Why We Love Colorado Springs

There are over 300 days of sunshine to be enjoyed in Colorado Springs annually.  At an altitude of 6,035 feet, the climate of Colorado Springs and the Pike’s Peak region is warm in the summer and moderate in the spring, fall and winter.

Explore our favorite schools, restaurants, hiking areas, local attractions below

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Colorado Springs is home to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the “Highest zoo in America,” at an elevation of 6,800 feet above sea level. The zoo welcomes more than 575,000 visitors every year and was recently voted the #5 zoo in the U.S. by TripAdvisor users!

Manitou Incline

The Manitou Incline was originally built as a cable car to carry materials to build pipelines on Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain. After the pipelines were finished, it was turned into a tourist attraction to bring guests to the top of the foothills for a spectacular view of Colorado Springs and the eastern plains.

Garden Of The Gods

Explore Colorado Springs’ paradise in one magical stop. Garden of the Gods Park is a registered National Natural Landmark. Imagine dramatic views, 300′ towering sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of snow-capped Pikes Peak and brilliant blue skies

Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon is a true gem of the Pikes Peak region. The open space is characterized by a series of canyons and ridges sculpted by the erosion of the areaʼs uplifted rock strata. This open space provides miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails for all ages and abilities. In the park, there is also a fenced in “off leash” area to allow your four legged friends to run free.

Cave Of The Winds

Cave tours, spectacular scenery, rides and attractions from mild to wild, you will

explore, soar and keep the whole family happy all day long. So much more than just a cave!