- TripBuzz found 70 things to do with kids in or near Colorado Springs, Colorado, including 38 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manitou Springs, Cripple Creek, Woodland Park and Georgetown.
- From Cheyenne Mountain Zoo to Battlefield Colorado, the Colorado Springs area offers 53 different types of family activities, including: Arcades, Visitor Centers, Horseback Riding and Movie Theaters.
- Located an hour south of state capital Denver, Colorado Springs, CO sits over a mile above sea level. The town is located on the east side of the southern Rocky Mountains, making it a popular destination for visitors who want to hike, mountain climb, or take a helicopter tour of the area. Also located in Colorado Springs is the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Joseph's Fine Dining 1603 South 8th Street, Colorado Springs, CO MoreLess Info
Owner and chef specializing in flambéed dishes, curates a tasting menu for diners
45045 W. US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Besides whitewater rafting trips, Royal Gorge Rafting also offers zipline tours as well as custom vacation packages for special events such as weddings and corporate events.
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours hosts adventure zipline tours with 20 different ziplines spread over the classic course and the more recent, Extreme Zip Line Course which is one of the fastest courses around the Royal Gorge.
100% 5 votes
Fort Gorge RV Park and Campground, Canon City, CO MoreLess Info
Buffalo Joe's Whitewater Rafting offers trips on the Arkansas River from September through May. The exciting journey begins north of Buena Vista and runs through Brown's Canyon, with more challenging trips available for experienced rafters.
99% 8614 votes
45000 West U.S. Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Echo Canyon River Expeditions is a local outfitter which organizes both family-friendly and adventure class whitewater rafting trips around the Colorado wilderness and the Rocky mountains. These trips can also be combined with other activities such as horseback riding, zipline and ATV tours.
201 North 1st St, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
The Museum of Colorado Prisons offers a variety of exhibits for those seeking to learn about the history of incarceration in Colorado, including the hangman's noose from the last execution by hanging in the state. The museum offers MP3 audio tours of its 32 jail cells.
Standard horseback riding trips are arranged through Fort Royal Stables in the summer with the stables being closed to the public in the winter with only private appointments allowed. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are preferred.
48% 29 votes
331 Players Club Drive, Castle Rock, CO 80104 MoreLess Info
Castle Rock's Plum Creek Golf & Country Club is an exclusive resort featuring a beautiful, challenging course, a fine restaurant, a pro shop and impeccable customer service. Tee times must be reserved in advance.
99% 157 votes
44650 US Highway 50 West, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Clear Creek Rafting Company - Day Tours offers a variety of whitewater rafting tours of the Arkansas River at the Royal Gorge. The company tailors trips to all skill and experience levels, and trips include a free photo cd.