5 Popular Things To Do in Colorado Springs on Vacation

More than 23.7 million people visited the Pikes Peak Region in 2021, according to Visit Colorado Springs. You might be wondering what is drawing so many to the “Centennial State.” 

There are plenty of things to do in Colorado Springs for visitors of all ages. You can enjoy the city’s many attractions or take advantage of the great outdoors nearby. There are plenty of reasons to visit Colorado Springs, and here are just a few of them! 

Reasons to Vacation in Colorado Springs

Flying W Ranch has been one of Colorado Springs’ premiere attractions for nearly 70 years. This chuckwagon dinner venue attracts guests from all around the country who come to experience an evening of fun and entertainment. 

1. Flying W Ranch Chuckwagon Dinner and Show

The Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs is a 60,000-square-foot, cutting-edge facility full of interactive displays and hands-on exhibits. It’s a one-of-a-kind destination that brings the history of the games to life right before your eyes. 

2. Olympic Museum

Self-Guided Tours

Why take the Railway instead of driving up Pikes Peak Highway? For starters, drivers must navigate 156 hairpin curves and switchbacks going up the 19-mile highway, (and what goes up must come down)! 

3. Pikes Peak Cog Railway

4. Garden of the God’s Trading Post

Your visit isn’t complete without taking time to drive the 5.6-mile scenic drive through the Garden of the Gods. The iconic scenery is synonymous with Colorado Springs and rates number one for things to do in Colorado Springs, according to Tripadvisor.  

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