If your family loves going on adventures and being outside, Colorado is the destination for you.
With its snow-covered mountains and vast desert lands, it’s a place that is waiting to be explored. As well as its stunning landscapes, Colorado also has plenty of tourist attractions and vibrant cities to enjoy too. But with so much to offer it can be difficult to know what to do first and what activities your family will enjoy. If you’ve never been to Colorado before but want to make it the trip of a lifetime, here are some experiences your family will adore.
Hit the Slopes
With its fantastic mountains and high levels of snow each year, Colorado is a haven for skiers. There are over 20 ski resorts throughout the state; you’re spoiled for choice. Many of these resorts offer family packages and provide skiing lessons for all ages. This means that every member of your family can get involved in all the fun. If skiing isn’t your thing, many of the resorts offer alternatives such as sledding and snowboarding. With shops, restaurants, and cafes also available on site, your family will have a wonderful time. So whether you’re family are experts or beginners, skiing in Colorado should be at the top of your list. Search for Keystone or Aspen condos to find the perfect accommodation for your stay.
Visit Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
If you’re a family of animal lovers, visiting Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will be a dream come true. Here you can see hundreds of different animals from around the world including endangered species such as the Amur tiger. While you may have visited zoo’s before, it’s unlikely you’ve visited on that’s on the side of a mountain before. The zoo is located in Colorado Springs and sits at an altitude of over 6000 feet. This makes it a zoological experience unlike any other you’ve witness before. Your family can take a trip on the zoo’s Skyride to the top of the mountain for breathtaking views of the attraction and beyond. To start planning your family’s trip to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, visit their website for details.
Visit the Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Located in Colorado’s capital city of Denver, you will find the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. This is a fabulous attraction for families who love to learn more about where they are visiting. From dinosaurs to planets, every corner of this museum can teach you something new. It’s interactive displays are educational but more importantly fun for children and adults alike. The museum also boasts it’s own IMAX theater, which can keep you all entertained if the weather it bad outside. You’re all bound to leave feeling more knowledgeable than you did when you first arrived. Visit the museum’s website for ticket prices and directions to start planning your trip today.
So if you want to have a unique and memorable trip to Colorado, these activities are an absolute must. By the end of your stay, your family will be eager to come back again and again.