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Family Travel

Check-out oodles of adventures in Colorado including where to find the best family travel getaways & Denver kid friendly activities.

Festival Guide 2018: Colorado's most fun and zany events

 One of the most exciting times to visit Colorado is when its destinations are bustling with festival excitement. Colorado offers a variety of not-to-miss events throughout the year, some well known, such as the infamous Great American Beer Festival in Denver or Wintersköl in Aspen and some under the radar such as the Vintage Car […]

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Start your New Year with "First Day Hikes"

On January 1st, Colorado Parks and Wildlife invites all Coloradans to welcome 2018 by heading outside to enjoy the trails in a Colorado State Park. First Day Hikes offer a chance to start the new year right by getting people out for some exercise in nature. This year​, 26 state parks are participating by hosting an organized hike. […]

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Guide to holiday events at Colorado's ski resorts

With the holidays fast approaching, Colorado’s resorts are ready to welcome guests from near and far ready to enjoy the holiday spirit. Colorado ski areas are offering fun, family-friendly events including tree-lighting ceremonies, skiing with Santa, torchlight parades, fine dining and fireworks. Guests can celebrate the winter season and ring in the New Year on Colorado’s world-class snow […]

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Great Wolf Lodge's Snowland Magic!

Before we left for Great Wolf Lodge, my five-year-old son kept calling it, “Fox.” He helped me pack  by providing twelves pairs of underwear and relentless questions. “Does Fox have pillows? Does Fox have forks and spoons? Does Fox have water?” Does it ever! By the way, little man, it is called Great Wolf Lodge […]

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Colorado Family Ski Directory 2017/18

Mile High Mamas is a top resource for planning Colorado family ski/ride vacations. A few years ago, we launched the Colorado Family Ski Directory 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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23 New Family-friendly Winter Events & Attractions in Colorado

Colorado is heading into a winter filled with new offerings for visitors. From soaring down the mountain year-round on four new mountain coasters, skiing 468 acres of new terrain at Arapahoe Basin and celebrating Snowmass’ 50th anniversary, to exciting hotel and restaurant openings and unique packages and experiences, Colorado is filled with winter fun just […]

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Family Travel: Top 10 Bucket List of Lesser Known Places

If there’s anyone who knows the outdoors, it’s the editors at Recreation.gov who are constantly learning about the unique destinations and interesting things to do across the USA. Each of them has a bucket list that grows every time they discover a place that piques their interest. These are some of the lesser known and wildly interesting places […]

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Denver's Best Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes & Fall Festivals

The Broncos are in season, snow has arrived in the mountains, and the days are getting shorter. It’s obviously that time of year again, so short, but so magical. Here’s our annual Fall Festival, Corn Maze and U-Pick-It Guide. Happy Travels!  Mile High Farms, Bennett Opening on October 7th for Saturdays and Sundays only throughout […]

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Great Fall Family Hikes Near Denver

If you’re looking a family hike this fall near Denver, then look no further. We’ve asked Aaron Johnson from local hiking site, Dayhikes Near Denver, to put together a set of his favorite Fall family hikes. Kick Back at Kenosha Pass Let’s start with the most glorious destination within 90 minutes of Denver, Kenosha Pass. […]

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