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Activities

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

Colorado Bucket List: Bumper Cars on Ice!

Have you been there and done that in Colorado? Think again! While there is a good chance that you have scratched the surface, there’s nothing quite like slamming into your buddies…on ice….in a bumper car! Located at the Howelsen Ice Complex in Steamboat Springs, this unique experience is the first — and only — of […]

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Winter Family Vacation in Colorado: 50+ New Events, Attractions, Lodging Deals & More

 Coming off of one of the snowiest winters on record, Colorado is buzzing with new developments, lodging offerings, unique adventures and special events for the season ahead. With newsworthy offerings including new lift service and terrain on the state’s storied slopes, the Sopris Splash Zone adventure river, the full immersion dog sled experience, the opening […]

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Free Ice Skating Rink at Denver International Airport!

Dreading the holiday crowds at Denver International Airport? Lace-up your skates and start practicing your axels, jumps and spins as the free ice skating rink on the Denver International Airport (DEN) outdoor plaza returns for its fourth season. DEN invites passengers and community members to join in on the winter fun this season. The ice skating […]

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Colorado's Top Holiday Markets

All the delights of the winter season can be experienced at Colorado’s specialty markets, where Santa makes regular appearances, handcrafted gifts overshadow items bought at the mall and sweet treats abound. We have several versions of the holiday bazaar, including ones modeled after old-fashioned markets in Europe and others that offer modern twists on the tradition.  […]

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Colorado Family Ski Guide 2019/20

Mile High Mamas is a top resource for planning Colorado family ski/ride vacations. A few years ago, we launched the Colorado Family Ski Guide that focuses exclusively on families–from daily lift ticket prices to the cost of childcare to where to get the best deals. But we’ve taken it one step further! Click the hyperlink for each resort […]

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Christmas Tree Cutting Experience + Free Trees for Fourth Graders

As you may have heard, there’s a shortage of Christmas trees in the metro area. Here are two memorable ways to cut down your Christmas tree this winter. Christmas Tree Cutting Experience Over the river and through the woods, to Snow Mountain Ranch we go! This year, make new holiday memories with us as they debut their Christmas Tree Cutting Experience. […]

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Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Skating in Colorado

Sharpen those blades of glory: Colorado’s outdoor ice-skating rinks are open and glistening in the wake of a dozen Zambonis. Some rinks are cozy and family-oriented, like Lakewood’s Rink at Belmar where a couple of long glides can take a skater halfway around the ice. Go to larger rinks, like Keystone’s frozen lake, to find […]

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