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Kid-Approved Denver

Kid-Approved Denver
3 days
From landmark attractions like the Denver Zoo, Colorado Rockies games and Elitch's to chic eateries that double as ping-pong gyms and bowling alleys, this Denver getaway keeps parents busy and entertained while the littles get to do just what they want.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local:

Participate in a project with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado.

Day 1
Activity

Downtown Aquarium

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Mixes family fun, upscale-casual dining and spectacular marine life in Denver. Explore the Aquarium Adventure exhibit with more than 1 million gallons of extraordinary exhibits. Dine in the... Read More

Lunch

Steve's Snappin' Dogs

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Steve's Snappin' Dogs is an East Coast-style hot dog stand importing Dogs from from New Jersey.  A Full Kids, Vegetarian/Vegan and Gluten Free Menu. Steve's Hot Dogs, ( Voted Best in Denver 7... Read More

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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Explore one of Denver's top family attractions. Experience ancient fossils, dazzling gems and minerals, majestic wildlife, recent discoveries from outer space, Egyptian mummies, exhibits about... Read More

Dinner

Avanti Food & Beverage

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Situated in Denver's popular LoHi neighborhood, Avanti Food & Beverage is a modern day food hall featuring an eclectic mix of affordably priced restaurants. Read More
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Colorado Rockies

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Colorado's MLB team. The 76-acre Coors Field stands at 20th and Blake streets in Denver's lower downtown/Ballpark Neighborhood. Fans sitting in the first-base and right-field areas are treated... Read More

Lodging

Embassy Suites Denver-Downtown/Convention Center

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Our Downtown Denver hotel offers all the conveniences that you have come to expect with Embassy Suites. We offer complimentarly cooked to order breakfast daily, and a nightly managers reception.... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Sam's Downtown

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Our menu is loaded with award-winning choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Whether you choose one of our many specialty omelets or a breakfast burritos, a specialty salad or a burger, Sam's... Read More

Activity

Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

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Located in the heart of Denver and celebrating 130 years of fun, Elitch Gardens is Colorado's only world-class combination theme and water park. The park is open May through October. Guests will... Read More

Lunch

Cherry Cricket

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We've been slinging brews, burgers and good times since 1945. Very little has changed insde the neighborhodd's favorite spot.

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Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

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Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Wings) is located on the former grounds of Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado. The museum is housed in the historic Hangar No. 1, built in 1939... Read More

Dinner

Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant

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Denver's oldest restaurant, with "Colorado's #1 liquor license," serving prime beef steaks, buffalo, elk, baby-back ribs and other fabulous game specialties. Magnificently decorated with over 500... Read More
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Punch Bowl Social

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Karaoke, vintage arcade, table games, bowling meet brunch, breakfast/lunch/dinner and crafted bevs. Read More
Lodging

Doubletree by Hilton - Denver

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Centrally located between DIA and Downtown Denver offering complimentary shuttle & WiFi Read More
Day 3
Breakfast

Syrup City Park

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Award-winning corned beef hash, handcrafted syrups and signature green chili stew have earned the restaurant a loyal following in a very short time, ensuring Syrup a coveted place in Denver’s... Read More
Activity

Denver Mint

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Learn the rich history of the United States Mint and how we produce billions of coins each year for the American public with a free, guided tour of the Denver facility. Tours are recommended for... Read More
Lunch

Blue Agave Grill

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We are a scratch kitchen contemporary southwestern with Asian fusion. We are known for our Gluten Free influenced menu and house-infused margaritas. Read More
Dinner

Denver Zoo

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Whether it's baby animals, new exhibits, or old favorites, there's always something to be wild about at Denver Zoo! Denver Zoo is home to more than 3,500 animals and has championed over 600... Read More

Dinner

Ace Eat Serve

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Inspired by the comfort foods and shop houses of Southeast Asia, Ace combines Asian inspired cuisine with an expansive indoor/outdoor bar, year-round patio, and Denver's only dedicated Ping-Pong... Read More

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d bar Desserts

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We have designed D Bar to be a favorite getaway for those who love dessert, food, wine and living life. Read More
Lodging

Doubletree by Hilton - Denver

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Centrally located between DIA and Downtown Denver offering complimentary shuttle & WiFi Read More