Spring

Activities & tips in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region

Spring fun in Colorado Springs

Throughout history, Spring has been synonymous with rebirth and renewal, as the nights shorten and give way to the light once again.  It’s a time when the earth shakes off its winter coat and sheds its frosty layers for warmer days and greener hues.  

The same is certainly true for Springtime in the Rocky Mountains as valleys fill with the sound of winter runoff, animals emerge and shake off the winter chill and everything feels new and clean once again — from the early wildflowers pushing through the last snows of the season to the sweet scent that rides the wind.  You can practically taste Spring in the air here.  

Now if you’re thinking of a Spring Break destination where you can sport your new suit poolside, we’re not the locale for you.  Spring is when we tend to get our bigger snows, the heavy wet snows my grandparents called “tree-benders.” The beautiful thing about a Spring snow, it melts quickly and brings the color that gave us the nickname Colorful Colorado.  Pack shorts, mittens, and your sense of adventure because whatever our Spring weather has in store for you, it’ll take your breath away and you’ll remember it fondly forever.  Trust me, it gets under your skin.

If you’re looking for a place to feel renewed, refreshed, and ready to start new growth, look no further.  Between the soaring peaks, deep gorges, and waterfalls where you can breath in the natural splendor, or the heart pounding adventures dropping into canyons and tackling the rapids that awaken your thirst for life, you’ll leave here forever changed for the better.

Spring itineraries

We like to think of ourselves as your personal travel agent: minus the extra cost or funny headsets. Choose from one of our pre-built itineraries for guaranteed fun.

Adventure package

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Pikes Peak family sampler

Spring-friendly attractions

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Broadmoor Outfitters

If adventure is on your Colorado agenda, look no further than The Broadmoor Outfitters! Experience zip lining, fly fishing, archery, and more!

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Flying W Ranch

The Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs serves up cowboy fun to spirited travelers in the form of chuckwagon suppers, cowboy singalongs and farm animals.

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Adventures Out West

One stop, many thrills! Balloon, zip, Jeep and Segway your way across the Pikes Peak region for true Rocky Mountain fun.

Tips for spring adventure

PACK LAYERS

We probably sound like a broken record, but layers are the number one key to comfort in the Pikes Peak region.

TEMPERATURE

Our weather is always a little unpredictable here because you can never tell what might roll in over the Peak in the next couple of hours. Regardless of weather, the temperature is definitely going to change as you go up in altitude or as the sun goes down. Bring a jacket. Always!

WEAR SUNSCREEN

300 days of sunshine isn’t just a clever tagline, we really have that many bluebird days here. Even if it’s snowy in the morning, it’s more than likely the sun will burn away the clouds and bring the bright blue sky back in all its glory.

STAY HYDRATED

Welcome to our sunny sub-alpine desert, where the annual average humidity hovers just under 40%. Drink plenty of water and pack lotion and chapstick. You can thank us later.

Explore other seasons

There are no ‘bad’ seasons in Colorado.  Each one is uniquely beautiful in its own way, enjoying bright blue skies and mild days.  Let us help find the perfect time of year for you!

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