Things to Do in Denver and Boulder

With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time to explore our beautiful city with your family, significant other or bestie. Here are my top 10 things to do in Boulder or Denver this spring…check them out or use them as a starting point to brainstorm some other amazing adventures in our beautiful state of Colorado! Let me know what other spots should have made the list!

Dushanbe Teahouse (Boulder)

Grab brunch with a girlfriend or schedule a special afternoon tea with your mom!

Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary (Boulder)

Attend a live or online class to make natural self-care items or fill up a shopping cart of loose tea and other bulk ingredients to create natural remedies.

Avanti Boulder (Boulder)

Enjoy a drink on the rooftop at sunset or sample various cuisines at this upscale food court!

The Wild Animal Sanctuary (Keenesburg)

Such a different experience than a zoo. View rescued animals from an elevated walkway. Come to learn and support these amazing lions, tigers, bears and wolves rescued from abusive situations.

Lovin Farm Animal Sanctuary (Erie)

An amazing way to connect and support rescued farm animals!! Can’t wait to visit with my family.

Movement Gym (Denver)

The whole family will love hitting up an indoor climbing gym this spring! This one has several locations throughout Colorado, but check out the rock gym nearest you for intro classes and youth programs!

Anne U White Trail Boulder (Boulder)

Perfect beginner hike for kids or family not used to the elevation! This trail crosses over a creek several times and is so lush and beautiful in late spring!

Airhouse Adventure Park (Arvada)

Arcade, mini-golf, dodge ball, ropes course…what can’t you do at this indoor park?

Sushi-Rama (Denver)

With several locations in the Denver area, this conveyor-belt style sushi restaurant is so much fun!

The Inventing Room (Denver)

Willy Wonka fans will delight in this tasty experience! They are currently requiring advanced tickets to visit their dessert shop!!!

Things to Do in Denver and Boulder

Things to Do in Denver and Boulder

Things to Do in Denver and Boulder

Things to Do in Denver and Boulder



Hello, I am Julie. Wife, mom of two boys, photographer, adventurer and coffee lover. I live in Colorado and never run out of places to hike, explore, and play with my family. Some of our most recent adventures include white water rafting, tent camping, and exploring Rocky Mountain National Park.