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Check out Denver’s guide to activities, craft ideas, Steve Spangler Science experiments and so much more!

The Best of Colorado Camping and Local Hikes

Jellystone Park, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Denver and Boulder, and Moon Colorado Camping: The Complete Guide to Tent and RV Camping The heat is on in Colorado and we know you mamas want to escape to cooler temperatures, fresh air, and refreshing mountain streams. In this installment of the best Colorado summer vacations, […]

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Mount Elbert: Hiking Colorado's Highest 14er

I am proud to say we bagged Mt. Elbert–Colorado’s highest peak and the second highest in the lower 48. I enjoy saying that because it sounds impressive. Not so impressive is my next confessional: I have hiked much steeper and more difficult mountains than Elbert.   Don’t get me wrong: scaling 4,700 vertical feet was […]

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25 Awesomely Fun Summer Activities for Families

Beat the heat and get outside this summer. When kids are having fun and getting dirty, all their COVID cares will melt away. We have crafts, recipes, games and more for the whole family.  1. Make your own DIY sidewalk chalk and a fun science project. Then draw with it for an art product! Double winning! 2. Have […]

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Elitch Gardens COVID-19 Update

So, when is Elitch Gardens finally opening? Spoiler alert: nobody knows. Here is a letter that was recently released by Elitch Gardens’ General Manager. Dear Valued Elitch Guest, We can’t thank you enough for your patience as our team at Elitch Gardens continues to work hard toward an opening this season.   Since the COVID-19 […]

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