United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

#3 of 144 in Things to do in Colorado Springs
Must see · Military Facility · Educational Site
As you're driving toward this museum and military campus, the iconic accordion-shaped chapel will help you spot United States Air Force Academy. The campus, in a scenic area filled with Rocky Mountain fresh air, covers 7,500 hectares (18,500 acres) and is the place U.S. Air Force cadets start out. In addition to the museum and chapel, you can visit the athletic center, stadium, cadet field house, and more. All tours are self-guided. Plan to see United States Air Force Academy and other attractions that appeal to you using our Colorado Springs trip site.
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  • However it is no available to tour and we were not even allowed on just to drive around and see. I understand, but really would have loved to see up close.  more »
  • We tried to visit on Sunday June 23th but we were informed by the cadet at the security gates that the campus is still closed due to Covid. They allowed us to do a u-turn at the gate and we were back....  more »
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  • Beautiful place and inspiring. The cadet chapel is very nice. It’s a MUST visit place if you are in Colorado Springs area. Highly recommend it!

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