Family Attractions in Colorado Springs
Spending time with the entire family has never been easier than in Colorado Springs, where you'll bounce from one kid friendly activity to the next. Get ready to show the family a good time at top rated zoos, museums and more. Here's our list of Colorado Springs attractions to help you plan a family fun-filled day.
Encounter Africa at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
. Meet South African elephant Kimba, weighing 10,000 pounds and standing over 9 feet tall, and see African lion cubs, Jamila and Zwena. See the zoo from above on a Sky Ride soaring above the zoo's 146 acres, teaming with 550 wild animals. Enjoy tons of exhibits and attractions including yummy food and fun souvenirs.
Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 - MAP
Phone: (719) 475-9555
Big family fun begins at Mr. Biggs Family Fun Center
, the premier play destination and attraction in Colorado Springs. Kids can go nuts playing off-the-hook arcade games, zoom around the go-kart track, go lane crazy at the bowling alley and face extreme challenge in the Gladiator Arena.
Address: 5825 Mark Dabling Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80919 - MAP
Phone: (719) 955-7220
Discover unforgettable family adventure at the Cave of the Winds
located in Manitou Springs, minutes from downtown Colorado Springs. See who's the bravest in the family on the Wind Walker Challenge, a maze of steel beams, swinging ropes and ladders hanging 600 feet above the canyon floor. Let your family seek thrills, pan for gemstones, eat good food and shop for memorable souvenirs at this attraction.
Address: 100 Cave of the Winds Road, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 - MAP
Phone: (719) 685-5444
Selected by Family Circle Magazine as one of the fifty-five special attractions of America, the Ghost Town Museum
is an authentic ghost town. Step inside a blacksmith shop, saloon and into the lives of the merchants of main street USA to see scads of fascinating artifacts and hands-on exhibits.
Address: 400 South 21st Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 - MAP
Phone: (719) 634-0696
in Colorado Springs offers hours of family fun. Climb 224 steps to the mountain top observation deck to see magnificent cascading waterfalls and mesmerizing panoramic views. If you're not looking forward to climbing to the top, the mountain elevator will save you from the uphill hike. Your visit to this scenic attraction is packed with natural wonders, native wildlife, shops and memorable family fun.
Address: 2850 S. Cheyenne Canyon Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906 - MAP
Phone: (719) 632-0752
Saddle up for family fun at the Academy Riding Stables
located in Colorado Springs.
Let real cowboys take the family on a guided tour through the natural red rock formations of the Garden of the Gods Park, including the Sleeping Giant, Snakehead Rock, Kissing Camels and Siamese Twins. It's a Wild West family fun time.
Address: 4 El Paso Boulevard, El Paso, CO 80904 - MAP
Phone: (719) 633-5667