15 Fun Things to Do in Colorado Springs

1. Mingle with meerkats

True to its name, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is perched high in the hilltops at an elevation of 6,714 feet.

2. Monument Valley Park

A historic slice of inner-city nature (opened way back in 1907), Monument Valley Park is an easy yet essential walk to tick off the list.

3. Zip lining adventure

Looking for an adrenaline rush? The ultimate bucket-list activity, zipping from tree to tree.

4. Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Housed in the century-old former El Paso County Courthouse building, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is a heartwarming journey through the city’s past.

5. Old Colorado City

No Colorado Springs itinerary is complete without a visit to this historic neighborhood on the southwest side of town.

6. Hot air balloon

One for the romantics, adventurers, and romantic adventures; grab a cup of coffee, relax, and enjoy your morning.

7. Award-winning Urban Egg

After all that hiking, snowmobiling, and rafting, you’ve probably worked up quite an appetite.

8. Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center

Sitting a few miles outside of downtown Colorado Springs in the town of Divide, Howl with the wolves at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

9. Seven Falls trail

the Broadmoor Falls have acted as a magnet for tourists and locals for decades, and for good reason too..

10. Fill up the belly on a food tour

When you think Colorado Springs, what comes to mind? Nature and adventure, for the most part.

11. American Cowboy

Cowboys and cowgirls, this one is for you! Saddle up at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame & Museum of the American Cowboy.

12. Red Rock Canyon

The Red Rock Canyon Open Space is an oft-overlooked gem that’s known for its gorgeous red rock formations and stunning views of the Rockies.

13. Black bears in Mueller State Park

On the other side of Pikes Peak, about a 40 minute drive from Downtown, this incredible state park is widely spoken of as one of Colorado’s most beautiful areas.

14. Broadmoor World Arena

From sporting events like basketball to ice hockey to grand musical acts from country music to heavy metal, Book tickets to a show at the Broadmoor World Arena.

15. Go horse riding!

Whether you’re a first-time rider or a seasoned veteran, the feeling of trotting through fields and meadows (or mountain trails, Go horse riding!

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