Crow Canyon Archaeology Adventures
Bring the kids (10+) and join us for a hands-on adventure exploring Mesa Verde region archaeology.
23390 Road K
Cortez, CO 81321
800.422.8975, ext. 146 or Local: 970.564.4346
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
The Pioneer Woman homeschool blogger tells about her family’s visit to this relocated historic site. She has lots of photos from the fun they had climbing around the structures.
Colorado Kids Activity and Family Vacation Guide
Fun and sometimes educational places to go with kids in Colorado.
Pikes Peak Country Attractions
The Pikes Peak region of Colorado has many family-friendly attractions located in Colorado Springs, Historic Manitou Springs, Canon City, Royal Gorge region, and Cripple Creek.
Images of Colorado
Homeschool webmaster Jan France has award winning photos of sights near her home in Douglas County, CO. Ideas for field trips with a camera.
Pass the Torch – Southern Colorado and Utah Trips
Kelly blogs and illustrates about the family adventures in the high desert regions of both states.
Argo Gold Mine and Mill
Tour begins in Argotown where an experienced guide will inform you of the history of the tunnel, the mine and the mill. Open mid-April through mid-October, 7 days a week. Groups of 25 or more may make reservations for other dates. Idaho Springs, CO 80452 – (303) 567-2421.
Aurora History Museum
A community-based cultural center featuring changing history, natural history, culture, fine and decorative arts exhibits and programs. 15051 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012.
Industry & Technology
Interactive site with recommended factory tours in Colorado. Add your own favorite tour and write a review.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
One of only a handful of accredited zoos in the nation that operates without local tax support. Hilly, so be prepared to climb! 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, Colorado Springs. (719) 633-9925
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Expose your children to the wonders of science in an interactive children’s workshop. Natural and cultural history and health science topics are the focus of these engaging programs. 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, (303) 322-7009
Garden of the Gods
Learn the history of the Park and the Pikes Peak region of Colorado and find out how those red rocks got there! 1805 N 30th Street, Colorado Springs. (719) 634-6666
May Natural History Museum
One of the world’s outstanding collections of giant insects, related creatures and rare artifacts. 710 Rock Creek Canyon Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80926. (719) 576-0450
The isolation of the refuge provides the resident wolves a sanctuary. It also means that to visit the refuge we simply ask that people come prepared for the mountain weather. Silver Cliff, CO 81252.
South Platte Park
Homeschoolers, take advantage of time scheduled for you to experience naturalist-guided programs that usually require larger classroom numbers! If these programs are full, and you can coordinate 10 – 20 students from your homeschool network, we can arrange any of these programs for your group.
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
A varied selection of object-based museum programs for students, teachers, and families. Check the events calendar for upcoming activities that may interest your children. Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309. Phone: (303) 492.6892.
YA YA Farm & Orchard
Make a reservation to come pick heirloom apples, take a hayride pulled by Percheron Draft Horses, celebrate with a culinary feast in the evening, or enjoy a family-oriented October fest. Located in Longmont, CO. (303) 485-5585.
Anatomy in Clay Centers
The non-profit Anatomy in Clay® Centers in Denver features hands-on workshops in human and animal anatomy. Form bones, muscles, nerves and more with clay on scale models of humans, horses or dogs. Workshops must be registered for in advance.
2201 S Delaware St
Denver, CO 80223
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
Colorado’s only hands-on science and technology center, featuring over 110 interactive exhibits to entertain and educate visitors of all ages. 408 Mason Court, Fort Collins, CO 80524, (970) 221-6738