5 day family adventure

There’s so much to do in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region that we could keep you playing for weeks!  However, we know how hard it is to get away from all of your grownup responsibilities, so we’ve made planning as easy as possible.  Follow along for our top recommended activities for families in the Pikes Peak region. After all, we’ll always welcome you back for more fun!

day 1

West side of Colorado Springs

Start your vacation in world famous Garden of the Gods and the quaint mountain town of Manitou Springs.

  • Manitou Cliff Dwellings
  • Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
  • Garden of the Gods Trading Post
  • Balanced Rock Cafe
day 2

Outdoor adventure

Check out one of AOW’s awesome adventures and then slow things down at Broadmoor Seven Falls.

  • Adventures Out West
  • Broadmoor Seven Falls
  • Restaurant 1858
day 3

Fun in the Royal Gorge region

Make huge splash in Canon City and enjoy the Arkansas River from every angle.

  • Echo Canyon River Expeditions
  • 8 Mile Bar & Grill
  • Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
  • Cafe 1230 & Royal Gorge Bridge BBQ
day 4

Summit Pikes Peak and explore a mining town

Today’s the day to conquer America’s favorite mountain — Pikes Peak, plus a couple of nice chill ways to enjoy the afternoon.

  • Drive Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
  • Explore with Pikes Peak Tour by Gray Line
  • Challenge Unlimited -- Pikes Peak by Bike
  • The Keg in Manitou Springs
day 5

Chill day with the family

You’ve had a taste of some of our local history, let’s dive in a little deeper!

  • Ghost Town Museum
  • Historic Manitou Springs
  • ProRodeo Hall of Fame
  • Dinner in Old Colorado City