Things to do in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs offers more than 55 area attractions, incredible scenery for endless outdoor adventures and a vibrant culture filled with arts, entertainment and rich history. You’ll find no shortage of things to do in Colorado Springs, where the adventures range from mild to wild. Whether you’re looking for outdoor thrills or educational and cultural activities, the number of things to do in Colorado Springs are limitless.​

Colorado Springs activities and attractions are for the young and the young at heart. From whitewater rafting to Segway rides to leisurely strolls through Garden of the Gods Park, Colorado Springs outdoor activities boast a variety of activity levels to suit all kinds of outdoor enthusiasts. Do you enjoy hiking, biking or just taking a stroll in the cool mountain air? Colorado Springs offers more than 350 miles of scenic trails ranging from easy to challenging. Whether you want to commune with nature, get an adrenaline rush on the Arkansas River or just slow down and bask in the sun, there are Colorado Springs activities that are a perfect fit for you.

Manitou Springs

The Historic Downtown Manitou Springs is an artist’s enclave featuring time-honored art galleries, street performers, creek-side restaurants and boutique stores. Enjoy a free concert at the town’s central Soda Springs Park, or take the kids fishing at Schryver Park, a shady oasis with an indoor pool, picnic area and stocked pond. Located at the base of Pikes Peak — America’s Mountain, Manitou Springs is abundant with fun attractions and activities. Ride a zip line over a canyon, watch a hilarious show while enjoying a tasty dinner or shop in Colorado’s largest art gallery.

Colorado City

Colorado City, south of Pueblo along I-25, anchors the southern leg of the Frontier Pathway Scenic Byway. The road, 104 miles along the splendid Sangre de Cristo Mountains, travels through the San Isabel National Forest, by Hardscrabble Canyon and by the 40-acre Lake Isabel, an ideal spot for fishing, hiking and picnicking.


Denver, Colorado — The Mile High City — is where urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure. Denver is an outdoor city known for its world-class cultural attractions, thriving craft breweries, chef-driven dining and red-hot music scene, all within easy reach of the Rocky Mountains.


Fitness and Activities at The Broadmoor

Golf Tournament and & Individual Tee Times

Tennis at The Broadmoor

Pickleball at The Broadmoor

Falconry at The Broadmoor

Horseback Riding at The Broadmoor

Seven Falls

Broadmoor Soaring Adventures

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo


Mountain Biking

Penrose Heritage Museum

Olympic Training Center

United States Air Force Academy

World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Pikes Peak

Fine Arts Center Theatre Company

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College

Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours

Downtown Colorado Springs

The Broadmoor Spa (attendees receive a 10% discount)

Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cog Railway – The railway is currently not operating due to needed repairs.

Hot Air Balloon Rides and Segway Tours

Denver Art Museum


Restaurants in Colorado Springs

Restaurants in Manitou Springs

Restaurants in Old Colorado City