At the base of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain is a city that boasts unrivaled natural beauty, a mild climate, endless blue skies and more than 60 unique attractions. Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA, offers groups an array of itinerary options. Take in the towering red rock formations of Garden of the Gods Park, the intricate sculptures of Downtown’s Art on the Streets program and a flourishing craft food and beverage scene. From museums to mountaintops, you’ll enjoy the Pikes Peak region’s second-to-none western hospitality. Start planning an unforgettable itinerary your clients are sure to remember for a lifetime at VisitCOS.com/tours.
This charming mountain town is famous for its natural mineral springs scattered throughout the area. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the eight public springs, each with a different taste and mineral content makeup. Visit Colorado Springs can also arrange guided walking tours of the historic town’s mineral springs. Explore charming shops and boutiques, ancient cliff dwellings, hidden caves and drop some change in the vintage games of the Penny Arcade.
Pikes Peak Tours
There are several ways to soak in the purple mountain majesties of this iconic mountain. Four private operators offer daily departures that navigate the twists and turns of the Pikes Peak Highway. Book a private Gray Line bus or shuttle, or a Jeep or Hummer tour to the 14,115-summit. There are endless photo opportunities as you ascend five different life zones to some of the most breathtaking views in the country.
Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
Cross the country’s highest suspension bridge at this adventure park. Stroll the wooden planks of the architectural wonder that hangs 956-feet above the Royal Gorge and Arkansas River below. Take in panoramic views from an aerial gondola ride, dine in their onsite restaurant and learn the attraction’s history in the Plaza Theater.
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Hall of Fame
Colorado Springs is the proud home of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training center and coming in 2020, the city will open the doors to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Hall of Fame. This world-class, 60,000 square-foot museum celebrates the legacies of Team USA with artifacts, athlete stories and state-of-the-art interactive exhibits that provide a unique experience for each guest, regardless of age or accessibility.
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Floy Kennedy, director of travel industry sales