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!

See Colorado's National Parks with the Kids!

Our nation's National Parks have been called the
crown jewels of America. 

Colorado is the proud home of four National Parks: 

  • Rocky Mountain 
  • Mesa Verde 
  • Great Sand Dunes 
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison 

Plan your great Colorado family vacation with our
series on Colorado's National Parks - 45 pages of information and inspiration

Start with the National Parks Directory at
Visit the Prettiest Places
in Colorado
 with the Kids

From the
Far View Lodge
in Mesa Verde
to Eagle's Nest
on Vail Mountain,
follow this link to the
Most Scenic Places
in Colorado
for families

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Vacation Ideas:

Photo: The Stanley Hotel
in Estes Park offers families
excellent ghost stories
in an elegant Victorian setting.

Looking for lodging? 

Find the
perfect pillows
for your family
at the end
of the day. 
Whether you want
a campsite
under the stars
or a 5-star resort,
start with our article
on family lodging
in Colorado

Summertime or wintertime, renting a cabin is a great option for families on vacation in Colorado.

Check out our list of great cabins to rent.

From fancy to frumpy, most cabins in Colorado are available year round. 

Autumn: Colorado's
Best Kept Secret

Photo: View of the changing aspen
 trees from Oh My God Road.

Frosty nights,
warm days,
low prices,
thin crowds,
gold on the mountains,
impossibly blue skies.

Plan your fall vacation
in Colorado now!


Feature Article
Fall in Colorado: Pure Gold

Photo: Autumn in Colorado creates one of the most
magical backdrops for family vacations.
Here, a dad and his boys spy fish
in West Maroon Creek, near Aspen, Colorado.

Plan Great Colorado Vacations 
with the Kids!

Find the best campground 
for your family, discover hiking paradise in Colorado's national parks, or immerse yourself in Western culture.

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.

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 wildlife or photography, 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 exploring Fairy Caves to riding gondolas to swimming in giant hot springs, the town has plenty of options for families.

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Plan your summer vacation in Colorado now. Our series of articles about summer activities has all kinds of ideas, from Tiny Town to ghost towns.

Camping in Colorado is at the top of the list for summer fun with the kids. See our popular page on Colorado Camping, and then check out our round-up of great Colorado campgrounds.


Camping in Colorado offers kids the opportunity to goof around and roast
marshmallows while Dad messes with the campfire.

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.