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Top things to do in Colorado Springs

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Ranked #1 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
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Category: Geologic Formations; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks

Garden of the Gods - Wonderful place to check out the rock formations, vegetation, and wildlife in the area - which are both typical or red sandstone rock formations found in many... more »

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Ranked #2 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: You've seen the movies, you've played the games - now actually live the adventure - laser tag style! Colorado's newest... more » Owner description: You've seen the movies, you've played the games - now actually live the adventure - laser tag style! Colorado's newest outdoor attraction, Battlefield Colorado, has teams compete against each other in adrenaline packed combat missions. Using state-of-the-art military style equipment, our laser tag adventure incorporates the best elements of laser tag, paintball, airsoft and video games - but without the pain, heavy & sweaty gear, or mess! Safe and pain free - Battlefield Colorado is an activity for families and groups looking for active outdoor excitement in an urban Colorado setting. « less
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Ranked #3 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Hiking Trails

Pikes Peak is not the tallest mountain in Colorado, Mt. Elbert is, but only by about 300 feet. There are about 50 mountains over 14,000 feet in the state, but Pikes Peak is best... more »

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Ranked #4 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America's ONLY mountain zoo. Large alpine habitats are home to over 950 different animals and... more » Owner description: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America's ONLY mountain zoo. Large alpine habitats are home to over 950 different animals and approximately 180 species. All of your favorites are here - monkeys, hippos, tigers, elephants and bears (oh my!). Hand-feed their large reticulated giraffe herd, and experience animals up-close, like never before. « less
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Ranked #5 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Museums
Owner description: The museum is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10AM to 4PM. Tours are at 10AM, NOON and 2PM. Tours are required as... more » Owner description: The museum is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10AM to 4PM. Tours are at 10AM, NOON and 2PM. Tours are required as they will visit WestPac Restorations where WWII aircraft are being restored to flying conditions. Currently three P-38 are being restored that were recovered from New Guinea. « less
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Ranked #6 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Educational Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities; Landmarks
Owner description: Visitors can tour this modern sprawling campus that includes the Academy, Falcon Stadium, a chapel and Arnold Hall, a museum... more » Owner description: Visitors can tour this modern sprawling campus that includes the Academy, Falcon Stadium, a chapel and Arnold Hall, a museum honoring Air Force personnel. « less
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Ranked #7 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #8 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Educational Sites; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Parks
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Ranked #9 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Castles; Parks; Scenic Drives; Biking Trails; Equestrian Trails; Hiking Trails; Trails
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Ranked #10 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #11 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
The location of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, which offers limited tours to the public.
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Ranked #13 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Sports Complexes; Specialty Museums
Headquarters for the U.S. Olympic Committee administration and the Olympic Training Center programs.
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Ranked #14 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Museums
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Ranked #16 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Starr Kempf Sculpture Garden - private property and not a business open to public
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Ranked #18 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
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Ranked #19 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #20 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
The museum features artifacts and research involving the region's early mining and industrial activities.
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Ranked #21 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Parks
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Ranked #23 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #24 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Art Galleries; Specialty Shops

Michael Garman Sculpture Gallery is a favorite tourist attraction in Colorado Springs.  It isn't a big attraction. In fact, many people may find it disappointing if they aren't... more »

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Ranked #25 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #26 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks

Click here for Bear Creek Nature Center website   open Wed - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (confirm, in case hours change) Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  (confirm) 719-520-6387 more »

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Ranked #28 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Art Museums
Owner description: Housed in an award winning art-deco facility, the center has a museum, which features the work of regional, national, and... more » Owner description: Housed in an award winning art-deco facility, the center has a museum, which features the work of regional, national, and international artists, an art school and a theater. « less
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Ranked #29 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #30 of 67 attractions in Colorado Springs
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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