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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.

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Spring
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Spring Top Attraction!
Sport in Colorado Springs, CO USA

See where Olympic & Paralympic Games begin! The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs is where Team USA hopefuls train and live. Take a guided tour to see where they train, eat and work out.

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 Expeditions Inc.
Bill Dvorak Expeditions Inc.
Fishing 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.

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

A showcase of work by Summit Scribes Calligraphic Guild “Calligraphic Expressions”, a show of current work by members of Summit Scribes Calligraphy Guild, will be exhibited at Commonwheel Artists Co-op from August 17 to September 17.

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.

Cheers! Drink up!
Cheers! Drink up! things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Art Gallery in Manitou Springs, CO USA

Celebrating the Clay Drinking Vessel Cheers! Drink up! Celebrating the Clay Drinking Vessel is a juried collaborative show between the International Ceramic Artists Network (ICAN) and the Commonwheel Artists Co-op in Manitou Springs, Colorado.

Cheyenne Mountain State Park
Cheyenne Mountain State Park
Recreation in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Day Use hours 5:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Located just minutes from I-25, off Hwy.115. Offering a visitors center that is open daily, gift shop, picnicking, and playgrounds for the kids.

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.

Chico Basin Ranch
Chico Basin Ranch
Recreation in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Private ranch homes welcome guests after a long day and a fantastic meal - many times featuring Chico Basin Ranch raised beef, and enjoying a talk of the day's activities with the ranch staff bring your Colorado Experience to a pleasant end. Chico Basin Ranch in Colorado Springs, CO. Chico Basin Ranch is a family-managed cattle ranch in Eastern Colorado about half an hour outside of central Colorado Springs, CO. The ranch offers vacation packages, as well as special themed weeks and camps.

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.

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Best Places to Stay in Colorado Springs


Carr Manor
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From $120 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Five Peaks
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From $175 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Hilton Garden Inn Colorado Springs Airport
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From $98 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Radisson Hotel Colorado Springs Airport
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From $179 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Residence Inn Colorado Springs South
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From $149 / night.



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

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Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau

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