Exploring Colorado: Colorado Springs

With spring on the horizon, and our undeniable wanderlust taking hold once more, we thought we’d tempt you to a weekend vacation with a list of our favorite Colorado Springs activities. This bustling city, centered in the most glorious state there is, has a lot to offer from outdoor adventures to nights on the town, keep reading to find out how you can get the most out of your next trip to Colorado Springs.

Garden of the GodsColorado Springs Activities

A trip to Colorado Springs wouldn’t be complete without a stop at the famed Garden of the Gods. The Garden of the Gods is a public park located in the heart of Colorado Springs, and was designated as an official National Natural Landmark in 1971. Spend the afternoon simply taking in the sights or get active with a rock climbing adventure on some famous red rocks.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center’s Museum

Founded in 1936 The Colorado Springs museum offers a plethora of art exhibits sure to appease your cultural appetite. The museum hosts nine permanent collection galleries, two traveling exhibition galleries and an unprecedented Tactile gallery. The mesuem offers a diverse and historically important collection of works that highlight the unique artwork of the Rocky Mountain Region.

Biking Pikes PeakColorado Springs Activities

If you’re looking for a way to see the best of Colorado Springs while enjoying the outdoors and staying active, a ride up one of Colorado’s most iconic mountains is easily for you. Relish in breathtaking views while coasting down the mountain and end your afternoon with lunch at a local favorite: Jake and Telly’s Greek Taverna. Perfect as a solo activity or with a group of friends and family members.

Ultralight Flights

See Colorado Springs from a rare perspective, strapped to the wings of an Ultralight flyer. This miniature aircraft will let you soar from the top of Pikes Peak to the Garden of the Gods. Truly an unforgettable adventure, this is undoubtedly on the top of our list of Colorado Springs activities.

Cheyenne Mountain ZooColorado Springs Activities

Few activities can compare to a day out at the zoo. See the world’s largest giraffe herd at this expansive mountainside conservation park. This is a great activity for the whole family or even for a fun and low-key date.

As we promised Colorado Springs has a lot to offer.  Hopefully you gained some ideas for Colorado Springs activities of your own. Join the conversation by commenting below or on Facebook. Stay up to date with all Wishlist news by following us on FacebookTwitter, LinkedInInstagram and by signing up for our newsletter.