Colorado Springs is known for its location in between the picturesque mountains. However, besides hiking and rock climbing, there are some lesser known attractions around Colorado Springs that any upcoming visitor should be aware of.
Thanks to the nearby mountains the possibilities for hiking and other mountain related activities are a great pull for visitors to Colorado Springs. Try some of the activities, such as rock climbing, biking, or horseback riding. You can do this on the trails in the Southern Rocky Mountains, on Pikes Peak, or in the park Garden of the Gods. The latter is described as the most beautiful park in the world by many visitors.
Are you an aviation lover? In that case, you cannot skip a visit to the U.S. Air Force Academy, where you can attend tours on campus. If you cannot get enough of aviation-themed days during your time in Colorado Springs, have a meal at the Airplane Restaurant. This is a unique restaurant located in a decommissioned 1953 Boeing, with tons of aviation memorabilia and aviation puns and references to delight you while eating.