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.
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
Don't go chasing waterfalls unless it's at Seven Falls
, located in a natural box canyon in Colorado Springs. The majestic and grand cascading waterfall is the only waterfall in the state to make the list of the International waterfalls in National Geographic. Visitors can also shop at the Main Curio Shop and dine at the Ponderosa Cafe. You won't want to miss a visit to this beautiful natural attraction.
Address: 2850 South Cheyenne Canyon Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 - MAP
Phone: (719) 632-0752
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
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
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
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
Follow the heard at the Flying W Ranch
in Colorado Springs for chuck wagon suppers and original western music shows. Enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, cowboy sized meals and traditional country music sang by the Flying W Wranglers, who happen to be the world's second oldest western singing group.
Address: 3330 Chuckwagon Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80919 - MAP
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