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Around the Pikes Peak region

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 familieshistory buffsthrill seekers and chill chasers on the Interests 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!

Our famous landmarks

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Pikes Peak—America's Mountain

Pikes Peak, located in the Rocky Mountains west of Colorado Springs, is one of the most famous—and most summitable—14ers in the country. How will you reach the top?

Garden of the Gods

Whether you want to do a quick self-guided drive through Garden of the Gods, trek through its scrub oak, or find a place to kick back and drink in the view, we’ve got you covered.

4 distinct regions in one amazing location

Tap a location and scroll down to see maps and featured attractions.

Cripple Creek

Featured Attractions

3 ways to explore

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By 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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By 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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Interests

All of our attractions are family-friendly and great no matter your age, 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.

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.