Elitch Gardens

Amusement Park in Denver

If you’re finding all the museums a bit too serious, loosen up at this amusement park near downtown Denver – your kids will love you for it. There's a water park, roller coasters, live entertainment and more. The arts collective Meow Wolf even opened a ride here. Go online to save on admission. If you're planning to go more than once, buy the season pass to save a bundle.