Colorado Springs is located at the base of Pikes Peak—America’s Mountain, where quaint city life meets outdoor recreation and adventure. Recently ranked #7 emerging destination in the world by TripAdvisor, Olympic City USA invites visitors to explore all the new activities and adventures it has to offer from the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum to the brand-new Pikes Peak Summit Visitor Center.
After its four-year closure, The Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway is now reopened, offering visitors another avenue to arrive at the 14,115-foot summit of Pikes Peak. One of the most unique experiences in the country, the Cog takes passengers on an all-new nine-mile journey through various terrain types and spectacular views.
The Pikes Peak Region’s 300 days of sunshine and mild climate allow for year-round outdoor activities. With more than 55 nearby attractions, visitors can brush up on their history at state-of-the-art museums, get their adrenaline fix on a zip line or rock climb, and feed giraffes at a mountainside zoo.