Looking for a family friendly vacation destination? Colorado Springs offers plenty of family friendly entertainment options.
Start outdoors. Southern Colorado is home to America’s mountains Pikes Peak. There is nothing more quintessentially Colorado than taking the cog’s railroad up to the summit. There is also Garden of the Gods, one of the most breathtaking parks in the United States. Both destinations can be done in a day. Plus there are miles of hiking and biking trails.
Looking for something different? Check out two incredible water falls, Seven Falls and Helen Hunt Falls.
Colorado Springs is also home to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, one of the best zoos in the nation. One of the highlights is feeding the giraffes.
Just outside downtown Colorado Springs you’ll find the U.S. Olympic Training Center where you can tour the actual facilities where athletes from across the country train for the Olympics.
For other fun entertainment check out the penny arcade in Manitou Springs, Glen Eyrie Castle, the new Great Wolf Lodge hotel and indoor water park, or a number of museums and historic sights like the Riverwalk in Pueblo, the Colorado State Fair, and many state parks.