Activities & tips in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region
Winter wonderland in Colorado Springs
What do you think of when you think of winter in Colorado? Everyone skiing and buried in feet of snow? That’s certainly true for parts of Colorado, after all, we have more than 20 cities over 9,000 feet in elevation. But we’ll let you in on one our best kept secrets . . . Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region has some of the most beautifully mild weather year around. (We’ve celebrated many Christmases with the sliding glass door open!) The temperature tends to fluctuate between 28 and 61 degrees fahrenheit, with very little snow till Spring. The beautiful thing about winter weather in Colorado Springs is the lack of humidity. When it’s cold here, it’s not a bone chilling cold and if you can step into a spot of sunshine, of which we get plenty, you might forget it’s winter altogether!
We have a saying here in Colorado, there’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing. (Okay, we stole that saying fair and square from author Alfred Wainwright, but it’s absolutely true!) It can get chilly here during the winter months, but we also get lots of amazing respites and as long as you dress in layers, you’ll be able to enjoy the Pikes Peak region year around!
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.
Giddy-up through Garden of the Gods on trusty steeds led by the coolest cowboys and cowgirls in the new Wild West.
One stop, many thrills! Balloon, zip, Jeep and Segway your way across the Pikes Peak region for true Rocky Mountain fun.
If adventure is on your Colorado agenda, look no further than The Broadmoor Outfitters! Experience zip lining, fly fishing, archery, and more!
Cave tours, breathtaking scenery, rides and activities. A must-see Colorado attraction for more than a century!
Hand feed the giraffes, hop with the wallabies, sing with the budgies, and enjoy hundreds of animals at America’s ONLY mountain zoo.
The Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs serves up cowboy fun to spirited travelers in the form of chuckwagon suppers, cowboy songs and farm animals.
Stop in for a cool drink, a hot bite or the best shopping in the Pikes Peak region—25,000 sq. feet of it, to be exact!
Gold-panning, authentic structures and thousands of artifacts make this indoor ghost town anything but dead.
Find your fortune in this unique mountain town that’s loaded with history and always playing host to the next big event.
Shop, dine & explore this small-but-epic locale — effervescent healing springs, unique events, & history served daily.
Look, touch, climb & explore ancient history in these authentic native dwellings in the cliffs above Manitou Springs.
The kingliest locale in the land lets you explore its hallowed halls—and sup at the royal high tea if you’re so inclined.
Boutiques, gourmet eats & art galleries galore line the streets of this historic Colorado town. Dine & shop the day away!
America’s mountain awaits with breathtaking views, outdoor fun & world-famous hot ‘n’ fresh donuts. See you at the top!
Cross 1,000 feet over the crashing Arkansas river to thrill rides, summer concerts & Colorado sights a-plenty.
Gold panning + enormous machines that chew through rock like butter + acres of mining history = maximum mine-themed fun.
Tips for winter adventure
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!