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Colorado Springs Vacations & Travel

Colorado Springs Vacations

Just 70 miles south of Denver, Colorado Springs is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Set at the base of the Rockies, with towering Pikes Peak providing a dramatic backdrop, Colorado’s second largest city has the feel of a small town, while offering endless possibilities for exploration. Downtown Colorado Springs showcases a vibrant arts scene where galleries, theatres and restaurants abound. The area’s wide-open spaces draw nearly 6 million visitors to the region each year.

Region: Colorado

Featured Colorado Springs Hotel

Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn

Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn

Our 3-Star
Colorado Springs, Colorado

This hotel is located just minutes from downtown, the Garden of the Gods, and many other popular attractions and features well-equipped guest rooms and suites.

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What To Do

Garden of the Gods – Perched 6,400 feet above sea level, this geological marvel at the intersection of the Great Plains, the woodlands of the American Southwest and the mountain forests of the Rockies is home to Pikes Peak and dramatic rock formations. There are more than 15 miles of trails to accommodate hikers of all fitness levels

Pikes Peak – At a magnificent 14,500 feet, this is the highest mountain in southern Front Range of the Rockies.  Hike up to the summit, or take the cog railway for a scenic ride to the top of America’s Mountain

Royal Gorge Region – Traverse America’s highest suspension bridge, go whitewater rafting or ziplining, navigate the one-way Skyline Drive, discover dinosaur fossils or enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting at Holy Cross Abbey.  Here, the adventures are as extreme as you want them to be. 

Manitou Incline -This extreme 2,768-step trail was originally built as a cable-car route. After the cable car was damaged, the railroad ties remained, becoming a challenging pedestrian trail – its 2,000-foot elevation gain includes inclines as steep as 65 degrees in some sections.