While The Broadmoor features a nearly limitless amount of activities, tours, classes, and programs for our guests to enjoy, our inspiring Colorado Springs location offers access to an incredible variety of nearby attractions. From canyons and natural springs to scenic railroad tours and museums, it's easy to explore Colorado Springs when staying at The Broadmoor.
The Broadmoor Seven Falls
For those who want to dive into nature and are looking
for attractions in Colorado, The Broadmoor Seven Falls is
now open. Take 224 steps up a magnificent series of
waterfalls located in a 1,250-foot-wall box canyon. These
steps lead to hiking trails and the banks of the glistening
streams that feed the 181-foot drop of falling water at the
falls. If you’re looking for great sightseeing in Colorado
Springs, Seven Falls is the only Colorado waterfall
included on National Geographic’s list of international
The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure Zip Line Tour
A thrilling exploration above The Broadmoor Seven Falls,
following rope bridges and culminating in a rappel. The
Broadmoor Soaring Adventure consists of 10 zip-lines that
range in distance from 300 feet to 1,800 feet as well as
moderate hiking and rope bridges. The Woods Course opens
Aug. 13, 2015 and the Finns Course will open mid-September.
Each course includes between five and eight zip lines that
get progressively longer. The Finns Course also features
several custom-built suspension bridges.
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 this incredible
The Broadmoor's Pikes Peak Cog Railway
For 114 years, the Manitou and Pikes Peak 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 6 miles from downtown Colorado Springs, this
classic Colorado train trip operates year-round.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Experience America's "highest" zoo at 6,800 feet. Named
one of TripAdvisor's Top 10 Zoos in the U.S., Cheyenne
Mountain Zoo features more than 700 diverse and
exotic creatures on over 50 acres. While you're here, enjoy
breathtaking views of the city from the Shrine of the Sun
monument located just above the zoo grounds (weather
Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun
Located above the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the Will Rogers
shrine is accessible via a scenic drive from The Broadmoor,
and offers striking vistas of the surrounding Colorado
Springs area (weather permitting).
Not for the fainthearted, this popular hiking trail
rising above the town of Manitou Springs challenges hikers
with a gain of over 2,000 feet in elevation in less than 1
mile. Hike up the remains of a former incline railway and
back to the bottom on the nearby Barr Trail.
The Broadmoor World Arena
A nationally recognized training facility for figure
skating, USA ice hockey, USA short-track speed skating and
home to the Colorado College hockey team, the Colorado
Springs World Arena is a must-see for any sports
enthusiast. Special events, concerts and shows are
regularly held in the 8,500-seat arena, and public skating
is offered daily at the Ice Hall.
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 AM to 4
PM. 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
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.
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
Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings and Museum
Opened in 1907, the museum includes some of the finest
architecture of the Cliff Dwelling Anasazi Indians. The
outdoor preserve demonstrates the Anasazi's fine stonework
with a dwelling of over 40 rooms that can be explored on a
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
Pikes Peak Country Attractions
You can learn more about fun and exciting attractions in
the Pikes Peak area by visiting the Pikes Peak Country
Attractions Association website.
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.
Fine Arts Center
Established in 1919 as the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center has been the top cultural attraction of the Pikes Peak region for nearly 100 years. Housed in a beautiful art-deco facility approximately five miles from The Broadmoor, the Fine Arts Center is home to a nationally accredited Art Museum, an award-winning and critically-acclaimed Theatre and immersive arts education for all ages and abilities.