America's Mountain reaching 14,110 feet, scenic Pikes Peak is accessible via car, year–round (weather permitting). Home of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, the second oldest car race in America, and the Pikes Peak Marathon. Kathryn Lee Bates penned "America the Beautiful" in 1893 after visiting the summit.
The Broadmoor's Pikes Peak Cog Railway
For 114 years, The Broadmoor's Pikes Peak Cog Railway (the world's highest cog railroad, the highest Colorado railroad and highest train in the United States) has taken passengers to the 14,110 foot summit of Pikes Peak. Just 77 miles from downtown Denver and 6 miles from downtown Colorado Springs, this classic Colorado train trip is now running year-round.
The Stables at The BROADMOOR
Experience unique western horseback riding only 20 minutes from the resort. One and two-hour rides are available. A one-hour Wildlife Safari ride is a unique opportunity for the slightly more advanced rider, with the greatest feature being the chance to ride among the elk and buffalo.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
America's "highest" zoo, at 6,800 feet on 50 acres, with more than 700 diverse and exotic creatures. Breathtaking views of the city from the Shrine of the Sun monument above the zoo, weather permitting.
Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun
Located above the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the shrine is accessible by a scenic drive. Offers striking vistas of the surrounding Colorado Springs area, weather permitting.
World Figure Skating Hall of Fame and Museum
This intriguing museum features a comprehensive collection of world figure skating memorabilia, films, books and history of inductees. Located at the United States Figure Skating Association national headquarters adjacent to The Broadmoor, the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame and Museum is open Tuesday - Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Group and private tours may be arranged in advance.
U.S. Olympic Headquarters and Training Center
Get a little athletic inspiration at this year-round facility for Olympic training of summer and winter athletes with specific training facilities and equipment for 17 major sports including swimming, shooting, karate, boxing, gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, cycling, and skating.
Garden of the Gods
Garden of the Gods is a 1,300-acre park and a Registered National Natural Landmark of towering red sandstone rock formations set at the foot of Pikes Peak. Walking and horse trails, picnic facilities, and a visitor's center make this a great family experience.
The Broadmoor's Seven Falls
Known as "The Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado." Drive along a box canyon through amazing rock formations. An express elevator tunnels into the mountainside and rises 130 feet to the Eagle's Nest Platform. A 224-step stairway beside the falls leads to short hiking trails and panoramic overlooks of Colorado Springs and eastern Colorado.
Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy
Located adjacent to the national headquarters of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, this exciting museum celebrates the rich legacy of the American Cowboy.
U.S. Air Force Academy
Located off of Interstate 25, the United States Air Force Academy is open to visitors daily from 8am to 6pm. Explore the Cadet Chapel, the Honor Court, Arnold Hall, the Cadet Field House, Falcon Athletic Center, Falcon Stadium, the Association of Graduates building, and the Visitor Center.
Cave of the Winds
The oldest attraction in the Pikes Peak region, visitors can choose from two three-hour tours through subterranean chambers to get different perspectives on Colorado's geological wonders.