you were born for adventure

And so were we! Colorado was made for adventure, thanks largely to the spectacular geology of the Pikes Peak Region. Imagine cruising down a 14,000 foot mountain on the back of a bicycle, watching different biomes zip by as you breathe in the cool mountain air. Or riding a zipline across a gorge 1200 feet above the Arkansas river. Maybe dropping into a pristine canyon at 100 miles an hour is more your speed? Or tackling the white water rapids of the Royal Gorge? Whatever your flavor of adrenaline, we have the perfect adventure for you in settings guaranteed to take your breath away.

One of the coolest things about the Colorado Springs area is sheer accessibility. Anywhere you are in town, you are literally minutes from an awesome hike, a killer bike trail, or even a place to safely jump off a cliff. So what are you waiting for? Strap in, gear up, and FLY!

Top 6 ways to get your adrenaline pumping

  • Look down from above

    Do your best Superman pose and gaze down the 14,000 feet of grandeur at Pikes Peak -- America's Mountain

  • Get in the saddle

    Whether you prefer the saddle of a horse or seat of a bike, we’ve got ways to explore beyond the ordinary!

  • Go underground

    Go 1,000 feet underground into a real gold mine at Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

All thrill-seeking adventures

You don’t have to be a thrill seeker to enjoy these attractions, but if you are a thrill seeker, add these to your bucket list, pronto! Giddy up!

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

itineraries for the thrill seeker

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.

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Tips & FAQs

The thrill is in the eye of the seeker. We really want to make sure you find the perfect adventure for you, and that you’re properly prepared for all the things you’ll find to do in Colorado Springs. Here’s a few more tips and tricks from our resident native.