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Colorado Springs Tourism and Sightseeing
Colorado Springs, CO is nestled at the base of Pikes Peak-America's Mountain and the perfect choice for your next family vacation. With more than 55 fun attractions such as Cave of the Winds, Garden of the Gods and the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, there's always something to explore. Outdoor adventure can be enjoyed year-round with our 300+ days of sunshine and mild mountain climate. It's not uncommon to see light jackets in the summer and shorts in the winter months. The scenic beauty of the area is unrivaled whether hiking in North Cheyenne Canon Park, enjoying the sounds of Seven Falls or discovering the trails of Red Rock Canyon Open Space. The city offers a rich culture and history that can be found at places like the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Pioneers Museum and Glen Eyrie Castle. If you like being the hero by planning a cool vacation that your kids will remember for the rest of their lives, then find yourself in Colorado Springs.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Garden of The Gods Visitor Center And Park
Garden of The Gods Visitor Center And Park Top Attraction!
Botanical Garden in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Explore Colorado Springs' paradise in one magical stop. The Visitor Center is the most visited attraction in the region with a 14-minute, HD multimedia show: How Did Those Red Rocks Get There?¥. Park is free and open from dusk to dawn. Garden of The Gods Visitor Center And Park in Colorado Springs, CO is a world-class visitor center and museum. Enjoy the all new interactive exhibits and new Geo-Trekker movie experience.


Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain Top Attraction!
Recreation in Cascade, CO USA

Drive the Pikes Peak Highway to the 14,110-ft. summit of Pikes Peak. Enjoy spectacular views along the way and at the summit. Summit house has gift shop, restrooms and snack shop with delicious home-made doughnuts to enjoy on the ride down.

Pikes Peak Cog Railway Co.
Pikes Peak Cog Railway Co. Top Attraction!
Recreation in Manitou Springs, CO USA

Since 1891, millions have taken this epic trip to 14,115-ft. summit of America's mountain! Sit back, relax and enjoy the splendors of Colorado: steep canyons, panoramic vistas and wildlife abound. Reservations highly recommended. Pikes Peak Cog Railway Co.

Adventure Miniature Golf And Batting Cages
Adventure Miniature Golf And Batting Cages
Golf in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Adventure Miniature Golf and Batting Cages features three 18-hole courses, and six batting cage stations. Adventure Miniature Golf and Batting Cages in Colorado Springs, CO has been family owned and operated since 1993. We strive to offer a well kept facility that is enjoyable for all ages.

Angler's Covey
Angler's Covey
Fishing in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Experience Colorado fun and adventure! Join us for a full-day, half-day, private water or corporate guided fly fishing trip. All equipment, waders and flies included. See our Web site for more information. Colorado Outfitters Lic. #991. Angler's Covey in Colorado Springs, CO provides quality services, products and expertise that enhance the experience of the fly fishing angler. Our goals are to provide the best value possible to our customers and to promote and grow fly fishing in our community.


Battlefield Colorado
Battlefield Colorado
Recreation in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Colorado's NEWEST attraction puts you into a real outdoor battlefield!Test your real-life skills as part of our live-play missions using state-of-the-art military style weapons.

Bill Dvorak Kayak and Rafting Expeditions Inc.
Bill Dvorak Kayak and Rafting Expeditions Inc.
Rafting in Nathrop, CO USA

Colorado 1st Licensed Outfitter Est. 1969

Bill Dvorak Raft, Kayak, Fishing & SUPing Expeditions
Bill Dvorak Raft, Kayak, Fishing & SUPing Expeditions
Rafting in Nathrop, CO USA

Colorado's 1st Licensed Outfitter Est. 1969 - 8 Rivers USA Colorado’s 1st Licensed Outfitter – Est.

Body Work
Body Work things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Art Gallery in Manitou Springs, CO USA

An exhibit of figural drawing Study of the human figure is one of the oldest, and most difficult, themes in the visual arts. It is believed that figure drawing was studied as early as prehistoric times and that, even then, nude models were used.


Cave of The Winds
Cave of The Winds things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Attraction Packages in Manitou Springs, CO USA

Join us for a day of family fun and adventure. Choose between three fun filled tours or try our Wind Walker Challenge. Enjoy mystery? Come experience our NEW Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, £Pain of Glass.¥ Cave of The Winds in Manitou Springs, CO. Choose between three adventurous cave tours or enjoy the thrill of our outdoor attractions. Lots to do for the whole family at Cave of Winds Mountain Park! Embark on a day of family fun and adventure.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Scenic in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America's ONLY mountain zoo Colorado Springs is home to America’s ONLY mountain zoo. Located at 6,800 feet above sea level, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers breathtaking views of the city and of its 750 animals. The unique design of the Zoo’s animal exhibits gets guests closer than ever before.

CityROCK Climbing Center, Colorado Springs
CityROCK Climbing Center, Colorado Springs things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Recreation in Colorado Springs, CO USA

CLIMB, CLIMB, CLIMB at the newest, tallest (43 feet!) climbing gym in the state. Want to go outside? Our AMGA/PCIA certified guides can teach and take you anywhere you want to go, including our exclusive access to climbing on private land. CityROCK Climbing Center, Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, CO. CityROCK is located at 21 N. Nevada Ave. in Colorado Springs, CO. The building originally housed the Ute Theatre, a landmark in Colorado Springs that closed in 1984.

Clear Creek Rafting Co.
Clear Creek Rafting Co.
Rafting in Canon City, CO USA

Experience the thrill! Clear Creek offers exciting trips for all abilities. Come join us on the world famous Arkansas River at the Royal Gorge. Free wetsuit use! Clear Creek Rafting Co. in Canon City, CO offers daily trips on Clear Creek from May through August depending on water conditions and through Labor Day on the Arkansas River.

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Tour in Divide, CO USA

Experience something different! *Wolf tours for the whole family *Photo Wolf interaction opportunities * Wildlife Full moon howling night walks *Wildlife gift shop Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in Divide, CO is one of the only sanctuaries in the United States to be certified by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

Colorado's Arkansas River Valley Multi-Sport Packages
Colorado's Arkansas River Valley Multi-Sport Packages
Recreation in Nathrop, CO USA

1/2 to 5 days of activities; River, Lodging,Transportation, DVORAK EXPEDITIONS will help you build Your Colorado - Arkansas River Valley 1 to 5 day Multi-Sport Trip Home to the "New" Browns Canyon National Monument; Rafting the most popular stretch of river in the USA.

Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
Scenic in Cripple Creek, CO USA

A trip reveals scenic wonders around every curve as century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek Victor, Colorado. A treat for railroad and history buffs, kids and the whole family. A trip on the historical Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad reveals amazing scenic wonders around every curve as the century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the glorious gold-mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor, Colorado.

Dr. Lester L. Williams Fire Museum
Dr. Lester L. Williams Fire Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

This collection was donated to and is presently in the possession of the Friends of Dr. Lester L. Williams Committee and on display and available to the public. Dr. Lester L. Williams Fire Museum in Colorado Springs, CO stands for Dr. Lester L. Williams and the museum committee is dedicated to ensuring that his memory and memorabilia will reach future generations.

Ghost Town Museum
Ghost Town Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

The museum display is contained in the original 1899 Colorado Midland railroad complex, and contains a complete town made from the very structures that were once decaying into the mountainside. Ghost Town Museum in Colorado Springs, CO is a fun and historic look back at the type of old west town that used to dot this region during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Glen Eyrie Castle
Glen Eyrie Castle things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Historic Site in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Bask in peaceful retreat and majestic beauty at Glen Eyrie. Glen Eyrie is minutes from downtown Colorado Springs, but tucked away where you feel miles apart from city life. The centerpiece of this 800-acre oasis, with its towering rock formations, lush lawns, gardens and wildlife, is of course the castle itself.

Gold Belt Tour Scenic Byway
Gold Belt Tour Scenic Byway
Tour in Guffey, CO USA

131 miles of great scenery and history. Roads that connect Canon City and Florence with Cripple Creek/Victor Gold Mining District. Travel thru time, see fossils, ranching and mining.

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Best Places to Stay in Colorado Springs


Cheyenne Mountain Resort Colorado Springs A Dolce Resort
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From $199 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Embassy Suites Colorado Springs
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From $162 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn & Suites Colorado Springs/I-25 South
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From $159 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Hilton Garden Inn Colorado Springs Airport
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From $114 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs-North
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From $124 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit Colorado Springs


While a great choice all year long, the most popular time to visit Colorado Springs, CO is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the low 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 20's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Colorado Springs


Month Low Avg High
January 14.5 28.1 41.7
February 18.0 31.7 45.4
March 23.9 37.8 51.6
April 31.4 45.3 59.2
May 40.7 54.6 68.4
June 49.5 64.4 79.2
July 54.8 69.6 84.4
August 53.6 67.6 81.6
September 45.4 59.8 74.1
October 34.3 48.9 63.4
November 22.6 36.2 49.8
December 15.6 29.0 42.4

Colorado Springs Visitor Bureau


Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau

Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau


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