Welcome to Colorado Springs
One of the nation's first destination resorts, Colorado Springs is now the state’s second-largest city. Its natural beauty and pleasant climate attract visitors from around the globe, who come to ascend majestic Pikes Peak and admire the exquisite sandstone spires of the Garden of the Gods.Comprising a sprawling quilt of neighborhoods, which can be a little confusing to navigate, Colorado Springs has many faces... Read More
Top experiences in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs activities
Denver Arrival Transfer: To Downtown Hotels
This shared ride door-to-door ground transportation has been operating for over 25 years. Today, it is the premier shared ride provider in the United States. Each day, over 20,000 guests use this door-to-door service - that is almost seven million guests each year.With a tradition of exceptional guest service, the strategy remains simple: to be the premier shared ride transportation company, by taking care of the guest better than anyone else.Don't forget to also book your return transfer.Your voucher is valid for travel to DOWNTOWN DENVER HOTELS only, and not to private residences, bus, train stations, another airport or to Boulder County, Colorado Springs or Winter Park
Colorado Springs Foothills Jeep Tour
Tours head out of town via North Cheyenne Canyon and into the foothills of Pike's Peak and the Rocky Mountains. Our tour stops at Helen Hunt Falls for a brief visit to a classic Colorado water fall 2,000 feet above Colorado Springs. Above the falls your tour route joins the Shortline Railroad grade traversing through two historic rail road tunnels and offering spectacular vistas. The views over the city and plains inspired the song "America the Beautiful."The terminus of the railroad grade ends at a location stuck in time, taking you back over 100 years to a rustic, frontier-era Colorado. Driving through the historic districts of Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs, your guide will point out the oldest building in the county built in 1859. Cowboys and Indians traded furs on these streets and laid the foundations for the building of the west in these old structures.You complete the drive with a tour of Garden of the Gods, a city park registered as a National Historic Landmark. Take advantage of those unobstructed photo opportunities from our open-air Jeeps as the majestic red-rock formations unfold before you.This is a wonderful Jeep outing for guests that are short on time or just want a dramatic way to end the day. The tour is about 70% on paved road and 30% on dirt and is offered year-round.
Broadmoor Soaring Adventure Zip-Line Tour
For those who are seeking adventure, take to the sky on the Broadmoor Soaring Adventure zip-lines. This one-of-a-kind Colorado experience features two thrilling zip-line tours. Located inside Seven Falls, The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure consists of 10 zip-lines that range in distance from 250 feet to 1,800 feet as well as moderate hiking, rope bridges, and a rappel that provide stunning views of the canyon. The Woods Course consists of the first 5 zip-lines ranging in distance from 250 feet to 1,500 feet and reaching heights of 150 feet. The Fins Course consists of 5 zip-lines ranging in distance from 300 feet to 1,800 feet and reaching heights of 500 feet. In addition to the 5 zip-lines, the Fins Course also includes 2 rope bridges and a 180 ft. assisted rappel. The Full Course includes 8 zip-lines ranging in distance from 250 feet to 1,800 feet and reaching heights of 500 feet. It also includes the 2 rope bridges and assisted rappel. This 3 hour experience begins with a safety orientation and ground school, where all participants are taught to safely control their speed while zipping. After ground school, you will venture onto the first zipping platform. From here the fun begins. As the zippers progress the zip lines get longer, faster and higher. This adrenaline packed experience is one you won't forget.All participants must weigh between 90 and 250 lbs. This is a strict weight limit for your safety!
Garden of the Gods Segway Tour
Spend 1 - 2 hours on the Segway and experience one of nature's greatest treasures, Garden of the Gods. Tours originate at the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center where unobscured views will ensure your visit to this beautiful city park is memorable.Your guide will make several short stops to point out red tail hawks, eagles nests, ancient rock formations, exotic plants and wild life. You may see unique caricatures hidden in and climbing on the rocks. Your guide will speak a little about the history of the park and Colorado Springs, tell tales and true stories of the old west. You might even get rained on and have a possible encounter with a big horn sheep. Then in the end, all you remember is the Segway is sweet.No guests under the age of 12 are permitted. Segways are not recommended for those who have poor balance or are unsteady on their feet.Maximum tour size per guide is 4-6 people per guide.No guests over 250lbs, and guests under 100 lbs. need to be pre-approved for the tours.No Pregnant ladies (not worth the risk in our opinion.)Sturdy flat-soled shoes are recommended, HIGH HEELS and FLIP FLOPS are not recommended. A light jacket or sweatshirt is recommended. Helmets are required and will be provided.The Segway is not a toy and is not handicap accessible.Colorado weather is fast to change. Tours will be conducted based on safe weather conditions. Often times this means delaying a tour or interupting the tour for 30 minutes. All tours will include a 30 minute window for possible weather delays. The storms move through quickly and are likly to be followed by beautiful sunshine. We ask for your patience in waiting out the weather.Tours include: Mandatory cone zone orientation on Segway use, ride time on the Segway, all necessary equipment, guide and helmets.
Royal Gorge 3-Hour Rafting Experience
If you live on adrenaline and want some close-to-home adventures, this half-day whitewater rafting trip is the one for you. Just about an hour from Colorado Springs, you’ll find yourself in whitewater a thousand feet beneath the Royal Gorge Bridge. You’ll definitely taste extreme Colorado whitewater rafting as you explode over class III to V rapids with names like Sunshine Falls, Sledgehammer and Boat Eater. In between these, soaked and exhilarated, you’ll see astounding geology, witness local wildlife and feel the history of the Arkansas River and the Colorado Mountain West. Because your guides handcraft each expedition with your feedback, no Royal Gorge river rafting trip is like any other, and this is one reason this trip is always a favorite.
Private Tour to Pikes Peak Garden of Gods
You will head south from Denver to Colorado Springs where your guide will take you on a journey to the top of the world as you drive up the 14,115 foot Pikes Peak. Pikes Peak is the most famous of the 53 fourteeners in Colorado and is one of the highest paved roads in North America. The awe inspiring view will not disappoint, and you will see why it was the inspiration for the song “Oh Beautiful for Spacious Skies”. Upon returning to the lower elevations below, you will have time to walk and explore the charming town of Manitou Springs with their art galleries, and rock shops.You then journey to Garden of the Gods, which was a sacred and ceremonial ground for the Native Americans. To this day it remains a sanctuary for locals and visitors in which to play and explore.Time permitting you can walk on the loop paths around the towering red rock formations, or enjoy the view from the visitors center’s deck. After which your group will head back to the mile high city.Optional visit: Colorado Air Force Academy where you will learn about the cadets and how they are trained to be exceptional leaders, along with a short visit to the Cadet Chapel, an architectural masterpiece designed with an aviation theme.