Vail Valley, CO

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Kids activities that are active AND educational near Vail and Beaver Creek, stimulating eager brains and keeping little bodies busy.
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Alpenglow Adventures Train Tours in Vail Valley, CO

Alpenglow Adventures Train Tours in Vail Valley, CO

Alpenglow Adventures Train Tours provides railroad tour packages every day of the year. We come to your front door with our spacious vans to get you to train stations throughout central Colorado. Choose from 3-, 5-, 8-, or 12-hour tour packages that include many additional family-fun activities along with the excitement of "ridin' the rails!" Most tour packages include complimentary beverages, lunch and free digital photographs and videos of your ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center provides fun and interactive programs to help you explore your own curious nature. Learn about local wildlife, the vital watershed, and the alpine environment through interactive exhibits or ask a Naturalist all your burning nature questions. Hands-on, rotating demonstrations, weekly adult and child programs and beautiful outdoor trails will entertain any age, any interest, any time of year. All ages. FREE! Donations ... Read More
Imagination Station in Lionshead, CO

Imagination Station in Lionshead, CO

A thoughtful, indoor play space for ages two to 12, the Imagination Station features a Thoughts Flow to inspire experimental play, a Play Wall to integrate physical and cognitive learning, a light table and builder boards that inspire problem solving, a hyperbolic funnel that models planetary motion, and a vet clinic where children can play doctor to the animals. Open year-round, located on the second level of the Lionshead Welcome Center. The perfect ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Lionshead, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Lionshead, CO

Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for a gentle, educational hike through aspen forests and streamside communities near the Avon Walking Mountains science center. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Walks will be conducted on snowshoes as necessary depending on snow levels. Please wear proper footwear and clothing for the outdoors in winter. Snowshoes provided. All ages, FREE. Monday - Saturday 2pm-3pm. Visit our ... Read More
Timberline Tours in Vail Valley, CO

Timberline Tours in Vail Valley, CO

Timberline Tours, the region's #1 rafting outfitter, teams up with the Fossil Posse to offer a prehistoric journey back through time, to when the Great Dinosaurs roamed the Colorado River Valley. On this unique adventure, you will explore real footsteps, bones, and other dinosaur remnants. Trip includes transportation, rafting, lunch and Fossil Posse Camp. Pickup at 9am and return approximately 3:30pm. Available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call 970 ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Naturalists will help you explore an assortment of Rocky Mountain nature exhibits atop Vail Mountain. Come inside to find out what wildlife you might encounter on the slopes of Vail Mountain, watch a short "Skicology" lesson, or learn about snow science! The mountaintop nature center is open during the winter ski season and is accessible via the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead. All ages, Tuesday-Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday-Monday 11am-4pm. Visit the ... Read More
Fossil Posse Prehistoric Journeys in Edwards, CO

Fossil Posse Prehistoric Journeys in Edwards, CO

A must-do adventure for any fledgling dinosaur enthusiast! Duration is roughly 3 hours. Kids ages 6-12 years-old learn about ancient Colorado with an entertaining dinosaur talk, then off to a realm of discovery and dinosaurs with real fossils, teeth, bones, and more. Kids can hold and examine real exhibits while exploring the dinosaur world, a "dino excavation site," and other dinosaur-based activities! Offered June - November.  Read More
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO

Located on top of Iron Mountain in Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves is a constant 52 degrees! Check out both the King's Row Tour and the Historic Fairy Caves Tour. Travel deep inside the mountain and experience the most highly decorated cave room in Colorado. Both tours last 40 minutes and are appropriate for kids. No reservations needed for walking tours. The Wild Tour is a 2-hour, on-your-belly tour of rarely visited areas of ... Read More
Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures in Leadville, CO

Winterhawk Dogsled Adventures in Leadville, CO

Enjoy a hands-on, educational experience featuring a kennel tour, a ride with a team of working sled dogs, and once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity with some adorable new furry friends. You'll meet some of the friendliest and most loveable Alaskan huskies around. Feel the power, excitement, and energy of our sled dogs as they are harnessed. Then enjoy the exhilarating ride and breathtaking views. The tours are in Leadville, a historical mining town ... Read More
Leadville CO. & Southern Railroad in Leadville, CO

Leadville CO. & Southern Railroad in Leadville, CO

Need something for the whole family and the dog? Catch one of the daily trains departing the Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad depot. Along the way, take some fantastic pictures of Rocky Mountain vistas, woods and streams. You can even join the engineer in the cab to see what a real locomotive looks like - and talk with the conductor while watching the flowing Arkansas River 1,000 feet below. Children and adults will be able to experience ... Read More
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229
Matchless Mine in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229

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