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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 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.

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.

U.s. Olympic Training Center
U.s. Olympic Training Center Top Attraction!
Shopping in Colorado Springs, CO USA

See where Olympic Dreams Begin! Visit the home of Olympic Champions! Visit the U.S. Olympic Spirit Store - your one-stop shopping venue for Olympic-related apparel and gifts!.

Adventures Out West
Adventures Out West
Tour in Colorado Springs, CO USA


American Adventure Expeditions
American Adventure Expeditions
Rafting in Canon City, CO USA

Colorado's Whitewater Hospitality Leaders! Since 1987, American Adventure Expeditions has hosted hundreds of thousands of people on their ultimate rafting adventure (wild or mild!). Your safety, comfort, and enjoyment are our top priorities and it shows!.

Arkansas River Tours
Arkansas River Tours
Tour in Canon City, CO USA

Since 1973, ART has offered family and extreme adventures in the Royal Gorge region, with 1/2 day trips to 3 day wilderness expeditions. Trips for all ages and abilities are available. Free riverside picnic area in Cotopaxi.

Battlefield Colorado
Battlefield Colorado
Recreation in Colorado Springs, CO USA

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

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

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.


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Canon City
Woodland Park
Manitou Springs

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

Free Colorado Springs Visitor Guide

Colorado Springs Vacation Planner

Colorado Springs Vacation Planner

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