The Top 5 Things To Do in Colorado Springs

According to Visit Colorado Springs, more than 23.7 million people visited the Pikes Peak Region in 2021. You might be wondering what is drawing so many to the “Centennial State.”

There are plenty of things to do in Colorado Springs for visitors of all ages. It’s a great holiday destination for the whole family.

"Colorado Springs has attracted multi-generational visitors for years,” said Alexea Veneracion of Visit Colorado Springs. “Iconic, historic attractions like Pikes Peak, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Garden of the Gods Park, and Flying W Ranch instill a special sense of wonder.”

1. Flying W Ranch Chuckwagon Dinner and Show

Flying W Ranch has been one of Colorado Springs’ premiere attractions for nearly 70 years. This chuckwagon dinner venue attracts guests from all around the country who come to experience an evening of fun and entertainment.

2. Olympic Museum

The Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs is a 60,000-square-foot, cutting-edge facility full of interactive displays and hands-on exhibits. It’s a one-of-a-kind destination that brings the history of the games to life right before your eyes.

3. Pikes Peak Cog Railway

One of only two cog railways in the country, The Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog railways are the highest in the world. Why not take the Railway instead of driving up Pikes Peak Highway?

4. Garden of the God’s Trading Post

Your visit isn’t complete without taking time to drive the 5.6-mile scenic road through the Garden of the Gods. The iconic scenery is synonymous with Colorado Springs and according to TripAdvisor is rated number one for things to do in Colorado Springs.

5. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Do you feel all zoos are the same? Colorado Springs doesn’t monkey with this – its zoo was voted third-best in the country!

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