Colorado Springs Things to Do

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  • 1. Garden of the Gods

    5 out of 5 stars

    This is a truly amazing place to visit if you happen to be in the area. The sandstone formations are incredible, colorful and towering all over you. The park is admission free and there are several...

  • 2. Pike's Peak

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Fun trip for the whole family. Ride the cog train up Pike's peak--if your lucky, the weather is good and you get up above 14 000 feet. The views are spectacular. Remember to dress for the weather as...

  • 3. Manitou Cliff Dwellings

    Less well-known than the famed cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde, the Manitou Cliff Dwellings are still fascinating. Built over 700 years ago, they are about the same age as many European castles and...

  • 4. Seven Falls

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Called "the grandest mile of scenery in Colorado", these falls offer tremendous views by day and by night. It's 224 steps to the top (comparable to climbing up some cathedral spires or lighthouse...

  • 5. Air Force Academy

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Just north of Colorado Springs is the sprawling Air Force Academy. I was a student here in the early 70's and the longer I'm away the fonder my memories become. There is a visitor's center and I would...

  • 6. Cave of the Winds

    We just did the "discover tour". It takes about 45 minutes and is the most popular tour. They also offer a "Lantern Tour" which I'd like to do sometime. It takes about an hour and a half and as you...

  • 7. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Close to the Cheyenne Mountain zoo and included in the admission price to the zoo. The shrine is dedicated to the cowboy and homourist who died in a plane crash in 1935. It is located in a beautiful...

  • 8. Royal Gorge

    This is one of the more fabulous sites to see in all of the US. It is a gorge carved out by the Arkansas River, and is 1,053 deep. At the near bottom there is a railroad that goes through some of the...

  • 9. Cripple Creek

    The creek did not look too crippled; in fact we did not even see it coming into town that I recall. The town is pretty well preserved for all these years, and none of the buildings look like they have...

  • 10. Hanging Rock

    The Rocks of the Garden of the gods are something to definately be seen. I saw them in the snow, but they are amazing either way. Outcrops smothered in snow though look like sugar cream coated...

  • 11. More to do.

    Much of what Colorado Springs has to offer is just up the canyon in Manitou Springs. There, you'll find the Cave of the Winds, the Pike's Peak Cog Rail, and...

  • 12. Carriage House Museum

    Nowadays, we take it for granted that we can hop on the interstate and get to a city hundreds of miles away in a few hours. This small but impressive museum...

  • 13. Old Colorado City

    Founded in 1857, Colorado City became the first capital of the state of Colorado. It is now incorporated into the city of Colorado Springs, but has become a...

  • 14. USAFA

    The website for the USAFA as of Oct 2001 says: "In response to heightened national security conditions, access to the Air Force Academy is now limited to...

  • 15. Visit Glen Eyrie Castle

    There is a castle that was built by General Palmer who founded Colorado Springs. It is located just off the entrance to Garden of the Gods,near the...

  • 16. Cheyenne Mountain State Park

    Colorado's newest State Park, Cheyenne Mountain State Park took over the lands of the old JL Ranch that is nestled in the foothills of Cheyenne Mountain right...

  • 17. How the West Was Mined

    The Western Museum of Mining and Industry is not just a collection of static displays, but one of working machines. The guide demonstrates how these...

  • 18. The Pioneer Legacy

    The Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum offers a look at the live and legacy of the state's pioneers. These hardy explorers, fur trappers, ranchers, and others...

  • 19. Ghost Town and Wild West Musuem

    This is a wonderful collection of things from the old Wild West set out in a *town* within the building. It's just like one of the old cowboy movie streets,...

  • 20. Celebrations Metaphysical Fair

    Bi-Annually around April and October. April 17-19, 2009. Colorado Springs City Auditorium, 22 E. Kiowa Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado.One of Colorado...

  • 21. Rubbish Art Gallery

    Rubbish Gallery17B E. Bijou * Colorado Springs, CO 80903 * 719-640-5282January 6-February 6, 2009: "Altered Pieces and Mythology for the Zeitgeist"...

  • 22. Smoke Brush Gallery (January 2009)

    One of the fine events that represents some of the great events they hold each month, this annual event, brings together Self Exhibition art and performances...

  • 23. Miramont Castle

    Father Jean Baptiste Francolon emigrated from France to the US in 1878. As a priest, he was assigned to Our Lady of Perpetual Help here in Manitou Springs in...

  • 24. America the Beautiful Park

    Formerly Confluence Park, this 30 acre park was recreated and re-dedicated as "America the Beautiful" in 1992 as part of Colorado Springs Downtown Action Plan...

  • 25. Hiking and Biking in the Garden of the Gods

    Hiking in the Garden of the Gods is not limited only to the walks on the paved roads in the park, but there are some trails with signs of directions and the...

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