Colorado Springs Attractions

The city's snow-capped Pikes Peak and breathtaking vistas of the Great Plains make the top attractions in Colorado Springs even more attractive! Whether you're traveling or live in the city and want to do something recreational or just plain fun, pick from one of our favorite C-S-C spots to discover the best places in the Springs.

Pikes Peak Cog Railway
All aboard on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, the world's highest cog railway train takes passengers to the 14,000-foot summit of Pikes Peak, in Colorado Springs. You'll travel on the 8.9-mile, three-hour train trip across breathtaking vistas of the Great Plains, Sanger de Cristo and the Collegiate Range.

Address: 515 Ruxton Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 - MAP
Phone: (719) 685-5401

Garden of the Gods
A photographer's paradise is exposed at the Garden of the Gods public park in Colorado Springs. Soaring fins of clay-colored sandstone jet 300 feet in the air exploding all over the valley floor, spanning the backdrop of Pikes Peak. The park includes popular trails for hiking, walking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

Address: 324 Beckers Lane, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 - MAP
Phone: (719) 685-9045

Cave of the Winds
Discover a 500 million-year-old underground world of crystal formations at the Cave of the Winds in Manitou Springs, minutes from downtown Colorado Springs. The cave is one of the top show cave attractions in the U.S. and at 7,000 feet, it's one of the highest. Don't forget to stop by the gift shop for memorable souvenirs.

Address: 100 Cave of the Winds Road, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 - MAP
Phone: (719) 685-5444

The Glen Eyrie Castle
Medieval times were long before The Glen Eyrie Castle was built in Colorado Springs by its founding father in the 1800s. The famous city landmark and attraction boasts 67-rooms with 24 fireplaces with a primitive intercom system and chimneys designed to hold smoke until the wind blew the proper direction away from the valley. Today it is host to tours and Christian conferences and retreats.

Address: 3820 North 30th Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 - MAP
Phone: (719) 634-0808

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Explore your vertical limits at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Colorado Springs. The awe-inspiring bridge hangs 956-feet-high, spanning a quarter mile across the canyon with an epic 360-acre adventure park. This wild adventure offers attractions, rides, shows and events, shopping and dining and more.

Address: 4218 County Road, 3A, Canon City, CO 81212 - MAP
Phone: (888) 333-5597

Ghost Town Museum
Travel back in time to an authentic American Western boomtown at the Ghost Town Museum located in Colorado Springs. Voted as one of the 55 special attractions in American by Mobil Travel Guide and Family Circle Magazine, you'll step inside a blacksmith shop, saddle up to the saloon and meander through the General Store.

Address: 400 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 - MAP
Phone: (719) 634-0696

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Come visit the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs! Visitors can encounter Africa, see grizzlies up close and get lofty with the giraffes. The 146-acre zoo is home to 550 animals representing 119 spices. Attractions include a tram, miniature train, carousel and the Thundergod snack and gift shop!

Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 - MAP
Phone: (719) 475-9555