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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.

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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Kids Ski Free + What's New at Colorado's Ski Resorts for the 2019/20 Winter Season

 Colorado’s ski areas were busy last spring, summer and early fall working across the state on significant capital infrastructure improvements, new lodging options, dining experiences and more. In addition to improvements that seasoned skiers and riders will enjoy, they are offering a wide variety of guest enhancements and learning options that brand-new skiers and riders or those […]

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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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Family Travel: 40+ Holiday Vacation Ideas in Colorado

For a romantic snowy getaway or a winter wonderland family vacation, destinations across Colorado offer opportunities to create holiday memories to last a lifetime. These holiday travel itineraries will have visitors of all ages dreaming of sugarplums in no time.  Also, don’t miss Denver guide to the holidays: Santa Arrivals & Christmas events!  Aurora  Stay and Play at Gaylord […]

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20 Best Places to Go Sledding in Colorado

Colorado’s winter started early this year so when the snow flies, consider seeking out a sled at one of these locations for some old-fashioned fun. There are myriad of sledding hills–some public, some secret. Here are a handful of favorite sports. Some offer sled rentals: others are BYOS. These are the best sledding hills all over Colorado. […]

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Tips for Traveling via Charter Bus with Kids

Traveling with kids can be tedious. Make that a dozen or two kids, and “tedious” may be an understatement. Field trips, multi-family trips, and outings for birthday celebrations require plenty of planning to make sure every kid is happy and each adult isn’t too stressed.  Organizing your transportation is one of the first steps toward […]

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