Arts and Cultural
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
This world-class art museum, theatre company and art school features outstanding collections of American, Native American and Hispanic art.
Gallery at the Plaza
Located in downtown Colorado Springs at Plaza of the Rockies, this contemporary gallery features collaborative exhibitions by regional, national and international artists.
The Money Museum
Through the discovery of money, America's largest museum dedicated to the study of money - also known as numismatics - brings culture to life.
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
This quality entertainment, cultural, educational, and assembly center has achieved international acclaim for its design and acoustical qualities, and hosts in excess of 200 performances annually.
The municipal museum of Colorado Springs, located in the former El Paso County Courthouse (1903), portrays the history and culture of the Pikes Peak Region in exhibits emphasizing the unique character of this uncommon Front Range community.
Points of Interest
Cave of the Winds
Located near the foot of Pikes Peak and discovered in 1881, visitors can explore amazing caverns, experience total darkness, and marvel at the beauty of formations that date back hundreds of thousands of years.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
A leader in conservation, captive breeding and animal care, this zoo encompasses 146 acres housing 550 animals representing 119 species, and includes a tram, a carousel and miniature train.
Garden of the Gods
A park that merits national stature, it features outstanding natural scenery, complex and unique geology and easy hiking.
Hidden between Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak lies the magical town of Manitou Springs, a quintessential tourist town since the 1870's when visitors discovered the healing waters the Ute Indians had been drinking for years and where many of the town's mineral springs still function today and where the water is still free.
Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Entertaining visitors since 1891, The Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway has a rich and colorful history of providing safe, comfortable and relaxing tours of majestic Pikes Peak.
Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame/Museum of the American Cowboy
America's original sport, rodeo, is showcased here and features rodeo's history, the evolution of gear, equipment and clothing as well as exhibits that include memorabilia from over 160 inductees in the Hall of Champions.
Located in South Cheyenne Canyon, Seven Falls is a series of seven cascading waterfalls with a sum height of 181 feet and there are a total of 224 steps on the staircase from the base of the falls to the peak.
Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun
Also known as Will Rogers Shrine, this venue is the tomb which holds the ashes of Spencer Penrose (1865-1939), a philanthropist who contributed many of the most prominent landmarks in Colorado Springs.
Downtown Colorado Springs
From culinary adventures to artistic venues, shopping and nightlife, downtown Colorado Springs offers 90 blocks of fun, entertainment and truly something for everyone.
Old Colorado City
The oldest city in the Pikes Peak Region is now a historical neighborhood in Colorado Springs which offers a charming variety of shops, restaurants, and special events.
The Promenade Shops at Briargate
This open-air center provides storefront shopping at dozens of the finest national specialty retailers as well as great restaurants.
Sports and Entertainment
Colorado Springs World Arena
Seating 8,000, this premier, multi-purpose arena and entertainment venue offers a host of events.
Olympic Training Center
The U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs is the headquarters for the U.S. Olympic Committee administration and the Olympic Training Center programs.
Patty Jewett Golf Course
Opened in 1898 and city-owned since 1919, this 18-hole course is the third oldest public course west of the Mississippi and features all the hallmarks of Colorado golf.
Sky Sox Baseball Stadium
From 1993 through the present, Colorado Springs has been the Triple A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies and baseball fans can cheer them on at this 8,500 seat stadium that also carries the distinction of being the highest professional ballpark in North America, at 6,531 feet above sea level.
Blues Under the Bridge
Public Radio station KRCC hosts an annual Colorado Springs Blues Festival, held each year in July.
Colorado Balloon Classic
First organized in 1977, this event has grown to be the largest and the longest continuously running hot air balloon festival in the Rocky Mountain Region as well as the State of Colorado and is held each September.
Manitou Springs Wine Festival
Held each June, this wine festival with a view features tastings and live entertainment in the historic Manitou Springs park.
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Also known as The Race to the Clouds, this annual automobile and motorcycle hill climb has been held since 1916 and features a 12.42 mile course with 156 turns that begins at 9,390 feet and finishes at the 14,110 foot summit of Pikes Peak.
Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival
Held each November and the longest continuous-running women's film festival in North America, this three-day celebration is dedicated to celebrating the drive, spirit and diversity of women and film.
Once a small neighborhood craft fair, this festival is now a three-day street festival held each May, and hosts over 180 craft, commercial and food booths.
- Aerospace Corporation
- Booz Allen Hamilton
- CH2M Hill
- C.S. Health Partners
- Colorado College
- Colorado Springs Utilities
- El Paso Corporation
- Fort Carson
- Lockheed Martin
- Memorial Hospital
- Northrup Grumman
- Peterson Air Force Base
- United States Air Force Academy
- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
- Wells Fargo