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Colorado Springs

4.4
Parks · Zoos · Waterfalls
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century. One of the most famous mountains in the world, the Pikes Peak summit sits 14,115 ft (4,203 m) above sea level and offers breathtaking views beyond belief. The vibrant city below boasts endless outdoor recreation, arts and culture, delectable food, craft beverages and unforgettable attractions. The area is also home to the United States Air Force Academy, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs Olympic & Paralympic Training Center and, opening in spring 2020, the country’s only U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum. Discover more than 60 unique wonders throughout Colorado’s Pikes Peak region. Our United States day trip planner combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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Popular things to do in Colorado Springs

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Garden of the Gods ©
Park
Garden of the Gods
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Zoo
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
United States Air Force Academy ©
Military Facility
United States Air Force Academy
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
Military Museum
National Museum of World War II Aviation
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Scenic Drive
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain Cascade
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Theme Park
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park Manitou Springs
4.2
Duration: 8 hours
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing Canon City
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours Buena Vista
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Colorado Springs

Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Penrose Heritage Museum
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Climbing Tour
Climbing Tours
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Waterfall
Helen Hunt Falls
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Colorado Springs

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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Focus on the Family Bookstore ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Focus on the Family Bookstore
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Historic Site
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Expanding Minds Unlimited - The Colorado Springs Children's Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Expanding Minds Unlimited - The Colorado Springs Children's Museum
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Parks in Colorado Springs

North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
Park
North Cheyenne Canon Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Ute Valley Park ©
Park
Ute Valley Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
John Venezia Community Park ©
Park
John Venezia Community Park
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Fox Run Regional Park ©
Park
Fox Run Regional Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs Military Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Colorado Springs Military Museum
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum ©
History Museum
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum ©
History Museum
United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Lester L. Williams Fire Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Lester L. Williams Fire Museum
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

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