Colorado Springs, CO, USA

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Colorado Springs, CO, USA

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Staying at a House in Colorado Springs

Located at an elevation of more than 6,000 ft., Colorado Springs is one of the premier destinations in all of Colorado. Visitors can rent an apartment, house or cottage, the majority of which include a fireplace, outdoor grill and internet access.

Outdoor Activities

Colorado Springs is known for the vast selection of outdoor activities that visitors can attend in the area. If you're interested in spending time among the scenic nature and picturesque views that the area has to offer, there are plenty of activities to engage in.

Academy Riding Stables

There's nothing quite as enjoyable as riding a horse through the fields and valleys situated throughout Colorado Springs. Riders of all skill levels will love what Academy Riding Stables has to offer, which includes rides guided by actual cowboys.

Front Range Climbing Company

Colorado Springs is the perfect destination for rock climbing. Whether you're an experienced rock climber or are attempting to do so for the first time, the guided rock climbing services offered by Front Range Climbing Company will give you the adventure of a lifetime.

Barr Trail

The Barr Trail is a massive one-way hike that lasts for 12 miles. If you would like to spend around 6-10 hours hiking and viewing some of the best sights of Colorado's Green Mountain Falls, this hike is definitely recommended. Restrooms, indoor seating and picnic tables are strewn all throughout the trail.


With the cool mountain air blowing through the trees, golfing in Colorado Springs always makes for an eventful time. Colorado Springs plays host to a large amount of golf courses.

Antler Creek Golf Course

The Antler Creek Golf Course provides stunning views of the nearby mountains of Nathrop and provides quite a challenge on numerous holes, as trees and bunkers outline much of the course. A practice green and driving range will help you brush up on your golf game before taking to the fairways.

Cherokee Ridge Golf Course

The Cherokee Ridge Golf Course is one of the most pristine courses in all of Colorado. This 18-hole course provides golfers of any skill level with excellent greens and manageable fairways.


Though there are no ski options directly in Colorado Springs, there are several within a 1-2 hour drive that are perfect for anyone that's staying in the area for a week or more.

Loveland Ski Area

The Loveland Ski Area in Georgetown, Colorado is one of the best ski areas in the state. With over 1,800 acres of terrain, ski and snowboarding lovers alike will find a variety of slopes to accommodate all skill levels.

Breckenridge Ski Resort

The Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado offers fantastic slopes all year round. There are many peaks in the area for skiers to choose from, all of which provide an unforgettable experience.


Precipitation of some kind occurs throughout much of the year in Colorado, though this adds to the beauty of the area for many that visit and live there. The average highs during the winter months are in the low 40's, while the summer months reach into the mid 80's. Due to the plentiful amounts of trees and vegetation in Colorado Springs, the best time of year to visit is in the spring and fall seasons, as the scenery is at its most gorgeous during these months.

How to Get There

If you don't want to use your own vehicle, but would like to drive in style, consider making use of a private car or even a rental car. You can travel by Amtrak as well, which will take you directly to the city. If you prefer to travel by airplane, the Colorado Springs Airport services the entire city and the surrounding areas.

Attractions In and Around Colorado Springs

First time in Colorado Springs and looking for places to see? Local attractions include Battlefield Colorado, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Colorado Springs House of Bounce. Don’t miss cultural highlights like Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, McAllister House Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Garden of the Gods, Acacia Park and America the Beautiful Park.

You could easily spend a day shopping at The Citadel Mall and Chapel Hills Mall. Don’t forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at United States Olympic Complex or World Arena. While in town, your visit can also include popular attractions like Cheyenne Mountain State Park.