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3 Days
Kid-Approved Denver

From landmark attractions like the Denver Zoo and Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park to chic eateries that double as table tennis gyms and bowling alleys, this Denver getaway keeps parents entertained while the little ones 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

Mixes family fun, upscale-casual dining and spectacular marine life in Denver. Explore the Aquarium Adventure exhibit with more than 1 million gallons…

lunch

Steve's Snappin' Dogs

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…

activity

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Inspire, Surprise, and Entertain All in One Setting

Multiple unique settings that accommodate 15 to 3,500 guests

Inspiring views of City…

dinner

Avanti Food & Beverage

Situated in Denver's popular LoHi neighborhood, Avanti Food & Beverage is a modern day food hall featuring an eclectic mix of affordably priced…

activity

Rise Comedy

Denver's favorite place for comedy, improv, stand-up, classes and more!

lodging

Curtis Hotel

Put a little pop in your life! At the Curtis, Denver's only pop culture themed hotel.

Day 2

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breakfast

Sam's No. 3

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…

activity

Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

Elitch Gardens is open for one more weekend of Fright Fest. Open Friday night, Saturday and Sunday through October 31st. Enjoy Family by Day with a…

lunch

Cherry Cricket -- Cherry Creek

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

activity

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

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…

dinner

Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant

Denver's oldest restaurant, with "Colorado's #1 liquor license," serving prime beef steaks, buffalo, elk, baby-back ribs and other fabulous game specialties…

activity

Punch Bowl Social

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

lodging

Curtis Hotel

Put a little pop in your life! At the Curtis, Denver's only pop culture themed hotel.

Day 3

breakfast

Syrup City Park

Award-winning corned beef hash, handcrafted syrups and signature green chili stew have earned the restaurant a loyal following in a very short time,…

activity

Denver Mint

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…

lunch

Blue Agave Grill

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

activity

Denver Zoo

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…

dinner

Ace Eat Serve

Inspired by the comfort foods and shop houses of Southeast Asia, Ace combines Asian inspired cuisine with an expansive indoor/outdoor bar, year-round…

activity

d bar Desserts

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

lodging

Curtis Hotel

Put a little pop in your life! At the Curtis, Denver's only pop culture themed hotel.