Kick back, relax, and soak in the vibe

Ready for some serious R&R? Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region has more places to sit back and chill than you can shake a stick at. (In fact we have a whole team of competitive stick shakers. More on them in the Thrill Seeker Adventures.) Colorado Springs is home to some of most world renowned natural wonders in the US, not to mention the general population operates in chill mode 90% of the time. We know how to take it easy and the best spots to soak in that Rocky Mountain sunshine. From peaceful mountain lakes where the only sounds you’ll hear are birds singing, wind in the trees and the occasional splash from a saucy trout, to awesome quaint historic districts full of galleries, museums and great grub. We’ve got what you’ve been craving; a chance to slow down.

We’ve been voted one of the friendliest cities in the US multiple times, and chances are good, you’re already understanding why. It’s hard to be anxious or angry when you live in the most beautiful place in the world. Don’t be afraid to make eye contact and strike up a conversation. You might accidentally leave here with new friends.

But the best part about a landscape that takes your breath away? It’s the best place to relax and catch your breath.

Top 6 ways to relax in Colorado Springs

  • One man's Rembrandt

    is another man’s Velvet Elvis. Check out all the great galleries in Manitou Springs and Historic Old Colorado City

  • Party on the Patio

    Check out some of the local cuisine and enjoy some food with a view in Old Colorado City or Historic Manitou Springs

  • Learn something

    We’re home to a number of great and rather surprising museums: mining, Ancient Pueblo Indians, professional rodeo, a hundred year old bug collection . . .and the list goes on and on.

  • Retail Therapy

    With 24,000 square feet of shopping and 10,000 square feet of backyard oasis, this is a surprising gem you’ll want to return to Garden of the Gods Trading Post

  • Go Hog wild

    Check the Red River Hogs, along with more than 700 other species at one of the best zoos in the country Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

  • That's for the birds

    Find a quiet spot to sit and listen to the birds. We recommend one of the reservoirs on Pikes Peak -- America's Mountain

All Chill Chaser Adventures

You are the master of your own destiny, but we’re still here to help. Check out our suggestions for the best places to get your chill on!

  • Broadmoor Seven Falls waterfall
    Broadmoor Seven Falls
    Walk the "Grandest Mile of Scenery" to a series of 7 waterfalls.
  • Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
    Cave tours, breathtaking scenery, rides and activities. A must-see Colorado attraction for more than a century!
  • Rafting
    Echo Canyon River Expeditions
    Half-day, full-day, wild or mild - we've got the perfect float for you!
  • Pikes Peak- America's Mountain
    Few roads can take you up a mountain of this magnitude.
  • Thankful Royal Gorge
    Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
    Cross North America's highest suspension bridge and enjoy the gorge-side rides!
  • Academy Riding Stables
    Enjoy Garden of the Gods Park via horseback.
  • Challenge Unlimited- Pikes Peak by Bike
    Descend Pikes Peak by bike for a thrill of a lifetime!
  • Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
    Travel deep underground via elevator and experience one of the largest gold mines in Colorado!

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