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Around Town in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Pikes Peak

As the most visited mountain in North America and the second most visited mountain in the world, Pikes Peak forms a stunning backdrop for Colorado Springs and the Garden of the Gods. Whether traveling by car on the scenic Pikes Peak Highway, by train on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway or by foot on the Barr Trail, more than a half million people reach the summit every year. From the gateway at an elevation of 7,400 feet, you’ll encounter some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world as you wind your way through an alpine wonderland of scenic beauty, mountain reservoirs, beyond timberline, finally overtaking the clouds… all along the way to the 14,115 foot summit of America’s most famous mountain.

Garden of the Gods

True to its name, this National Natural Landmark is so scenic, it really is fit for the gods! Experience views of magnificent red rock formations or take a drive, stroll or bike ride and gaze at the awe-inspiring scenery with soothing trail paths and more intense climbing or off-trail opportunities. The park is open FREE to the public.

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Seven Falls

Located in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO, Seven Falls cascades 181 feet in seven distinct steps down a solid cliff of naturally carved Pikes Peak granite. Hiking, self-guided audio tours, wildlife viewing, and scavenger hunt for kids, plus, you can take an in-mountain elevator to the perfect view.

US Olympic Training Center

The US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs is home to athletes and coaches as they train for the next Olympic Games. The center has sport venues and support facilities for fencing, gymnastics, judo, modern pentathlon, shooting, swimming, taekwondo, weightlifting and wrestling. The facility also includes a state-of-the-art sports medicine and sport science center, and an athlete center featuring a dining hall and multiple residence halls.

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Cave of the Winds

Like adventure? Choose between three fun filled tours or try the Wind Walker Challenge.

Air Force Academy

Visit the United States Air Force Academy to see where young men and women are developed into leaders of character for our Air Force and nation. The U.S. Air Force Academy’s Visitor Center and iconic chapel give you a glimpse of cadet life and academy history, along with the chapel’s beautiful stained-glass windows with a ceiling soaring 150 feet toward the Colorado sky, the Air Force Academy Chapel is an all-faiths house of worship.

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Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Below the inspiration of “America the Beautiful” lies this state park and its incredible views. A crown jewel of Colorado’s state park system with state of the art facilities and recreational opportunities. You can explore nature’s diversity with prairie-to-peak ecosystems on 20 miles of hiking and biking trails. Of the 2701 acres, you’ll be sure to find wildlife in its natural ecosystem.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

No visit to the Pikes Peak region is complete without a trip to the Cheyenne Mtn. Zoo – America’s only mountain zoo! Experience unforgettable adventures with breathtaking mountain habitats containing more than 800 animals from around the world.

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Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

A world-class art museum, theatre company and art school with an array of astonishing art collections. The Center is home to the Taylor Museum of Art, Bemis School of Art and SaGaJi Theatre. It features traveling exhibitions and permanent collections including Dale Chihuly glass.

Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center

The Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center is home to wolves, coyotes and fox that each live and thrive in large wooded enclosures that provide privacy, sanctuary and stimulation for these amazing and beautiful animals. Colorado Wolf and Wildlife center offers Wolf tours for the whole family, photo and wolf interaction opportunities, and wildlife full moon howling night walks. Experience something different!

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