Top 5 things to do around the Pikes Peak Region

June 29, 2016

There are so many amazing things to do around the Pikes Peak Region, but here are a handful of our favorites!  Let this be the start of your Colorado bucket list!

1. Broadmoor Seven Falls

224 steps of pure beauty

Colorado is full of natural beauty, but every once in a while, it really outdoes itself.  Head up Cheyenne Canyon, a 180 foot box canyon, and revel at this series of seven cascading waterfalls.  Whether you tackle the 224 steps that span right next to the falls, head up the elevator, or simply kick back at the bottom and enjoy the view, this attraction is guaranteed to take your breath away.

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2. Challenge Unlimited - Pikes Peak by Bike

Descend Pikes Peak via bike

You can’t come to Colorado and not see Pikes Peak . . . but we double dog dare you to do it by bike!  Grab your helmet and head up to the summit of America’s most patriotic mountain.  You can take the Cog Railway, or catch a ride on Challenge Unlimited’s van — then it’s nothing but blue skies as you cruise down the highway!

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3. Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

Incredible views. Unforgettable memories.

Go deep into the mountain with one of three amazing cave tours, there’s one for every age and comfort level!  You can shimmy on your belly in the Caving 101 Tour, experience the cave by lantern just like visitors saw it 100 years ago, or enjoy a well lit, well paved, handrail version of the cave. Or, if your blood runs thick with adrenaline, check out the Terror-Dactyl, and take a quick drop across breathtaking Williams Canyon!  You know you’ve always wanted to FLY!

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4. Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cog Railway

14,115ft above ordinary

For over 125 years, the Cog Railway is a classic way to summit America’s most beloved mountain, Pikes Peak.  Kick back and enjoy the view while the train climbs to 14,115 feet above sea level.  Cascading waterfalls, quivering aspen trees, meandering streams and adorable marmots will paint the backdrop of this unforgettable experience!

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5. Echo Canyon River Expeditions

The perfect vacation, crafted in Colorado.

Colorado isn’t known for its vast waterways, but we really know how to play on the water we have!  Echo Canyon River Expeditions has the best-trained guides in the industry, perfect for the family-friendly half-day down Big Horn Sheep Canyon, or hit the whitewater lottery down the Royal Gorge! You haven’t experienced Colorado until you go white water rafting! (And that’ll get the kids off their phones!)

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