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Adventures Out West

Zip lines · Balloon Rides · Jeep Tours · Segway Tours
One stop, many thrills! Balloon, zip, Jeep, Segway and bike your way across the Pikes Peak Region for true Rocky Mountain fun.

The Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway

It's always Peak Season at the Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway - sit back, relax and enjoy all 14,115 feet of perfect views!

The Broadmoor Seven Falls

Zip lines · Hiking · Waterfall
"The Grandest Mile of Scenery" is just the trail leading to the cascading mountain waterfalls at Seven Falls in Colorado Springs.
Feeding Giraffe at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Zoo · Sky Ride
Hand-feed the giraffes, hop with the wallabies and get closer than ever to rare, endangered and native animals at America's mountain zoo.

Flying W Ranch Chuckwagon

Chuckwagon Dinner · Country Western Concert · Ranch Animals
The Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs serves up cowboy fun to spirited travelers in the form of chuckwagon suppers, cowboy songs and farm animals.
garden of the gods trading post exterior

Garden of the Gods Trading Post

Gift Shop · Art Gallery · Cafe
Stop in for a cool drink, a hot bite or the best shopping in the Pikes Peak region—25,000 sq. feet of it, to be exact!
Main street in Cripple Creek

Historic Cripple Creek

Shopping District · Mining History · Events · Historic District
Find your fortune in this unique mountain town that’s loaded with history and always playing host to the next big event.
Downtown Manitou Springs

Historic Manitou Springs

Shopping District · Events · Trail Access · Historic District
Shop, dine & explore this small-but-epic locale — effervescent healing springs, unique events, & history served daily.
View from inside the Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Gift Shop · Museum
Look, touch, climb & explore ancient history in these relocated dwellings in the cliffs above Manitou Springs.
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North Pole – Santa’s Workshop

Amusement Park · Rides · Santa Visits
Ho-ho-ho! Welcome to Santa’s favorite second home where you can play in a world filled with fun rides & Christmas cheer.

Old Colorado City

Shopping District · Events · Historic District
Boutiques, gourmet eats & art galleries galore line the streets of this historic Colorado town. Dine & shop the day away!

Pikes Peak- America’s Mountain

Hiking · Scenic Drive · Landmark · Mountain Biking
America’s mountain awaits with breathtaking views, outdoor fun & world-famous hot ‘n’ fresh donuts. See you at the top!
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Pikes Peak Tour by Gray Line

Sight Seeing Tours · Pikes Peak Tour
With the Pikes Peak Tour by Gray Line, you can leave the driving to the experts and summit Pikes Peak in the comfort of a cozy tour shuttle!
5 Awesome Easter Events Around the Pikes Peak Region

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

Zip lines · Via Ferrata · Amusement Park · Landmark
The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park has awe-inspiring views, thrilling rides and family fun for kids of all ages in Colorado.

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

Events · Museum
The Olympic spirit lives year-round in this incredible new museum devoted to the Olympic & Paralympic Games and its amateur athletes.
Little girl and guide horseback riding with Academy Riding Stables

Academy Riding Stables

Horseback Riding · Garden of the Gods Tour
Ride horseback through Garden of the Gods on these gentle steeds led by the coolest cowboys and cowgirls in the West.

Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad

Train · Mining History
Open air and pupper-friendly, the Narrow Gauge takes you where mere roads cannot go. Stunning views guaranteed.

Ghost Town Museum

Gift Shop · Museum
Gold-panning, authentic structures and thousands of artifacts make this indoor ghost town anything but dead.

Iron Springs Melodrama and Dinner Theatre

Dinner Theater · Melodrama
Wild, wacky & oh-so-fun melodrama is the name of the game. Audience participation is strongly encouraged. Huzzah!

May Natural History Museum

1,000s of insects may greet you, but have no fear! The world-famous collection is snug under glass for up-close perusal.

Miramont Castle Museum

Museum · Victorian · High Tea
Visit the Pikes Peak Regions' biggest and best castle- Miramont Castle Museum in Manitou Springs! Events, weddings, tea and more await you and your family!
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine tour

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

Mining History · Mine Tour
Don your hard hat and descend 1,000 feet into a real mine just like the miners of yesteryear. Keep a lookout for gold!
ProRodeo Hall of Fame new exhibit

ProRodeo Hall of Fame

Events · Museum · Educational Site
The heroes of rodeo have roped & ridden their way into history. Explore their lives, wins & struggles!
Group tour at Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Museum · Educational Site
Gold panning + enormous machines that chew through rock like butter + acres of mining history = maximum mine-themed fun.

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