Visiting Colorado Springs

(Colorado Springs, Colorado - CO, USA)

Colorado Springs is a particularly fast-growing city, surrounding by spectacular views, with the scenery including the Colorado Rockies.

The city of Colorado Springs has long been an extremely popular tourist destination and has become the second-biggest city in the whole state of Colorado. With a magnificent National Park and many historic attractions, Colorado Springs offers the charm and character of a small town, together with all of the conveniences you would expect in a bustling city.

Visiting Colorado Springs: Places to Visit

  • Garden of the Gods, famous throughout Colorado Springs for its spectacular red sandstone formations and stunning scenery, now listed as a national landmark
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, home to an impressive collection over over 500 animals, including many rare and endangered species, offering superb views of central Colorado Springs
  • Air Force Academy, an important part of the scenery in Colorado Springs since 1954, featuring a visitors' center and planetarium area
  • Cave of the Winds, an extensive networks of underground caverns, first uncovered towards the end of the 19th century, located in Manitou Springs, close to Colorado Springs
  • Ghost Town, the historic Wild West is brought to life in this part of Old Colorado City, including many original buildings and costumed actors
  • Pikes Peak Cog Railway, offering some of the best views of the Colorado Springs countryside and cityscape, climbing to the very top of the Pikes Peak mountain
  • Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, the perfect place to immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Colorado Springs, featuring many period buildings and attractions
  • Glen Eyrie Castle, the 19th-century residence of General William Jackson Palmer, who famously founded Colorado Springs in 1871
  • Miramont Castle, a truly unique mansion dating back to the latter part of the 19th century and comprising many different architectural styles

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