Colorado Vacations 
Family Travel Colorado 
Your Guide to Visiting Colorado with the Kids
Plan Your Best Colorado
Family Vacation Ever!

Advice, ideas, and great tips
for fantastic kid trips
in the Rockies. 

From famous resorts
to secret trails,
we explore Colorado's
best places for families. 

Here is the information
and inspiration you need
plan your best trip ever!

Some of the best lift ticket deals in Colorado are for kids.

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From 4 packs to fifth-graders skiing for free, families can find relief from ticket window shock.

See our article: Best Colorado Ski Deals and Passes for Kids

Colorado Hotels have come a long way.

Canvas tents and drafty log buildings have been
replaced by
elegant inns
and plush accommodations.

Photo: Colorado hotels like The Little Nell in Aspen, offer vacationing families posh quarters close to blue-ribbon outdoor recreation.


Read our
articles about
Colorado's Luxurious Lodges.

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Plan your
Colorado Christmas!

From choosing a resort
to planning your activities, to finding the best hotel,
our articles have
all kinds of ideas
for a magical family vacation.

Follow these links:

Christmas in Colorado

Best Hotels for a Colorado Christmas Vacation

Colorado Christmas Activities

10 Tips for Taking Toddlers to the Parade of Lights

Family Ski Resorts in Colorado

Colorado girl skiing at Monarch
Photo: Colorado slopes call adventurous 
families looking for fun in the 
fresh air and sunshine.

Plan Great Colorado
Family Vacations

Find the best ski resort for your family, explore towns that charm the children (and their parents), and find just the right lodging at the end of the day.  

Family Travel Colorado can help wit

  • quick, helpful articles
  • park directories
  • recommended trips
  • hidden treasures and
  • nitty gritty advice

We provide the information and inspiration to make your Colorado vacation a hit with your family.

 Feature Article
10 Tips for Saving Money
When Skiing in Colorado

Photo: Families can have just as much fun skiing at Colorado's gems -
smaller, less well-known (and less expensive) resorts.

Lodging, Activities, Destinations for All Ages

Whether you are looking for a luxury hotel, a rustic cabin, or a campsite, has suggestions and ideas.

If your family has a special love of archeology or train travel or hiking, we'll let you in on the best spots for your favorite activities.

Want to vacation in the perfect destination for your family? articles can help you choose. 

Photo: Glenwood Springs, a resort town on the banks of the Colorado River,
lies tucked in a valley between Vail and Aspen.
From skiing at Sunlight Mountain Resort, to exploring Fairy Caves
to riding gondolas to swimming in giant hot springs,
the town has plenty of options for families.

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Baby, it's cold outside, but that's no reason not to go outside! Plan your family winter vacation now, with ideas for fun in Colorado. Count on a bunch of fresh air!

Skiing is a time-honored family activity in Colorado. And Colorado ski areas constantly create new adventures for kids to discover. From giant snow castles to secret ski-through tunnels to quiet woodland nature trails, kids can find surprises all over Colorado's ski mountains. 


The Coyote's Den at Vail is just one of many adventure parks
with thrills for the younger people on the slopes.

A Colorado vacation with the kids is even better when you are visiting one of the prettiest places in Colorado. Start your trip with our recommended scenic spots for families. 

Wondering what to pack when you head for the hills? Check out our series of gear lists at our Gear for Family Travel page.

Our site map has a well organized list of all our pages to help your planning process. specializes in quick,
helpful articles about the best
Colorado places to visit with kids. 

Our pictures, tips, gear lists, advice,
and recommended trips make it easy
for busy parents to find the
information and inspiration they need
to plan great Colorado vacations.