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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 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! U.s.

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

BALLOON RIDES, JEEP TOURS, SEGWAY TOURS, ZIPLINES, CAMP FIRES, GUIDED HIKING, WHITEWATER RAFTING, MOUNTAIN BIKING, ROCK CLIMBING, HORSEBACK RIDING, 39 years of tour experience. GUARANTEED the most fun in Colorado Springs is with Adventures Out West. As the premier recreation provider in Colorado, we guarantee your time with us will be fantastic. Our staff of dedicated tourism professionals will take good care of you and are sure to show you a good time.


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! Your next great Colorado Adventure starts here! Offering whitewater rafting trips on Colorado's most popular river, mountain bike tours along the Continental Divide, guided ATV tours throughout the High Country, and Ziplining over rugged Colorado canyons.

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.

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

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 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 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.

Browns Canyon Riverside Grill at River Runners
Browns Canyon Riverside Grill at River Runners
Tour in Buena Vista, CO USA

Unique Colorado Dining Experience The Browns Canyon Riverside Grill is located at River Runners on the Arkansas River - just six miles south of Buena Vista, Colorado. Enjoy Baja-style cuisine and a relaxed atmosphere at the put-in for Browns Canyon.

Cave of The Winds
Cave of The Winds things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Tour 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.¥

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.

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.

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

CSPM explores the history culture of the Pikes Peak Region Ignite Your Curiosity. Discover Your Story.

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'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.

Commonwheel Labor Day Art Festival
Commonwheel Labor Day Art Festival
Shopping in Manitou Springs, CO USA

Art, food, music, and kids activities in Manitou Springs

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.

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Best Places to Stay in Colorado Springs


Garden Of The Gods Club And Resort
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From $249 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Colorado Springs-Airport
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From $127 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn & Suites Colorado Springs/I-25 South
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From $149 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Colorado Springs Central
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From $162 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
The Mining Exchange A Wyndham Grand Hotel & Spa
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From $169 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

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

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