Explore Pikes Peak + More

The Pikes Peak region is bursting with once-in-a-lifetime experiences that should be on everyone’s bucket list. Whether you’re looking for something to get your blood pumping, a trip through our rich local history, or the best place to relax and soak up that Colorado vibe — we’ve got the perfect adventure for you. With so many things to do in Colorado Springs and surrounding area, we’ve sorted our attractions a few different ways to make it a bit less daunting to plan your perfect vacation.

The Pikes Peak region is vast and can be a little confusing to understand which attractions are closest to each other. Check out the Destinations Page for more info on specific areas. That way you can spend less time driving and more time doing!

We get to enjoy four true seasons here, and each one has it’s own magic and charm. Search our Seasons Page for tips on how to pack and the top things to do to enjoy the Pikes Peak region year around!

All of our attractions are great places to enjoy with the entire family, but there are certain must-see attractions depending on your interests and personality. Check out our recommendations for families, history buffs, thrill seekers and chill chasers on the Categories Page.

Still wondering how best to tackle the Pikes Peak Region? Use our online chat or give us a call Monday-Friday and get advice from one of our friendly locals. We got you!

3 ways to explore

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Destination

If you already have some ideas of where you’ll be, but you’re looking for other fun things to fill your time, explore by Destination to see what’s nearby. Spend less time driving and more time doing!

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Season

We are blessed with great mild weather for most of the year, but not all of our attractions are open year around. Check here for what’s open, the best events, and what to expect of the weather each season.

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Category

All of our attractions are family friendly and great fun for young and old alike, but depending on your interests, some things just can’t be missed. Whether you’re a thrill seeker or a chill chaser, we’ve got you covered.

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What’s Close by?

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Canon City

About an hour Southwest of Colorado Springs, we call this River Country.

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Cripple Creek

One of the richest gold finds in the country, this town is teaming with history.

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Manitou Springs

Charming little mountain town full shopping, dining and mineral springs.

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Colorado Springs

The hub of the Pikes Peak Region; big city amenities with a small town feel.

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When are you visiting?

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Who are you traveling with?

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Thrill Seeker

We have more than our fair share of breathtaking views, which create opportunities for thrilling adventures. Zip across gorges, drop into canyons and crawl through caves of the Pikes Peak Region.

Thrilling Attractions

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History Buff

Pikes Peak has been drawing people to it like a beacon, long before Zebulon Pike glimpsed it from across the plains. Learn more about our early days here.

History Attractions

Family Adventure

All of our attractions are family-friendly and great for young and old alike, but if you’re traveling with kiddos, there are a few places you just can’t miss. They won’t be little forever!

Family Attractions

Chill Seeker

Life is busy and vacations are for relaxing! Check out the slower-paced side of things with mellow shopping areas, serene mountain lakes and a Colorado vibe that will restore your sense of aaahhhh.

Chill Attractions

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Let us do the work

Planning the perfect vacation can be a bit overwhelming between guessing how much time to allot and drive time in between, not to mention trying to make everyone happy. We’ve taken out the guess work and assembled easy to follow itineraries that include nearby restaurant suggestions, too!

pre-built Itineraries

discover for yourself

Prefer to DIY your way through vacation planning? No problem! Click here for a list of pages for all of our attractions, with contact info, links to their websites, hours, prices, details, FAQ’s and videos. Each page has links to relative blogs so you can dig deep into your research.

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