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Denver Summer Activity Guide 2021 (with 200+ Activities!)

Our 2021 Summer Activity Guide is here! Find the best family indoor activities in Denver, as well as the best outdoor fun. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this article for our recommendations for Denver’s best hikes, splash parks, waterfall hikes, pools and more.  While most Denver venues have reopened, some have closed […]

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Denver Hikes the Whole Family Will Love

My guidebook, Hiking with Kids Colorado, comes out next month, featuring 52 of the state’s best hikes for families. That’s one hike for every week of the year, and yes, I completed all of the hikes with my own children over the course of a year. (Scroll down to enter to win a copy!) I’d […]

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Denver Restaurant Week 2021: What you need to know

After a loooong year, we’re thrilled that Denver’s popular Denver Restaurant Week is back April 23-May 2, 201. This 10-day celebration of the local dining scene highlights hundreds of top restaurants with multi-course meals at three tasty prices.  Multi-course dinners will be made for delicious prices of $25, $35 or $5 per person. If you’re […]

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Top 40: Denver's Best Museum Exhibits in 2021

Denver’s cultural scene is ready to thrive again, as are we all! Denver is hosting some fabulous museum exhibits–some in-person, some virtual and some are family-friendly. Check out this list below and be sure to check with the venue prior to visiting in case reservations are required.  Don’t miss Denver’s best museums for kids (and […]

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Denver's Best New Playgrounds for 2021

Bye-bye pandemic, hello playtime!   With COVID-19 rapidly disappearing in the rearview mirror, playgrounds in metro Denver have fully reopened. The “closed” signs and the caution tape have gone away and spring has finally arrived. What better time to check out some of the Denver metro area’s newest playgrounds? Parks & rec departments have not […]

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The Importance of Year-Round Swimming Lessons for Kids

Summer is around the corner and naturally, parents are thinking about swim lessons for their kids. And that’s a good thing, because drowning is the number one cause of death for children ages 1-4 and the second-leading cause of accidental death for children under the age of 14 in the United States, according to the CDC. These are harsh statistics, but […]

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10 tips for hiking with babies in Denver

I started hiking with my kids when they were six weeks old with a mom hiking group in Denver. Not only was it an amazing way to connect with other moms, but my kids developed a love of the outdoors from an early age. I was able to continue carrying them until they were almost […]

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