United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

#3 of 143 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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  • As an Active duty member have visited the US Airforce Academy great place, very clean, safe and has much to offer veterans and their families. Shopping and dining are good and affordable the views...  more »
  • A great place to visit and tour. I took my grandkids to see several of their planetarium movies during the summer of 2019. The museum history around the academy is interesting to see.  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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