Top 15 things to do in Colorado Springs

Here are my Top 15 easy things to do in Colorado Springs that isn’t going to a lake to kayak or fish.

  1. Pikes Peak Cog Railway – 4.5 hrs – Bring Jackets!
  1. Walk around Garden of the Gods – 2 hrs
    • There is a Nature and Visitor center across the street from Garden of the Gods park as well. The traffic and access may be a little difficult as they are re-doing the roads around there.
  • U.S. Olympic Museum – 1 hr

  • Walk around the Broadmoor Lake – 1 hr
    • Tell the guard that you are going to get lunch at the “Tavern” or just walking around the lake and they may let you valet park if it’s not too busy.
    • Across the street there is the Penrose museum that has a lot of old cars and artifacts and history of the Pikes Peak Hill climb race.

  • Cave of the Winds – 2 to 3 hrs
  • Walk around Red Rocks Canyon Park – 2 hrs
    • This is a little more challenging than Garden of the Gods park but it is mostly very easy to walk the trails and is beautiful as well.

  • North Pole Amusement Park – 2 to 3 hrs