Things to Do in Colorado Springs, CO

Posted by Lauren Schneider on Monday, March 16th, 2020 at 10:00am.

What Should You Do While in Colorado Springs, CO?Are you moving to Colorado Springs, or perhaps coming to visit? There's much to do and see in the Colorado Springs area. When you come, you'll have your choice of outdoor and indoor activities to keep you busy. Whether you're an adult on your own or traveling with children, you'll have much to do and see. Below are some top things to do in Colorado Springs.

1. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Address: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Called America's Mountain Zoo, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is located at nearly 7,000 feet above sea level and offers beautiful views. The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been designed so visitors can come into contact with animals in ways that may not be common at other zoos. At the zoo, visitors can feed a giraffe or have a hands-on experience with smaller animals. There's also a carousel, and a gourmet lunch is offered at the Grizzly Grill. The zoo is open year-round. Check with their website for specific times, as hours may vary.

2. Helen Hunt Falls

Address: Helen Hunt Falls, 3440 N Cheyenne Canyon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Helen Hunt Falls is a 35-foot waterfall that is a short hike from the parking area. Admission is free, so everyone has an opportunity to visit and enjoy these beautiful springs. Anyone who wants to enjoy a more intense hike can take the Columbine trail to reach the bottom of the falls. This 4-mile hike is best for experienced hikers and hikers in good shape.

3. National Museum of World War II Aviation

Address: National Museum of World War II Aviation, 775 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

National Museum of World War II Aviation is located in a hangar. At this museum, you'll enjoy free tours of the grounds. Learn more about World War II planes and other aviation-related topics.

4. Glen Eyrie Castle and Conference Center

Address: Glen Eyrie Castle and Conference Center, 3820 North 30th Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

The Glen Eyrie Castle and Conference Center is located on 750 acres where guests may come for historic tours, tea-time, overnight-stays, retreats and conferences. Glen Eyrie has been designed to be a sanctuary for people seeking inspiration and beauty. With a rich spiritual history, you'll enjoy your time at the Glen Eyrie Castle if you're seeking a place to meditate, find your inner peace or just spend a happy afternoon.

5. Red Rock Canyon

Address: Red Rock Canyon, 3550 W High St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Red Rock Canyon is a 1,500-acre park with an off-leash dog area, hiking trails, rock climbing, picnic area and trails for biking. This is an excellent place to visit if you're just looking for somewhere peaceful to spend the day. Get close to nature, spend time with family, or come here on a date. There are numerous trails, so you can choose the hiking skill level that's right for your group. This is also an excellent place to go if you're seeking good photographs of nature.

Contact a Real Estate Professional

If you're moving to the Colorado Springs area, you'll need to know more than where to find the best entertainment. Contact a real estate professional to find out more about where to live, what the Colorado Springs market is like, and what you can do to find the house you've always wanted in this fine city.

Lauren Schneider

Lauren Schneider, Real Estate Agent and Military Relocation Professional (MRP)

Lauren Schneider has lived in Colorado Springs for nearly 20 years and knows that the military is what keeps this town ticking, which is one of the reasons she's chosen to pursue her dream of helping military families with all of their homebuying needs. Learn more about Lauren or start your home search now

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