Colorado Springs situated in El Paso County in Colorado easily qualifies as one of the most picturesque spots in the mountainous areas of western and southwestern regions of US. The municipality happens to be a tourist’s delight as there are numerous attractions dotting the city and its surroundings. You’ll have to keep aside a full fortnight if you wish to see all or most of these sights. There are over 55 natural attractions that are worth visiting and capturing snapshots of for the sake of posterity. Some of the topnotch natural spots attracts countless sightseers have been enumerated below.
Broadmoor Seven Falls, Southwest Colorado Springs
The Broadmoor Seven Falls has a suite of cascades that drop from a height of 1,400 ft. You’ve to climb all the 224 steps if you want to reach the pinnacle. Once you’re there, you’ll be rewarded with a magnificent bird’s eye view of the surrounding landscape.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Southwest Colorado Springs
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will fall on the way on your journey to the summit of the Pike Peak. The zoological park is USA’s lone mountain menagerie situated at an elevation 6,800 feet above sea level. There are 950 animals inside its premises worth a peek.
Gold Belt Tour Scenic Byway Mountain Communities
There are 131 miles of unsurpassable natural splendor and loveliness waiting for you to be explored. The Gold Belt Tour Scenic Byway lies on the pathways linking Florence and Canon City. Go fossil hunting, and gold mining in Cripple Creek/Victor Gold Mining District.
Manitou Cliff Dwellings Manitou Springs
Visit the Manitou Cliff Dwellings to unlock the mysteriousness of the intriguing Native American tribes.
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tours
Experience the thrill of mining gold just as the original miners did as you descend 1000 ft in a vertical line. At the end of the trip, you’ll get a specimen of gold ore for free!
America’s Mountain-Pikes Peak
You start your sojourn to the acme of Pikes Peak at a height of 7,400 ft and soak in the splendor of the lakes, hiking trails, drifting clouds as you steadily approach the summit that is 14,115 ft above sea level.