Colorado Springs Travel Guide

This post has been sponsored by Colorado Springs, all thoughts and opinions are my own. 

During my senior year of high school I was living with a friend's family and got to go on vacation with them to Colorado. It was one of the most breathtakingly beautiful states that I'd ever been to, and I've made it a point to go back with my own family ever since. 

Colorado Springs is the perfect destination for an outdoors family vacation that is jammed pack with lots of adventure. Whether it's going skiing in the majestic mountains in the winter and early spring, or hiking and kayaking during summer break, there are lots of things to do in Colorado Springs for the entire family. If you're looking for some great family vacation ideas in Colorado Springs, you've come to the right place. I've gathered together a list of all my favorite places for families at all adventure levels and price points!


Garden of the Gods Park: This 1300-acre natural national landmark is sure to top your Colorado Springs bucket list.  Walk among the deep red, pink and white sandstone and limestone formations and enjoy a free 30-minute, naturalist-led walk full of fascinating facts about wildflowers, wildlife, gold-seekers and many other Colorado-themed topics. Stressed about planning a full itinerary for your trip? Problem solved with these family travel guides!


Fountain Creek Nature Trail: This is a great hike for kids and adults of all ages and abilities. at 1.7 miles long it's not too rigorous, while still giving some majestic views of wildflowers and water features, and lots of activities at the Fountain Creek Nature Center. If you're in the market for more family friendly hikes, check out this article with four more your family may love!


Museums and Shopping: If you're looking for some fun attractions such as museums, or shopping at the local farmer's market, Colorado Springs has a lot to offer. If you have a kid who loves arcades, mines, dinosaurs, splash pads, there truly is something for everyone! For more attractions and things to do at every level of adventure and price point, click here to see an entire list of Colorado Springs attractions. 

Have you been to Colorado Springs? I'd love to hear about your local favorites in the comments below!

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