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Summer in Boulder: Top 25 Fun Activities for Families

Summer fun in Boulder

When planning a summer family activity, head to Boulder, Colorado to make it a day to remember!  From Pearl Street o a bike park to museums, Boulder has something for everyone.

Looking for more Colorado fun? Be sure to check out Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs: Getaways, Outdoor Recreation Bites and Brews and scroll down for our summer activity guide with 200+ Denver activities.

Family Fun in Boulder

    • Hike, eat or catch a concert at Colorado Chautauqua
    • Check out the pop-jet fountain and animal sculptures on Pearl Street. 
    • Grab a kite at Into the Wind.
    • Walk, run or bike the paved Boulder Creek Path. 
    • Valmont Bike Park. 42 acres of terrain park for family fun
    • Pick up a book or two at the  Boulder Book Store
    • Grab a cookbook, gadgets and utensils at the Peppercorn.
    • Rent a bike from University Bikes or B-Cycle. 
    • Explore your artistic side at Color Me Mine. 
    • Make a delicious meal at a kid’s class at Food Lab. 
    • Explore wonders at the Museum of Boulder.
    • Enjoy the latest exhibit at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMOCA).
    • On a hot day, dip your foot in the Boulder Creek.
    • Fiske Plantarium at the University of Boulder Boulder is a favorite for kids. 
    • Stop to play at the Boulder Public Library’s amazing playground in the Civic Center.
    • Stop by Ben & Jerry’s or Gelato Boy for a cool treat.
    • ABC Kids Climbing is a 7,200-square-foot indoor climbing gym. 
    • Head to Rocket Fizz and Piece, Love & Chocolate for even more sweets.
    • Love arts? Check out Tinker Art Studio’s Make & Take sessions. 
    • Gateway Park Fun Center with mini golf, arcade, go-carts and batting cages. 
    • Cool down at the Boulder Reservoir.
    • Bowling at CU with 10 state-of-the-art lanes
    • Evert Pierson Kids’ Fishing Pond adjacent to Boulder Creek is perfect for little kids. 

Rain, sun or snow downtown has something to do that every member of the family can enjoy!

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