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

Adventures Await in Colorado Springs

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

Discover the wide-open spaces of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region. Reignite your sense of adventure with the return of The Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway. Hop off the train and Imagine yourself looking out at the vast surroundings from the brand-new Summit Visitor Center on Pikes Peak - America’s Mountain. Here you’ll find room to reconnect, explore and just be.

There is no shortage of adventure in Colorado Springs. With over 55 area attractions, incredible scenery for endless outdoor adventures and a vibrant culture filled with arts, entertainment and rich history, there's something for every explorer. When the time is right to lace up the hiking boots, climb aboard a raft or soar across a zip line, Colorado Springs will be here, waiting for your next adventure.


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. Climb Aboard a Rolling Restaurant
The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is a breathtaking and memorable train ride through the Colorado Rockies. Enjoy gorgeous scenery, great service and delicious food, sourced locally and prepared fresh right on board the train for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

3. Explore Trip Advisors #1 Park
Explore towering red rock formations with numerous hiking trails and viewpoint pull-offs. Whether you're leisurely strolling along the pristine, paved walkways or climbing to the top of a rock, you'll be sure to see spectacular views, lush vegetation and local wildlife.

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.