Things to do in Colorado Springs

Marvel at the mountain scenery of Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is one of the most populous cities in Colorado, USA, and is situated near the base of Pikes Peak. It offers plenty of outdoor sports and recreation as well as a range of sightseeing opportunities for tourists and travelers.


Things to do in Colorado Springs


Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

For nature and animal lovers, a visit to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is definitely one of the best things to do in Colorado Springs. It is actually one of the country’s only two mountain zoos, so don’t miss your chance to see some 750 animals representing 150 different species, 30 of which are now endangered.


Preforming arts

If you want to witness the performing arts scene of the city, you can check out the concerts and events schedule of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, the only professional resident orchestra in the entire Southern Colorado region. You can also visit the Fine Arts Center if you want to see permanent and temporary collections of Southwest art.


The great outdoors

Different park and rec facilities in the city offer activities such as horseback riding, hiking, rock climbing, and cycling. You can also engage in various sports, from leisurely rounds in world-class golf courses to extreme whitewater rafting adventures on the Arkansas River.


When to go to Colorado Springs

In Colorado Springs, summers are warm but not hot and winters are mild and moderate. In the warmest month of July, the average temperature is 21.6°C (70.9°F). On the other hand, the mean temperature in the coldest month of December is -0.7°C (30.8°F).


The summer season of Colorado Springs host the annual Starlight Spectacular, a bike ride event that benefits the Trails and Open Spaces Coalition of Colorado. Summer is also the best time to hike Pikes Peak. If you want a not-so-chilly Christmas holiday, december in Colorado Springs is a great fit for you. Come during the winter and enjoy the city’s mild weather.

Colorado Springs Facts

CountryUnited States of America (USA)
CurrencyUS Dollar
AirportCity Of Colorado Springs Muni, United States (COS)

Colorado Springs average temperatures

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Golf in Colorado Springs

There are many great courses in Colorado Springs. Most of them are private or part of hotel resorts, but there are still some great public courses you can attend while visiting here. Patty Jewett Golf Course is the most prominent of those, boasting a 27 hole golf course with amazing views of Pikes Peak. Valley Hi Golf Course is another great centrally located golf course. You play at the foot of the Cheyenne Mountain on the flat land that surrounds it. Don't miss these two clubs when you are in Colorado Springs!

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