Sightseeing in Edwards

Half Off at Colorado Railroad Museum

Golden

$20 $10

Families enjoy more than 100 steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, cabooses, and G-scale trains on a 15-acre railyard

50% Off at Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

Golden Proper

$12 $6

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xhibits full of family heirlooms and historically significant artifacts including quilts from the 1800s and contemporary art

50% Off Planetarium Visit in Boulder

Boulder

$20 $10

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Planetarium's dome glows with shows about cosmos & music-filled laser shows; kid-friendly shows available

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers Denver's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

43% Off Historical Bus Tour

Multiple Locations

$44 $25

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During 90-minute tours, tour guide provides funky, fun, and interesting historically accurate tidbits about locales around Denver or Boulder

Up to 53% Off at Natural History Museum

Morrison

$16 $8

Visit or join a paleontology museum whose exhibits include remains from the first stegosaurus ever found and a T. rex skull you can touch

55% Off Scavenger-Hunt Adventure Race

Rock Bottom Brewery

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

Up to 61% Off Urban Scavenger Hunt

Lodo's Bar

$100 $40

Five-hour scavenger hunt takes participants through 12 challenges that encourage them to explore the city while testing their mettle

Up to 53% Off Counterterrorism Museum Visits

Golden Triangle

$16 $8

Developed by counterterrorism experts, the interactive exhibit educates visitors about global terrorism's history, tools, and media coverage

$7 for Two Tickets to the Mizel Museum

Washington Virginia Vale

$14 $7

Interactive exhibits explore Jewish art, music, literature, and 4,000 years of history

50% Off at History Colorado Center

Golden Triangle Museum District

$24 $12

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Exhibits include a Living West exhibit, two "time machines," and a topographical floor map of Colorado from 400 miles above Earth

Up to 54% Off Air Museum and Flight Simulation

Lowry Neighborhood

$46 $24

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Learn how the pros pilot a fighter jet during simulated flights; explore a former Air Force hangar with more than four dozen airplanes

Up to Half Off at Pepsi Center Tours

Auraria

$20 $10

Explore the home of the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, and Colorado Mammoth during a 90-minute tour of the 675,000 sq. ft. facility

50% Off Museo de las Americas

Santa Fe Arts District

$10 $5

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Collection of more than 4,000 artifacts ranging from pre-Columbian to contemporary creators provides a history of Latin American culture

Up to 50% Off Visits to Denver Firefighters Museum

Central Business District

$24 $12

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Bunking gear, horse-drawn fire trucks, and hands-on fire safety activities exhibited inside a 1909-built former fire station

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The Pines Lodge is tucked comfortably into the snow bed that is Colorado ski country. Guests can enjoy nearby access to superior slopes, as well as eclectic dining, shopping, entertainment, and recreation options. Each room offers rustic charm and modern conveniences, putting guests squarely into the middle of a Venn diagram of comfort. Skiers can suit up for a full day in the cold outdoors by using the in-room boot warmer and iPod charging dock. Those preferring to stay indoors can snuggle into a fuzzy robe and strap on cyber skis to slalom through a high-speed Internet connection. For a happy medium, guests can enjoy the great outdoors without risking frost-nipped fingers in the resort's heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi.

141 Scott Hill Road
Beaver Creek,
CO
US

With the lapping of river tides as its soundtrack, the state-certified guides of Breckenridge Adventure Tours lead groups during private, all-inclusive expeditions into the wild. The passion they exude is helped along by the drive of owner Eric Carlson, who has spent the better part of his life exploring the outdoors. Such know-how comes in handy on rafting adventures, such as whitewater runs atop the Colorado and Arkansas Rivers, and on fishing trips, which bend around the skills of both beginner and advanced anglers. Together, Eric and his team enrich trips with their knowledge of local history, flora, and fauna that demonstrates their vast experience and direct access to Mother Nature’s journal.

1655 Airport Road
Breckenridge,
CO
US

A haven for creative thinking, doing, and living, Alpine Arts Center fosters the artist in every one of its visitors—no matter their age or medium. A stunning array of classes for kids encourages little artists to try their hands at drawing and painting independently as early as age 3, and toddlers and infants can come with a parent to get messy in a safe and fun environment. Likewise, teen and adult classes encourage artists to discover their favorite form of expression, whether that's mosaics, cartooning, or paint-eating performance art.

210 Edwards Village Blvd.
Edwards,
CO
US

Originally known as the Garden of Angels, Red Rocks enchants visitors with ethereal scenery and top-notch acoustics 6,450 feet above sea level. The amphitheater geologically emerged from the ocean floor over millions of years, its walls housing fossil fragments of various dinosaurs, including plesiosaurs, mosasaurs, and several plush Barney dolls. The carbon-dated rock 'n' roll history of Red Rocks includes performances by The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and The Grateful Dead, who kept coming back to the venue year after year in search of their missing flip-flops. The sonic stone architecture of the venue has also led to dozens of popular live recordings, including U2’s Live at Red Rocks: Under a Blood Red Sky, John Tesh’s Live at Red Rocks, and Neil Young’s Road Rock Vol. 1.

18300 W Alameda Pkwy
Morrison,
CO
US

Housed in a historic brick building, the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art challenges minds and peppers peepers with an ever-rotating roulette wheel of exhibits from local, national, and international artists. An individual membership affords artophiles unlimited entry for 12 months, or the approximate time it takes to have a baby. Peruse the industrial-ceilinged, white-walled galleries alone, with a friend capitalizing on the included guest entry pass (one per visit), or with the guidance of a wisdom-infused curator as part of invitation-only exhibitions. Members revel in additional benefits, such as discounts on museum programs and at the museum store, subscriptions to the events calendar and e-news.

1750 13th St
Boulder,
CO
US

With thousands of frame and mat samples, The Great Frame Up can satisfy any and all framing fantasies. The expert framespeople can make diplomas radiate (most diplomas can be framed for around $100–$200), personalized jerseys glisten (most for less than $300), and dorm-room movie posters sparkle (many 24" x 36" pieces are less than $100). The design wizards can also find a home for any prized possession, such as shoebox photos, baby booties, ticket stubs, medals, and really good pot roasts. The Great Frame Up’s no-hassle guarantee and assurance that all work is done on-site means your frameables won't be subject to mistreatment at underground commercial framing facilities.

1674 30th St
Boulder,
CO
US