There are plenty of things to do in Downtown Colorado Springs, like a full day of family fun and activities at museums, parks and attractions.
There is perhaps no better way to acquaint yourself with Colorado Springs — and subtly adjust to the region's altitude — than with a guided walking tour or self-guided stroll that takes you past some of the dozens of pieces of public art on view throughout downtown.
Housed within the restored 1903 El Paso County Courthouse, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum shares the history of the Pikes Peak Region via exhibits and tens of thousands of artifacts.
Recognized on the National Register of Historic Places, this nearly 90-year-old institution features stunning galleries that house a prized collection of art — including many Latin American and Native American pieces — in addition to live theatre performances, an art school, and an on-site restaurant with unbeatable views of Pikes Peak – America's Mountain.
Enjoy a live performance by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra or a riveting Broadway stage show in this renowned performing arts venue lauded for its design and acoustics.
Join a guided tour to learn more about how and where athletes train for a chance to represent Team USA in the Olympics.
No visit to Olympic City USA is complete without a visit to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, a 60,000-square-foot facility that opened in 2020 and highlights the journey of Olympic athletes from past to present via interactive exhibits and compelling artifacts.
This charming, multi-use park in the heart of Downtown Colorado Springs boasts an assortment of seasonal activities throughout the year, including an ice rink in the winter and pop-up concerts during the summer.