Things To Do In Colorado Springs, CO - Visit Colorado Springs

Can't-Miss Colorado Springs Adventures

There are more than 55 fun things to do in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region


Colorado Springs offers more than 55 area attractions, incredible scenery for endless outdoor adventures and a vibrant culture filled with arts, entertainment and rich history. You’ll find no shortage of things to do in Colorado Springs, where the adventures range from mild to wild. The only challenge will be finding the activities that are just right for you. Whether you’re looking for outdoor thrills or educational and cultural activities, the number of things to do in Colorado Springs are limitless.​


Top Unique, Can't-Miss Colorado Experiences

1. Soar above the Royal Gorge
Strap in and soar across the Royal Gorge on the countries highest zip line. Hold on tight as you take in 360-degree views of the Arkansas River, 1000 feet below you. Don't look down doesn't apply here.

2. See a Mountain Zoo
Get a birds-eye view of the city while you also see some feathered friends up-close and personal. Get to know countless species of birds, mammals and reptiles on the side of Cheyenne Mountain. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo also boasts the largest reticulated giraffe heard. 

3. Explore Trip Advisors #1 Park
Explore towering red rock formations with numerous hiking trails and viewpoint pull-offs. Start your adventure at Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center where you can learn all about the park, it's critter inhabitants and how those red rocks got there. 

4. Stand atop Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
Summit the 14,115-feet of the mountain that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write America the Beautiful. Drive, hike or bike your way up this beloved landmark and enjoy views usually reserved for the heavens.

5. Tackle award-winning rapids of the Arkansas River
Get your adrenaline pumping with a thrilling ride down the whitewater of the Arkansas River. Climb aboard a raft with one of our many professional rafting outfitters and choose your adventure - from mild, family floats to heart-pumping advanced adventures, Colorado Springs has the perfect trip for you.

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