Colorado Springs Travel Guide

Colorado Springs is home to many outdoor activities, attractions, and things to do including Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, and much more! Our Colorado Springs travel guide will help you plan your visit and find the perfect event, restaurant, or activity!

Located along the Front Range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains just an hour south of Denver, Colorado Springs is known for its beautiful views, abundant attractions, and rich history. Visit the Cheyenne Zoo, which is the highest zoo in the nation, or take the Pikes Peak Cog Railway to the top of the iconic mountain to see for miles and miles.


If outdoor adventures are your cup of tea, you'll love visiting the Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, Broadmoor Seven Falls, or the Manitou Incline Hike. You can also plan a visit to the Cafe of the Winds Mountain Park to play on the ropes course, go spelunking, or zip lining. From thrills to relaxation, you'll find it here. 


Colorado Springs is home to a rich history and culture, and there are plenty of museums, galleries, and sites to visit that are truly unique to the area. The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic complex, the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, and the World Figure Skating Museum are just a few. Colorado Springs is also home to several military bases, including the United States Air Force Academy, Peterson Air Force Base, and the Shriever Air Force Base. Because of the deep-rooted culture of the military in Colorado Springs, there are many museums and attractions with artifacts, exhibits, and restored aircraft.