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Denver for Families

Family-Friendly Denver

Your kids won’t be bored with what Denver has to offer in the way of kid-friendly events and activities. Simply put, there’s no shortage of interactive exhibits and displays, exciting zoos and cutting-edge aquariums made to fascinate young and old alike.

If you’re looking for safe and win-some parks, the famed City Park Area boasts of spacious tennis courts, picnic facilities, plenty of playground areas, lakes for rowing and quality summer concert events.

With the famous Denver Zoo located at the park’s eastern edge, youngster of every age group will marvel at the extraordinary massive collection of over 4,300 animals of every species and variety.

Long known as Denver’s most popular outdoor attraction, swimming elephants, funny, swinging orangutans swing and majestic lions join in with their horrific roars in up-close and personal wildlife experiences at the Denver zoo.

As if all of this were not enough, perhaps your family will find the adjacent Denver Museum of Nature and Science, complete with the denver museum spectacular Gates Planetarium, to be more to their taste.

Complete with fossils and dinosaurs, Egyptian mummies, and dynamic true to life films at the Phipps IMAX 3D Theater, the Museum’s Discovery Zone lends its exciting activities consisting of archeological sand pits and so much more.

Refusing to be left out of places to see and have fun at, the Denver Botanic Gardens has one of the best public botanical gardens in the nation and is conveniently located in the Cheesman Park neighborhood of Denver.

That being said, and more than 100 years old since it’s beginnings, the Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park, locally plays host to six roller coaster rides, arcades for those young and young at heart and mouth-watering food.

Not being left behind, the Lakeside Amusement Park with its turn of the 20th mood and tone, will fascinate those in your family who enjoy wooden roller coasters and delicious Amish funnel cakes from a previous era.

The famed Downtown Aquarium promises one of the most vivid displays of kaleidoscopic fish coupled with reptile, bird and tiger habitats that are found anywhere on the planet. Imagine your youngsters feeding stingrays, swimming with safe and friendly sharks, panning for gold and watching a spectacular show emerge with almost real mermaids.

Safe Schools

denver schoolsWith more than 90,000 students and more than 200 public schools, Denver enjoys an ideal school climate for families wishing to migrate to this beautiful city.

And that’s not counting the huge number of private, parochial and trade schools. Moreover, that’s not including university and junior college availabilities as well. Denvernites believe in quality education at all levels, and that’s what you and your family can expect as well.