area activities

Some great things to do near Denver
We recommend these activities for great fun for the entire family, from kids to the elderly.

Amusement parks

Six Flags Elitch Garden
Open April through October, call or visit web site for exact operating dates and times. Six Flags Elitch Gardens is two parks in one -- a family theme park and Island Kingdom Water Park located near downtown Denver in the Plate River Valley.
2000 Elitch Circle
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 595-4386
www.elitchgardens.com

Heritage Square
Open year-round Heritage Square is a re-constructed Colorado mining town from the 1870s with an old fort, elaborate Victorian buildings and storefronts, shops, restaurants and a cabaret theatre. Amusement park rides, a water slide, bungee tower, go-karts, miniature golf, miniature railroad, alpine slide and bicycle rentals are some of the other attractions. The Heritage Square Music Hall is a unique dinner theatre featuring a buffet dinner followed by comedy plays and musical comedy revues.
18301 W. Colfax
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 279-7800
www.heritagesquare.info

Lakeside Amusement Park
Open weekends starting in May, then daily from June through the summer. An amusement park that is fun for the entire family, including 15 kiddie rides, classic Cyclone wooden roller coaster, scenic miniature train, 40 rides, plus arcade games and refreshments.
I-70 and Sheridan Blvd.
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 477-1621
www.lakesideamusementpark.com

Water World
Thrill rides include Voyage to the Center of the Earth and Lost River of the Pharaohs. Slides, two wave pools, a river float ride, a fun house and Calypso Cove are other highlights.
Open Memorial Day - Labor Day 10am to 6pm.
1800 W 89th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 427-7873
www.waterworldcolorado.com

 

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