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An Itinerary for the Whole Family


Start your morning at a local favorite family spot, The Buff for stacks of pancakes, bowls of granola and fresh-squeezed orange juice. On your way, stop at an information kiosk for a child-friendly city map of Boulder, or you can download a digital copy here.

Spend the morning exploring:

Photo by Bee Hugger Farm

Bee Hugger Farm

Tree-Hugger Tip

Bring food and water for longer hikes. The slightly higher altitude means you may get dehydrated more easily. And don't forget to bring water for your dogs!

Photo by Dave Wright/Flickr Creative Commons

Valmont Bike Park


Stop along the Pearl Street Mall at one of the many family-friendly cafés and eateries:

Visit one of Boulder's local attractions:

Photo by Gwen Gray

Scott Carpenter Park Skate Park


Dine at one of Boulder's family establishments:

After dinner, do some more exploring:

  • Watch street performers on the Pearl Street Mall — entertainment for the entire family.
  • Enjoy a star or interactive show in the dome at Fiske Planetarium, CU campus.
  • Dance to live music with Bands on the Bricks on the Pearl Street Mall, Wednesday evenings during the summer months.

Fiske Planetarium