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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Cave of the Winds
Cave of the Winds

(719) 685-5444

100 Cave of the Winds Rd
Manitou Springs, CO 80829   Directions Website

Discover unforgettable family adventure at the Cave of the Winds located in Manitou Springs, minutes from downtown Colorado Springs. See who's the bravest in the family on the Wind Walker Challenge, a maze of steel beams, swinging ropes and ladders hanging 600 feet above the canyon floor. Let your family seek thrills, pan for gemstones, eat good food and shop for memorable souvenirs at this attraction.

Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center
Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center

(719) 634-6666

1805 N 30th St
Colorado Springs, CO 80904   Directions Website

A photographer's paradise is exposed at the Garden of the Gods public park in Colorado Springs. Soaring fins of clay-colored sandstone jet 300 feet in the air exploding all over the valley floor, spanning the backdrop of Pikes Peak. The park includes popular trails for hiking, walking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

Pikes Peak Region Attractions
Pikes Peak Region Attractions

(800) 525-2250

Colorado Springs, CO 80829
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Colorado Springs Pikes Peak, aka, America's Mountain, is the most visited mountain in North America and the second most visited mountain in the world behind Japan's Mount Fuji. Over a half a million people reach the summit peak, most by the Pikes Peak Cog Railway to enjoy the stunning panoramic views. A stone's throw away is the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Cave of the Winds, Garden of the Gods and many other famous attractions.

The Adventure Company
The Adventure Company

(800) 497-7238

12847 Hwy 24/285
Buena Vista, CO 81211   Directions Website

Tame the waters like a pro when you join the Adventure Company on a white-water rafting trip on the Colorado River. Beginners and experts can choose from more than 25 trips on four rivers like the 2-5 day "wilderness style" raft trip that includes comfortable camping and gourmet outdoor food. It's the ultimate water recreation experience.

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