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

Side trips from Colorado Springs

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Theme Park
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park Manitou Springs
4.2
Duration: 8 hours
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Scenic Drive
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain Cascade
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing Canon City
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Water Body
Manitou Springs Incline Manitou Springs
4.8
Duration: 4 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
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Focus on the Family Bookstore
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Science Museum
Peterson Air & Space Museum
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Colorado Springs

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Specialty Museum
Penrose Heritage Museum
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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History Museum
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Monument
Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Hiking Trail
Palmer Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Colorado Springs

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

Museums in Colorado Springs

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History Museum
United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Colorado Springs Military Museum
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Western Museum of Mining and Industry
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min