature, America, Fall Break
Stop at Magic Town in Colorado Springs
On your family vacation visit Michael Garman's Magic Town in Colorado Springs, and enjoy walking around and looking at the 3,000 square foot miniature city. The sculptures were inspired by his travels around North and South America. The city comes to life with the use of holograms and visual and sound effects. You definitely need to add this to your list of must-see things to do in Colorado Springs with kids. Perfect for spring break road trip, fall break, summer or winter travel.
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Family Fun in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is a fun kid-friendly place to visit on your family vacation. Great hands-on area for young kids to play in, perfect for my toddler & 8-year-old. Engaging exhibits for adults too. My tween enjoyed the scavenger hunt. Another family favorite was the 1917 elevator that we got to ride. Lots to learn about Colorado Springs history here. Add this to your list of things to do in Colorado Springs with kids. Perfect for spring break, fall break, summer or winter travel.
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Start Visiting All 50 States Today
Here is a 7 day itinerary for a trip to Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Start and end in Denver, and see some amazing sights along the way. This itinerary is perfect for couples, families with kids and singles. There are things that will appeal to everyone in your group. Attractions include: Rocky Mountain National Park, Mount Rushmore, Garden of the Gods, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Magic Town, Carhenge, Dobby's Frontier Town, Molly Brown House, etc.
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Visiting the Manitou Cliff Dwellings near Colorado Springs
On your family vacation to Colorado Springs be sure to visit the Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Enjoy a hands on experience where you get to walk through the dwellings, and explore the vast museum. Lots of fun for your toddler to tween and teen, and adults will enjoy it too. Add this to your list of must-see places to visit in Colorado Springs with kids. Perfect thing to do on spring break or fall break, as well as summer travel.
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Visiting Garden of the Gods in Denver
Visit Garden of the Gods on your next family vacation to Colorado Springs. Let your kids climb on the rocks and explore. There's a visitor's center where you can stop and pick up a map, learn about the park and hear a ranger talk. There are lots of trails and paths to roam. Enjoy looking for wildlife and taking pictures. Be sure to add Garden of the Gods to your list of things to see and do in Colorado Springs on spring break or fall break. Great for summer vacations too.
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Be Sure to Visit Casa Bonita in Denver
On your next family vacation to Denver, Colorado make sure you add Casa Bonita Mexican Restaurant to your list of things to do. Casa Bonita is a fun restaurant with cliff divers, family friendly entertainment, shows every 15 minutes, puppet shows, all you can eat sopapillas. From your toddler to your teen or tween, your kids will have so much fun. It's the perfect stop while on spring break or fall break, or even during summer or winter travel. A great restaurant to enjoy on a road trip.