Colorado Springs

Travel Guide
Colorado Springs

This sunny mountain city offers a diverse and dramatic landscape, a wide variety of outdoor activities and a pioneer heritage to explore.

Much of the appeal of Colorado Springs lies in its scenic surroundings, which include the towering Rocky range and the unique red rock formations of the Garden of the Gods park.

A great place to start a visit to Colorado Springs is at Pikes Peak, one of the area’s most popular attractions. The famous mountain is closely linked to the nation’s early history and was a famous symbol of the 1859 gold rush to Colorado.

Hike up the popular Barr Trail to Pikes Peak’s 14,115-foot (4,302-meter) summit. Or, from March through December, catch the Pikes Peak Cog Railway for a leisurely ride to the top. After you descend the mountain, stop into the Garden of the Gods city park. This park sits at the foot of Pikes Peak and is known for its jagged red rock cliffs.

Other outdoor leisure activities include golf and white-water rafting on the nearby Arkansas River. This part of the Rockies is also home to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, a favorite destination for families.

Delve into the frontier heritage of the area at the Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum or at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry, both located in the city.

Finding your way around Colorado Springs is relatively simple. The city is built on a grid system, and buses and taxis are plentiful. Many visitors choose to drive, as parking and roads are good and many of the top sites, such as the Garden of the Gods, are only accessible by car.

Colorado Springs is generally mild and sunny, as the mountain range protects the city from harsh weather. However, there is still plenty to do if you need to stay indoors. Stop by the United States Air Force Academy, where you can see the striking modernist Cadet Chapel, or enjoy art at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.

Where to stay in Colorado Springs

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Colorado Springs North
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Colorado Springs North
2.5 out of 5
8155 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is HK$624 per night from 7 Dec to 7 Dec
Located in Briargate, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chapel Hills Mall and US Air Force Academy. Adventure Golf and Batting Cages is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) ...
3.7/5 Good! (950 reviews)
"Great place to stay! Good breakfast"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Colorado Springs North
Cheyenne Mountain Resort, A Dolce by Wyndham
Cheyenne Mountain Resort, A Dolce by Wyndham
4 out of 5
The price is HK$987 per night from 13 Dec to 13 Dec
Located in Colorado Springs, this beachfront resort is connected to the convention centre, 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Broadmoor World Arena, and within 6 mi (10 km) ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,136 reviews)
"Such a amazing property and views ! Great service ! Amazing bartender and met some really great ppl ! The balcony views from our room was amazing ! Will deff return again ! Thank you"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2021

Cheyenne Mountain Resort, A Dolce by Wyndham
SCP Hotel Colorado Springs
SCP Hotel Colorado Springs
3.5 out of 5
The price is HK$780 per night from 12 Dec to 12 Dec
Located in Central Colorado Springs, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Broadmoor World Arena, Battlefield Colorado and Millibo Art Theatre. Williams Fire ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (981 reviews)
"This property was so welcoming and had a great space to gather and enjoy our stay with family and friends. We booked another visit on our check out!"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2021

SCP Hotel Colorado Springs
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs North
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs North
3 out of 5
The price is HK$772 per night from 1 Jan to 1 Jan
Located in Briargate, this aparthotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from US Air Force Academy, and within 12 mi (20 km) of University of Colorado-Colorado Springs and Garden ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (619 reviews)
"Hotel was great. Lady at check in was super friendly and helpful. She did have an issue with the Expedia VCC, so I’m hoping I’m not double charged as I did pay Expedia for the reservation. Aside from that, everything was exactly as expected. Breakfast was great! Room was clean. 10/10 would ..."

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2021

The Homewood Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs North
Glen Eyrie Castle & Conference Center A Ministry of the Navigators
Glen Eyrie Castle & Conference Center A Ministry of the Navigators
2.5 out of 5
The price is HK$806 per night from 6 Jan to 6 Jan
Situated in the mountains, this holiday home is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Garden of the Gods, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Red Rock Canyon and Manitou Cliff Dwellings. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (544 reviews)
"It was an excellent stay. The facilities were clean, the food was great, the staff were most accommodating and knowledgeable . I would recommend Glen Eyrie to anyone."

Reviewed on 4 Dec 2021

Glen Eyrie Castle & Conference Center A Ministry of the Navigators
Home2 Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs South
Home2 Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs South
3 out of 5
The price is HK$857 per night from 17 Dec to 17 Dec
Situated in the mountains, this aparthotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Broadmoor World Arena, Battlefield Colorado and Millibo Art Theatre. World Figure Skating ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (137 reviews)
"We loved that the hotel was well kept up and our room was very clean. Our only complaint was that there was a very loud low hum that would come on from time to time. It was really bad in the bathroom. Other than that, our room was spacious and the beds were incredibly comfortable. We will stay there ..."

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs South
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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